Matthew Strachan Plays the St. James Studio Tonight
Award-winning composer and singer-songwriter Matthew Strachan is to perform an evening of his songs, including numbers written in Nashville and from his stage musicals, at the St James Theatre Studio tonight, 24 November.
Matthew will also be debuting selections from a new oratorio based on the life of Coronation Street’s Ken Barlow.
There will be special guest performances by Louise Gold (Oliver!), Riona O'Connor (Next Door’s Baby), and Sévan Stephan (Guys and Dolls).
Strachan has composed music for film and TV, written songs for Nashville and for musical theatre. His best known music is the soundtrack to the international hit TV show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire for which he is being inducted into the ASCAP Hall of Fame this year. His third musical, About Bill, premiered in London in 2011 and he is currently working on music and lyrics for a further stage show. His latest album, 25 Year Songbook, was released in 2012 by Nono Records.
The 100-seat St James Studio is part of the St. James Theatre, the first newly built theatre complex in central London for 30 years.