Thursday, January 17

Line up of West End stars announced for new Night Caps intimate solo concerts at the Other Palace in February

The Night Caps concert series has just been announced for MT FEST UK which is  two-week festival of new musical theatre being Presented by Paul Taylor-Mills at The Other Palace from Monday 11th-Saturday 23rd February 2019
Night Caps are informal and intimate solo concerts which will take place in the Studio at the Other Palace nightly throughout the festival, presenting the audience with an opportunity to get to know some of the country’s most eminent musical theatre stars through the songs that shaped them, songs they might never get to sing, and songs from new works.

The  lineup features Nathan Amzi, Luke Bayer, Louise Dearman, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Evelyn Hoskins, Rob Houchen, Sophie Isaacs, Emma Kingston, Claudia Kariuki, Jordan Luke Gage, Laura Pitt-Pulford and Tosh Wanogho-Maud.

The concerts all take place at 9:00 pm with the following schedule. 

  • Monday 11 February: Tosh Wanogho-Maud
  • Tuesday 12 February:Evelyn Hoskins
  • Wednesday 13 February: Sophie Isaacs
  • Thursday 14 February:Luke Bayer
  • Friday 15 February: Louise Dearman
  • Saturday 16 February: Rob Houchen
  • Monday 18 February:Victoria Hamilton-Barritt
  • Tuesday 19 February: Claudia Kariuki
  • Wednesday 20 February: Laura Pitt-Pulford
  • Thursday 21 February:    Emma Kingston,
  • Friday 22 February: Nathan Amzi
  • Saturday 23 February:Jordan Luke Gage

Nathan Amzi’s West End credits include Heathers (Haymarket Theatre), Aladdin (Price Edward Theatre) and Urinetown (Apollo Theatre). Luke Bayer is currently appearing as Alternate Jamie in Everyone’s Talking About Jamie (Apollo Theatre). Louise Dearman is best known as the only actress to have played both Glinda and Elphaba in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre). Victoria Hamilton-Barritt has recently been seen in Murder Ballad (Arts Theatre), for which she received and Olivier Award nomination, and In The Heights (King’s Cross Theatre). Evelyn Hoskins has starred as the title role in Carrie The Musical (Southwark Playhouse) and Liesl in ITV’s The Sound of Music Live. Rob Houchen returns to The Other Palace having starred as Eugene in Eugenius!. Sophie Isaacs most recently starred as Heather McNamara in Heathers The Musical (The Other Palace and Haymarket Theatre). Emma Kingston most recently played the Evita in the Evita International Tour. Other roles include Vanessa in In The Heights (Southwark Playhouse and King’s Cross Theatre). Claudia Kariuki is currently appearing in School of Rock (New London Theatre), with other recent credits including Ragtime (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Hairspray (UK & Ireland tour). Jordan Luke Gage has just completed his run starring as Strat in Bat Out Of Hell (Dominion Theatre). Laura Pitt-Pulford recently appeared in Flowers for Mrs Harris (Chichester Festival Theatre) and was Olivier Award nominated for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre). Tosh Wanogho-Maud recently starred as Jimmy in Dreamgirls, with other West End credits including Show Boat and The Book of Mormon.

MT Fest UK is a two-week festival of new musical theatre at The Other Palace from Monday 11 to Saturday 23 February 2019. The festival will present new work by both emerging and established writers, as well as programming talks and concerts from some of the most celebrated performers, writers and producers currently working in musical theatre. All tickets to events and performances will be between £10-15 Further events and casting details will be announced over the coming weeks.

Tickets for all Night Caps concerts go on sale on Monday 21 January at 12.00 noon

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