Between 2007-2009 Annemarie wrote for the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds inc: the score for Black Eyed Susan (which reopened the Theatre after its major refurbishment), plus the music/lyrics for the critically acclaimed pantomimes Cinderella and the Glass Slipper(2007), Puss in Boots (2008) and Jack and the Beanstalk (2009) all written with Daniel O’Brien.
This collaboration continued for The MTA with Aladdin (2013) and Beauty and the Beast (2014).
Other MD/arrranging credits include: UK No 1 tours of Annie, Totally Frocked Up, Stage Stars and Spirit of the Musicals, the Irish premiere of Rent(for which she was the first person outside of Broadway to collaborate with the Larson estate to produce new arrangements); Martin Charnin’s 9 And a Half Quid Revue at the King’s Head; the UK premieres of Victor/Victoria, The Ultimate Man and Reefer Madness all at the Bridewell: the UK premiere of Naked Boys Singing at Madame Jo Jos: Pendragon for the NYMT on tour in Japan, Funeral Games, Dick Daredevil, South Pacific and Kiss and Tell all at the Drill Hall, London, the latter of which she also wrote the songs.
She has worked regularly with Perfect Pitch notably MD’ing’ From Up Here in its West End Showcase.
It was during these early years in Europe that Darrin met his first wife Katina and consequently his first child Abby Zinger was born in 1991. During his years in England Darrin was diagnosed with Testicular Cancer in his late 20’s.
Darrin played junior hockey throughout BC and eventually followed his passion to Europe.
He was quite industrious to do this because at that time it meant writing letters to teams all over Europe to see if there was an opportunity to try out and play.
Her composing credits include: Dangerous Nights at Jermyn Street; Mulan, Island of Clowns and Back to Front all the NYMT; CCTV, The Open Door, Girl In The Ashes, Sunnyville, Great Expectations, Fool’s Gold all for the YMT: UK.
She composed the music for Bryony Lavery’s play Her Aching Heart for Drill Hall and La Pucelle at the Oval House.