Saturday, 30 July 2016

John & Jen transferring to Union Theatre

Off-Broadway musical John & Jen is transferring to the Union Theatre following its engagement at the Lantern Theatre in Liverpool earlier this year.

The show will run between 12th and 17th September 2016. The production stars James Lacey as John and Sharon Byatt as Jen. Sam Donovan directs with musical direction by George Francis and design by Sean Gibbons.

With music and book by Andrew Lippa and lyrics and book by Tom GreenwaldJohn & Jen first ran in New York in 1995.

Jen and her younger brother John vow to always be there for each. When Jen leaves for college before the beginning of the Vietnam War, John is left to fall under the influence of his abusive father and joins the Navy. This musical explores the relationships between siblings and, later, between a mother and her son, set against the backdrop of a changing America.

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