A West-End cast led by Martin Neely (Les Misérables, Starlight Express), proudly showcase a concert of cutting edge, contemporary songs from this electrifying new musical comedy, WAGS!, at The Hen and Chickens, tonight, Saturday and Sunday at 7.30pm, ahead of a UK tour.
With nods to Legally Blonde and Andrew Lippa, this energetic pop and jazz-infused score stands on its own, dripping with toe-tapping, harmony-rich melodies, establishing the show’s emerging British composers as vibrant new voices on the scene.
It’s the fragrance launch from an internationally renowned WAG, taking place at the cities most exclusive department store. Jenny, an ambitious designer and mistress to a premier league superstar, and Sharron, her unlucky-in-love colleague, spearhead the event, encountering all from the aspiring plain-Jane to the entertaining entourage of WAGs, all under the watchful eye of a crooked store manager.
Satirical, heartfelt, and supported by fully orchestrated arrangements, this is the gift-wrapped score from WAGs! – a show for, and of, our times. A must-see for supporters of new musical. theatre.
Grant Martin, and Thomas Giron-Towers are exciting writers emerging on the musical scene, achieving success with the acclaimed Welcome to Happyworld, and multi-five star show Newland.
Grant trained at Hertfordshire University, is a professional MD (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Avenue Q) and enjoys teaching for The American Musical Theatre Academy. Thomas studied Script Writing and TV Production at Middlesex University, before working for the BBC (Strictly Come Dancing) and is currently Associate Producer for Come Dine With Me on Channel 4. Following a 12-year career in the Armed forces, Tony Bayliss featured in Madame Butterfly and Tommy, and recently performed new writing with Drew Gaspirini at the St. James Theatre.
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