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Maiya Quansah-Breed, Courtney Stapleton and more announced for Dominic Powell online concert

the barn presents Dominic Powell

A host of musical stars will sing the music of Dominic Powell in a new virtual concert.

Hosted by The Barn Theatre has, The Barn Theatre Presents: The Music of Dominic Powell will celebrate the work of musical theatre composer Dominic Powell (Cases).

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Barn Theatre producer Jamie Chapman Dixon will again host what will be the sixth edition of the Barn Theatre in Cirencester’s virtual concert series, The Barn Presents:, which celebrates the work of British musical theatre writers.

The concert will feature performances from Andrew Patrick-Walker (Brooklyn, Bat Out of Hell) and Maiya Quansah-Breed (Six) who were cast in the 2020 production of Dominic Powell’s musical Cases at The Other Palace’s Studio space, which was unfortunately cancelled due to the pandemic.

Alongside Dominic Powell the concert will also feature performances from: Omar Baroud (BBC's Baptiste), Emily Chesterton (Jerry Springer), Joshua Dever (Rock of Ages, Jesus Christ Superstar), James Hameed (Be More Chill, Fiddler on the Roof), Ryan Heenan (Grease, The Boy in the Dress), Waylon Jacobs (Hamilton, Memphis), Bradley Judge (Joseph, Hair), 2020 graduate Katie Ramshaw, Oliver Savile (Wicked, The Last Ship) and Courtney Stapleton (Dear Evan Hansen, Six).

The Barn Presents: The Music of Dominic Powell will debut on the Barn Theatre’s Facebook and YouTube pages on 8 August 2020 at 7:30pm BST.

As well as the performances, Dominic Powell will chat with Barn Theatre producer Jamie Chapman Dixon about his career so far, the creation process behind his songs and special appearances from some of the performers, to discuss their experience rehearsing and recording from home.

Dominic Powell’s musicals, including Cases, can be found on pioneerarts.co.uk and sheet music for his music available via newukmusicals.co.uk/dominic-powell

Meanwhile Previous concerts from The Barn Presents: series can be watched on available to watch on The Barn Theatre's YouTube channelthe Barn Theatre’s YouTube channel.

The online concerts join The Barn Theatre's recently launched first outdoor theatre festival BarnFest which runs until 5 September which includes a two week run of the Kander & Ebb musical revue The World Goes ‘Round, West End musical theatre star Natasha Barnes and Vikki Stone in their new musical cabaret Funny Gals (5-8 August), Outlander star Rosie Day in Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon (10-15 August) and EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell in Scoot Theatre’s reimagined production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (29-30 August).

The Barn Theatre (registered charity no. 1174253), which is facing a loss of £250,000 and possible permanent closure, have launched their SAVE OUR BARN campaign, via their website and social media platforms, to ensure the Barn Theatre’s survival.

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