While studying Music Theatre together, Belinda Jenkin and Will Hannagan often found themselves playing around on the piano and writing songs when they weren’t needed in rehearsals. Five years later, the first musical they wrote together, The Gathering, is currently enjoying a season at fortyfivedownstairs in Melbourne. After being encouraged to create their own work… Read more.
“The only reason to write is from love”- Stephen Sondheim. Being a part of a new musical is a unique creative process for almost everyone involved. While it is by no means an easy feat, new works are so necessary in the development of our industry and the identity of the Australian music theatre scene…. Read more.
It was announced this week that Vic Theatre Company will produce concurrent seasons of The Last Five Years and The Gathering beginning 25 November, 2016. A huge undertaking by the company, these performances will take place at alternating times at 45 Downstairs Melbourne, with one creative team working across both shows. Casting has also been… Read more.