A stellar line-up of talent has been announced for the upcoming concert The Chamber Musical Sessions at the Garrick Theatre. The production, which showcases upcoming Musical Theatre writing talent, will take place on Monday 4 October at the West End venue.
The show will celebrate fifteen of the most talented new writing teams in the UK, with audiences being afforded a first listen to original songs from a host of new musicals.
Presented by Aria Entertainment and Adam Lenson Productions, performers will be joined by a house band.
Line-up includes Luke Bayer (RENT), Euan Bennett (The Play That Goes Wrong), Christina Bloom (Emilia), Haydn Cox (Dear Evan Hansen), Sophie Golby, Ashley Goh, Emma Harding, Benedict Hastings (Wolf Hall), Sophie Holdsworth, Holly-Ann Hull (Les Miserables), Jade Johnson (The Book of Mormon), Emma Kingston (In The Heights), Emelie Odukwe, Charlotte Payne, Maiya Quansah-Breed (RENT), Sharon Rose (Hamilton), Evie Rose Lane (Footloose), Robin Simoes Da Silva (Bedknobs and Broomsticks), Joe Thompson-Oubari and Guy Woolf.
World premiere songs are from the following: Christina Bloom (Detached), Cordelia O’Driscoll (Bitter/Sweet), Emelie Odukwe and Lily Vincent-Frankland (At The Centre), Freya Catrin Smith and Jack Williams (Echoes), Guy Woof and Isla Van Tricht (How to Save the World), Tommy Antonio and Robert Casey (Harder Baby), Hilmi Jaidin (Clickbait), Jen Green and Caroline Wigmore (Elizabeth Holmes: How to bleed dry in Silicon Valley), Michelle Payne and Craig Webb (Enthusiastically, Yes!), Leo Munby and Annabel Mutale Reed (Eartha, Eddie and The Upside-Down Tree), Natalie Pound, Sam Young and Sam Hoppen (Thanks I’m Cured), Jonathan O’Neill and Isaac Savage (Letting Go), P Burton-Morgan and Robin Simoes Da Silva (Treehouse), Sarah-Louise Young, Richard Link and Paul Chronnell (Escape Room) and Eden Tredwell (Open Mic 1803).
These original new works were selected from over 200 applications as part of the Aria/ALP Chamber Project. Winners from the project, which will go on to further development, mentorship and financial support, are Eartha, Eddie, And the Upside-Down Tree and Echoes.
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