In April 2020, I was due to chair a post-show Q&A at The Other Palace for new British musical CASES. Of course, that run was cancelled due to Covid, but when composer-lyricist Dominic Powell decided to give CASES a new lease of life by recording a studio album, he asked me back to chair a discussion via Zoom.
A West End cast bring acclaimed new British musical CASES to life, with an updated score and new songs, in an intimate staging at The Other Palace for a limited season.
Looking for Gatsby Q&A video and photos: How does F Scott Fitzgerald’s story look from Daisy’s perspective?
Swift but swinging! We had less than twenty minutes for last night's post-show Q&A for new musical Looking for Gatsby but - taking a leaf out of this incredible company's book - we made the most of it. It's amazing how much you can ground you can cover when you're up against the clock!
Soldier On Q&A video and photos: Does a soldier ever really stop being a soldier?
Does a soldier ever stop being a soldier? "No!" shouted several from the audience at last night's post-show discussion for Soldier On at The Other Palace.
From Page to Stage Q&A podcast and photos: How is the international scene changing for new musicals?
Two years ago, I chaired the opening night discussion at the third annual From Page to Stage festival of new musicals founded by Aria Entertainment's Katy Lipson. The central question on that occasion was "are we doing enough to nurture new musicals?" And the central answer was no.
Off-West End musicals diary: The Sorrows of Satan and The Wild Party
The Wild Party at The Other Palace and The Sorrows of Satan at Tristan
The power of the poetry in The Wild Party onstage
The Wild Party runs at London's Hope Theatre until 28 January 2017 Stage