Call out: Composer & Writer needed for 10 Minute Musicals at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

An innovative development programme to support musical theatre professionals is coming to the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch on Tuesday 2 October having had two successful years in Wales. 10 Minute Musicals is organised and delivered by Leeway Productions in partnership with Wales Millennium Centre.

10 Minute Musicals is looking for fresh innovative voices who are willing to push boundaries and play with form; creatives with a passion for the continued development of their practice.

Composers, playwrights, lyricists, librettists, poets and musicians in Essex / East London who are interested in being involved in this project should register their interest by emailing by Wednesday 22 August. Expressions of interest can be submitted as an individual artist or as an existing writer/composer team. Please send your name, email address, phone number and a short example of your work along with a CV / Bio and what you wish to gain from this opportunity. Applicants must be able to commit 3 weekend workshop dates in September and will share their work at the 10 Minute Musical event on Tuesday 2 October at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch.

Leeway Productions director Angharad Lee said, ‘We encourage a continued conversation with creatives and believe that this creative development project is a great springboard towards casting a new light on how you usually work’.

Angharad added that 10 Minute Musicals includes networking, development and examining of current practice and provides the support artists need when evolving, progressing and advancing their writing skills for this genre.

For more information about this creative development project and applying visit or email

Tickets for 10 Minute Musicals can be purchased for just £10.50 and is open to the public. To book, call the Box Office on 01708 443333 or visit