The Gala opening of the Susie Sainsbury Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music consisted of a celebration of the music of Claude-Michel Schönberg performed by the Academy 2018 Musical Theatre Company and Orchestra.
Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London
26th April 2018
Director – James Powell
Musical Director – Daniel Bowling
Musical Staging – Chrissy Cartwright
Designer – David Harris
Lighting Designer – Jake Wiltshire (Jake’s photos are here)
Sound Designer – Mike Walker
Sound Operator – Chris Simpson
Radio Mic Team – Charlie Smith,
Some 50 channels of Sennheiser D9000 and 16 channels of Sennheiser 5000 radio mics were used across the 37 cast members, a guest appearance from Matt Lucas (as both Thenardiers), guest speakers, onstage musicians, and the 45-piece orchestra.