Britain, Melanie was first introduced to television audiences as
the popular co-presenter of BBC televisions The Generation Game,
which she co-presented over a period of six years. She quickly
became a household name and personality, much in demand both on TV
and in Theatre. During this time, she appeared on many leading
light entertainment TV shows, including The Royal Variety
Performance and was presented with the Through The Keyhole
key by the late Sir David Frost. Apart from her many television
appearances, Melanie is also a fully trained singer, dancer and
actress, having appeared in many diverse productions ranging from
Shakespeare to Sondheim.
have always played an important part in Melanie’s career, she
played the leading role of Louise in Gypsy at The Everyman
Theatre in Cheltenham and was also in Follies at The Dome
Theatre, Brighton. She starred to great critical acclaim as April
in the British National Tour of the Olivier Award Winning musical,
Hot Shoe Shuffle. She also played Lola in Barry Manilows’
Copacabana at the Prince Of Wales Theatre in the West-End.
In 2004, Melanie spent the year playing the lead role of Polly
Baker in the popular Gershwin Musical Crazy For You. Other
notable roles include Miss Pepper in David Wood’s The
Gingerbread Man and
Clara Barley in the original cast of Great Expectations for
Theatr Clwyd. Displaying her versatility she also played
Mustardseed in The Crucible Theatre Sheffield’s production of A
Midsummer Night’s Dream , at the Greek National Theatre in
was recently invited into another area when she played the role of
Suzanne in the Mark Camoletti farce, Don’t Dress For Dinner.
has also starred in many musical reviews including
End to Broadway, The Greatest
Shows in Town,
Magic of the Musicals in Concert,
Hollywood and Broadway and Ready Steady Dance,
plus her own show Melanie Stace Steppin’ Out With The BBC Big
the last eight years, Melanie has been spending a lot of time in
the U.S. and Europe. She has taken her one woman show to The
Empire Plush Room in San Francisco,
The Pizza On The Park in London, the Rrazz Room
in San Francisco, and most recently enjoyed great success at New
York’s Metropolitan Room.
has also completed six seasons starring as Madame Zinzanni for the
World Famous Teatro Zinzanni, in both Seattle and San
Francisco. Melanie has also completed six, six month seasons in
Europe for Palazzo in Munich, Amsterdam, Vienna, Nurnberg
and most recently Berlin.
performed her brand new show entitled Sirens Of The Silver
Screen at the world famous Feinsteins in New York,
which received rave reviews, and was voted one of the top 12 best
shows to see in New York in 2012.
2013, Melanie undertook engagements in London, New York, Moscow,
Argentina and Berlin.
is also promising to be another exciting year, as it will see the
release of Melanies’
first original CD The Key To Me, alongside performances at
the world famous Birdland - Jazz Corner Of The World and
also at 54 Below - Broadways’ Supper Club, in NYC.