THUD! THUD! Someone was heading steadily towards the classroom. Somebody with very heavy feet . . .
At the foot of some spooky mountains is a little town with a little school. And there, in a little classroom, Class 3 are about to meet their new teacher. He's big, he has giant hands and he is very VERY ugly. He's . . . the Frankenstein Teacher!
With music and songs by composer Simon Speare, the production is being staged by St. Jude's School (Herne Hill) as part of Herne Hill Music Festival 2017.
We have been awarded a grant by Arts Council England to commission this brand new musical but we need your help in raising the match funding we are committed to put into the project.
Simon Speare and Tony Bradman will work with the pupils to prepare the performance; they will form the a chorus of a class of children, with the roles of The Doctor, Mr Frankenstein, and the Headteacher played by adult professional singers. A professional theatre director will be recruited to develop the performance.
The story tells of how a class at first hate their new and frightening teacher, Mr Frankenstein, due to his appearance. He is actually just a nice man who wants to be a good teacher. The class come to love him when he brings the class hamster back to life...
World premiere performance on Friday 13 October, 7pm-8pm at St. Jude's School, Regent Road, SE24 0EL