BY KATE MARLAIS AND ALEX YOUNG (MUSIC, LYRICS AND BOOK)
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.
This was followed by a workshop at Leicester Curve and an industry showcase at The Other Palace in the Spring of 2017. The Award provides support and mentorship throughout the development process.