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The Wind Singer

A new musical in development. THE WIND SINGER
Based on the novel by William Nicholson
Book & Lyrics by Teresa Howard Music & Soundscape by Sarah Llewellyn

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creative meeting Dec 2017 Sarah & Teresa

We are in the early stages of an exciting new musical. An Epic Fantasy Family Musical Adventure about a fierce girl in a dystopian world, who sets out on
a quest to find the Wind Singer’s
lost voice and free her people from
a cruel regime.

Alice in Wonderland meets The Hunger Games, meets The Wizard of Oz!

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Creative meeting Jan 2018 Teresa and William Nicholson

Following a Masterclass with Claude-Michel Schönberg and a 25 minute Spotlight Showcase at BEAM2018 at the Theatre Royal Stratford East we are now in preparation for a weeks research and development at the Royal Shakespeare Company in the Autumn.

The Wind Singer is the first part of William
Nicholson’s young adult Wind on Fire
Trilogy, translated into 25 languages and
winner of the Smarties Prize Gold Award,
Blue Peter Book Award and has a cult
following of young people in their 20’s and 30’s. Nicholson’s sold millions of children’s books worldwide and written for stage and screen including the Oscar-winning film
Gladiator, BAFTA-winning play Shadowlands
and wrote the screen adaptation of Boublil
and Les Miserables

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Belmont Chamber Choir in rehearsal for BEAM 2018 showcase Feb 2018

Quotes from the BEAM2018: “Gorgeous haunting duet singing”; “That was stunning, can’t wait to see the whole show!”; “Beautiful, magical, atmospheric”; “Kestrel is a wonderful character, and I hope she can help to represent a huge chunk of the female population who are struggling to find their voice.”; “It works!”

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BEAM showcase Theatre Royal Stratford East March 2018

The electro-acoustic score includes an array of percussion, a musical saw, tuned wine glasses, an owl, and a children’s choir with classical and contemporary vocals.

Be part of the journey! please follow

BEAM 2018 Directed by Cressida Carre
Musical Direction by Catherine Jayes
Featured Choir Belmont Chamber
Kestral Hath Tanya Shields
Bowman Hath Ryan Heenan
Ira Manth Claire Marlowe
Maslo Inch/Hanno/ David Muscat

Huge Thanks to Mercury Musical Developments and the Musical Theatre Network for their ongoing and continued support.

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children’s choir with author William Nicholson