A story of return, reconciliation and rehearsals with Mum in the world of musical theatre. Step-ball-changing between suburb and city, I, AmDram minds the gap between the identities we assert and the worlds we leave.
★★★★★ “A Generation Z Caroline Aherne!” To Do List
In this unique piece of storytelling performance, Hannah Maxwell hops a train back to her hometown (of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire), taking a whistle-stop tour of 90 years of musical theatre heritage in the process. She still remembers every line of the Welwyn Thalians’ 2010 production of My Fair Lady, but nine years in London as a “learned urban lesbian” have left her struggling to find the key.
★★★★★ “Pure Gold” - Adelaide Advertiser
Developed through the Starting Blocks programme at Camden People’s Theatre, this unique story has charmed audiences across the UK, Europe and Australia, including at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 and Adelaide Fringe 2020. Supported by Arts Council England and the Welwyn Thalians Musical and Dramatic Society (est 1929).