The Barn Theatre has confirmed that the next British Musical Concerts it will explore the work of Amies & Clements (Stephanie Jayne Amies and Teddy Clements) and musical theatre playwright, lyricist and director Annabel Mutale Reed.
The latest in the Barn Theatre’s ‘The Barn Theatre Presents’, the next virtual concerts celebrating the music of the award-winning musical theatre writing team Amies & Clements (Stephanie Jayne Amies and Teddy Clements) and musical theatre playwright, lyricist and director Annabel Mutale Reed as part of their ongoing series celebrating the music of British musical theatre composers.
Both of the concerts will be hosted by Barn Theatre producer Jamie Chapman Dixon and feature performances from West End stars alongside new and upcoming performers in the industry.
Amies & Clements are the composers behind the award-winning musical Tomorrow, Maybe and in 2016 they formed the Aardvarks’ Can’t Jump production company with their close friend and director, Kevin Jones to help workshop and support new musicals.
Meanwhile, Annabel Mutale Reed, who is mentored by legendary Tony award-winning composer, librettist and record producer Claude-Michel Schönberg, is known for her on musicals such as the critically-acclaimed STOP (with Leo Munby) as well as her collaborations with composer Jack Trzcinski. Annabel is also known for her directorial work, which includes the recent concert production of Zorro! The Musical at London’s Cadogan Hall.
The Barn Presents: The Music of Amies & Clements will debut on 27th June at 7:30pm with The Barn Presents: The Music of Annabel Mutale Reed debuting on 11th July at 7:30pm. The line-up for both concerts will be announced at a later date.
Those wishing to watch the concerts will be able to via the Barn Theatre’s Facebook and YouTube channels and will see the musical theatre writers chat with Barn Theatre producer Jamie Chapman Dixon about their careers so far, the creation process behind their songs and special appearances from some of the performers to discuss their experience rehearsing and recording from home.
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The newly announced concerts join the previously released virtual concerts celebrating the music of Welsh married award-winning song-writing team Daniel and Laura Curtis, Scottish award-winning composer Finn Anderson, who was recently announced as The Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer from April 2020, and the award-winning musical theatre composer and book writer Elliot Davis.