Friday Is Music Day

Well it is this week. As I work on my laptop streaming music without lyrics (words interfere when you’re trying to write dialogue) and we slide into the weekend it’s a relief to play something with vocals. With a new original musical, ‘La La Land’, opening this year’s Venice Film Festival, and ‘Wicked’ coming to […]

Chasing The Youth Audience 1

Yesterday I had lunch with a well-known American director who is thinking of leaving England – the reason? He feels that West End theatre has been ruined by the financial model adapted from Broadway’s money-spinning formula. Tourists want spectacle and shows need to be sold around the world to make back their costs, and so […]