• Kay Andrews-Kuhn

Past Productions: Ushers: The Front of House Musical

Updated: Oct 26, 2020

“It’s the opening preview for a new jukebox musical at one of London’s biggest West End theatres. But away from the bright lights of the stage, behind the scenes, a three-year workplace romance is on the rocks, an untrained newbie is working her first shift and the theatre’s amorous manager is under pressure to cut costs. What could possibly go wrong?"

Speaking before the show which was staged in September 2018, Director Jo Bailey said: “We are very excited to bring Ushers: The Front of House Musical to Middleton Cheney. It’s a breath of fresh air in musical theatre and has been enormous fun to rehearse. The music and dialogue are brilliantly witty and well-written, but there are also some moving, tender moments that make you fall in love with the characters.”


Ushers: The Front of House Musical follows a working shift in the lives of the stagiest people in theatre – the Front of House staff – portraying the hilarious, ridiculous and frequently moving stories of ice-cream and programme sellers who dare to dream…



Images: Mark Harris Photography


Cast:

Ben – Adam Harris

Gary – Paul Baker

Lucy – Katy Roberts

Stephen – Liam Jewison

Rosie – Jemma-Louise Smith

Robin – George Roberts

Directed by Joanna Bailey

Music by Yiannis Koutsakos, Lyrics by James Oban & Yiannis Koutsakos, Book & additional lyrics by James Rottger. An amateur production presented by special arrangement with KOUBAN PRODUCTIONS


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