Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1994.
He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Merrily We Roll Along at the Donmar Warehouse.
He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season) for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Candide at the Royal National Theatre, Olivier Stage.
He won Best Actor for 'Sunday in the Park with George' at the Laurence Olivier Awards 2007.
His brother, Luc Evans, played fullback for the senior Wales rugby XV against France in 1992.
Became artistic director of Sheffield Theatres. [April 2009]
Starring on in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Sunday in the Park with George, performing at Studio 54 in New York City. He was been nominated for a "Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical" Antoinette Perry Award (Broadway's Tony Award) for his role as George (Seraut)/George in this production. [June 2008]