As we enter the final week of rehearsals and the start of our Edinburgh preview performances at South Hill Park I reflect on my AnimAlphabet journey so far. For me one word sums up the journey better than any other and that is creativity. Through necessity, people working in theatre are some of the most creative people I have ever worked with. There’s the obvious creativity in the performance, which is obviously a challenge in itself, but beyond that there’s the creativity t
Last week saw the first full Animalphabet performances in front of an paying audience at The Rhoda McGaw Theatre in Woking. The shows were an opportunity for us to work on the technical aspects of the production, assess the audience reaction to the show, and also take some production images and video of the show. Over 140 people came to watch and enjoy AnimAlphabet. Here's what a few of them had to say. Jenny, Woking We loved this show so much. I took children of 5, 7 and 10.
Today we launched our first crowdfunding call. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/animalphabetthemusical Can you help Colin the Cockatoo and my AnimAlphabet friends to realise their musical dream to perform to children and families at the Edinburgh Festival? AnimAlphabet The Musical is a brand new childrens musical with music by Al and Sam of The Hoosiers and story by Mark Hooper and Dean Penn. We aren't a big organisation. We're just 4 blokes who are excited at the pros
We are only a few days into the planning of our 2017 AnimAlphabet tour and already venues are confirming dates and expressing an interest in programming AnimAlphabet The Musical. There are many more dates and venues to add but so far you can meet Colin the Cockatoo and your other favourite AnimAlphabet characters at; The EdinburghFringe, The Haymarket in Basingstoke, The Lights in Andover, The Rhoda McGaw in Woking, The Wilde Theatre in Bracknell, The Cornerstone in Didcot an