Reviving Classic Musicals

Tuesday 18 February 2020
5.30pm for a 6pm start
St James Tavern, Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5BE 

Some musicals stand the test of time because they continue to reflect contemporary concerns; others continue to be performed due to their nostalgic effects; some musicals simultaneously possess both of these qualities. However, many musicals feature problematic political and cultural representations of people and cultures…

Dr Matt Lockitt is Senior Lecturer in Musical Theatre and is currently directing a production of ‘Stop the World –I Want to Get Off’ to be staged at Theatre Royal Winchester on 20-22 May 2020.

Tavern talks are a series of informal talks on intriguing topics from the University of Winchester's Faculty of Arts. They are open to all and feature short talks followed by opportunities for discussion. There is no charge for entry although numbers are lmited by the size of the venue. Just grab a drink and join us!

If you require any further information, please contact inga.bryden@winchester.ac.uk

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