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Announcing the world premiere of a DIY musical starring… YOU!

Have you ever wanted to star in your own musical or do you have a family member or a stagey friend bursting with talent?

If so, ‘Saving Christmas’ is the ultimate lockdown Christmas present.

Saving Christmas‘Saving Christmas’ is a brilliant way to entertain friends and family by performing an exclusive new 20-minute musical – and sharing the limelight with West End and film star Simon Callow, who has recorded the vocals as Santa Claus, as your co-star!

When Santa and his elves get ill on Christmas Eve with a dose of flu, threatening the delivery of presents around the world, Santa calls on his computer-geek child, Santa Junior, known as SJ, to step up and Save Christmas. But will SJ crack the code to access Santa’s sleigh and deliver billions of presents on time?

‘Saving Christmas’, written non-gender specific from an idea by Steven Dexter, features Story and Book by Steven Dexter & Elliot Davis, Music by Jimmy Jewell and Lyrics by Elliot Davis, Orchestration and Music Production Joe Hood.

It is produced by British Youth Music Theatre (BYMT), the leading national musical theatre organisation for young people.

Luke Bayer and Kayleigh McKnight, who have recorded vocal guide tracks, are BYMT’s alumni who have gone in to achieved success in the West End and beyond.

Music tracks recorded in two keys
Guide vocals by Luke Bayer (‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’) and Kayleigh McKnight (‘Bend it Like Beckham’, Hugh
Jackman’s World Tour)
A show poster and associated materials

The show can be ordered from 19 November and downloaded online from 1 December.
Earlybird offer £30 from 23 November. Amateur performance only.

‘Saving Christmas’ is also a wonderful opportunity for young people to polish their skills before joining BYMT’s National Auditions Tour 2021 in January-February 2021.

Each year BYMT goes on the largest talent search all over the UK and Ireland looking for talented young people aged 11-21 to give them the opportunity to work with professional creative team and star in one of 7-8 brand-new music theatre productions at some of the most prestigious venues around the UK. Since 2003 BYMT has shaped the careers of thousands of young people many of whom currently perform in the West End in such major shows as ‘Les Misérables’, ‘&Juliet’, ‘Hamilton’, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’. Their prestigious alumni include the UK’s Official Number 1 Artist of the Decade 2009-2019 Ed Sheeran and Oscar award-winner Sam Smith, Charlotte Ritchie, Laurence Samuels, Jack Bence, Lucy Griffiths and many others.

‘Saving Christmas’ is a magical solo Christmas musical to be performed by anyone, of any age, anywhere

Story and Book by Steven Dexter & Elliot Davis
Music by Jimmy Jewell
Lyrics by Elliot Davis
Concept by Steven Dexter
Orchestration and Music Production by Joe Hood
with Simon Callow as the Voice of Santa Claus
guide vocal tracks recorded by West End stars Luke Bayer and Kayleigh McKnight


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