Big Fish Composer Andrew Lippa to Make London Concert Debut at St. James Theatre Nov. 17

News   Big Fish Composer Andrew Lippa to Make London Concert Debut at St. James Theatre Nov. 17 Broadway composer Andrew Lippa, whose latest show Big Fish is currently in preview on Broadway ahead of an Oct. 6 opening at the Neil Simon Theatre, is to make his London concert debut Nov. 17 for two performances only at the St. James Theatre.

He will be joined by Broadway, West End and other guest performers, who are still be announced, in a concert that will feature songs from Big Fish, his other shows as well as lesser-known work and a selection of "lost" material.

Lippa, who was born in Leeds, U.K., and grew up in Detroit, U.S., has been represented previously on Broadway by The Addams Family in 2010 (for which he was Tony-nominated), additional songs and arrangements for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and the music for the Broadway production of Aaron Sorkin's The Farnsworth Invention. Off-Broadway credits include The Wild Party (at Manhattan Theatre Club) and john and jen (which has been produced in the U.K. at London's Finborough Theatre). He recently wrote the music and words to the original theatrical oratorio I Am Harvey Milk that received its world premiere in San Francisco in June 2013 with the San Francisco Gay Mens' Chorus starring Laura Benanti and Lippa as Harvey Milk.

Lippa has also been music director for Kristin Chenoweth's shows at the Metropolitan Opera House in NYC in 2007, at Carnegie Hall in 2004, and at the Donmar Warehouse in London in 2002. He has also conducted the San Francisco, Chicago and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras for Chenoweth, among others.

The concert is being produced by Stuart Matthew Price and James Yeoburn for United Theatrical Productions.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 264 2140, or visit www.lippalondon.co.uk for more details.

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