Discover New Musical Theatre

Here at The Other Palace we want to create a community of people who share our passion for all things musicals. We are the London space where emerging artists can try out and refine new work, offering audiences the opportunity to see musicals in development, offer feedback and help shape the musical theatre landscape. If this is something that you would like to be part of, have a look at some of the new musicals that we have coming up…

COMING UP IN OCTOBER

Alpha Omega: A Work In Progress

Sat 5 Oct, 7pm

Written and composed by David Gordon, brother of renowned UK musician, Yusuf (formerly Cat Stevens), Alpha Omega is a moving, theatrical song cycle of humankind’s never-ending pursuit of the meaning of existence, meanwhile practising perpetual destruction, caused by the failure of the so-called ‘great faiths’ to find common ground on which to unite all peoples of the world.

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Daryl Griffith’s Zombies: The Musical

Wed 16 to Sat 19 October, 7pm

An irreverent, comedic tale of two star-crossed would-be lovers, desperately searching for each other even in death. Containing catchy tunes and cheeky lyrics, the songs will infect your brain and plague your head long after the show is over.

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COMING UP IN NOVEMBER

Amélie the Musical

From Fri 29 November 2019

After phenomenal demand following the sell-out run at The Watermill Theatre and captivating audiences across the UK, Amélie The Musical is coming to the West End. The much loved five–time Oscar®-nominated film is brought to life by a cast of remarkably talented actor-musicians and set to a critically acclaimed re-orchestrated score.

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Terror at the Sweetshop

Sat 2 Nov, 3pm & 8pm

Shortlisted as a finalist for the Stiles and Drewe Mentorship Award 2018, Terror at the Sweetshop is a funny and fast-paced family musical comedy featuring an upbeat, tuneful score inspired by gospel, soul and rock and roll.

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Reputation: A New Musical

Tue 5 – Thu 14 Nov

Reputation, a major new retro musical by Alick Glass, is a compelling story of plagiarism and the female struggle for equality. It follows Michelle’s fight for recognition and the recovery of her stolen work, told through 25 original songs and romantic ballads written in the flamboyant style of the best-loved lyricists of the mid-1900s.

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Pearl and Dagger

Fri 29 Nov, 2pm

A new musical inspired by the Japanese folktale, ‘A Story of Oki Island’, which can originally be found in ‘Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan’, written in 1906 by Richard Gordon Smith, a British naturalist.

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COMING UP IN DECEMBER

The Girl With The Yellow Balloon

Sat 7 Dec, 3pm

Follow the yellow balloon as the students of Creative Theatre Academy workshop their brand new musical in development. Their students have been working hard to develop a concept they have taken enormous pride in. After last year’s workshop, the CTA students return to showcase the results of their creativity in 2019.

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COMING UP IN FEBRUARY 2020

Be More Chill

From Wed 12 February 2020

The new musical sensation that’s about to invade your brain… in the best way. An unprecedented international phenomenon, this original and hilarious show exploded onto the musical theatre scene and electrified audiences during its runs off- and on Broadway. Featuring a Tony Award®-nominated score bursting with addictive earworms, BE MORE CHILL is a mind-bendingly fun hit about the competing voices in all of our heads.

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Are you working on a new musical?

 We meet regularly to discuss and listen to all submissions and if we feel that The Other Palace could support your project we will be in touch to discuss this further.

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