Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Writers’ Group programme launched by Birmingham Hippodrome

Catherine Muxworthy December 13, 2023

The Birmingham Hippodrome’s New Musical Theatre Department has announced the launch of a Musical Theatre Writers’ Group which will offer the opportunity for five writing teams to develop a new musical over the course of 12 months. Open to musical theatre artists across the UK, Musical Theatre Writers’ Group (MT Writers Group) is “a key […]

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Deirdre O’Halloran to join Birmingham Hippodrome as Head of New Musical Theatre

Catherine Muxworthy August 4, 2023

Birmingham Hippodrome has announced that Deirdre O’Halloran will be joining them as the Head of New Musical Theatre. The first UK venue to launch an in-house department dedicated to musical theatre, O’Halloran will head the Birmingham Hippodrome’s development of new musicals for the West Midlands.

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Musical Theatre

Birmingham Hippodrome announce UK’s first in-house musicals department

Catherine Muxworthy May 3, 2023

Birmingham Hippodrome will become the first venue in the UK with an in-house department dedicated to new musical theatre. The theatre plans to develop new musicals with a dedicated new department, studio space and career development opportunities. Jon Gilchrist, Artistic Director and CEO of Birmingham Hippodrome, said: “Over 260,000 people come to see musical theatre […]

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