MTN Development Award

We are delighted to announce our shortlist for the Musical Theatre Network Development Award in collaboration with Curve, Leicester.

(In no particular order)

Weekend Rockstars by Middle Child Theatre


Titania – A Solo Cabaret by Moon Fool






The Great Downhill Journey of Little Tommy by Theater aan Zee and Richard Jordan Productions








Broken Windows by più








Five Feet in Front (The Ballad of Little Johnnie Wylo) by The Letter Room







Hemmed In by New Celts Productions and Lost Lock Productions









The Musical Theatre Network Development Award, is being offered to an artist or company presenting work at the Edinburgh Fringe. It is designed to identify individuals or organisations demonstrating real potential in the creation of new musical theatre, which might be a company experimenting with new styles, a composer showing skill in creating original work or a creative team using song and music in different ways.

Click here to read Caroline Routh’s article explaining the inspiration behind this years Development Award.


Joe Smith, Old Vic Productions
"The Musical Theatre Network/Mercury Musical Developments partnership project is exactly what we all need to stimulate everyone interested in creating new musicals to come together and forge new ways of working".
Joe Smith, Old Vic Productions