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Emmy, Brit and BAFTA award-winning Howard Goodall is one of the UK's most versatile and distinguished composers having written choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores. Goodall was appointed as England's first ever National Ambassador for Singing, he is the Classical Brit Composer of the Year and Classic FM's Composer-in-Residence and a highly respected broadcaster and an energetic campaigner for music education. His extensive scores include Q.I., Blackadder, The Vicar of Dibley, The Gathering Storm, The Borrowers, The Catherine Tate Show, Mr Bean, Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie, Mr Bean's Holiday and Blackadder. Previously his musical theatre compositions include The Hired Man, Girlfriends, Days of Hope, Catwalk, The Kissing Dance and The Dreaming.

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[Broadway, 1986]
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Olivier Awards - 1984 - Musical of the Year

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Photos: First Look at New Cast in Rehearsal for Immersive GUYS & DOLLS

New cast members are currently in rehearsal for the immersive production of Guys & Dolls at the Bridge Theatre. See rehearsal photos!

GUYS & DOLLS Reveals New Cast Members Ahead of First Anniversary

Nicholas Hytner’s critically acclaimed immersive production, Guys & Dolls has announced its lineup of new cast members ahead of their first anniversary. Find out who is joining the cast here!

St. Luke's United Methodist Church to Present Christmas Festival With Original Arrangements by Composer Taylor Scott Davis

St. Luke's United Methodist Church presents Christmas Festival on Dec. 17 featuring original arrangements by composer Taylor Scott Davis.

Musical Theatre Network Appoints New Patron and Board Members

Musical Theatre Network (MTN), which brings people and resources together to improve opportunities for new musical theatre, is thrilled to announce its new patron - HOWARD GOODALL CBE, one of Britain's best-known composers of choral music, stage musicals, TV and film scores, and a distinguished music historian and broadcaster.

Full Creative Team Announced For WHO'S HOLIDAY Starring Drag Race Icon Miz Cracker

The full creative team who will be supporting Drag Race US icon Miz Cracker in the European debut of WHO'S HOLIDAY by Matthew Lombardo has been announced.

Audra McDonald Concert at The London Palladium Will Be Filmed For Release

The solo concert from Emmy, Grammy and six-time Tony Award winner, Broadway sensation AUDRA MCDONALD will be captured live at the London Palladium with the forty-six-piece London Musical Theatre Orchestra conducted by Andy Einhorn on Sunday 25 September for future film distribution.

DRAG RACE Star Miz Cracker Will Lead the European Premiere of WHO'S HOLIDAY This Christmas

Drag Race US icon Miz Cracker will star in the European debut of WHO'S HOLIDAY by Matthew Lombardo, a wildly funny and heartfelt adults-only comedy based on the Dr Seuss classic festive tale The Grinch, that enjoyed a critically acclaimed run off Broadway in 2017.

British Youth Music Theatre Founder Jon Bromwich To Step Down

Jon Bromwich has announced he will be retiring from his role as Executive Producer of British Youth Music Theatre in May 2022. Jon was instrumental in founding the leading musical theatre company (first known as Youth Music Theatre UK) for young people in 2003.

St. Luke's United Methodist Church Presents World Premiere Of UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

St. Luke's United Methodist Church welcomes back award-winning, world-renowned British composer Howard Goodall as he conducts the world premiere of his new choral work Unconditional Love on Sunday, Nov. 14.

Austentatious Will Return to Earls Court in July

London Wonderground will see Austentatious performing in the Udderbelly, the well-loved Big Purple Cow, for 6 exclusive performances. The festival will be take place on the former Earls Court 2 Exhibition Centre and will feature multiple performance venues, outdoor bars and food offerings as well as rides and a city beach.

Capital Theatres And Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announce New Joint Venture, The Musical Commissioning Hub

Capital Theatres and Pitlochry Festival Theatre announce their new joint venture, the Musical Commissioning Hub. The Studio is set to become the home of great new Scottish musicals

Make Theatre at Home with Musical and Panto Activity Packs!

Make Your Own Musicals, a company started in lockdown, has been making musical activity packs for children to write their own original mini-musicals at home. Now, for the festive season, they are branching out into family pantomime packs to fill the void many families will be feeling this year.

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, Hull Truck Theatre, and Oldham Coliseum Theatre To Fundraise Together Through Streaming THE HIRED MAN

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, Hull Truck Theatre and Oldham Coliseum Theatre have today (10 June) announced that they will be streaming their epic and landmark 2019 revival of The Hired Man to raise vital funds for current and future creative projects, which together reach over 380,000 people a year, while their theatres are closed to the public.

Aimie Atkinson Announces 24 HOUR MUSICAL-ATHON

Aimie Atkinson, star of 'Six the Musical' and 'Pretty Woman - West End', and Tom Gribby, Agent and Producer of the UK Premiere of 'The Pirate Queen', will be a holding a 24hr Musical-a-thon on Saturday 30th May from 6pm BST (UK Time) till Sunday 31st May 6pm BST (UK Time) to raise funds for the Save the Children Coronavirus Appeal.

AUSTENTATIOUS Will Launch Weekly Residency At Fortune Theatre On 24th February

Due to popular demand multi-award-winning improvised comedy troupe Austentatious have announced a new weekly residency at the Fortune Theatre for 2020. With a delighted London audience of over 10,000 in 2019, the show will continue to entertain across a further 30 dates at the Fortune Theatre, beginning on 24th February 2020 and concluding on 27th July 2020. Tickets are now on sale and available from www.atgtickets.com.

BWW Review: BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM at St Lawrence Centre

Jess is torn between her obligations to her family and her dream of being a soccer star. Everyone tells her she has what it takes to make it big - except her parents, who remind her that her commitment, first and foremost, should be to her family. I won't tell you how BEND ITa?? ends, suffice to say that this is an uplifting musical, more Hairspray than Les Mis, and everyone, on stage and in the audience, ends up getting what they want.

AUSTENTATIOUS Announces 2020 West End Residency

Due to popular demand multi-award-winning improvised comedy troupe Austentatious have announced a new weekly residency at the Fortune Theatre for 2020. With a delighted London audience of over 10,000 in 2019, the show will continue to entertain across a further 30 dates at the Fortune Theatre, beginning on 24th February 2020 and concluding on 27th July 2020. Tickets are now on sale and available from www.atgtickets.com.

Starvox Entertainment Presents North American Premiere Of BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM: THE MUSICAL

Leading live-entertainment company Starvox Entertainment, Bend it Films and Kintop Picturesin association with TO Live, are thrilled to present the North American premiere production of BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM:The Musical. Arriving in time for the holiday season with a limited engagement December 7, 2019 - January 5, 2020 at the Bluma Appel Theatreat the St. Lawrence Centre for the Performing Arts, rehearsals are underway in Toronto now with a diverse cast of performers from Canada, the UK, and US.

Howard Goodall Brings His First U.S. Beatles Presentation To The George Theater In Houston

World-renowned composer and Beatles expert Howard Goodall comes to Houston for his first Beatles presentation in the United States, where he will share his insights into the creative genius of the Fab Four. Gow Media and St. Luke's United Methodist Church Friends of Music have collaborated to create this extraordinary event, which takes place Dec. 16 at the beautiful George Theater, home of Houston's A.D. Players repertory company. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with light bites served both before and after Goodall's presentation, which begins at 7:30 p.m.

St. Luke's UMC Will Present the World Premiere Of Christmas Cantata By Composer Howard Goodall

St. Luke's United Methodist Church (St. Luke's UMC) welcomes award-winning and world-renowned British composer Howard Goodall again this year as he conducts the world premiere of his Christmas Cantata. This seven-movement work was specially created by the composer for the choirs of St. Luke's UMC as part of the church's 2019 Christmas Festival. This piece is written for soprano solo, children's choir, SATB (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) choir, organ, and chamber orchestra and will be performed in its entirety throughout each of the three services in the sanctuary on December 15. The Christmas Festival is made possible by the generosity of St. Luke's Friends of Music.

Howard Goodall FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Howard Goodall has written 4 shows including The Hired Man (Composer/Lyricist), Girlfriends (Composer/Lyricist), Days of Hope (Composer/Lyricist), Love Story (Composer).

Howard Goodall has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Musical of the Year at the Olivier Awards for his work on The Hired Man. Additionally, he was also nominated for Outstanding Achievement of the Year in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for his contributions to The Hired Man. These nominations highlight Goodall's talent and recognition in the theater industry.

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