Librettist/lyricist Robert Gould returns to the Union Theatre with Musicals Shared with Friends - a concert of songs from five new musicals for which he has penned lyrics. Robert Gould is co-writer of the recent highly acclaimed, Offie Award nominated musical My Land's Shore which received its world premiere at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre in February 2017. An album of songs with his lyrics – Words Shared With Friends - with vocals by a stellar cast of West End vocalists, was released in 2014 and was nominated for a Broadwayworld Album Award as Best Compilation Album. He has presented a number of concerts of his songs in London Fringe venues, including two sell-out cabarets of songs written with composer Rob Eyles at The Pheasantry and Favourite Sins And Chocolate Bars with co-writer Alex James Ellison at the Union Theatre.
Musicals Shared With Friends will feature songs from new musicals The Wonderful Musician, Shadow On The Sun, Elephant Juice and Texting And Tweeting The Musical - with music by Rob Eyles, Omri Lahav, Christopher J. Orton and Alex James Ellison - performed by a cast of West End and Off West End singers. The show will also include material from My Land's Shore, performed by stars of the cast from the production at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre.