Kait Kerrigan-Brian Lowdermilk to Make U.K. Debut at London's St. James Studio; Guests to Include Rachel Tucker
24 Jan 2014
U.S. writing duo Kait Kerrigan (words) and Brian Lowdermilk (music), who made their Off-Broadway debut in 2006 with their adaptation of Henry and Mudge, will make their U.K. debut in a series of events at London's St. James Theatre Studio on the weekend of Feb. 8-9.
On Feb. 8 they will be joined by Rachel Tucker (who has played Elphaba in Wicked in the West End) and Stuart Matthew Price for a show entitled Words & Music. Also on Feb. 8, they will host a master class, working closely with four young performers and, with a live audience, open the doors to the inner-workings of song-preparation, music and lyric integration and performance detail. The performers are current students from Arts Educational, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, the London School of Musical Theatre and West End Masterclass.
On Feb. 9 they will be joined by West End performers Julie Atherton, Daniel Boys, Chloe Hart, Jodie Jacobs, Lauren Samuels and Anton Zetterholm and a live band in full concert setting, performing some of their most familiar music from their latest album "LIVE" and their back catalogue. There will also be an exclusive look at their new musical currently in development.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.