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New Musicals take the stage at Vault Festival 2022

November 26th, 2021

We’re so excited to see VAULT Festival returning in 2022 with its biggest season yet, celebrating their 10th anniversary with more than 600 shows over January to March and tickets on sale now.   We’ve poured through the announcement of all of these amazing shows (but still enc...



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Hosking Houses Trust Residencies announced for 2022

November 26th, 2021

Mercury Musical Developments is delighted to announce the 2022 recipients of the Hosking Houses Trust Writers’ Residency. ...



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Jordan Paul Clarke announced as BYMT Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer for 2022

November 17th, 2021

MMD, MTN and BYMT are delighted to announce that Jordan Paul Clarke will be the Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer on placement at BYMT commencing in January 2022....



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Applications Open: Cameron Mackintosh Resident Writing Team – Theatr Clwyd

October 28th, 2021

MMD and MTN are thrilled the next Cameron Mackintosh Residency placement will take place at the Theatr Clwyd in Mold, Flintshire – the scheme’s first Wales-based placement. This will also be the first time the opportunity will be for a two-person musical theatre writing team, rather than an indi...



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STILES + DREWE BEST NEW SONG WINNERS

September 24th, 2021

Best New Song Prize Winner 2021: Eden Tredwell for ‘Those Stars’ from Galaxy Train Performed by Jack Ofrecio Eden Tredwell (Music & Lyrics)  Eden Tredwell is a London-based songwriter, composing for both pop and musical theatre. She currently has four musicals in development, in...



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Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize Finalists

July 23rd, 2021

STILES + DREWE AND MERCURY MUSICAL DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCE THE 2021 BEST NEW SONG PRIZE FINALISTS Stiles and Drewe and Mercury Musical Developments are delighted to announce the finalists of this year’s Stiles and Drewe Best New Song Prize, which will be celebrated in concert at Hackney Empire on Fr...



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Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer – British Youth Music Theatre

June 9th, 2021

Mercury Musical Developments (MMD) and Musical Theatre Network (MTN) have been awarded funding from the Cameron Mackintosh Foundation to support five placements as part of The Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Scheme over 2018-2022. Today we are delighted to announce the next placement will be ho...



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MTI Stiles + Drewe Mentorship Award Winner

June 1st, 2021

Congratulations to Omar Baroud @omarrrbaroud who is the winner of this year’s MTI Stiles + Drewe Mentorship Award. Stiles and Drewe are thrilled to be working with Omar on his show After Elijah @AfterElijahUK , and MMD is ever grateful to both George and Ants @StilesandDrewe and MTI Europe @MTIEur...



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