Annemarie Lewis Thomas
Her composing credits include: CCTV, The Open Door, Girl In The Ashes, Sunnyville, Great Expectations, Fool’s Gold all for YMT. She composed the music for Bryony Lavery’s play Her Aching Heart for Drill Hall and La Pucelle at Ovalhouse. She also wrote the music for The Roaring Girl and Man is Man both at the Finborough. In collaboration with Phil Willmott, Annemarie wrote the music to Around the World in 80 Days, (published by Samuel French), which has been performed both in the UK and Germany. Uncle Ebenezer commissioned by BAC and The Wolf Boys commissioned by the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. Since 2007 Annemarie has written several pieces for the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds incuding: the score for Black Eyed Susan (which reopened the Theatre after its major refurbishment), plus the music/lyrics for the critically acclaimed pantomimes Cinderella and The Glass Slipper (2007), Puss in Boots (2008) and Jack and the Beanstalk (2009). This collaboration continued for The MTA with Aladdin (2013) and Beauty and the Beast (2014). Along with book writer Nick Stimson, Annemarie has written 5 musicals for The MTA, Dangerous Daughters (2010), Celebs Anon (2011) and The Sunshine Gang (2012), The Ballad of Kitty Jay (2013), Just the Ticket (2014). In 2013 Annemarie wrote the songs for the UK tour of Boxed In for Shifting Sands Theatre Company. In 2009 Annemarie opened the award-winning drama college The MTA (School of the Year - The Stage 100 Awards 2012).