Khiyon Hursey in Concert
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Writer and composer Khiyon Hursey will make his much anticipated London debut this summer at The Other Palace, showcasing work from stage musicals, films, upcoming productions and shows in development. He will be joined for the evening by composer and lyricist Julian Hornik, award-winning singer-songwriter Cheeyang Ng and incredible West End performers Allyson Ava-Brown (Hamilton), Renée Lamb (SIX, Cake) and Nathan Lorainey-Dineen (Lordin) from & Juliet and Motown. Joseph Atkins will play keys.
Khiyon recently co-wrote the songs for the Apple TV+ musical Spirited with Oscar Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, which stars Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, and Octavia Spencer and features the critically acclaimed Good Afternoon shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. After graduating from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Songwriting, he got his start as the music assistant on the off-Broadway and Broadway productions of Hamilton and the Grammy Award-winning cast album.
Khiyon is based in Los Angeles and New York. He was a staff writer for Soundtrack on Netflix and is currently co-writing Love in America, a movie musical to be produced by Issa Rae. Amongst many other accolades, he was the recipient of the 2020 Stephen Schwartz Award for which he wrote the song Higher, performed by Eden Espinosa.
New Frame Productions produce this one-night-only performance, showcasing astonishing new musical theatre writing.