The Garden Theatre produces and presents Musical Theatre, Circus & Dance to a wide geographical spread across England for an extensive diverse audience – a range of productions/locations. In 2020 the Garden Theatre had 11 different productions contracted into UK venues. The Garden Theatre commissions new productions including Bewitchment on Black Ice – an ice skating production with majority cast of BAME ethnicity; co-produced GradFest Showcase (Sept 2020) for musical theatre performance graduates (who missed a showcase due to COVID) to gain agency representation. Providing a vital first start for young people, launching new/emerging talent into the West End/UK Tours. Our casting policy covers UK wide and diverse artists, commissioning new writing, new compositions supporting writers, lyricists & composers. We are very proud of a proven track record hiring across gender identity, sexual preference, ethnicity, age & disabled freelance crew.
The Garden Theatre commissions playwrights, engages freelance performers, creatives, and technicians.
Programming for 2022:
SOHO BOY – a new musical telling the tale of a young man’s experience when he moves to London
TICKLE the musical – a revival of a commissioned work about the potential perils from online grooming
In addition, there will be three productions to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, performing at theSpaceUK@Symposium Hall, Annexe
BETTE MIDLER AND ME, SOHO BOY and HEAD/LINING