Sue Casson's first musical, Two Tigers, based on the life of short story writer Katherine Mansfield, was a Vivian Ellis Finalist (1986) and subsequently produced at The Pleasance Edinburgh. Discover what came next by clicking an image.
Premiered Edinburgh 2014 and touring
A song cycle exploring the birth of human rights in Europe.
Nationwide tour 1990s
20th anniversary revival
London, Edinburgh, Dublin
Edinburgh and London fringe
A musical revue of the Thatcher years
A masque in progress based on the Greek myth.
London Arcola in Grimeborn's first season
Also with poet Simon Rae,
Casson has written songs for
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PRESIDENT UBU,
(Oxford OFS and Edinburgh Fringe)
Last Call for Nefertiti -
premiered at Edinburgh 2016.
current solo show
from a woman, a piano...
Workshopped on the London Fringe and premiered at the Edinburgh Festival
In addition, with Simon Rae, Casson has written songs for two children's shows
THE PIRATE, THE POTATO, THE CAMEL ... and THE PIRATE AND THE POTATO IN SPACE
(The Space, Edinburgh, Thorndike Leatherhead)
Between 2004 and 2010 Sue Casson worked on
a series of summer shows and nativities
in her local 'outstanding' OFSTED rated school, encouraging children of all primary ages
to create and perform their own work.
It culminated in a collaborative presentation of
5 Kent schools celebrating the cultural Olympiad at The Stag Theatre, as part of the Sevenoaks Festival.
St John's School
‘foot tapping fiddle music...
catchy all-cast numbers’
The poems of Rupert Brooke,
James Logie Robertson and Neil Munro