TRIGGER THEATRE – [Title of Show] the musical

In a time when the world seems to be stood still, this reimagined digital production of [Title of Show] explores two questions:

How do artists still create in the midst of a global pandemic? And – perhaps more importantly – how do people communicate and connect in 2021, when human connection is of upmost importance, but seems impossible.

[Title of Show] is a musical that chronicles its own creation from inception to opening night on Broadway – in other words, it’s a musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical.

Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers, hear about a new digital musical theatre festival. However, the deadline for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends Susan, Heidi and Mary.

With the cast in place, Jeff and Hunter begin a conversation about what to write about. Eventually, Jeff suggests they write about what to write about.

They make a pact to write up until the festival’s deadline and dream about the show changing their lives.

“[Title of Show]” – – taken from the space on the festival’s application form which asks for the [title of show] – – follows Hunter, Jeff and their friends on their journey through the gauntlet of creative self-expression.

They write and perform their show at the festival and learn lessons about themselves as people, friends and artists. [Title of Show] is, above all, a love letter to musical theatre, and to the joy of collaboration.

Trigger Theatre present their debut piece, the 2009 Tony Award Nominated Musical, [Title of Show]. This brand new company is formed by collaborators – and long time best friends – Andrew Gardiner and Ellie Higgins, two theatre artists who met during training at university back in 2013. Feeling creatively stunted and stagnant thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, Andrew and Ellie set out to find a project that sparked them, little did they know that stumbling across [Title of Show] would result in an experience that not only transformed their creative process, but also their lives forever.

[Title of Show] is available to stream online at 7pm on Friday 25th of June and audiences have access to watch at any time until 7pm on Sunday 27th of June 2021.

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