From Duncan Sheik, the Tony Award-winning composer of Spring Awakening and the recent American Psycho, comes new musical Whisper House. Making its debut in 2010 at California’s Old Globe Theatre, Whisper House features a rock score of songs with lyrics by Kyle Jarrow. A lesson in learning how to embrace the unknown, this ghostly tale is an unforgettable story influenced by parts of Sheik’s childhood when he spent time in Hilton Head, South Carolina, sharing ghost stories with his friends near the iconic lighthouse of Harbour Town.
A cast of West End regulars lead this production, including Dianne Pilkington, Niamh Perry, Simon Bailey and Simon Lipkin and are joined by Nicholas Goh, Fisher Costello-Rose and Stanley Jarvis.
World War II rages on. When his father’s plane is shot down in battle, Christopher is sent to live in a remote town on the East Coast of America, in an eerie lighthouse owned by his Aunt, who he has never met. Finding himself in an unfamiliar environment with his relative and her mysterious Japanese housekeeper, Christopher feels unsettled and begins to hear strange music seeping through the walls of the lighthouse. Perhaps he is not himself, but he could swear the voices are warning him of real danger. And as time passes, the ghostly whispers become something much louder…
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