After its Broadway debut, Sting’s first musical, The Last Ship, returns to its roots in Newcastle before touring the UK. The show is inspired by Sting’s childhood experiences and follows the demise of the shipbuilding industry in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear.
Producers: Karl Sydow, Kathy Schenker
Writers: Sting, Brian Yorkey, John Logan, Lorne Campbell
Director: Lorne Campbell
Associate producer: Ivan Mactaggart
Status: Opened on 21st March 2018. Next tour will open at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in January 2020