It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
The 8th Fold, a new musical with music & lyrics by Gianni Onori, book by Ava Eldred & Gianni Onori, will receive a musical concert staging at the Duchess Theatre for one night only on Sunday 10 Nov 2013.
Cast includes James Gillan, Paul Spicer, Sharif Afifi, Will Bradnam, Nathan Lodge.
Directed by Jennifer Farrell & Raymond Tait, with musical direction by Angharad Sanders, and produced by Neil Eckersley & Ava Eldred for Speckulation Entertainment.
A musical about loss, learning, and new beginnings. Set in the recent past, and rooted in the American War on Terror, it tells the story of four boys ravaged by grief and the steps they take towards a brave new start. Over the course of a single year, it celebrates friendship, remembrance, and hope for the future.
James Gillan – best known for originating the role of Boq in the London production of Wicked. His previous credits include Rusty in Starlight Express and Marilyn in Taboo. Paul Spicer – now also a producer as well as an actor – returns to perform in the West End for the first time in over two years, since he played Princeton / Rod in the final cast of Cameron Mackintosh’s Avenue Q.