My Top 5 Showtunes: Jamie Muscato
Our quest to find out the most popular songs in theatreland continues with the star of Les Miserables and Dogfight
Jamie's recent theatre credits include Les Miserables, Love Story (Chichester and Duchess), Rock of Ages (Shaftesbury), The Light Princess (National Theatre) and Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse), and he is soon to appear in The House of Mirrors and Hearts at the Arcola Theatre.
We caught up with Jamie and asked him: "If you were stranded on a desert island, which five showtunes could you not live without?"
"Some Kinda Time" from Dogfight
JM: I could've chosen any of the songs from this show because they're all great but I loved doing this at the beginning of the show with all the other guys.
"Say It To Me Now" from Once
JM: I saw the show a few times and this was always a favourite moment.
"Totally F*cked" from Spring Awakening
JM: I was 18 when I did this show and I got to jump around a West End stage like an idiot with a bunch of other 18 year old idiots and scream swearwords at a thousand people each night. What's not to love?!
"I Gotta Get Out of This Place" from Beautiful
JM: My mate Ian Macintosh who plays Barry in Beautiful absolutely KILLS this song every night (in a good way). His voice is insane and the song's great so in to the top 5 it goes!
"I Feel Pretty" from West Side Story
JM: Sometimes I do feel pretty, and when I sing it to myself in the mirror it feels like Leonard and Steven wrote it with me in mind!