To commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day this November, the Union Theatre is proud to present the professional premiere of Benjamin Till’s Award Winning musical, Brass.
Based on real stories, real people and years of history that will not be forgotten, we follow the stories of a Leeds amateur brass band who enlist together to fight in World War I and the women who must pick up the pieces in the munitions factory while they await their boys’ return.
Gaining 5 star reviews and receiving Best Musical in 2014, this heartfelt tale set between Leeds and the frontline is one of love, loss and the futilities of war.
“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them…”
This acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Little Match Girl’ comes to the Union this Christmas.
It’s New Years Eve and Brendan is done. His fiancée has left him, he’s going to lose his job and his boss is making him work late. The last thing he wants to do is celebrate. A chance encounter with a lightbulb seller changes everything.
Springing to life with a punchy score of pop, rock, jazz and more, Striking 12 is the perfect way to see out 2018.
The most important ingredient for a successful musical, it has long been acknowledged, is a first-rate score, and this one is terrific. - Charles Isherwood, The New York Times