Godspell (2012)

TGEMM blog

This production was a creative challenge from the outset. The club’s usual venue was closed for renovations, and the previous production had been mounted at a local primary school.

This time, the show was to be performed in a church – which makes sense due to the nature of the show – but that meant that traditional performing space was unavailable.

How to utilise the aisles, the choir stalls, and the pulpit? Sure, we could have restricted the show to the available floor space but that seemed too low key. The church was a great venue – how to use a place where people congregate in a new way?

I designed this poster, inspired by the original Broadway poster by David Edward Byrd

For me, Godspell was a musical with a great concept and wonderful music, but I couldn’t get the images from the film out of my mind –…

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