Adam Lenson
Discourse about musical theatre, formal disruption, creative technology and other things.
Created 09 Apr 2021
  • #5 - Lineage
    18 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Shows don’t come from nowhere. They are touched by tens if not hundreds of people and organisations on their road to production. But yet I have noticed that people love to act as if they were solely r...
  • #4 - Who Decides?
    11 Nov 2021 • 10 min read • 2 3
    My shows have been reviewed a lot at this point. I think I have had more than a hundred reviews of new musicals that I have produced or directed. And I can honestly count on one hand the reviews that ...
  • #3 - Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.
    04 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 5 2
    With word this week that another commercial producer was buying London’s The Other Palace to again try and make it a home for new musical theatre I was struck by these words in an interview with retur...
  • #2 - Unlocking musical theatre
    28 Oct 2021 • 13 min read • 3 6
    I owe a lot to cast recordings and to bootlegs. My first encounters with any musical theatre was through cast recordings. Initially this took the form of cassettes listened to in the car with key exam...
  • #1 - Hating the right things
    21 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 5 4
    I spend a lot of time talking about my dismay at the actions, words, and attitudes of two men; Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber. I also spend a lot of time feeling dismayed at the gap betwee...
  • #0 - A new start
    15 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Those of you who follow me on twitter will know I use it as a space to share thoughts and ideas about the musical theatre, form, craft and landscape. Lately these ideas have also branched into thought...
  • Discourse about musical theatre
    09 Apr 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to COUNTERPOINT by Adam Lenson by me, Adam Lenson. Director, Producer and Technical Producer | Mostly musicals. But good musicals. Ones that you would like. Especially you! 🔥 @ALPmusicals 🖥️...
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