LAURENCE MARK WYTHE is the UK's leading breakthrough creator of new musical theatre. His 2011 off-Broadway musical TOMORROW MORNING was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway musical, having previously won a 2009 Jeff Award for its production in Chicago.
He is currently writing the musical GIRLFRIENDS, for Korean producer Chun Soo Shin. The show will be workshopped in 2011.
THROUGH THE DOOR (book by Judy Freed), premiered in the West End in November 2009 and was previously showcased at the Trafalgar Studios in London in the Perfect Pitch festival of the best new British musicals in 2008.
THE LOST CHRISTMAS, a festive family musical played in a 2009 production at the Exchange Studio, Hazlitt Theatre Maidstone. The show has been featured at Perfect Pitch in the West End and at the Mick Jagger Centre in Dartford, Kent in the UK.
As composer/lyricist: TOMORROW MORNING (Greenhouse Theater, Chicago Illinois 2008; Spirit of Broadway Theater, Norwich Connecticut 2008; Stages Festival of New Musicals, Theatre Building Chicago 2007; New End Theatre London 2006); THE LOST CHRISTMAS (Trafalgar Studios London, Perfect Pitch Showcase 2008; Mick Jagger Centre, Dartford, 2007); CR7 - CANCER CONTROL FORCE (commissioned by Cancer Research UK/BBC Tomorrow's World Roadshow, Birmingham NEC, Wembley Exhibition Centre plus UK tour - over 100 performances); A TRAGEDY OF ERRORS (Cambridge Summer Music Festival 2002; Theatre Street School of Performing Arts London 2004); IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME (Regent Concert Hall, Gt Yarmouth, 2000) CINDERELLA (Westminster Theatre 2001); ROBIN HOOD (Lewisham Broadway Theatre, 1998); MAKING WAVES (Fox Theatre North London 1995).
Recordings: TOMORROW MORNING (Original London Cast); THE LOST CHRISTMAS (Studio Cast Album); TOMORROW MORNING (Chicago Cast Recording).
Awards: TOMORROW MORNING 2009 Jeff Award for Best Musical and Best Artistic Specialization (Film & Video design); 3rd place in 2006 Best Musical category Theatre Radio Awards; nominated for 4 Spirit Awards in Norwich Connecticut including Best Score and Best Lyrics.
Publications: The vocal selections sheet music book of TOMORROW MORNING was published in Summer 2009.