The festival which celebrates the best of new musical theatre will open at the Turbine Theatre from the 17th May – 29th May before embarking on a digital tour from the 31st May- 4th July.

Casting has been announced for the upcoming annual festival that celebrates new musicals, created by Paul Taylor-Mills. The full line up is set to include: Tori Allen-Martin, Luke Bayer, Jenna Boyd,  Alex Cardall, Jessica Cervi, Chris Chung, Matthew Croke, Allie Daniel, Cory English, Aminita Francis, Scott Garnham, Tiffany Graves, Beth Hinton-Lever, Aimee Hodnett, Jazz Jenkins, Nadine-Rose Johnson, Reuben Joseph, Eleanor Kane, Caroline Kay, Emma Kingston, Gemma Knight Jones, Melanie La Barrie, Marie Lawrence, Simon Lipkin, Andrew Lippa, Nathan Lorainey-Dineen, Tim Mahendran, Ako Mitchell, Kyran Mitchell-Nanton, Grace Mouat, Phoebe Panaretos, Bryce Pinkham, Sharon Rose, Robert Saunders, Cleve September, Sharon Sexton, Robin Simões da Silva, Nicola Sloane, Jodie Steele, Scarlett Strallen, Sebastien Torkia and Paul Thornley.

The festival, which aims to promote quality artistry with a view to making the musicals showcased into a full scale production, was launched The Other Palace in 2019, followed by a 2020 season in February last year, at The Turbine Theatre. 

This year’s programme of musicals to be showcased includes: Far From Heaven, #50days, The Man In the Ceiling, Millennials, HouseFire, Cake, Daisy and Tony! (A Tony Blair Rock Opera). 

The creative team behind these musicals includes: Tasha Taylor-Johnson, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, Jack McManus, Drew McOnie, Caroline Kay,Matt White, Thabo Stuck, Scott Frankel and Poppy Burton Morgan.

To find out more about the MTFestUK visit: https://www.theturbinetheatre.com/whats-on/mtfestuk-2021