Ashleigh Gray has just finished starring as Elphaba in the UK tour of Wicked. Steven Webb, having spent a year with the Lyric Hammersmith’s Secret Theatre can currently be seen at the National Theatre in I Want My Hat Back. Liam Doyle has been playing Sam in the world tour of Ghost and Andy Coxon is fresh out of Beautiful in the West End. Greg Oliver (under the name Revilo) has recently been noted as an artist to watch in 2016 by journalists at Camels and Lions and the guys at About to Blow have highly recommended his recent track Apathy. Tori Allen-Martin, who also wrote a lot of the lyrics for Muted, has just been featured on Idris Elba’s mi Mandela album with Maverick Sabre.
The music is written by the fantastic Tim Prottey-Jones, who’s recent album ‘To Do, To Be’ (on which Tori wrote a lot of the lyrics) was described by West End Frame as “an exceptional collection of material” stating that “new British writing just got exciting again”. The concert version of the show will be directed by up-and-coming directorJamie Jackson, who recently directed the concert version of musical ‘The Natives’ for the Old Vic New Voices and was nominated for an Off West End award for Best Director for his show ‘WINK’ at Theatre 503. Simon Lambert will be joining the team as MD.
Interval Productions have become well known for shaking up the form of musical theatre and bringing it up to date, having created four brand new multi-award-nominated musicals in four years. Most recently their show ‘Streets’ – nominated for Offies for Best New Musical and Most Promising Playwrights (Sarah Henley and Tori Allen-Martin) transferred to the Hackney Empire and The Vaults.