National Youth Music Theatre Summer Season


The National Youth Music Theatre, has announced its Summer season, with two productions in London...

Whistle Down the Wind , at The Rose Theatre Kingston, south London, from 24 to 28 July 2013. Based on the novel by Mary Hayley Bell, Adapted by Russell Labey and Richard Taylor, Music and lyrics by Richard Taylor. Directed by Jeremy James Taylor, designed by Jason Denvir, lighting by Richard House, choreography by Kay Shepherd, sound by Charles Simpson. Musical Director - Benjamin Holder. Three farm-children discover a mysterious man hiding in their barn. Convinced he is Jesus, they, alongside nine friends – The Disciples – pledge to protect him and keep him secret from the adults. Who is he?

The Other School, at the St James Theatre, in Victoria, south London, from 14 to 17 Aug 2013. Music and lyrics by Dougal Irvine. Book by Dominic Marsh and Dougal Irvine. Directed by Lotte Wakeham, designed by Colin Falconer, lighting by Howard Hudson, choreography by Tim Jackson, sound by Andrew Graham. Musical Director - Mark Collins. Polly and Kester Parish are bored of first days. This is their fifth new school in five years thanks to Mum’s job. This school seems a bit different though. Every student seems to have suffered a random freaky accident. Some of them enjoy snapping their limbs and slamming their fingers in doors. That Head Mistress is definitely not all there, not to mention the creepy caretaker. Welcome to The Other School - once you’re part of the system it’ll never let you leave!!

NOTE: This is National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT - founded in 1976) , not Youth Music Theatre (YMT - Founded in 2003)

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