The production, filmed and edited at the London Coliseum in their Chorus Rehearsal Room will be available to stream on the 12th, 13th and 14th November.
Josh Seymour is set to direct Marc Elliot (Jeff), Tyrone Huntley (Hunter), Lucie Jones (Heidi), and Jenna Russell (Susan), in this new virtual production of the Tony nominated musical that will have musical direction from Ben Ferguson.
Jeff and Hunter, two self-confessed nobodies in New York, make a pact: they will write an original musical and submit it to the New York Musical Theatre Festival. The only catch? The deadline is in three weeks! They’re joined by their two actress friends, Susan and Heidi and their music director, Larry but they hit another roadblock… What should they write about? They decide it’s best to “write what you know,” and set off on a unique musical adventure: writing a musical about writing a musical. As the deadline looms, insecurities creep in and jealousies flare. Will the team succeed with their musical? Could it even win a Tony?!
Talking about the news of the production Jamie Lambert and Eliza Jackson, CEO and Creative Director of Lambert Jackson Productions, today said: “We are so excited to bring this Tony Award-nominated show to the UK and stream it in partnership with the London Coliseum – what a phenomenal cast and creative team! We are determined to keep bringing theatre to audiences during this very scary and difficult time, and our streamed projects have had such a wonderful impact throughout 2020 that we want to carry on producing them for audiences across the world.”
Tickets for the streamed performances are available at https://londoncoliseum.org/whats-on/title-of-show/