Riverside Studios announces further programming for its inaugural Christmas season in association with New Frame Productions, including an evening of unplugged performance with West End Acoustic featuring SIX’s Maiya Quansah-Breed and Renée Lamb, Wicked’s Nicholas McLean, Jesus Christ Superstar’s Tyrone Huntley and Dear Evan Hansen’s Oliver Award-winning Sam Tutty.
Additionally, New Frame Productions presents live staged readings of Agatha Christie’s crime plays Spider’s Web and The Hollow with cast including Sir Derek Jacobi, Jessica Hynes, Simon Callow, Kathryn Drysdale, Tom Hughes, Nina Sosanya, James Dreyfus, Laura Haddock, Valentine Olukoga, Samantha Bond, Angela Griffin and Matthew Kelly. All profits from the staged readings will be donated to the Theatre Support Fund+ and Acting For Others who offer financial and emotional support to theatre workers in times of need.
For one night only, on 8th December, stars of the West End, Maiya Quansah-Breed, Renée Lamb, Nicholas McLean, Tyrone Huntley and Sam Tutty are brought together for an unplugged celebration of all the most popular musicals, with musical direction by Chris Poon.
On 9th December A one night only, star-studded staged reading of Agatha Christie’s greatest thrillers to support the Theatre Support Fund+ and Acting for Others.
Interim Creative Director, Rachel Tackley today said “The last few months have highlighted to us how vital live performance is and at Riverside we really want to be able to share that experience with audiences just as soon as we are able. And what could be more thrilling than to be in the company of so many extraordinary artists. I can’t wait!”
Producers of New Frame Productions, James Quaife and Robin Rayner added “We are thrilled to be able to have the opportunity to continue to present live shows to live audiences working in collaboration with Riverside Studios. It’s both a privilege and an honour to work with so many talented people across all our shows this Christmas.”