Musical theatre's magical unicorn, Australian performer Lala Barlow has worked extensively as an entertainer all over the world. As an actor, singer, musician, composer, model and writer, her career spans across stage, film, television, musical theatre, cabaret and comedy.
Barlow is 'perfectly nauseating'
In London, Lala appeared in Annie Get Your Gun at The Union Theatre as the feisty and mischievous Dolly Tate. She also joined the company of Side Show as the Bearded Lady for its highly anticipated and widely acclaimed UK Premiere season at the Southwark Playhouse starring Wicked's Louise Dearman and Olivier Award Nominee Laura Pitt-Pullford. She also appeared as the hero Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk for West End in Schools amd played the exotic Rosina in Bardo; a feature film produced by Feature One Productions and directed by Ben O'Connor.
In 2019, Lala played Vivienne Kensington in Legally Blonde (James Terry Productions), Regina in Rock of Ages (Mad About Theatre), Student 3 in The Riddle directed by Yael Ella and appeared on 9NOW and 9GO as Penelope in Metro Sexual (Humdrum Comedy).
Lala is the co-writer and performer of the smash-hit comedy-cabaret The Worst Little Warehouse in London which completed a world tour in 2019, performing at the Butterfly Club as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, inside The Garden of Unearthly Delights as part of the Adelaide Fringe Festival (Winner of Best Cabaret), The Box/Assembly Festival as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Nominated for Best Musical) and at the Kings Head Theatre in London and subsequent UK Tour
Lala spent the beginning of 2020 filming in the UK where she played the title role of Miss Campbell in the horror feature film Eating Miss Campbell directed by Liam Regan. She also played the troubled Elaine in Eavesdrop, a quirky psychological drama directed by Sarah McQuinn for Swinburne University.
In 2021, Lala received several nominations from the prestigious Green Room Awards for her involvement in the creation, cultivation and sustained organisation of Musical Mugwumps; a Musical Theatre community building initiative that was born and fostered during the long months of lockdown in Australia as a result of the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Lala is proudly represented in Australia by Dior and Karen at Expression Arts Management and in the UK and Europe by Sarah and David at Redshaw Management.