• Drum Set and Percussion Setups from Musical Theatre and More

Next to Normal - International - Tim Collins

Tim Collins' setup for Next to Normal at Macquarie University in New South Wales, Australia.

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Life After - International - Jamie Drake

Jamie Drake's setup for the premiere of Life After at the Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto, Canada.

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Alex Zarzalejo - Don Juan: The Musical

Alex's combined setup for Don Juan: The Musical at the Teatro de la Luz Philips in Madrid, Spain.

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La Boheme - International - Mio Chang

Mio Chang's setup for La Boheme at the Hamming Theater in Tokyo, Japan.

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Jamie Drake - Uncovered: The Music of Simon and Garfunkel

Jamie's setup for Uncovered: The Music of Simon and Garfunkel as put on by Acting Up Stage Company in Toronto, Canada at the beautiful Koerner Hall.

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Mary Poppins - International - Nick Apivor

Nick Apivor's combined set up for Mary Poppins at the Western Canada Theatre in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

"As I was the only percussionist I needed to cover both percussion 1 and 2 books."

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The Producers - International - Lindsay Kaul

Lindsay Kaul’s percussion setup for The Producers at The Players Theater in Port Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia.

“Due to a lack of players in a small theatre community in Regional NSW, Australia, I took up the parts of keyboard, harp, oboe and percussion.”

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Hairspray - International - Tim Sellars

Tim Sellars' drum set setup for Hairspray at the Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, New Zealand for Showbiz Christchurch.

"You'll notice that I have a heavy set up of gear on my left side and this is due to me playing open handed."

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Hairspray - International - Craig Given

Craig Given's percussion setup for Hairspray at the Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, New Zealand for Showbiz Christchurch.

"I made some special double sided mallets to deal with the fast changes between glock and timpani in 'I Can Hear the Bells'"

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Ragtime - International - Craig Given

Craig Given's combined book setup for Ragtime at the National Academy for Singing and Dramatic Art (3rd Year Students Production) in Christchurch, New Zealand.

“I decided to take the two books (drum set and percussion) and combine as much as possible into a single book.”

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Evita - International - Craig Given

Craig Given’s percussion setup for Showbiz Christchurch’s production of Evita at the Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, New Zealand.

“I enjoyed being able to mix guaguanco and samba influenced conga rhythms in this tune, along with some nice opportunities for timbale fills and cascara patterns.”

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Evita - International - Tim Sellars

Tim Sellars’ drum set setup for Showbiz Christchurch’s production of Evita at the Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, New Zealand.

“You may notice that I have the majority of my cymbals on my left side as well as a floor tom to the left of the hi-hat. This is due to me being a left hander, playing on a right handed kit.”

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - International - Rob Holinaty

Rob Holinaty’s setup for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Drury Lane Theatre in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

“Incorporating the electronics has saved me a lot of space without sacrificing parts of the score.”

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The Wizard of Oz - International - George English

George English’s setup for The Wizard of Oz at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

"As you’ll see from the photos, there’s a large amount of gear, some might say excessive..."

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Chicago - International - Tim Sellars

Tim Sellars' setup for Chicago at the Court Theatre in Christchurch, New Zealand.

"For the ‘clank’ sound I went with a car brake drum..."

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Curtains - International - Rob Holinaty

Rob Holinaty’s combined book setup for Curtains at the Drury Lane Theatre in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

"I am running a microKORG as a MIDI controller through my MacBook Pro into MainStage..."

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Spamalot - International - Petter Nilsen

Petter Nilsen’s combined book setup for Spamalot at Romerike Folkehøgskole, in Jessheim, Norway.

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Alfie Pugh - West Side Story

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Lindsay Kaul - Anything Goes

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Jase George - The Phantom Of The Opera

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Josh Brown - Review Show

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Mio - Die Fledermaus

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The Witches of Eastwick - International - Nick Anderson

Nick Anderson's setup for The Witches Of Eastwick at the Derby Theatre in Derby, United Kingdom.Read/See more...

Peter Hayward - The Phantom of the Opera

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David Manuel - Sweeney Todd

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