About Sarah



Sarah is a musical theatre researcher, practitioner and academic. She writes about musical theatre history with a particular focus in uncovering the work that women do in the arts and addressing gaps in the history of the musical.

As a dramaturg she has collaborated and advised on a range of projects from site-specific immersive theatre to West End musicals. As a lyricist and librettist, she writes extremely silly songs with James Lovelock.

You can read some of her work here:

(2018) Boublil and Schonberg’s Les Miserables 4THW, Routledge

(2017) – ‘For the First Time in Forever – Locating Frozen as a feminist Disney musical’ for The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen ed. by George Rodosthenous (Bloomsbury Methuen)

(2017) – ‘Jersey Boys (2014): The Contemporary Jukebox Musical and its audience’ for Twenty-First Century Musicals: From Stage to Screen ed. by George Rodosthenous (Routledge)

(2016) ‘‘Next you’re Franklin Shepard Inc.?’: Composing the Broadway musical, a study of Kurt Weill’s working practices’ Studies in Musical Theatre 10 (2), 163-176

(2012) Two different roads to new musicals in 2011 London: London Road and Road Show, Studies in Musical Theatre from: https://doi-org.ezproxy.wlv.ac.uk/10.1386/smt.5.3.305_1