Review: Lend Me A Tenor

Currently on Sunday nights we’re fed a second innings of singing competition ‘Popstar to Operastar’ (does what it says on the tin).  As these forgotten stars screech and belt their way through every loved opera, my thoughts lie in the strength of these musical theatre tenors (and sopranos) lending themselves to opera with great aptitude … Continue reading

Funding boost for the “grassroots” musical.

Arts Council England has this week announced that is has awarded a grant of £188,860 to Perfect Pitch Musicals, an organisation committed to developing contemporary British musicals.  The organisation, started in 2006, works with writers to develop and present their work through an annual West End showcase.  Musical theatre receives very little support from the … Continue reading