We incorporate music into our work wherever possible – choral, instrumental, orchestral, folk, classical, jazz, banjos, ukuleles, euphoniums, pianos, strings, a capella – and many Desperate Men shows feature original soundtracks by our musical director Shirley Pegna.

Desperate Men’s musical director Shirley Pegna discusses the music from the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Music from The Lighthouse

Music from The Fountain

Early work – Hair


Marshmallows form an unusual instrument of torture in this clip from In The Arms of an Angel.

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