Songs for a New World

Musicals and Opera

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Following five-star reviews at the Fringe 2018, Gone Rogue Productions returns with Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World. This innovative song-cycle brims with gorgeous harmonies, expressive lyrics and vibrant characters. Linked by the moment of decision, these powerful songs examine life, love and the choices we make. It’s about one moment.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: If not taking the lift there is a large flight to 1st floor of hotel then a further 4 steps to venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Standard passenger lift to 1st floor then platform lift up the 4 steps.

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Tom Dixon 25 days ago

A great show and a great start to the day. I loved it. There were some strong performances with some impressive vocals and music.I’d never heard of this musical before and in a small venue with minimal costumes or props, they held my interest and my enjoyment. King of the world!

Maria Morgan 27 days ago

We really enjoyed this show! Some great voices, although this isn’t consistent, meant that we were humming along as we left. There’s a richness to one of the voices in particular, strong presence and there’s also some lovely comedic talent and excellent acting. We were moved and that’s what musical theatre is all about.

Fraser Rhodes 29 days ago

Massive respect to the actors for taking on the challenging material, unfortunately the performace left much to be desired. The singing as a whole wasn't of a standard that was suggested from the promotional material - large swathes of harmony was shaky, and the melodic lines very inconsistent. Adding to this, the pianist and percussionist did not help matters with very poor tempo's, sloppy playing harmonically and overall one would have to say a butchering of such gorgeous music. The intimate venue gave a rather awkward experience for the audience. I wanted to enjoy this production because Song's For A New World is a wonderful musical, but sadly given that the divide between talent and ambition was stark, perhaps Gone Rouge's next production would remain on course a little better with less challenging works.

Tara 29 days ago

Having seen this show this morning, I am shocked at some of the reviews here. All but 1 of the performers were standout with a great balance of musicality and theatre. Unfortunately, as it is an ensemble not all performers were at the same level but those who were have big careers ahead!

Colin Erridge 30 days ago

Oh dear, I so wanted to like this show. Well, I do like JRB’s Songs For a New World but this production is barely recognisable as such. Basically, none of the cast could sing, hold a note or get to the note the composer had in mind. And in such a tiny venue the audience experience was painful. Sorry to be so negative but if you put yourself out there and charge people for the pleasure, you have to take the criticism.

Matt Slade 31 days ago

This was an extremely dissapointing show I'm afraid to say. A difficult show to perform and one that Gone Rogue productions failed dramatically on. The main issue was really quite simple in that none of the cast could sing. Now this is a big problem with a musical but at least you can listen to Robert Brown's beautifully composed music...oh wait no you can't because the drummer within the band seemed to be playing an entirely different score leading to practically every song having timing issues. This was such a poor production, potentially some cast members should have a plan b career path as they lacked the talent needed for a career in an already highly competitive field. To charge £12 a ticket for this show is laughable and I would steer clear at all costs. If it was free it would have been more bareable but even then there are much better free acts to see.


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