Songs for a New World

Songs for a New World

Vaudeville Theatre, London

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It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World.

Starring David Hunter (Waitress, Kinky Boots), Rachel John (Hamilton), Cedric Neal (Motown The Musical), Rachel Tucker (Come From Away, Wicked), and Shem Omari James (Songs For a New World) this is the first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County). This moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make.

Directed by the brilliant Séimí Campbell (Songs For A New World, The London Palladium), this beautiful song cycle will be brought to life by this incredible cast at the Vaudeville Theatre for a limited five-week run!

Songs for a New World is booking from 5 February 2021 until 7 March 2021 at the Vaudeville Theatre, London.

NOTE: Bookings for this show have temporarily been suspended due to COVID.

What’s the Story?

Songs For A New World transports audiences through time and space to meet a startling array of characters – every one of them so different, but all representing our world today and our hopes for a new world… a better world.

Who’s in it? Songs for a New World Cast

The cast features David Hunter (Waitress, Kinky Boots), Rachel John (Hamilton, The Bodyguard), Cedric Neal (Motown The Musical, Back To The Future), Rachel Tucker (Come From Away, Wicked) and recent graduate Shem Omari James.

Creative Team

Written and composed by Jason Robert Brown. Directed by Séimí Campbell with musical direction by Josh Winstone, musical supervision by Adam Hoskins, lighting design by Jack Knowles, sound design by Jonny Dickie of Robins Audio and design consultancy by Madeleine Girling.


Reviews for Songs for a New World coming soon.

Additional Information

Performance dates
Booking to 7 March 2021
Special notes

Child policy: To be confirmed.

Running time: 2hr (inc. 30min interval)

Performance dates: 5 February - 7 March 2021

Special notice: With 48-hour check-in

Important COVID entry requirements

You are required by law to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue, unless exempt or under 11 years of age.
Social distancing
You are required to keep distance from other audience members and the venue’s staff while inside this venue.
Covid safety
This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests. This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.

Venue Information

Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH
Nearest Tube or Train: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 68, 7A, 91, 139, 176

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