Back by popular demand for 2017, our Brighton Bites series offer short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into shows performing at England’s largest arts festival. Hopefully, they will whet your appetite to try something new at this year’s Brighton Fringe.
Here, JW Productions tell us about their show, This Boy Tom, which they’ll be performing at Ralli Hall.
How would you describe your show in one sentence?
A gripping, energised, and contemporary musical aimed at young people aged 10-16.
Why Brighton Fringe for this show?
Brighton is ou hometown, and we love the fringe. a fantastic place to try something new – anything goes!
How have you been preparing for Brighton Fringe?
Rehearsals with our cast have been brilliant fun and hard. It’s been great fun putting all the songs and routines together. We are looking forward to putting all our on stage, for the first time, in a few weeks time.
What do you think sets your show apart from all the other festival offerings?
Our production features 10 children aged 9-13, however, they are professional actors with fantastic West-End credits. This Boy Tom is unique in that respect!
What’s the show that you don’t want to miss at this year’s Brighton Fringe (apart from your own)?
Windmill Young Actors production of Agamemnon at The Warren. We love this company’s fringe show each year!
What’s the best bit of advice you’ve ever been given for performing at a Fringe Festival?
One’s an audience, two’s a crowd!
If your show was a flavour of ice cream being sold on Brighton Pier, what would it be?
Definitely Cookie Dough!
This Boy Tom runs at Brighton Fringe 10, 13, 14, 17, 21, 24 May & 2 Jun 2017.
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