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Songs for a New World

‘Songs for a New World’ suspends bookings for West End show

Bookings for the upcoming West End production of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World have been suspended whilst producers agree news dates with performers and theatre owner, Nimax.

Songs for a New World was scheduled to play a limited 5-week run at the Vaudeville Theatre from 5 February 2021 however with third lockdown in England potentially running until 31 March or later, new dates must be found.

Producers Jamie Lambert and Eliza Jackson said: “We’ve decided upon consultation with @NimaxTheatres to temporarily suspend bookings of #SongsForANewWorld until we can find new dates for this show to take place. We remain fully committed to the show, and will be contacting ticket holders once new dates have been found!”

Starring David Hunter (Waitress, Kinky Boots), Rachel John (Hamilton), Cedric Neal (Motown The Musical), Rachel Tucker (Come From Away, Wicked), and recent Arts Ed graduate Shem Omari James, Robert Brown’s song cycle musical explores the lives, loves and choices of various people across the world.

Rachel Tucker, David Hunter, Rachel John and Cedric Neal
Rachel Tucker, David Hunter, Rachel John and Cedric Neal © Marc Brenner

Written and composed by Jason Robert Brown – whose shows include The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison CountySongs for a New World premiered off-Broadway to widespread acclaim in 1995.

This production previously ran at the London Palladium in 2020 and is directed by Séimí Campbell. The creative team includes musical direction by Josh Winstone, musical supervision by Adam Hoskins, design consultancy by Madeleine Girling, lighting design by Jack Knowles, and sound design by Jonny Dickie of Robins Audio.

What to do if you’ve booked tickets

Ticket holders will be contacted by their point of purchase when new dates are confirmed to arrange alternative performance dates or refunds.


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