Orphans The Musical
Glasgow, 1998, one hell of a storm is ripping through the city. The Flynn siblings just need to survive the night and make it to their mother's funeral in the morning.
Thomas won’t leave the church.
Michael is bleeding out and roaming the streets.
John has a gun and a taste for revenge.
And Sheila can’t wait to live life on her own terms.
But things like this bring a family together, right?
Orphans is a darkly comic musical about family, grief and forgiveness. Don’t miss this stage adaption of the multi award-winning cult film by Peter Mullan (Westworld, Ozark, NEDS, The Magdalene Sisters, My Name is Joe), directed by Scottish theatre legend Cora Bissett (Adam, Glasgow Girls, What Girls Are Made Of) and ingeniously adapted by Douglas Maxwell (Yer Granny, The Whip Hand, Decky Does a Bronco). With raucous and heartfelt music and lyrics by Emmy award-winning, Scottish composing team Roddy Hart and Tommy Reilly (Anna And The Apocalypse, Steven Spielberg’s Animaniacs, Our Ladies).
A National Theatre of Scotland production.
Based on the Film ORPHANS written and directed by Peter Mullan © Channel Four Television Corporation and the Glasgow Film Fund 1997.
Performed by the BA Musical Theatre of London College of Music
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, with revisions by John Weidman and Timothy Crouse
Directed by Adam Morley
Choreography by Sergio Giacomelli
The Wild Party (LaChuisa)
The Wild Party is a musical with a book by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe and music and lyrics by LaChiusa. It is based on the 1928 Joseph Moncure March narrative poem of the same name.
Performed by the BA Musical Theatre of London College of Music.
Directed by Ben Samuels
Choreography by Yukiko Masui
Produced by Jordan Productions
Written by Chris Jordan
Directed by Twist & Pulse
Choreographed by Twist & Pulse - winners of Britain's Got Talent: The Champions 2019
Atlantic: A Scottish Story
Is it a curse to stay? What if we couldn't travel, could never leave home and see the world? Can we still be happy? A girl looks across the ocean and longs to discover. But if she is left behind, she must still find a way to live. With a rich, soaring score and dynamic storytelling, Atlantic: A Scottish Story is the first in a unique, two-part collaboration between the prestigious American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University in Chicago, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and award-winning musical theatre partnership Noisemaker.
Reviews of the Production
“Musical director Shonagh Murray and the band are a sheer delight with a captivating score.”
- British Theatre Guide
"The original music is truly the star of this show under Shonagh Murray’s musical direction. With deep traditional Scottish influences that characterise the highlands and the ocean, the songs take the audience on a beautiful journey."
- The Outlier Scotland