Twenty-three young theatre producers are being given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present their work in the West End for the first time via Nimax Theatres’ Rising Stars Festival.
This is the second Woman themed West End Live Lounge, but this time, the team have graduated from The Other Palace Studio to the main space as they become bigger and better.
West End Live Lounge is back at The Other Palace on 10 March 2019 for a celebration of WOMEN. The stellar line up of performers will sings songs from powerful ladies, all whilst raising money for Samaritans. I spoke to founder Shaun McCourt about all things West End Live Lounge…
The email telling me about an upcoming West End Live Lounge concert is one I look forward to with excitement and anticipation as the night always proves to be a joyous, talent-filled one.
Glenn Berenbeim’s grimly stoic book is set in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942 where a group of actors is trying to lift spirits by staging a play.
Harry Blumenau’s production at the Union manages to shed the show’s previous blunders, succeeding in telling a harrowing and touching story with tenderness and care in a production that is filled with heart and trauma.
Highlights from the evening were excerpts from The Wonderful Musician, two specific numbers from Gould’s most recent project performed by Hywel Dowsell and new graduate Danny Michaels. The pair sang Music Turns Me On and As Long As I Have Music respectively, giving very different performances and taking the audience from hysterical laughter to silence and awe.