Global Musicals LTD
Andy and Wendy Barnes have been independent producers for almost twelve years. They are also the founders of Perfect Pitch, a non-profit company dedicated to the creation, development and production of new British musical theatre which continues to be part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of funded arts organisations. In 2017, they created a new commercial production company, Global Musicals, to produce and general manage new musicals, in the West End and internationally.
This UK tour of SIX marks the inaugural production for ‘Global’ but previous productions Andy and Wendy have produced include The Wiz at the Hackney Empire starring Sharon D. Clarke, several productions of Departure Lounge in Edinburgh, New York, Chicago and in London starring Chris Fountain which was nominated for ‘Best New Musical’ in the Whatsonstage.com Awards. Dr. Foster at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me at the Gene Frankel Theatre in New York, and a UK tour of Dreams Come Out to Play in a co-production with Birmingham Rep.
They are extremely proud to have developed The Go-Between which successfully toured the UK and for which the production was nominated for a Whatsonstage Award for ‘Best New Musical’ and winning the UK Theatre Award for Best Musical. They were Associate Producers on the West End transfer in 2016 starring Michael Crawford.
They were also Associate Producers of the UK tours of When Harry Met Sally starring Rupert Hill, Tell Me on a Sunday starring Claire Sweeney and produced the world premiere of Lift which featured Olivier winner George Maguire and Tony, Grammy and Olivier winner Cynthia Erivo at Soho Theatre which was also nominated for Best Original Music at the Whatsonstage Awards.
Global Musicals next production will be an immersive new musical, Club Mexicano, opening in Jan 2019.