Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.
Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.
Jamie is terrified about the future.
Jamie is going to be a sensation.
Supported by his brilliant, loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies, and steps out of the darkness into the spotlight.
Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.
Please note: The acting edition currently sold is intended for perusal only and may not be used in performance.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie premiered at the Crucible
Theatre, Sheffield, on 13 February 2017, directed by Jonathan Butterell.
In November 2017, the musical transferred to the West End at the Apollo
Theatre, with most of the Crucible Theatre cast returning. The West End
production is currently on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will
resume when restrictions are lifted.
20th Century Studios is releasing its film adaptation of the musical, directed by Jonathan Butterell, on 26 February, 2021.