I’m on the Advisory Board of The Stable, an organisation that commissions, develops and produces original musical theatre.
We’ve just spent a couple of days reading Wigmaker, a new musical in development by Douglas Hodge and Bryony Lavery at Jerwood Space. The second day included a reading to potential partners. The cast was truly A-List, and it was fascinating to see what they brought to the text. I was recording a few songs, and operating a bit of playback.
I first worked on some of this material over three years ago, and it’s already attracted a certain amount of press: