St. Anne Comes Home
27 September - 03 October
London can be lonely. But on the steps of St. Anne's Church two people strike up an unlikely friendship. James has spent years running away from his problems, while Bridget is trapped by hers.
'St. Anne Comes Home is a marvel' ***** A Younger Theatre
'Pitch-Perfect' **** The Spy in the Stalls
Writer & Composer | Jack Miles Director & Dramaturg | Martha Geelan Musical Supervisor | Joe Beighton Sound Design | Charlie Smith Produced by Katie Wilmore & James Leggat from Willow Walk Productions
Jordan Castle - James
Rebecca McKinnis - Bridget
Dan Buckley - Russell
Dates: 27th September - 3rd October 2021
Time: 7.30pm, 5pm & 2.30pm (Selected dates)
Age guideline: 12+ (Includes themes of alcoholism)
Ticket Price: £20
Running Time: approx. 70 minutes (No Interval)
Jack Miles (Writer/Composer) began writing songs about ten years ago, which led him to featured spots and an interview on BBC Introducing. He earned a degree with honours in Music Composition from Coventry University in 2017, and an MA with distinction in Musical Theatre Writing from Goldsmiths University the following year. Since graduating, Jack's music has earned him a song workshop with Claude-Michel Schönberg, the first ever slot on a brand new podcast recorded live at The Other Palace, opportunities in education as a guest lecturer and musical director, and an independent production of The Problem with Fletcher Mott in 2019.
Martha Geelan (Director/Dramaturg) is a freelance theatre director, writer and workshop leader. As Associate Director to Trevor Nunn, productions include: Fiddler on the Roof, Love in Idleness (West End/Menier Chocolate Factory), The Bridges of Madison County (Menier Chocolate Factory) and Agnes Colander (Theatre Royal Bath). Their current project together is new Stiles and Drewe musical ‘Identical’, based on the story of the Parent Trap. As a Director her credits include Macbeth, The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night (The Young Shakespeare Company, UK & International Tours); The Psychosocial Gathering, The Librarians (Edinburgh Festival Fringe); Wolf (The Bunker Theatre); Spring Awakening: The Musical, Love and Money (Studio Theatre, Norwich); Our New Girl (extract, Park Theatre London); Between the Sheets, Potato Salad, When I Wake (Waterloo East Theatre); As You Might Like It (Rosemary Branch Theatre). Other productions as Associate/Assistant Director include: Indecent, The Lie, She Loves Me (Menier Chocolate Factory); God of Carnage (Theatre Royal Bath); Richard III, Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, York); Top Hat, Thoroughly Modern Millie, West Side Story (Kilworth House Theatre); The Patriotic Traitor (Park Theatre London)
Joe Beighton (Musical Supervisor) is the Olivier nominated Music Supervisor of SIX the Musical. He studied music at the University of Cambridge where he was president of the Musical Theatre Society and a choral scholar. He then trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Credits include: SIX the Musical (Musical Supervisor, (UK Tours and West End; Broadway; Chicago [Winner: Jeff Award for Musical Direction] Sydney Opera House; NCL Cruise Ships)); 42 Balloons Workshop (Musical Supervisor, The Other Palace Studio); Merrily We Roll Along (MD, LAMDA); Bare (MD, LAMDA); Southern Belles (MD, Kings Head London); Cinderella (MD, Civil Theatre Chelmsford); Luke Bayer in Concert (Live at Zedel); Spring Awakening (Greenside Venues, Edinburgh); Janie Dee ‘Off the Record’ (MD, Live at Zedel).
Please be aware that social distancing will be in place during this performance. In brief, here are some of the measures we have taken in accordance with government advice.
- Entrance to the grounds will be via Bedford Street ONLY
- All bookings are per 2 people who are bubbled together. There are a limited number of single tickets available in the gallery.
- Patrons will be directed to their seats on arrival
- Seating pairs are distanced by 2 metres from the next pair.
- Where possible, social distancing to be maintained when in queues.
- You will be kindly asked for your temperature to be checked through an infrared thermometer as you arrive to pick up your ticket. If you are over the recommended temperature, or showing Covid symptoms, then you may be asked to leave, with a full refund or ticket voucher offered.
- You will be asked for your details when you purchase your tickets, this is in line with government guidelines to collect data if there is a need to contact people. Upon arrival you may be asked for your personal details, to be kept on record for no more than 21 days.
- To ensure the safety of other audience members and artists, we politely request that you wear a face covering during the event, you will only be allowed to take this off when you are having a drink.
- Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the church.
27 September - 03 October
Monday 27 September 7:30pm
Tuesday 28 September 7:30pm
Wednesday 29 September 7:30pm
Thursday 30 September 5:00pm
Thursday 30 September 8:00pm
Friday 01 October 7:30pm
Saturday 02 October 2:30pm
Saturday 02 October 7:30pm
Sunday 03 October 2:30pm
Sunday 03 October 7:30pm
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