Tag Archives | Tom Deering

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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Cynthia Erivo – Hear My Soul – Kings Place, London

Cynthia Erivo performed her show Hear My Soul at Kings Place, London. Star rating: 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ If proof were needed that Cynthia Erivo is a major force to be reckoned with (and it’s not needed, as far as I’m concerned), it was delivered in spades at the beautiful – if acoustically a bit dry – […]

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West Side Story – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

West Side Story, a National Youth Music Theatre production, was staged at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester. It’s new for the National Youth Music Theatre to launch a show outside London, and it’s a triumph that West Side Story has been staged – like Graham Vick’s Birmingham Opera Company stagings or Kenneth Branagh’s riveting Macbeth – in […]

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