Simon Gleeson

We are absolutely thrilled to have Simon join us at this years Australian Musical Theatre Festival!

Simon was awarded the 2015 Helpmann Award for ‘Best Male Actor in a Musical’ for his performance as ‘Jean Valjean’ in Les Misérables. He has received a further two Helpmann Award Nominations, multiple Green Room Award and Sydney Theatre Award Nominations for his work.


Simon was also a Creative Consultant on the 2017 film ‘The Greatest Showman’.

Simon’s theatre credits include:

- Les Misérables – West End, London (Cameron Macintosh Ltd London)
- Les Misérables – Australia (Cameron Macintosh Australia)

- Chess (The Production Company)

- Curtains (The Production Company)

- Oklahoma! (The Production Company)

- Love Never Dies (Gustave Stage Productions)

- A Little Night Music (Victorian Opera)

- Splinter (Griffin Theatre Company)

- An Ideal Husband, Hay Fever and Rupert (Melbourne Theatre Company)

- Southwark Fair (Royal National Theatre, London)

- Harbour and The Republic of Myopia (Sydney Theatre Company)

- Imagine This (New London Theatre, West End)

- The Far Pavilions (Shaftesbury Theatre, West End)

- Certified Male (Edinburgh Festival)

- Three Sides

- The Silver Lake (Wexford Festival, Ireland) 

- Shoes (Sadler’s Wells)


Screen credits: City Homicide, Neighbours, Blue Heelers and Seachange, EastEnders (BBC Kombat Opera (BBC 2), My Life In Ruins.