The Boards – 15th March 2013

Edinburgh’s first regular Musical Theatre Cabaret night at Edinburgh Playhouse’s Cocktail Bar, the Boards.


Abigail Jaye

Abigail is currently performing in the 40th Anniversary UK Tour of the Rocky Horror Show

Portsmouth born Abigail studied at Mountview Academy and graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) Degree. She was also privileged to be awarded the Mountview Scholarship and a special Scholarship by Robert Lindsay.

Credits include: Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show (UK Tour), Mrs Lyons c. Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers (Phoenix Theatre, West End), Eva Peron in Evita (UK and International Tour), Isabel in Scrooge (London Palladium), Emma Fairfax in Doctor Dolittle (UK Tour), Narrator in Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour and West End), Jan in Grease (Cyprus), Annabel Glick in Lucky Stiff (The Landor), Angela Floradora (Finborough), Soloist in Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Miss Iceland in Eurobeat – Almost Eurovision, which won the Best New Musical MTM award 2007 at the Edinburgh Festival.

Abigail is a frequent guest soloist on BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night. She has also appeared as Lois Garvey in Hollyoaks, Dancing With The Stars as Evita (Greece), Blue Peter and a special performance for Children in Need with the West End cast of Scrooge. Should you wish to hear more of Abigail, her voice has been recorded on the West End cast recording of Scrooge as Isabel, the new recording of Joseph and his Amazing Technicoloured Dreamcoat as the Narrator and as a guest on Martin Dickinson’s album ‘Encore’.


Maria Coyne

Maria is currently performing in the 40th Anniversary UK Tour of the
Rocky Horror Show, understudying and playing the roles of Magenta, Janet
and Columbia.

Previous credits include: Martha in Spring Awakening
(Broadway Theatre), Pocahontas/Jasmine in Disney’s Believe, Nala and U/S
Snow White, Rapunzel in Golden Mickey’s, Dancer and U/S Ursula and
Maleficent in Villains Tonight (all for Disney Creative Entertainment
USA), Young Maid/Dance Captain in Bernarda Alba (Union Theatre),
Ensemble/Dance Captain in Crazy For You (London Palladium), and
Alternate Narrator in the UK Tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour


Joel Montague

Training: YSD Theatre School, Crewe & Guildford School of Acting
Theatre Credits: Featured Vocalist in the Who’s Tommy starring Joe McElderry (Prince Edward); Ensemble & u/s Joey & Monsignor in Sister Act (UK tour); Dick in Dick Whittington (FFE, Milton Keynes); Swing in Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace); Riff in West Side Story (Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester).
Television & Film credits: Coronation Street (Granada Television), Dean in Girls In Love (ITV), Phil in Grange Hill (BBC); World In Action (ITV).

Commercial Credits: Dreams; Best Buy; Move Like Michael Jackson.

Recordings: Backing Vocalist for Julie Atherton on Someone to Fall Back On.

Workshops include: Billy Elliot (Sadler’s Wells/Peter Darling).

Joel regularly teaches at GSA and Sylvia Young Theatre School and also has his own company Curtain Call Productions, which has been running for 3 years now. He has directed and choreographed several pro-am shows including Hairspray, Footloose, Rent and The Producers, to name but a few. If you like to know what he is up to follow him on twitter @JoelMontague.


Kim Shepherd

Theatre- Princess Fiona (Puss in Boots, Brunton Theatre), Lead Singer (A Night at The Musicals, InsideOut Productions, Byre Theatre), Cinderella (Cinderella, Libra Productions, Alhambra Theatre), Christine Daae (Dunfermline Command Performance), Featured Singer (Song, Sip and a Sandwich- InsideOut Productions), Mimi (Rent- Apex Productions- Rita Henderson), Young Viv (Spend Spend Spend), Jennifer (I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change-Adam Smith College), Veronique (RSC Beauty and the Beast- Adam Smith College)

Film- Elizabeth Babblebrook (The Jacket- Zoghogg Entertainment), Katie (Me In A Nutshell- David Stewart), Detective Alison Lund (Setting Rainbow- HaggisWesternFilms), Fiona (Naughty Knickers- Helen Brogan)

Recordings- ‘Lovers in the Dark’- Devil in the Detail- Willie Logan, Blude Red- Ian Hammond Brown.
Backing Vocalist- Ali Ferguson -The Windmills and the Stars.

Kim is from Dunfermline and is also a professional singer, singing with Premier Corporate/Function Band – Cut the Cake. She is looking forward to working with the Beyond Broadway company! For more information visit


Clark Stewart

International recording artiste Clark Stewart has spent the last 20 years performing around the world onboard luxury Cruise Ships with Princess Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Royal Caribbean Line, Silverseas Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&0 Cruises and Cunard Line.

Clark spent the last 5 years at sea, as Cruise Director onboard Airtours Cruises, Direct Cruises, Cunard Line and was the youngest ever Cruise Director onboard the world famous “Queen Elizabeth 2”.

Whilst at home in Scotland, Clark performed in many prestigious venues including: Kings Theatre (Edinburgh), Pavilion Theatre (Glasgow), Dundee Rep, Adam Smith Theatre (Kirkcaldy), Carnegie Hall (Dunfermline), Alhambra Theatre (Dunfermline), Gleneagles Hotel, Balmoral Hotel, Carlton Highland Hotel, Roxburghe Hotel, Prestonfield House, George Hotel, Dundas Castle, King James Hotel, Glasgow Thistle Hotel, Glasgow Mariott, Oran Mor, Dunblane Hydro, Edinburgh Hilton, Radisson Blu, Alea Casino, Maybury Casino, Gala and G Casino, as well as numerous Corporate Events, Golf Clubs, Bowling Clubs and Holiday Parks. Clark also sang with the “Tommy Sampson Big Band”, “Sound of Seventeen Big Band” and “Razz Big Band”, at the Edinburgh Festival.

He has also appeared many times on STV and BBC television and has sung live on “Pebble Mill at One”.
He has sold over 10,000 albums and has had airplay on Radio Forth, Radio Tay and Radio Scotland.

Clark has played leading roles in many musicals and production shows including Phantom of the Opera, Guys & Dolls, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Hello Dolly, Brigadoon, Evita, Copacabana, Beauty & The Beast, 42nd Street and West Side Story. Clark recently played “MacDini” in Jim Davidson’s “Sinderella!” at Glasgow Pavilion.

Clark recently sang the role of “Javert” alongside John Owen Jones, Ruthie Henshall & Keith Jack in “An Evening of Movies & Musicals” at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, with an 80 piece Orchestra and a 180 strong Choir.

Clark’s current show, “One Night In Las Vegas”, includes a “Musical Tribute to the Rat Pack”, featuring all the classic songs such as Lady Is A Tramp, Come Fly With Me, Mr Bojangles and Mac The Knife as well as many other timeless hits made famous by “Las Vegas Legends” such as Barry Manilow, Neil Diamond, Matt Monro, Elvis, Tony Christie and more recently, Michael Buble.


Caroline Deyga

Originally from Carnoustie, Caroline first took to the stage 16 years
ago performing in local amateur productions including “We Will Rock You”
where she played Killer Queen and “Oliver” where she played the role of

After completing her HNC/HND in Acting and Performance at
Dundee College she went on to work as a freelance drama teacher and
dipped her toes into the world of professional acting and directing.
Caroline then decided to further her studies and is currently in her
fourth and final year of the BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen joint
programme at Queen Margaret and Edinburgh Napier Universities. Caroline
hopes to complete her training with an MA in Musical Theatre next year.