Christmas Again (The Show Must Go On!) Charity Single
All profits from the single will go to Theatre Support Fund+
The track features, Mark Anderson (School of Rock), Marc Antolin (Matilda), Luke Bayer (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie), Tracie Bennett (Follies), Norman Bowman (Les Misérables), Alex Cardall (Evita, The Season), Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Only Fools and Horses), Matthew Croke (Aladdin), Adam Davidson (Mary Poppins), Janie Dee (Follies) Alice Fearn (WICKED), Tyrone Huntley (The Book of Mormon),) Rachel John (Hamilton) Ryan Kopel (The Book of Mormon), Rebecca Lock (The Phantom of the Opera), Jack Loxton (Dear Evan Hansen), Robert Madge (Les Misérables), Rebecca McKinnis (Dear Evan Hansen), Claire Moore (The Phantom of the Opera), Martha Pothen (The Visit), Jo Riding (The Girls), Clive Rowe (Guys and Dolls), Savannah Stevenson (Mary Poppins), Noah Thomas (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie), Harriet Thorpe (Mamma Mia), Sally Ann Triplett (Mamma Mia), Lauren Ward (Dear Evan Hansen). Will Huke and Ellie Sayles, recent Royal Central School of Speech and Drama graduates also feature in the track.
The track is written by Anna Hale, Joe McNeice and Matthew Spalding.
Joe McNeice is an up-and-coming theatre producer and director. Joe was a director on the European premiere of DIVA: Live From Hell at the Brockley Jack, but the run was cut short due to the pandemic and never made it to opening night. Joe previously worked on The Great Gatsby and The Wolf of Wall Street productions and recently wrote On Hope: A Digital Song Cycle (MP Theatricals, 2020) with Matthew Spalding.
Anna Hale is a theatre director, performer and song writer. Her Directing & Assistant Directing credits include: Legend Trippers (The Other Palace, NYMT) and Doctor Faustus (Oxford Playhouse). Performance credits include Jessica in London Road (National Theatre/BBC Films).
Matthew Spalding is a Musical Director, pianist and composer/arranger. His previous credits as Assistant Musical Director include Curtains (UK and Ireland tour/Wyndham’s Theatre) and Camelot (London Palladium). Matthew was also the Andrew Lloyd Webber Associate Musical Director for the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama’s BA Acting Musical Theatre course 2018/19. His previous writing credits with Joe McNeice include On Hope: A Digital Song Cycle (MP Theatricals) and workshop productions of Twilight Robbery in Surrey and York.
The track is orchestrated by Tom Curran, Musical Director is Chris Ma and Musical Supervisor is Matthew Spalding. The track is produced by Joe McNeice for Theatre Support Fund+ and is available from Apple music, Itunes and Spotify.