The men behind the Beast

King Kong: The Eighth Wonder of the World is inarguably going to be one of the landmark theatrical events of 2013.

With celebrated director Daniel Kramer at the helm, the award-winning Global Creatures producing and a score written by Marius De Vries, it’s got all the makings of a classic theatrical spectacular. In fact, Australian national newspaper The Age has already noticed just that, picking the show as one its most anticipated productions of the next few years.

Ahead of King Kong: The Eighth Wonder of the World’s opening in June 2013; we’re helping to build anticipation and buzz to a fever pitch. To do this, we’re developing podcasts that take committed fans and the uninitiated alike into the world of King Kong: The Eighth Wonder of the World – revealing fascinating insights into the journey and development of this epic show. Each month, a new aspect of the production will be teased through a combination of exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the creative team.

As King Kong: The Eighth Wonder of the World features everything from revamped 1930s Broadway classics and dazzling new contemporary songs through to opulent costumes, awe-inspiring sets and a creature that fills the stage, they’ll be plenty to learn more about!

Have a look at the first behind the scenes video below, featuring an introduction to the world of the show by director Daniel Kramer.