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13 THE MUSICAL

August 2012

The Apollo, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1
 
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
 
CAST
EVAN - Guy Harvey
PATRICE - Sienna Kelly
BRETT - Jacques Miché
EDDIE - Jack Cashion
MALCOLM - Robin Franklin
LUCY - Georgia Riley
KENDRA-Hannah Thompson
CASSIE-Amara Okereke
MOLLY-Lindsay Kearns
SIMON-Toby Turpin
RICHIE-Sario Watanabe-Solomon
CHARLOTTE-Lauren Ellington
ARCHIE-Tim Mahendran
   

ENSEMBLE

Clair Gleave, Molly-May Keston, Florence Russell, Alfie Glasser,
Dominic Harrison, Eddie Manning, Daniel Sykes
   
MUSICIANS
Conductor / Piano - Torquil Munro
Guitar - Felix Stickland
Guitar - Oliver Farley
Keyboard - Max McMahon
Percussion - Tristan Butler
Bass Guitar - Marcus Pritchard
 
CREATIVE TEAM
Director - Jason Robert Brown
Musical Director - Torquil Munro
Choreographer - Drew McOnie
Designer - Richard Kent
Lighting Design - David Plater
Sound Design - Yvonne Gilbert
Assistant Director - Naomi Jones
Assistant Musical Director - Tom Brady
Assistant Choreographer - Lucinda Lawrence
Assistant Designer - Rachel Stone
Dialect Coach - Rick Lipton
Production Manager - Kate West
Stage Manager - Michelle Duncan
Deputy Stage Manager - Ben Sheen
Assistant Stage Managers - Adam Tartaglia, Dan Huckle
Production Electrician & Lighting Programmer - Daniel Haggerty
Assistant Lighting Technicians - Robert Youngson, Paul Walmsley
Sound Supervisor - Nick Lidster for Autograph
Sound Operator - Andy Graham
Assistant Sound Technicians – Charles Simpson, Najimat Mansoibou
Photography - Rob Youngson, Sandy Youngson
Pastoral Support - Helen Clarkson, David Grant, Ben Sheen
Producer - Jeremy Walker
 
REVIEWS

Jason Robert Brown’s Parade has been produced at the Donmar and Southwark Playhouse, and The Last Five Years at the Menier Chocolate Factory and in a series of Sunday night performances at the Haymarket. But it’s a remarkable fact that the London premiere of 13, his 2008 Broadway musical that features a cast of 13 13-year-olds, marks his longest West End run since a week-long run of The Last Five Years at the Duchess, though in fact it’s only running for four nights and six performances.

Where’s the popular hit that Brown deserves? 13 isn’t it, either - but if it’s not a 10/10, it’s an entirely adorable musical about the trials of becoming a teenager, and is performed vivaciously by its all-teenage cast from the National Youth Music Theatre. Although this company may lack the sheen of their original Broadway stage-school professionals, they’re rougher, tougher and more adorable for it. As Evan finds his life uprooted from upper West Side Manhattan to rural Indiana after his parents split up, Guy Harvey delightfully charts his path trying to fit in at a new school, but finding that being one of the outsiders, with the oddly unpopular Patrice (Sienna Kelly, one of the most fully formed performers in the show) and disabled Archie (Tim Mahendran), has its own integrity.

So does this show, that lies somewhere between High School Musical (with a better score) and Spring Awakening (with less angst and dysfunction). Brown’s own charmer of a production is delightfully supported by Drew McOnie’s tremendously integrated choreography of fresh, spontaneous-seeming street moves, and Torquil Munro’s superb musical direction of a six-strong band.

Reviewer: Mark Shenton, THE STAGE

 

If you’ve ever been 13 then you will be able to relate to this show. It is a hilarious reminder of how hard it is growing up. In the story we meet Evan Goldman who’s parents have split up as his dad ran off with an air hostess. His mum decides to move them from New York City to Indiana to start a new life for themselves. This couldn’t be worse news for Evan who is preparing for the biggest day of his life… his Bah Mitzvah. It is a story of how desperation to fit in with the new kids at school can mean that you end up turning on those who are most important to you. Mixed in with hilarious acting, songs and a large dose of Jewish!

13 is like High School Musical but somehow feels so much more grown up and professional. The cast of 13, is outstanding. I was convinced they had been brought over from Broadway for this, as the American accents were impeccable. I was shocked to find out it is an English production!

With music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and a book by Dan Elish, I had high hopes for this show and my expectations were blown out of the water. The cast of this show are the stars of the future.

Reviewer: WEST END WILMA Rating: ★★★★★

 

Spent the afternoon in the theatre yesterday watching the future of musical theatre in the UK perform one of the best shows for young people I have ever seen. Congrats to everyone concerned. If you run a youth theatre you seriously need to get a production of this show going. AMAZING!!

Douglas Mayo, AMATEUR STAGE

 

13 was absolutely amazing! I have been waiting to see this show for such a long time and I finally got to see it! The show was so good! The cast were outstanding and the score by Jason Robert Brown is flawless. The only downside about the production is that it is only in town for 4 days for 6 performances! I so wish that it was around for longer! It is definitely one of those shows that you could recommend to everybody and go and see again, and again.

As a whole the show is a showstopper that is full with teenage gags that make you smile endlessly from ear to ear from curtain up to the final bows. I definitely would love to see it again. Well done guys!

Reviewer: Stuart Pymm

 

With the possible exception of Rent and Spring Awakening I think Jason Robert Brown has been responsible for the best American musicals of the last twenty years (and a major influence on many others) even if commercial success has been elusive. 13 is a perfect showcase for the NYMT and is probably the only way this terrific show would be seen in the West End and an astonishingly talented young cast have the privilege of being directed by Brown himself. There are hints of Grease, Footloose and of course High School Musical (which came later) but the story of a geeky Jewish pre-teen transplanted from New York to rural Indiana has great charm and is much funnier than Brown's other more serious work. Guy Harvey is hugely engaging in the lead as Evan. Jack Cashion and Tim Mahendran have genuine comic talent and casting directors will surely be noting the name of Sienna Kelly, who sings superbly and is touching as the outsider Patrice. A delightful show performed with exuberance by a remarkable cast of young amateurs - 13 stands comparison with any other musical I have seen this year.

Reviewer: David Baxter Rating: ★★★★★

 

I went to watch the matinee of National Youth Music Theatre's production of 13 which is written by composer Jason Robert Brown. It was incredible. The talent in those teenage performers was outstanding and I was seriously impressed with them. I love seeing talented teens who have decided to pursue a really healthy and satisfying hobbie that could potentially become a career (hence working on my summer school for so many years). My good friend Drew McOnie was the choreographer of the show and his work is always amazing and I was really impressed by his intelligent imaginative movement which he'd created within the show. It's a shame it was only on in London for 6 performances as I'd have harped on about it for ages urging people to see it!

Reviewer: Mark Evans, star of Ghost, The Musical at The Piccadilly Theatre

 
13

This was a last minute decision for me last weekend but one of the most refreshing things i’ve seen in a long time. It’s one of American Composer Jason Robert Brown’s biggest works. It played on Broadway and did a short run at the Apollo theatre, where JRB’s work has been celebrated this month. It’s absolutely brilliant. The cast are all 14 or 15 years old and hugely talented. It tells the story of a young US teen who has to move from New York to the middle of nowhere. Turning 13 is confusing enough, but it’s important to be in the ‘cool’ group, isn’t it?? He realises there is more to friendship and finding love than that. ‘We’ve all got a little more homework to do’. I’m sure the teenager in all of us can relate to these clever lines too, ‘no you’re not ready, no it’s not time yet, wait until you’re older’. I was blown away by how much joy these talented youngsters seemed to get from performing, the weeks of work which must have gone into it. If it is back in the UK again I’d recommend it; the songs were in my head for days!

Reviewer: Claire, LIVINGINTHEWESTEND

 
U.K. Company of Jason Robert Brown's 13 Records Cast Album

The National Youth Music Theatre's young ensemble, who recently gave a six-performance run of Jason Robert Brown’s musical 13 at the West End's Apollo Theatre, have recorded it for later CD release.

The show's run ended Aug. 25, and on Aug. 26 the cast reunited to be part of a one-night benefit at the Apollo Theatre for the National Youth Music Theatre at which Brown sang and played as well. The cast then went into London's Sphere Studios Aug. 27 to record the show. According to a press representative for the National Youth Music Theatre, Brown will mix and produce the album at his studio in L.A., and it is expected to be released and distributed internationally by his U.S. label Ghostlight Records.

13, for which he provided music and lyrics, premiered at the Mark Taper Forum in L.A. in 2007, and was subsequently presented in a new production at Broadway's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in 2008, where it opened officially Oct. 5 and ran through Jan. 4, 2009, following an earlier run at Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre. The show revolves around "13-year-old Evan Goldman, who apparently has it all — he's popular, has the 'perfect' family and lives in the greatest city in the world — New York. That is until his parents get divorced and he's forced to move — to a small town in Indiana. Uprooted from his old life, he has to make new friends and somehow maneuver the minefield of High School to become part of the 'in-crowd.'"

Reviewer: Mark Shenton, PLAYBILL

 

"As ever with the NYMT, there's a whole lot of talent bubbling away."

Michael Coveney, Whatsonstage.com

 

I’ve now seen quite a few productions of 13, from Broadway, through small local productions, to the Edinburgh Fringe and now NYMT’s at the West End.  The NYMT’s  is exceptional by any standard. Guy Harvey perfectly inhabits the role of Evan as a teen on the edge of ‘becoming a man’. Tim Mahendran as Archie and Sienna Kelly as Patrice were excellent and resisted the temptation to make the characters too oddball! Attention to detail in every respect from Jacques Miché as Brett was exceptional - the best I’ve seen since Broadway by far.

Above all the NYMT cast made me notice and taught me things about the show that I hadn’t thought of or perhaps realised before. No apologies at all for bombarding everyone’s timelines with @13WestEnd tweets. Book now to see one of the remaining shows this week!

Reviewer: Simon Wilson on Twitter

 
FROM JASON ROBERT BROWN’S BLOG…

Posted on August 19, 2012 at 10:43 pm

I’m having a moment. I stood on the stage of the Apollo Theatre tonight where they were loading in the set for the first musical I’ve ever directed, the musical that opens in three days on the West End with a group of young genius pain-in-the-ass performers that I love very much and a team of designers and staff that has been so unbelievably supportive of my “vision” (whatever that may be) and so gifted at translating it into their own amazing artistic languages, and I thought of the ridiculous journey of this ridiculous show that has brought me such joy and pride, and it was all a little overwhelming. To all the 13iacs from 2004 until forever, we’re taking the next step now. Something about being suddenly a stranger…

 
Posted on August 26, 2012 at 11:44 pm
I don’t even know how to describe the joy of this past week in London. Getting to watch 13 come to life on the West End with a cast of young, gloriously gifted actors was such a gift, such a blessing to me; but then to follow that with tonight’s concert, where seven hundred people gathered at the Apollo Theatre – the same theatre where Olivier starred in Journey’s End – to hear seventy students, three amazing singers and a ten-piece orchestra bring seventeen of my songs beautifully to life, that … well, I have no words for that. I will never understand how this career of mine works, but the fact that I can have weeks like this more than compensates for whatever madness I endure.
 

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31 Aug Lauren Ellington ‏@LaurenE_5 @ArianaGrande thankyou so much for the good luck tweet & follow, i had such an incredible time

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25 Aug Charlotte dePaeztron ‏@CdePaeztron Literally overwhelmed by how incredible 13 was! So so good!!! Bravo @MrJasonRBrown :-D

28 Aug Amateur Stage ‏@amateurstage Did anyone see any great shows over the weekend? Let us know what you got a chance to see. We loved NYMT's prod of 13 in London. Amazing! RT

28 Aug Clair Gleave ‏@ClairGleave I feel very blessed to have had such an incredible experience. Thank you @NYMTuk for everything x

28 Aug David Grant ‏@DavidGrant38 some things are just that extra bit special. i dont know why, but they are. tonight i feel so proud to be part of @NYMT_UK and @13WestEnd...

28 Aug David Grant ‏@DavidGrant38 to 20special kids and an amazing creative team in 13 AND people who have taught me in the NYMT thank you so much. one great big family!

27 Aug Luke Leahy ‏@lukejamesleahy Back in Manchester after an insanely good weekend performing with @NYMTuk & @MrJasonRBrown one to tell the kids about. What a four years..

27 Aug Jason Robert Brown ‏@MrJasonRBrown That's a wrap! Cast has been sent home, the "13" recording session is over. What a fantastic month this has been! Thank you @NYMTuk!

27 Aug Amateur Stage ‏@amateurstage If it's as brilliant as the show i cant wait! RT @13WestEnd: It's time to make the Original London Cast recording of @13WestEnd!

27 Aug Nicholas Sheehan ‏@NicholasSheehan Really enjoyed @13WestEnd Great cast full of energy! Can't wait for the cast album :-) 27 Aug West End Wilma ‏@westendwilma The stars of the future @13WestEnd - a masterpiece by @MrJasonRBrown http://www.westendwilma.com/13/

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26 Aug Ben Holder ‏@benjaminholder @13WestEnd was absolutely sensational, massive congrats @MrJasonRBrown @torquilmunro @DrewMcOnie @naojones. Only wish I could see it again!

27 Aug Francis Goodhand ‏@francisgoodhand Tonight, I watched real X Factor... the audacious talent of @MrJasonRBrown, the vision of @jsw, and the achievements and future of @NYMTuk

26 Aug Jason Dowler ‏@JasonJazz Congratulations to @NYMTuk @MrJasonRBrown @DrewMcOnie + everyone else concerned with "13" - an amazing show and, as always, stunning talent.

26 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson Proud to have been able to support such an amazing week in London for @13WestEnd. Can’t wait now to hear the Original London Cast Recording!

25 Aug ☆JS☆ ‏@westendboy1 @WestEndKiddo @13WestEnd Loved it, the singing, dancing and the funny bits. Well done to all the cast and creatives, you should extend :)

26 Aug Ed Currie ‏@EdCurrie90 @NYMTuk 13! Those kids can saaaaang! Loved it. Some stars in that cast. Look forward to seeing them hit the big time.

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25 Aug Sasi Strallen ‏@SasiStrallen @JoGoodwin87 @drewmconie @lulawrence5 @13westend it's BRILLIANT!!! Laughed constantly.xx

25 Aug Amateur Stage ‏@amateurstage Matinee of 13 by @MrJasonRBrown today was nothing short of incredible. Get to the show tonight if you can. So much talent on the stage! GO!

25 Aug EmmyLou ‏@goldenavenger1 NYMT's version of @MrJasonRBrown's '13' is easily one of the best things I've seen this year, and I've seen A LOT of things.

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25 Aug Ifan Gwilym-Jones ‏@IfanGwilym1 @MrJasonRBrown The cast utterly rocked 13 tonight. Best money i've spent to see a west end show in many a year!

25 Aug Ask Billy ‏@AskBillyBE What can I say but @MrJasonRBrown is a legend and @13WestEnd was absolutely brilliant. We need this show to do an extended run. Great cast

25 Aug Ben Davies ‏@Piano_Ben Great to see the National Youth Music Theatre performing 13 by @MrJasonRBrown - Fantastic show performed brilliantly!

25 Aug Timothy Allen ‏@TimAllenMusic So much energy and discipline on stage @13westend tonight - easily equal to many "grown-up" shows and casts. Thanks, @MrJasonRBrown !

25 Aug Rosie Knox ‏@knox_rosie @MrJasonRBrown 13 was amazing! Loved it so much! Wish I had been a part of it!! Please open it in the west end for good!

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25 Aug Laura F ‏@Laura_Ferrin Had a brilliant time at #13WestEnd @NYMTuk! Amazing show...well done to everyone who made it happen as well as the cast #talented.

25 Aug Edward Bell ‏@edwardbellmusic 13 was great fun - kids were amazing. A big ol' bravo to @NYMTuk @MrJasonRBrown @DrewMcOnie et al.

25 Aug Oliver Rowe ‏@odrowe @NYMTuk @13WestEnd @MrJasonRBrown Absolutely brilliant! Cast full of energy, great band, brill choreography & amazing voices. Congrats all!

25 Aug Tom Powis ‏@TomPowis Completely blown away by @NYMTUK's 13 this afternoon. Such a fantastic antidote to the hideous weather outside. Loved it.

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24 Aug Katie Tonkinson ‏@katietonk @13WestEnd was incredible! Well done to all the NYMT cast, such an amazing performance from everyone! Everyone needs to go and see it! NOW!

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23 Aug Neil Hopson ‏@NeilH1962 Just seen the most amazing 13 the musical in the west end. JRB should be so proud. #13westend

24 Aug MICHAEL JIBSON ‏@mikejibson @julia_hills @13westend @NYMTuk it's cracking! Wish I could catch it again! Maybe they'll do it again one day after this week?!? Enjoy!

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23 Aug Rebecca Shanks ‏@MissRebeccaboo @MrJasonRBrown's '13' at the Apollo Shaftesbury Avenue is FANTASTIC. See it!

23 Aug Fiona Pritchard ‏@FionaPritchard What a superb evening@NYMTuk@13WestEnd and @MrJasonRBrown -love that show have a head full of great songs!

23 Aug Max Reynolds ‏@Reynolds_M_ Absolutely loved 13 at the Apollo tonight by @MrJasonRBrown. Lots of incredible talent on their way!

23 Aug Alan Scobbie ‏@AlanScobbie Just seen an incredible production of @MrJasonRBrown "13" in the West End performed by NYMT all utter stars - go see this limited run

23 Aug Minal Patel ‏@TheMinal

Go and see 13 at the Apollo theatre directed by Jason Robert Brown.. what a group of incredible young kids!!!! #wortheverypenny

23 Aug Shahail Woodcock ‏@Shahail Congratulations to @MrJasonRBrown and the entire cast of '13'. Only couple days left of performances, everyone has to see it! #youngtalent

23 Aug Jan Poklewski ‏@TheatreAnimal @MrJasonRBrown What an amazingly touching and witty show @13WestEnd was. Worth all the wait to see it in London. Wish it were on for longer!

23 Aug Hannah Lawrance ‏@hannahlmusic Everyone should go and see 13 by @MrJasonRBrown at the Apollo! Amazzziinnnggg, super talented cast! So bloody good.

23 Aug Ceili O'Connor ‏@CeiliOConnor amazing show tonight @MrJasonRBrown !!!! Amazing kids!! Great Choreography!! Just all together amazing! #13WestEnd

23 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson If you want a one word review of @13WestEnd then here it is. Exceptional. Much, much more to say about it that I’ll put together when home.

23 Aug Rizzle Kicks!¡!¡ ‏@Hopson007 @MrJasonRBrown 13 was amazing tonight best thing I've seen! Best musical #13westend

23 Aug Jason Robert Brown ‏@MrJasonRBrown All right, multi-part retweet coming up from @iamsimonwilson. Hang on to your Twitter feeds.

23 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson I’ve now seen quite a few prodns of @MrJasonRBrown’s 13. From Broadway, through small local prodns, to @13atTheFringe and now @13WestEnd.

23 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson The @13WestEnd is exceptional by any standard. @guy_harvey perfectly inhabits the role of Evan as a teen on the edge of ‘becoming a man’.

23 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson .@timmahendran as Archie and @miss_siennak as Patrice in @13WestEnd were excellent & resisted temptation to make the characters too oddball!

23 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson Attention to detail in every respect from @Jacques_Miche as Brett in @13WestEnd was exceptional - the best I’ve seen since Broadway by far.

23 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson Above all the cast of @13WestEnd made me notice and taught me things about the show that I hadn’t thought of or perhaps realised before.

23 Aug Simon Wilson ‏@iamsimonwilson No apologies at all for bombarding everyone’s timelines with @13WestEnd tweets. Book now to see one of the remaining shows this week!

23 Aug Jason Robert Brown ‏@MrJasonRBrown @iamsimonwilson Thanks for all the Twitter love and all the "13" love, Simon! I'm thrilled that you liked the show so much!

24 Aug Chaza B ‏@ChazaBates @13WestEnd <3 And @MrJasonRBrown <3 Love you both <3 Well done tonight... Amazing show and brought a tear to my eye <3 Thank you so much <3

24 Aug James Pritchard ‏@JP_DrumsPerc Such an amazing show by @13WestEnd @MrJasonRBrown tonight! Blown away by cast and band and all involved! And get to see it again Saturday!

22 Aug Goodspeed Musicals ‏@GoodspeedMusicl 2008 fans: RT @JoeDocherty:What a great night at the theatre to see "13" by the amazing @MrJasonRBrown. Go see people! Great talent at #nymt

23 Aug Jan Poklewski ‏@TheatreAnimal When you really love a score & you see the show for the first time sometimes it disappoints, but not NYMT's @13WestEnd. It was incredible!

23 Aug Brunger and Cleary ‏@jakeandpippa NYMT's @13WestEnd was AMAZING! I haven't smiled and laughed so much in ages! Congrats @MrJasonRBrown & @DrewMcOnie! Woop!

23 Aug Flying High ‏@FlyingHighCo Just seen JRB's '13'! Fantastic NYMT cast all under 16 with brilliant voices & energy. Just loved it! JRB was sitting just in front of us!!

23 Aug Oliver Durell ‏@Durell15 Saw @13WestEnd tonight. An amazing production by the NYMT. Unbelievably talented kids #keepaneyeonthem

23 Aug Gareth Cheesman ‏@gareth_BFG Congratulations @nymt "13" ROCKED! @jsw @MrJasonRBrown

24 Aug Conleth Kane ‏@ConlethKane @tomocopro @nymtuk best training ever!! I had the best summers of my teens with NYMT x

23 Aug Jamie Reece ‏@dagsyreece Really enjoyed @NYMTuk production of @13WestEnd by @MrJasonRBrown this eve. Some absolutely cracking performances by the young cast #whoah

23 Aug Robert Dalton ‏@rob_dalton88 A brilliant evening watching @MrJasonRBrown 's #13 with @NYMTuk such talent and a fantastic piece!

23 Aug LeytonM ‏@leytonmills @NYMTuk Congratulations to the cast and all those involved in the production of the fabulous '13' - it was an evening of sheer delight!

23 Aug Charlotte Peters ‏@Charlieeeee Just saw @MrJasonRBrown 13 by @NYMTuk It is INCREDIBLE! The cast are wonderfully energetic and I cannot recommend the show enough! #goseeit Retweeted by NYMT

23 Aug Jess McCrorie ‏@JessMcCrorie THE show to see in the #WestEnd this week only!! 13 The Musical. @13WestEnd @NYMTuk

23 Aug Alex James Ellison ‏@AlexEllison23 So 13 by @NYMTuk was amazing!! Loved it!! Everyone go and see it in the west end!! Only 2 more days!! @MrJasonRBrown :)

23 Aug Rich ‏@richtomjones Congrats @NYMTuk & @MrJasonRBrown on a fabulous 13 in the West End. Hilarious, heart warming and inspiring!

23 Aug Mark Shenton ‏@ShentonStage My full review for @MrJasonRBrown's musical 13, produced by @NYMTuk, is on @TheStage website here: http://bit.ly/PzijaV 

23 Aug Torquil Munro ‏@torquilmunro @13WestEnd Yeah you all did it - so proud xxxxx

23 Aug Robert Horn ‏@rhorn1 @13WestEnd YEAH TO EVERYONE!!!

23 Aug Chris Cuming ‏@ChrisCuming @fi_tiny_dancer @MrJasonRBrown Get down and see his #13, an amazing night, such energy and innovation from @DrewMcOnie too.

23 Aug Jason Robert Brown ‏@MrJasonRBrown "13" plays 5 more performances at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Ave in the West End! Come see these amazing kids turn it out!

23 Aug Jason Henderson ‏@JasonHen66 @13westend was amazing last night with a flawless direction and score from @MrJasonRBrown

23 Aug Francis Goodhand ‏@francisgoodhand GO AND SEE @13WestEnd by @MrJasonRBrown at the Apollo - exciting and inspiring theatre at its finest, and the most talented cast. Brilliant.

23 Aug Stuart Pymm ‏@Thatkidstuieee @13westend was amazing tonight... well done @MrJasonRBrown... http://wp.me/p26tio-82

23 Aug Paul Clarkson ‏@paul_clarkson1 So pleased 4 @NYMTuk and all cast and creatives on @MrJasonRBrown 's '13' storming it in't West End. have a great rest of the run #cantwait

23 Aug Francis Goodhand ‏@francisgoodhand Congratulations to @jsw @NYMTuk @MrJasonRBrown @DrewMcOnie @torquilmunro and a sensationally talented young cast for @13WestEnd

23 Aug David Plater ‏@drplight Really fantastic show tonight all @13WestEnd @NYMTuk Congrats to all esp @Ben_Sheen you did an amazing job cueing tonight! fantastic work

23 Aug Alison Duguid ‏@Serendipity3112 @13WestEnd lives up to all expectations, memories & experiences so many of us have of/with @NYMTuk & @MrJasonRBrown Congrats and thank you!

23 Aug gemma wortley ‏@gemmawortley @MrJasonRBrown: Oh my God they totally killed it, y'all. I love that cast.” they were amazeballs. You must feel very proud!

22 Aug Tom O'Connell ‏@tomocopro I haven't stood up & cheered so easily at a show/cast as I did just then @13WestEnd - you MUST go see this show if you love musical theatre!

22 Aug West End Wilma ‏@westendwilma A must see this week - @13WestEnd Hilarious, brilliantly choreographed, great Jason Robert Brown songs. These kids will be stars! #fact

22 Aug Jason Robert Brown ‏@MrJasonRBrown Oh my God they totally killed it, y'all. I love that cast.

22 Aug Kate Golledge ‏@kategolledge very proud of amazing friends @DrewMcOnie @torquilmunro @RosieClarkson1 .. @13WestEnd rocks it! @MrJasonRBrown bravo xxx

22 Aug Cristian Valle ‏@Cristian_Valle The fantastic Cast of @13WestEnd WOW!!! You guys SMASH IT!!! AWESOME!! YEAH!!! Well done @MrJasonRBrown @DrewMcOnie @torquilmunro @naojones

22 Aug Ben M Rogers ‏@designforlive @MrJasonRBrown great to discover @13WestEnd fresh, fun, melodic, beautifully rendered & packed w/ high octane choreography by @DrewMcOnie

22 Aug Joe Docherty ‏@JoeDocherty What a great night at the theatre to see "13" by the amazing @MrJasonRBrown. Go see people! Great talent at #nymt

22 Aug Andy Borthwick ‏@Andy_Borthwick @MrJasonRBrown's 13 was unbelievable, highly recommend it to anybody, wish it was on longer. Cast, creative and musicians were incredible!

22 Aug David Rees ‏@DavidLJRees 13 was absolutely amazing!!!!!!! Phenomenal talent on that stage and great to meet the legend @MrJasonRBrown EVERYONE must go!!!!!

22 Aug Simon Greiff ‏@SimGProductions A joyous evening! Huge congrats to all involved @13WestEnd written&directed by @MrJasonRBrown presented by @NYMTuk Go see the Brit talent!

22 Aug Jason Robert Brown ‏@MrJasonRBrown Yay! “@ArianaGrande: Good luck & congrats 2 JRB & the cast of 13 on their West End opening night! Especially @LaurenE_5 Kill it, Charlotte.”

22 Aug Hayley Spong ‏@Spongtastic Catch 13 The Musical @ the Apollo Theatre this week. A wonderful young cast from @NYMTuk & as expected a brilliant score by @MrJasonRBrown

22 Aug Richard Dempsey ‏@Richard_Dempsey Very special eve at The Apollo for @NYMTuk and their wonderful #13WestEnd. Brilliant! Stars of the future!

22 Aug Dom Tighe ‏@domtighe Congrats to all @NYMTuk for a brilliant show at the Apollo for #13WestEnd. Good to see the Company back on such good form.

22 Aug Karen Perkins ‏@wordsbykaren On way back after @NYMTuk's impressive first night for @13WestEnd: go see before closes on Saturday, they're talented kids!

22 Aug Sarah Redmond ‏@SarahARedmond @13westend @NYMTuk @MrJasonRBrown simply 'I love you guy's' that was a delight, thankyou x

22 Aug Nathan Jarvis ‏@nathyjarv @13westend @MrJasonRBrown @nymtuk congratulations on a truly fantastic show! Well done to everyone!!!

22 Aug Louise Toeman ‏@hilltoe Blown away by talent of @NYMTuk in ”13” - just seen future of uk musical theatre - what a night with @paultoemanphoto !

22 Aug Simon Greiff ‏@SimGProductions For 3yrs SimG has championed new writers. @NYMTuk supports & nurtures British talent - for 36 yrs! So proud! Go see @13westend @mrjasonrbrown

22 Aug MICHAEL JIBSON ‏@mikejibson Just seen @NYMTuk's & @MrJasonRBrown's production of @13WestEnd! Just fantastic! Beg, steal or borrow a ticket!! To the cast - INSPIRING!

22 Aug Dougal Irvine ‏@DougalIrvine What a great show @13WestEnd is! Congrats @MrJasonRBrown and @NYMTuk so much fun. :)dx

 

 


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