In the Wings: Series 2
- In the Wings
Filmed in accordance with social distancing guidelines, the programme will focus on six postponed musicals; The Wicker Husband (by Darren Clark and Rhys Jennings); You and I (by Cordelia O’Driscoll and Tom Williams); Millennials (Elliot Clay); Terror at the Sweetshop (by Gavin Brock and Nichola Rivers); Plan Bea (by Suzy Davies, Verity Quade, Jessie Reeves, Rosanna McElroy, and Deborah Gersohn), and The Rise (by Graham Lappin). Composer and lyricist Robert J. Sherman (Love Birds, Bumblescratch, A Spoonful of Sherman) will interview a creative from each of the shows on each episode, discussing the cancelled shows, the industry shutdown, and what the future might hold for their productions. Every episode also includes a variety of performances of songs from those shows, as well as already well-known musicals. The cast includes Bree Smith (The Book of Mormon, Evita); Hiba Elchikhe (Aladdin, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie); Rebecca McKinnis (Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody’s Talking about Jamie), and Oliver Savile (Wicked, Falsettos). Each episode also features a performance by a 2020 Graduate.