Country Dream is the first UK country musical, and one of the first country musicals ever
Country Dream is a musical about Ashleigh Dayton, a young, adopted mixed-race woman who flees her abusive, adoptive father and battles prejudice to succeed as a country music star in Nashville. On her journey, she reunites with her birth parents, country legend Donna Mae Travers and Nashville DA Garrison Hendricks, and she discovers the black roots of country music.
Country Dream was featured at BEAM 2018 at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Ashleigh Dayton was played by Jenaya Robertshaw and Donna Mae Travers was played by Lindsay O'Mahony
Stars, Ashleigh's opening number from Country Dream, was a finalist in the Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Competition 2018
A new version of That Bottle Ain't Your Friend, another song from Country Dream, was featured on the No.1 UK Country Album, A Country Soul.
Running time: 2hrs 30 mins
Cast: 8 minimum