A mental and physical health workout better than any therapist or fitness regime can provide. Our first read/sing-through with the performers and music. Such talent in the room, so much enthusiasm, laughter, silliness and some pretty dreadful behaviour from the Jumblies! No wonder poor Mr Lear looks so bewildered. STUFF AND NONSENSE. We don’t mindContinue reading “Whoo! Hoo! Our First Read/Sing-Through”
Adam Elms writes our first review of the script for ‘Stuff And Nonsense – The Musical’. ‘It reads beautifully. It’s feeling tight, funny, poignant, and interesting. Loving the Lear character showing shades of mental health trouble but then resolving that we all do – and hinting that sometimes an overactive imagination isn’t a negative thing.Continue reading “Heart, Warmth, Humour and Emotion … that’ll be the Jumblies, then!”
Whoo! Hoo! hoots Mr Owl … two more pieces fit in the puzzle … Ian G., our magnificent recording engineer who has joined the ‘humans-team’ will be recording and mixing the performance for the ‘Cast Recording’ of ‘Stuff And Nonsense – The Musical.‘ Whoo! Hoo! And we’re delighted – yes, Julie Jumbly, someone else toContinue reading “Our ‘Double-Act’ Sound Guys”
Quangle Wangle here, man, it’s a ‘happenin’ thing, man. Diary October 13th 2019, Cossham Hall, Thornbury for the first outing of my show, ‘Stuff and Nonsense – The Musical’ … Mr Lear here, excuse me! It’s not your show, if it belongs to anyone, it’s probably little old meesy! A bit of a grumpbucket sometimes,Continue reading “It’s A ‘Happenin’ Thing, Man!”
That’s more than enough rest, time to get active again. You humans have some sort of fascination with time .. diaries and dates and instant notifications and busy, busy, busy. The bees have nothing on you. So, get cracking with the dates, let’s get this show on the rowed! (sic)
Zzzz Zzzz Zzzz Taking a well-earned rest to build up their strength, the Jumblies are preparing for their highly-anticipated entry into the wide world. They might be resting but the creative team are still at work, refining and honing ideas ready for further conversations with theatres across the land.
The Jumblies wanted to say a special thankyou to Kay, Rich, James, Dave, Helen, Nat, Alice and Adam for bringing their characters to life. Thankyou! They’re still buzzing with excitement after the workshop and feedback which resulted in some minor changes with major impact. For example by changing …. ssssh! ‘It’s another secret – don’tContinue reading “‘Thankyou!’ say the Jumblies”
What fun we had at our workshop … 3 hours of laughter and improvisation. And then even more laughter, mingled with a touch of pathos. Well done guys. A big thanks to our wonderful actors – Kay, Rich, James, Dave, Helen, Nat, Alice, Adam. Fantastic to hear the words on paper be delivered with suchContinue reading “Disney Meets League Of Gentlemen”
The full score is for a band of 4 musicians – piano/keyboard, wind/reeds, string bass and drum set. The actor musicians will be playing a range of instruments including flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, guitars and accordian. This is intended to produce a flavoursome and colourful musical extravaganza to match the ‘bonkers’ storytelling and dance.
Well thanks a lot for that comment! Really, thanks a lot!!! Actually that’s just the sort of response we love to receive about our show. The more bonkers, odd, madcap and crazy the better. Our workshopping session has been arranged for January 30th and we’ve a fantastic group of musician/performers lined up and fully preparedContinue reading “Totally ‘Bonkers!’”