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February 2018

Gary’s chapter in The Composer on Screen: Essays on Classical Music Biopics, edited by Paul Fryer. available via bookshops or order direct from McFarland Books here or from Amazon UK (hardback/e-book) here .../ ➝

September 2017

The official National Theatre programme Contents: Stephen Sondheim’s biographer David Benedict on the making of a musical dramatist; composer Gary Yershon on how Sondheim’s songs pointed to a new direction for young composers; Russell Jackson on Ziegfeld and his Follies; and an extract from the diary of the production assistant on the original Broadway production […].../ ➝

May 2017

on The Gramophone blogsite   read Gary’s article here.../ ➝

January 2010

Opera North 2010 programme essay to accompany Jo Davies’ production of Ruddigore. .../ ➝

June 2007

Garsington Opera 2007 programme essay to accompany Martin Duncan’s production of Ariadne auf Naxos..../ ➝

August 2003

all-female company directed by Phyllida Lloyd,

new prologue by Gary Yershon.

Shakespeare’s Globe, Bankside, London.

picture: Donald Cooper

July 2003

Chichester Festival Theatre

Book : Gary Yershon / Music & Lyrics : Jason Carr / Directed by Jeremy Sams

April 2000

essay in Robin Hood in Popular Culture,  edited by Thomas Hahn, published by D.S. Brewer.../ ➝

May 1999

a dramatisation of Pushkin’s poem starring Pam Ferris, Kate Fleetwood, Alex Jennings, Toby Jones, Chris Langham, Kevin McKidd, David Ryall and Donald Sinden. BBC Radio 3 directed by Susan Roberts.../ ➝

May 1999

Pushkin is the father of Russian literature and, arguably, the creator of modern literary Russian language. His poetry is still recited in Russian schools – but how relevant is his work to a nineties audience? To celebrate the bicentenary of Pushkin’s birth, theatre composer Gary Yershon assesses his importance to poets and novelists in post-Communist […].../ ➝

November 1998

Theatre in the Downs – Composer, Lyricist, Writer.../ ➝

December 1996

Everyman Theatre Cheltenham Book, Music and Lyrics by Gary Yershon Directed by Sheila Mander.../ ➝

December 1995

book, music & lyrics Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham.../ ➝

April 1991

Acorn Young People’s Theatre (now Nottingham Youth Theatre) at Nottingham Playhouse.../ ➝

August 1990

by Joseph Wechsberg : abridged in seven parts by Gary Yershon : read by Peter Jones : produced by Susan Roberts.../ ➝

June 1988

book, music and lyrics Everyman Youth Theatre, Cheltenham.../ ➝

December 1983

Book, music and lyrics Derby Playhouse.../ ➝