Absolute must buy for anyone thinking of a career in show bands. And it’s a really good read for anyone remotely interested in musical theatre. Brilliant book, I loved it.
— Steve Turner

"The Essential Musicians Guide to Musical Theatre"


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The Show Musician is the essential guide for all musicians who are looking to work in musical theatre or have an interest in the subject. It gives great insight into the many diverse skills needed to succeed in this competitive industry, in addition to providing information that can help to sustain a long and successful career. Find out what goes on behind the scenes and how you go about preparing for and getting that first break as a show musician.

Topics covered include

                      •How to get work on shows

                      •Preparing for that first break

                      •Depping/Subbing on shows

                      •Working in a Pit environment

                      •Being self employed

                      •Touring with a show

                        and much more...