The theatre discovery platform has announced the Reunited Series which will bring together more than two dozen of the UK’s top musical theatre artists for a series of filmed concerts premiering throughout December.
Developed by Aimie Atkinson Thespie’s Creative Producer and the Olivier nominated star of Pretty Woman and SIX, the Reunited Series will see each concert presenting ensemble music performances (filmed in COVID-secure London venues). Each concert will feature a range of music from musical theatre hits, to pop music, to favourite Christmas songs. The programme of each concert has been developed by the artists involved and will also include intimate interview footage.
Talking about the news Aimie Atkinson said: “We’re thrilled to be bringing you our first shows—high-energy, joyful concerts with great production values and astonishing vocal performances. I am so in awe of the level of talent working with us to make these December shows incredibly special. You are in for a treat.”
The series will begin with the premiere of unlimited: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz on 3rd December at 8pm. It is a celebration of the famed composer’s works including Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Children of Eden, and The Prince of Egypt, Schwartz’s newest musical. The nine artists in the concert (Nikki Bentley, Sophie Evans, Alice Fearn, Alexia Khadime, Melanie La Barrie, Carl Man, Dianne Pilkington, Liam Tamne, Oliver Tompsett) all starred in Wicked during its first 14 years in London, and two (Khadime, Tamne) are in the current cast of The Prince of Egypt. Schwartz himself will make a special appearance in the programme.
Meanwhile, on the 10th December Oops!… I Streamed It Again.. will be filled with favourite classic pop, rock, and musical theatre songs. The concert is performed by five artists who met as part of the original company of the UK musical & Juliet: Jordan Luke Gage, Tim Mahendran, Grace Mouat, Oliver Tompsett, and 2020 Olivier Award Winner Cassidy Janson.
Girl Power will then premiere on the 17th December, a concert filled with songs by famous girl bands through the decades. It also reunites Aimie Atkinson, Alexia McIntosh, Grace Mouat, Millie O’Connell, Natalie Paris, Maiya Quansah-Breed and Jarneia Richard-Noel having starred in the premiere of hit musical SIX.
The fourth instalment will take place on the 21st December. Titled All I Want For Christmas Is Theatre is a love letter to the tradition of seeing theatre with those you love during the holiday season. More than three dozen top UK theatre artists are lending their talents to this special concert, featuring classic Christmas songs of all styles.
Streaming tickets for a single concert are £12.50 ($15) if booked early (by 30th November), or £15 ($18) if purchased in December. Purchasers of the first three concerts will have 72 hours to watch, and purchasers of All I Want For Christmas Is Theatre will have 7 days to watch with their households. An Extended-Access bundle (£37.50/$45 in November; £45/$54 in December) gives purchasers access to all four concerts from their premiere through 31st December, and provides a 25% discount over booking the concerts separately. All concerts and the bundle can also be purchased after their premiere, with the same window of access (72 hours, 7 days, or through until 31st December.)
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