Shoenfeld and Burt website

We’ve taken the plunge and gotten ourselves a lovely new writing team website! Check out to see what Amir and I are up to!

Otto at BEAM 2023

BEAM is the UK’s largest showcase of new musical theatre, this year taking place in the Oxford Playhouse from 25th-26th of May. Selected from 265 pitches around the UK, 29 shows were featured, of which Otto Weidt’s Brush and Broom Workshop for the Blind was proud to be one. Our fabulous team of actors; Gillian […]

‘Otto Weidt’s Brush and Broom Workshop for the Blind’ R&D

Eight creatives stand in a row smiling in front of a multi-coloured background.

What an inspiring R&D week at Theatr Clwyd for our show — Otto Weidt’s Brush & Broom Workshop for the Blind! We simply couldn’t be more thankful for the insightful contributions of this top-tier team of theatre makers and legendary humans – Amy Leach, Benjamin Wilson, Karina Jones, Jo Mousley, Tafsila Khan, Rio Matchett and […]

Cameron Mackintosh Resident Musical Theatre Writing Team

Amir Shoenfeld and I are ECSTATIC to be the first Cameron Mackintosh Resident Writing Team, partnering with Theatr Clwyd! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 We are humbled and so, so grateful to Mercury Musical Developments, Musical Theatre Network, Theatr Clwyd and the Cameron Mackintosh Foundation for this opportunity. We will be working on our new musical while we learn from the wonderful people […]

‘Sheila the Tiny Turtle’ on Bite-Sized Broadway

‘Sheila the Tiny Turtle’ is released! From her humble beginnings at Book Music and Lyrics, Amir Shoenfeld and I are so excited to have our very Aussie mini-musical be included in the Bite-Sized Broadway podcast, produced by IndieWorks Theatre Company Give it a listen as well as our little interview afterwards! Listen here! Thank you […]

Hosking Houses Trust and MMD Residency

Mercury Musical Developments is delighted to announce the first recipients of the Hosking Houses Trust Writers’ Residency. Following an extensive review of high-quality applications from female identifying musical theatre writers and composers from across the UK, Susannah Pearse has been selected to receive the first residency in February 2021, which includes 3 weeks in an idyllic, well equipped cottage […]

Signal Online 6

‘Rich, Dead Saint’ Debuted at SIGNAL ONLINE 6 Introducing a new project, Amir and Caitlyn sing ‘Rich, Dead, Saint’ from their work based on 90s computer game, Grim Fandango at Signal Online 6. WATCH BELOW

Best of Friends

Lucy and her friends sing and dance to our new song, ‘Best of Friends’, where they realise how boring it would be if everyone was the same.

What’s On Stage

Read the What’s On Stage article announcing the upcoming Signal Online, featuring our new song, ‘It’s You’, by Amir Shoenfeld and Caitlyn Burt. READ HERE

‘It’s You’ debuted at the first ever SIGNAL Online

In the midst of cancelations and isolations, Adam Lenson’s Signal performance decided to keep its scheduled date, swapping what would have been a live BEAM2020 event, for a ground-breaking online format. Direct from composer’s houses all over the globe, SIGNAL ONLINE streamed live performances of new musical works. Making its debut, ‘It’s You’, from our new musical ‘Out […]