How To Write Music for Award-Winning Musicals

A post-show discussion with Tim Firth (Writer & Composer), Ros Jones (Associate Musical Director) and George Francis (Musical Arranger & Director) Running from
Last event: Friday 13 May at 9.45pm
  • Free (booking required)
  • Garret Theatre


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An intimate post-show conversation with the creative team behind the music for brand new musical comedy Now Is Good, which has its world premiere at Storyhouse this May. Join Tim Firth (writer of smash hits Kinky Boots, Calendar Girls the Musical, The Band and writer & composer of Now Is Good), George Francis (prolific theatre Musical Director whose work includes Priscilla Queen of the Desert UK Tour, Liverpool Everyman rep seasons and Amelia the Musical – he is Musical Arranger & Director for Now Is Good) and Ros Jones (West End’s Matilda, RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, Paint Your Wagon at Liverpool Everyman) as they chat through creating the music for a brand new musical and play through some of the original songs on piano.

Grab a drink after the show and join us upstairs!


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