Wigmore & Green
WRITER & COMPOSER
Caroline and Jen have been writing together since meeting at Goldsmiths University in 2011, where they were both awarded MAs in writing for musical theatre.
Their shows include THE GINGERBREAD MAN (Singapore Repertory Theatre 2019); Michael Morpurgo's MIMI AND THE MOUNTAIN DRAGON (ongoing UK tour 2016-2019); CHILDREN OF THE NEW FOREST (Youth Music Theatre UK 2017); THE LEGEND OF WHITE BEAR LAKE (YMT UK 2016); THE BACHELOR GIRLS (YMT UK 2015, Weston College 2016); VAN WINKLE – A FOLK MUSICAL (S&S Award finalist 2014).
Originally from Minnesota, USA, Caroline is now a dual citizen. With a background in writing pop, singer/songwriter and folk music, she is particularly drawn to stories based on classic literature, folk stories and historical fiction. Caroline completed a self-designed Bachelor's Degree at the University of Minnesota in musical theatre writing.
Jen read music at Worcester College, Oxford, where she studied with Robert Saxton and she also works as an orchestrator. Credits include: DR DOLITTLE (UK Tour 2018-19); I FEEL LOVE and 12 HOURS TO PLEASE ME (BBC Radio 2/BBC 4); CHICKEN LITTLE (Singapore Repertory Theatre); BAKU 2017: ISLAMIC SOLIDARITY GAMES (ISSF); WASTED (work in progress, West Yorkshire Playhouse); BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 75, JFK: MINUTE BY MINUTE, THE DAMBUSTERS 70 YEARS ON and TITANIC: MINUTE BY MINUTE (BBC Radio 2); BAKU 2015: 1STEUROPEAN GAMES (European Olympic Committee); FROM HACKNEY TO HOLLYWOOD: THE DON BLACK SONGBOOK (Senbla Productions); A MUSICAL NIGHT OF QUEEN (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic).
As co-orchestrator: Carl Davis’s CHAPLIN THE TRAMP (Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava 2019); Carl Davis’s THE GREAT GASTBY (Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre 2019); THE QUEEN AND I (Sky One); SYMPHONIC POP(Royal Philharmonic Orchestra); TIM RICE: A LIFE IN SONG (Senbla Productions); ELAINE PAIGE FAREWELL TOUR (SJM Concerts).
As assistant/associate orchestrator: SHE LOVES ME (Menier Chocolate Factory); DANCE ‘TIL DAWN (UK Tour & Aldwych Theatre); I CAN’T SING! THE X-FACTOR MUSICAL (London Palladium); CANDIDE (Menier Chocolate Factory); NATIONAL THEATRE: 50 YEARS ON STAGE (National Theatre/BBC 2); SYMPHONIC COLDPLAY (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra).