Creative team

Catherine McDonald

Book / Music / Lyrics

 

Catherine studied Playwriting with David Edgar and Moira Buffini on the Masters degree at Birmingham University.

 

Published works:

 

A Little Princess.  Musical.  Edlridge Editors 2018.

Once Upon a Winter.  Play.  Eldridge Editors 2015.

 

Catherine was shortlisted for the BBC Writer's Academy for her play The Kittens in the Bag, a suburban horror / thriller.  

 

 

Performance credits include: 

 

Wuthering Heights (musical) The Other Palace / Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds / The Actors Church / The Arts Theatre / Barons Court

Never Land (musical) Kensington Gardens in association with Gt Ormond St Hospital and Through the Window Theatre / The Colourhouse Theatre / St Augustines Edinburgh

Jane Eyre (play) The Bronte Society, Haworth / The Colourhouse Theatre

What Sam Said (play): Theatre 503

Hush Little Baby (play): Canal Cafe Theatre

Once More with Feeling (play): Theatre 503

 

After a sell out run of her Peter Pan musical Never Land (written with Erica Reed) at the Edinburgh Fringe, the show was performed outdoors in Kensington Gardens, for GOSCH's charity picnic weekend.  An extract was then performed on ITV1's prime time show Fortune, and was awarded £15,000 to donate to GOSCH.

 

Adam Morris

Music / Musical Arrangements

 

Adam studied Music at the University of Birmingham, where he majored in Conducting.  He is Artistic Director for Rose Bridge Theatre Company, pianist and vocalist for The Throwbacks and a teacher in piano, voice and academic music theory. 

 

Published works:

 

A Little Princess.  Musical.  Edlridge Editors 2018.

 

Musical Directing credits include: 

 

Wuthering Heights (also Musical Arrangements and Additional Composition - Catherine McDonald, Barons Court Theatre, February 2014); the world premiere of Ivor Novello’s last work, Valley Of Song (The Finborough Theatre, January 2014, and Co-Producer and Musical Director for the cast recording released June 2014); Halbwelt Kultur (Jermyn Street Theatre, November - December 2013, and New Wimbledon Studio, April 2013); and Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones’ classic The Fantasticks (as Musical Supervisor, Jermyn Street Theatre, July 2013). Other Musical Director credits include Die Fledermaus (Strauss), The Hot Mikado! (Bowman and Bell), and A Chorus Line (Hamlisch).

 

Directing credits include:

 

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Courtyard Theatre, August-September 2014); his new play HIDDEN: The FCO Plays (Barons Court Theatre, June 2014); Dinner by Moira Buffini (Barons Court Theatre, April 2013); and The London Cuckolds by Edward Ravenscroft (as Assistant Director, The Pleasance, Islington, April 2013).


 

Creative team workshopping Wuthering Heights with Claude-Michel Schonberg.  

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