Siobhan Dillon, Willemijn Verkaik Set for Song and Dance of Broadway in Tokyo

Siobhan Dillon, Willemijn Verkaik Set for Song and Dance of Broadway in Tokyo

Siobhan will be travelling to Japan this week to perform at The Orb Theatre, Tokyo. Broadway and West End stage vets will take part in The Song and Dance of Broadway, part of the World Musical Concert series at Tokyo's Tokyu Theatre Orb, running October 7-9.

Siobhan on the Haven charity and dealing with her cancer diagnosis.

Siobhan on the Haven charity and dealing with her cancer diagnosis.

Cancer. It was one of those words which was thrown around daily. Countless television, magazine and radio advertisements. They seemed to go in one ear and out of the other.

Don’t get me wrong, I was aware of it. I knew people were always raising money for the research to find a cure for it, I just didn't ever imagine I’d get it. Ever. Especially at 30.

Siobhan finds her own voice on Album produced by Steve Anderson (Kylie/Leona Lewis)

Siobhan finds her own voice on Album produced by Steve Anderson (Kylie/Leona Lewis)

In 2015 after being diagnosed with breast cancer everything changed, Siobhan says “It somehow made singing more important to me than ever. Being faced with this disease gave singing a whole new meaning and was almost like therapy for me. This gave Siobhan the strength to find her own voice to start recording an album of carefully selected covers produced by Steve Anderson due for release in 2018.

After a critically acclaimed performance as Betty Schaefer alongside Glenn Close at the Palace Theatre, Broadway NYC in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Sunset Boulevard".

Broadway producers Paul Blake and Mike Bosner announced today that they will reunite Glenn Close with her co-stars from the the English National Opera production, with Siobhan Dillon as Betty Schaefer.