Small-scale musical theatre platform event
in Directors, London Fringe, Musicals, Producers
21st February 2009
FOCUS ON MUSICAL THEATRE
Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) joins a panel of guests at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London, in a seminar, Small World, Isn’t It?, to assess the state of the UK fringe musical. Speakers: Tom Littler, director of the Jermyn Street production of Sondheim’s Saturday Night; Sasha Regan, artistic director of the Union; Caroline Humphries, musical supervisor for the Menier’s A Little Night Music; Chris Grady, the Chair of Musical Theatre Matters; and composer Catherine Jayes. Sound quality: variable.
What is really exciting now is the Young Vic is doing new writing, the Bush has just commissioned its first musical, the Traverse has commissioned a musical. Things are beginning to move…