LUCY SIMON in conversation with Edward Seckerson

August 30th, 2019

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Date(s) - 30/08/2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Diorama Arts Centre



















We are delighted to let you know that MMD will be hosting a very special conversation event with Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominee, Broadway composer, LUCY SIMON (The Secret Garden, Doctor Zhivago), to which MMD & MTN Members are invited. The event will be hosted by writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson.

Lucy Simon began her professional career at age 16 with her sister Carly as part of The Simon Sisters.
She made her Broadway debut in 1991 as the composer of The Secret Garden. The Secret Garden continues to enjoy success in theatres and concert halls around the world.
Lucy wrote and produced the songs and soundtrack for the multi-award winning HBO movie, The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader Murdering Mom, and received two Grammy Awards for her In Harmony albums, which she co-wrote and produced.
She composed the music for the stage musical of Boris Pasternak’s Nobel Prize winning novel Doctor Zhivago. It was produced on Broadway in 2015 after a successful, award-winning production in Australia in 2011, starring Anthony Warlow. It is currently enjoying sold out productions and a cast recordings in Poland and Hungary and planned productions in Germany and Scandinavia.A new production of Doctor Zhivago was mounted in Seoul in early 2018 and it receives its concert premiere in two performances at Cadogan Hall in London on Sunday 1st September 2019.

The event will take place on Friday 30th August 2019 3.00 – 5.00pm at Diorama Arts Centre, 201 Drummond St, London NW1 3FE.

Places for this talkback, will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. MTN or MMD members may attend for free and non-member guests may attend subject to a £5 entry fee. Please email Rosie at to book your place. Please include your full name, mobile phone number and email address in the body of the email. Please ensure you are available to attend when requesting a place and we ask that in fairness to others, once booked, you make every effort to attend as planned.

We look forward to seeing you on Friday 30th August for what promises to be a fascinating event!


Lucy is visiting the UK to see the upcoming UK concert premiere of her musical, Doctor Zhivago at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 1st September 2019 at 14.00 & 18.30 ,starring West End stars Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker. You can book tickets to see Doctor Zhivago here.