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MT FEST UK: A two-week festival of new musical theatre at The Other Palace

Posted 14th December 2018

Producer Paul Taylor-Mills is bringing MT Fest UK to The Other Palace from 11 to 23 February, presenting new work by both emerging and established writers, as well as programming talks and concerts from some of the most celebrated performers, writers and producers currently working in musical theatre.

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Taster Menu

A taster menu of new musical theatre with 45-minute excerpts of eight new musicals

All tickets £12.50 | Buy 2 shows for £20 | Buy 8 shows for £76

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Other Events

Beyond the Taster Menu series, the festival also features a selection of intimate talks, performances and one-off events

Morning songwriter showcases shining a light on some of the most exciting new creators of musical theatre. Presented by Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments and featuring writers discovered at BEAM2018.

A programme of intimate and frank afternoon conversations with some of the industry’s most celebrated musical theatre practitioners.

An informal late-night concert series getting to know some of the country’s eminent musical theatre stars through the songs that shaped them, songs they might never get to sing, and songs from new works.

Producer Paul Taylor-Mills says, “Over the years I’ve been fortunate to meet writers and composers from all over the world, and this festival is about putting their work front and centre and celebrating the process of creating new musicals. It’s vital to ensure the musicals seen on our stages in years to come remain relevant, entertaining and boundary-pushing, and this means giving writers the opportunity to put their work in front of audiences. So MT Fest UK will open the doors to the process of creating new musicals, allowing audiences to see pieces from across the world at various stages in their journeys. Come play, discover, learn – you never know where these musicals may end up!