Salford musicals showcase

Published: 3 June 2021
Reporter: David Upton

Game Theory
A Mother's Song

A festival designed to give new musicals their big break is coming to The Lowry in Salford, featuring a host of West End performers.

Musical Rewrites will run from June 8 to 10 in the 1,700-seat Lyric Theatre. It is the fourth outing of the event, which showcases new musicals for the first time, works-in-progress and ‘curtain raisers’.

Work under the spotlight includes: Game Theory by Rachel Bellman and Josh Bird which has been developed through Perfect Pitch by SIX producers Wendy and Andy Barnes; A Mother’s Song by Tania Azevedo and Finn Anderson; and 34, written and performed by Drew Dillon and developed by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainments.