Tag Archives | Josie Rourke

Committee… (A New Musical) – Donmar Warehouse

Committee… (A New Musical) or The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Takes Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s Relationship with Kids Company continues at the Donmar Warehouse, London until 12 August. Star rating: two stars ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ✩ This evidence gathering session at the House of Commons select committee cries out for verbatim theatre. […]

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Casting revealed for Committee… (A New Musical) at the Donmar Warehouse

The Donmar Warehouse has announced full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s Relationship with Kids Company, a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke (running from 24 June to 12 August 2017 – press night is 3 […]

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Donmar to turn Kids Company collapse into musical

A new musical based on the controversy surrounding the collapse of Kids Company will be part of the Donmar Warehouse 2017 spring season. The musical will feature book and lyrics edited from the transcript of the House of Commons Select Committee’s evidentiary session held to examine Whitehall’s links to the charity. Announcing details of the […]

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City of Angels – Donmar Warehouse

City of Angels continues at the Donmar Warehouse, London until 7 February 2015. While it was obvious that many people in the Donmar Warehouse audience were seeing librettist Larry Gelbart, composer Cy Coleman and lyricist David Zippel’s City of Angels for the first time, it is a show which always remains in my musical theatre […]

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Stephen Mear travels from Gypsy to the City of Angels in Part Two of our exclusive interview

Last week Gypsy opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre, and among the rave reviews were comments such as: “Stephen Mear’s choreography is a joy” (The Stage) and “Stephen Mear’s choreography has a bright-eyed wit” (London Evening Standard).  Olivier Award-winning STEPHEN MEAR has become hugely respected in the industry as both a choreographer and director. At Chichester, where he is […]

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Full casting revealed for City of Angels at Donmar Warehouse

Full casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse production of City of Angels, playing between 5 December 2014 and 7 February 2015 (press night is 16 December). Over a quarter of the tickets for this production have been held back, allowing for more than 550 tickets to go on sale each week, including Barclays Front Row (released […]

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