About the Show/Event
Information for John & Jen at Southwark Playhouse, Inner London (Musical). John & Jen is an emotional rollercoaster that explores the dynamics of family relationships. This production is the world premiere of a brand new updated version of the show by Andrew Lippa and Tom Greenwald, with orchestrations by Jason Robert Brown & Andrew Lippa. 1985. John & Jen, brother and sister, born seven years apart, grow up together, totally inseparable. Jen makes a "forever pact" with her little brother to always protect him against anything and anyone, including their own dad. 2005. Jen, alone in Canada with her baby boy whom she has named John, a living memorial to the brother she failed to protect. The beautiful and haunting score emotionally captures the zeitgeist of contemporary America.
Performers Rachel Tucker, Lewis Cornay.
Book by Tom Greenwald. Music Andrew Lippa. Lyrics Andrew Lippa. Lyrics Tom Greenwald. Presented by Bray Productions Ltd. Director Guy Retallack. Music Michael Bradley (musical supervisor). Musical Director Bob Broad. Director Leon Kay Casting (casting director). Design Natalie Johnson. Costume Natalie Johnson. Sound Andrew Johnson. Other Matt Harper (production manager). Stage Manager Robyn-Amber Manners.