All casting by Will Burton CDG
Nerds is a Musical Dot-Comedy, telling the story of the rise of computer technology and the two men that made it all possible: Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. Music by Hal Goldberg and Book and Lyrics by Jordan Allen-Dutton & Erik Weiner.
AA is a hilarious and tender musical from Olivier Award-winning composer Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer the Opera, Anna Nicole), set within an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. Music and Lyrics by Richard Thomas.
First Date sees a blind-date newbie and a serial-dater meet for a casual drink that turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. Unfolding in real time, will this first date be their last, or will they see something special before the check arrives? Book by Austin Winsberg and Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner.
Porn the Musical is an anarchic musical that aims to make you throb with delight. When young Stefan’s tranquil life on the island of Malta is shattered by a shock revelation, he heads to America for a fresh start. He’s soon making friends in an industry that might just take some getting used to. Book and Lyrics by Boris Cezek, Kris Spiteri and Malcolm Galea. Music by Boris Cezek & Kris Spiteri. Additonal Book by Brendan Cull
Bloody Bloody Jessica Fletcher is a musical parody as authorized as a novelist at a crime scene. There's been another gruesome murder in Cabot Cove! Should we call the police? FBI? CSI? Nope. We have a geriatric novelist on the case. Book by Kevin Zak, Josh Lamon & Phillip Taratula and Music and Lyrics by Keith Varney. Additional Music and Lyrics by Josh Lamon.
But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical is the story of Megan, an all‐American high school cheerleader who has the perfect life. That is, until she finds out her friends and family suspect her of being a lesbian and send her packing to ‘True Directions,’ a rehabilitation camp to set her straight. It is at this camp, under the strict tutelage of headmistress Mary Brown that Megan meets Graham, a sexy tomboy who shows her exactly what her ‘true direction’ is. Hilarious, irreverent and full of heart, But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical is a quirky coming‐of‐age comedy about sexual awakening and self‐realization. Book and Lyrics by Bill Augustin and Music by Andrew Abrams. Based upon the motion picture But I’m a Cheerleader. Directed and story by Jamie Babbit and screenplay by Brian Wayne Peterson.
The Astonishing Return of… The Protagonists follows a group of once mighty superheroes battling the forces of evil. But twenty years later, they find themselves battling the forces of thinning hair and menopause. When an old nemesis re-emerges with a sinister plan, can the former super-friends pull it together to save the world again? Book and Lyrics by Kevin Del Aguila and Music by Michael Shaieb.
Killer Queen combines rap and RnB with 18th century France to retell a story that sparked a revolution. When Marie Antoinette married King Louis, her reputation was already tarnished by gossip. But when she is implicated in a crime to defraud the crown jewellers of a diamond necklace, it is not just her reputation at stake, but the monarchy and France itself. Music and Lyrics by Tasha Taylor Johnson, Jack McManus & Jonny Wright and Book by Jonny Wright.
A programme of intimate and frank afternoon conversations with some of the industry’s most celebrated musical theatre practitioners.
Morning songwriter showcases shining a light on some of the most exciting new creators of musical theatre. Presented by Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments and featuring writers discovered at BEAM2018.
An informal late-night concert series getting to know some of the country’s eminent musical theatre stars through the songs that shaped them, songs they might never get to sing, and songs from new works.