Global Musicals LTD
Wendy and Andy Barnes have been independent producers for fifteen years. In 2017, they founded Global Musicals Ltd, to commercially produce and general manage new musicals, in the West End and internationally. They are also the joint founders of Perfect Pitch, a non-profit company dedicated exclusively to supporting new British musical theatre, proudly part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of funded arts organisations. SIX marked the inaugural production for Global Musicals receiving five Olivier Award nominations and winning several awards along the way, including the WhatsOnStage Audience Award for Best Musical Production and the Jeff Award for Best New Musical. They continue to produce the show around the world. Most recently they have opened The Choir of Man, currently running at the Arts Theatre, West End. Andy and Wendy’s previous joint producing credits include: Lift (Soho Theatre), featuring George Maguire and Cynthia Erivo, nominated for a WhatsOnStage Award for Best Music; The Great British Musical (Criterion Theatre), hosted by Stephen Fry and starring Alfie Boe; Through the Door (Trafalgar Studios); Club Mex (Hope Mill Theatre); The Little Beasts (The Other Palace); From Up Here (South Hill Park); The House of Mirrorsand Hearts (Arcola, London). As development producers: The Go-Between (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Royal & Derngate, Northampton & Derby Live – Winner of the U.K. Theatre Award for Best Musical); Pieces of String (Mercury Theatre, Colchester), nominated for Best Musical U.K. Theatre Awards. As associate producers: The Go-Between (The Apollo Theatre, starring Michael Crawford). Andy’s other producer credits include: The Wiz (Hackney Empire); Departure Lounge (Off-West End), nominated for Best New Musical, WhatsOnStage Awards; Doctor Foster (Menier Chocolate Factory); Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Gene Frankel Theatre, New York) and Dreams Come Out to Play (Birmingham Rep).