Articles on ‘Belinda Jenkin’

Belinda Jenkin and Will Hannagan on writing a new musical

Belinda Jenkin and Will Hannagan on writing a new musical

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 Gathering

The Gathering. Photo by James Terry

The Gathering is a new musical co-written by Will Hannagan and Belinda Jenkin, directed by Chris Parker and musically directed by Daniel Puckey. Opening at fortyfivedownstairs this week, and supported by the city of Melbourne Arts grants program, this new Australian work takes a Gen Y look at friendships, relationships and letting people in, set… Read more.

Until Tomorrow – song cycle

According to popular reckoning, the calendar of the Mayan civilisation tells us that 21 December 2012 is the last day of planet Earth. In the shadow of this potential cataclysm, the song cycle Until Tomorrow tells the stories of characters facing choices, for, as the programme notes, “Even the flickering possibility of apocalypse is impetus… Read more.

A Quick Chat With William Hannagan

We catch up with William Hannagan, one half of the acclaimed Melbourne writing team Hanngan and Jenkin. Their latest show Until Tomorrow, an apocalyptic song cycle starring five of Melbourne’s brightest up and coming musical theatre talents, will be playing this May at the Northcote Town Hall. As a child what did you want to be when you grew… Read more.