A Song Cycle for Soho, running at Soho Theatre from 27 February until 3 March is a musical song cycle that explores Soho’s rich history. It showcases the work of several British composers and lyricists, both established and emerging, including David McAlmont, Richard Thomas, Douglas Hodge, Christopher Hamilton, Stuart Matthew Price, Dougal Irvine, Susannah Pearse, Tim Sutton, Alexander S Bermange and Stiles & Drewe.
A Song Cycle for Soho is directed by MMD associate Simon Greiff, with a book by MMD member Andrew Brinded and musical direction from Tony Award winner Sarah Travis.
Leading West End cast members Michael Cantwell(Passion/Queen’s Theatre, Assassins/ Donmar Warehouse), James Gillan (Wicked/Apollo Theatre, Peter Pan/Royal Festival Hall), Claire Moore (London Road/National Theatre, Miss Saigon/Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) and Niamh Perry (Love Never Dies/Adelphi Theatre, Mamma Mia/Prince Edward Theatre) are the full company for A Song Cycle for Soho.
Last years show Beyond The Gate:
‘If anyone ever doubted the depth and invention of book and song writing talent in this country then an hour spent at Beyond The Gate: An Original Musical Revue – will have put them right.’
Edward Seckerson, Independent