A one off concert celebration of the work of renowned musical theatre writing team Ahrens & Flaherty will take place at the Lyric Theatre on the 6th June.

Bray Productions Ltd have confirmed that Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman will direct and perform in A Journey to the Past, a West End celebration of the works of the Tony Award-winning musical theatre writing team Ahrens & Flaherty.

This musical celebration will feature a selection of music from the writing duo’s most beloved works, including Maria Friedman reprising her Olivier Award-winning performance of “Back to Before” from Ragtime. Casting for the concert has yet to be announced.

Among the work Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty are known for include Once On This Island which won London’s Olivier Award and Broadway’s 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Other theatre credits include Seussical (one of the most produced shows in America); Rocky; My Favourite Year; Chita Rivera – The Dancer’s Life; Dessa Rose; A Man of No Importance; The Glorious Ones; Lucky Stiff and two upcoming shows, Knoxville and Little Dancer. Meanwhile, they were nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes for Twentieth Century Fox’s animated feature film Anastasia, which they also adapted for the Broadway stage.

The creative team for the concert include: Simon Lee as Musical Supervisor, Michael Bradley as Musical Director, Leon Kay Casting as Casting Director and Andrew Exeter as Set and Lighting Designer.

A journey to the Past will take place on the 6th June at the Lyric Theatre. To find out more and to book tickets visit: https://nimaxtheatres.com/shows/a-journey-to-the-past/