Alfie Boe is a staggering musical talent and a world-famous tenor. In Alfie Boe: On the Wheels of a Dream, Mr. Boe pursues his passion using his amazing voice to crossover into the world of rock-n-roll. This film showcases his tremendous musical range as he traverses the musical genres from opera to musical theatre to contemporary rock. It also shows the struggle, the disappointment and the stress, which exists even for an artist and performer of his caliber.
As Alfie Boe has said in the past, "there are only two kinds of music - good music and bad music. I only want to sing the good stuff."
Alfie Boe is best known for his internationally acclaimed performance as Jean Valjean in the 2010 Les Miserable 25th Anniversary performance at the O2 Arena in London. His rendition of "Bring him home" made him a worldwide star. In 2012, he stole the show with his performance of "O Sole Mio/Now or Never" at the Queen's Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace. His 2013 tour sold out and included two nights at London's Royal Albert Hall, where he played to almost 80,000 fans. He has UK album sales of well over one million and four Top Ten albums. He has also appeared on the hit period drama "Mr. Selfridge" where he appeared as tenor Richard Chapman. Alfie reprised his role of Jean Val Jean in Les Miserable on Broadway 2015, and he recently had an excellent turn as JM Barrie in "Finding Neverland" on Broadway; headlining with Kelsey Grammar.
In the feature documentary, "Alfie Boe: On the Wheels of a Dream," the filmmakers traveled with Alfie and his band during one of his last US tours. Part biography, part concert film, this is an intimate look into what drives Alfie as an artist and as a person, and his passion connecting with his audiences around the world through his love of music. Alfie Boe is a staggering musical talent; and in this film, he showcases his tremendous musical range as he sings and traverses the musical genres from opera to musical theatre to contemporary rock. It also shows the struggle, the disappointment and the stress, which exists even for an artist and performer of his caliber.