HERE
BY KATE MARLAIS AND ALEX YOUNG (MUSIC, LYRICS AND BOOK) 

IN DEVELOPMENT

HERE is an original story, set in Cumbria in the last years of World War Two which draws upon real events in the life of German artist, Kurt Schwitters - famous for his Merz collages and art installations - who, after exiling himself from Nazi Germany, spent his final years living and working on Cylinder Farm in Ambleside, Cumbria

S&S AwARD 2015

We're delighted that HERE won the 2015 S&S Award for the "most promising unproduced musical of the year." 

The musical was workshoped at  Leicester Curve this September. The Musical Director was Nick Barsow, with orchestrations by Oliver Jackson and the cast was Gina Beck, Richard Heap, Chris Jenkins, Laura Pitt-Pilford, Victoria Serra and Ashley Zhangazha

Back Row: Nick Barstow (Musical Director) Alex Young (Book, Lyrics and Music), Charlotte Westenra (Director), Kate Marlais (Book, Lyrics and Music) econd Row: Victoria Serra (The Dancer), Chris Jenkins (The Soldier), Laura Pitt-Pulford (The Farmer), Richard Heap (The Artist), Gina Beck (The Debutant), Ashley Zhangazha (The Engineer). Front: Warner Brown (S+S Sponsor) 

Back Row: Nick Barstow (Musical Director) Alex Young (Book, Lyrics and Music), Charlotte Westenra (Director), Kate Marlais (Book, Lyrics and Music)

econd Row: Victoria Serra (The Dancer), Chris Jenkins (The Soldier), Laura Pitt-Pulford (The Farmer), Richard Heap (The Artist), Gina Beck (The Debutant), Ashley Zhangazha (The Engineer).

Front: Warner Brown (S+S Sponsor) 

This will be followed by another workshop and an industry showcase in Spring of 2017. The Award provides support and mentorship throughout the development process. 

 

 

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