After two sold out shows (in April 2018 and May 2017), lyricist Robert Gould will return to the Union Theatre on Sunday October 21 with “A Lonely Voice”, a concert of songs with his lyrics performed by a cast of West End and Off-West End musical theatre performers. The concert will feature a showcase of songs from “Cleopatra”, a brand new musical-in-development by Robert Gould and Lyndon Samuel as well as an eclectic mix of musical theatre, indie pop and folk/rock numbers with music penned by composers from the UK, USA, Sweden, Israel and the Netherlands, including Tristan Bons, Alex James Ellison, Alexander Engström, Dean Heller, Ty Kroll, Omri Lahav, Ben Messenger, Christopher J. Orton, Joe Sterling, Dylan Wynford and Bo Wastesson (a renowned composer from Sweden, whose works include the musicals “The Brothers Lionheart”, “The Blacksmith’s Daughter” and “Gerda”).
Robert Gould is the co-writer (with Christopher J. Orton) of the highly acclaimed, Offie Award nominated musical "My Land's Shore" which received its world premiere at Ye Olde Rose And Crown Theatre in London in February 2017 and its Welsh professional premiere at Theatr Soar in Merthyr in February 2018. An album of songs with Gould's lyrics - "Words Shared With Friends" - with vocals by a stellar cast of West End vocalists, was released in 2014 and was nominated for a Broadwayworld Album Award as Best Compilation Album. “As Long As I Have Music”, a song from the musical “The Wonderful Musician” written by Robert Gould and Rob Eyles, was a finalist for the 2018 Stiles And Drewe Song Prize. He has presented a number of concerts of his songs at London Off West End venues, including the Leicester Square Theatre Lounge, the Battersea Barge, The Pheasantry, The Other Palace Studio and the Union Theatre.
With One Look’ stars Gregory Hazel, whose dazzling vocals, wit and charm will take you through a celebration of Musical Theatre’s most iconic women featuring the untold stories and the songs they made famous. With plenty of sequins, glamour, and his live musicians, Hazel promises a night you will never forget as he pays tribute to some of the greatest stars of all time including ‘Barbara Streisand’, ‘Elaine Paige’ and ‘Judy Garland.
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…”
Eagle and Beaver Ensemble present 'Side Dishes' - a night of North American short plays.