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David Zippel 
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David Zippel’s lyrics have won him the Tony award, the Olivier award, the Evening Standard award, two Oscar nominations, two Grammy award nominations, and three Golden Globe award nominations.  His songs appear on over twenty-five million CDs around the world, and have been recorded by many great singers including Stevie Wonder, Christine Aguilera, Mel Torme, Ricky Martin, Cleo Laine, Elaine Paige, Barbara Cook, Sarah Brightman and Nancy LaMott.

Theatre: David Zippel made his Broadway debut with City of Angels (music by Cy Coleman, book by Larry Gelbart), he also wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical The Goodbye Girl (music by Marvin Hamlisch, book by Neil Simon).  He has contributed lyrics to the revues A…My Name Is Alice, Diamonds and, with composer Doug Katsaros, wrote the musical comedy Just So.  With Wally Harper he has written numerous songs for Barbara Cook including “It’s Better With A Band” and the original songs for her Broadway and West End show Barbara Cook, A Concert For the Theatre.  Her acclaimed revue showcasing David Zippel’s lyrics, entitled It’s Better With A Band, played Off-Broadway and at the Donmar Warehouse.

Film: In collaboration with Alan Menken, the songs for Disney’s feature film Hercules; with Matthew Wilder, the songs for Disney’s animated feature Mulan; with Marvin Hamlisch, the theme song for Frankie and Johnny; with Mervyn Warren the end title for the Jennifer Lopez movie The Wedding Planner; lyrics for The Swan Princess, an animated feature with music by Lex De Azevedo.

Recording: “Go the Distance” from the Hercules soundtrack, recorded by Michael Bolton, which reached Number One in the charts and was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe; “Reflection” recorded by Christine Aguilera from the soundtrack of Mulan; “We’re A Miracle” written with Todd Chapman and again recorded by Christine Aguilera from the Number One soundtrack recording of Pokemon: The First Movie; “True To Your Heart” recorded by Stevie Wonder and 98 Degrees which was nominated for a Grammy; “Shooting Star” recorded by Boyzone also from the soundtrack of Hercules, which reached Number Two in the UK charts.

Awards: Olivier award, Evening Standard award, Tony award, New York Drama Critics’ Circle award and Drama Desk award for City of Angels; Outer Critics’ Circle award nomination for lyrics for The Goodbye Girl; Oscar nominations for lyrics on Disney’s Hercules and Mulan; Golden Globe award nominations for lyrics for Hercules, Mulan and The Swan Princess.

Forthcoming Projects: Princesses, his own adaptation of the classic children’s novel A Little Princess which he will also direct (music by Matthew Wilder, book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner); Buzz!!, a musical extravaganza about the life of Busby Berkeley (music by Alan Menken, book by Larry Gelbart); Pamela’s First Musical, based on Wendy Wasserstein’s children’s book (music by Cy Coleman, book by Wendy Wasserstein); N, the story of Emperor Napoleon and Josephine (music by Cy Coleman, book by Larry Gelbart); Lysistrata: Sex and the City State (adaptation by Larry Gelbart, music by Alan Menken).

A graduate of Harvard Law School, David Zippel is delighted not to practice law.

Charlotte Jones 
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Charlotte Jones read English at Balliol College, Oxford before training as an actress. She worked for six years as an actress in theatre and television before turning to writing. Charlotte is currently under commission to the Royal Court Theatre.

Theatre: Her writing for theatre includes The Dark directed by Anna Mackmin (Donmar Warehouse); Humble Boy directed by John Caird (National Theatre, Gielgud Theatre, UK tour, Manhattan Theatre Club, Melbourne Theatre Club, New Zealand Court Theatre, Heidelberg Zimmerteater in Germany, Odense Teatre in Denmark, Alkionis in Athens); Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis (Octagon, Bolton, Everyman, Liverpool and Palace Theatre, Watford); In Flame (Bush Theatre and New Ambassadors Theatre); Airswimming (Battersea Arts Centre).

Television: Bessie and the Bell for The First Signs of Madness series (Carlton Television); Mother’s Ruin (commission for Carlton Television).

Radio: Airswimming; The Sound of Solitary Waves; Magpie Tales; Ruby On A Tuesday; Blue Air Love and Flowers; Sea Symphony for Piano and Child; A Seer of Sorts; Future Perfect; Mary Something Takes the Veil (BBC Radio 4).

Film: Ruby On A Tuesday (commission for Passion Pictures); Dogstar (Ruby Films and Miramax).

Awards: Charlotte has won several awards including: for Humble Boy, the 2001 Critics’ Circle award for Best New Play, The Susan Smith Blackburn award for Best New Play, 2000; Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Play 2003-4, Olivier nomination for Best New Play, People’s Choice award for Best New Play 2001. Charlotte also won the Critics’ Circle Most Promising Playwright award 1999 for In Flame and Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis. Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis also won the Pearson Television Best Play award for 1998 and Manchester Evening News Best New Play for 1999. Bessie and the Bell was also featured at the New York Film & TV Festival where it won a Gold Award. It also achieved a Platinum Award at WorldFest Houston and a Bronze Plaque 2002 at The Columbus International Film & Video Festival. The Sound of Solitary Waves was nominated for The Sony Award for Best Drama 2004.

Trevor Nunn 
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Trevor Nunn was educated at Downing College, Cambridge and in 1962 he won an ABC Director’s Scholarship to the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, where as Resident Director, his productions included The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Peer Gynt and a musical version of Around the World in Eighty Days. In 1964, he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, was made an Associate Director in 1965 and became the company’s youngest ever Artistic Director in 1968. He created The Other Place, the Donmar Warehouse and the Swan Theatre, and led the RSC into its new home in the Barbican. He was responsible for running the RSC until he retired from his post in 1986. From 1997 – 2003 he was Director of the National Theatre.

Theatre: His productions for the RSC included The Revenger’s Tragedy, The Relapse, The Alchemist, Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, Henry VIII, Hamlet, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, All’s Well That Ends Well, Once in a Life-time, Three Sisters, Juno and the Paycock, Othello, The Blue Angel, Measure for Measure, Henry IV, Parts I and II, The Fair Maid of the West; and with John Caird, Nicholas Nickleby (winner of five Tony Awards), J M Barrie’s Peter Pan and Les Misérables, which won eight Tony Awards and has become the most performed musical in the world.

Trevor Nunn’s work at the NT includes Arcadia, Enemy of the People, Mutabilitie, Not About Nightingales, Oklahoma!, Betrayal, Troilus and Cressida, The Merchant of Venice, Summerfolk, Albert Speer, The Cherry Orchard, My Fair Lady, The Relapse, South Pacific,The Coast of Utopia, A Streetcar Named Desire, Anything Goes and Love’s Labour’s Lost.

Other credits include Hamlet (Old Vic), Skellig (Young Vic), The Lady From The Sea (Almeida Theatre), Cats, Starlight Express, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, Chess, The Baker’s Wife, Timon of Athens, Heartbreak House.

Opera: For Glyndebourne: Idomeneo, Porgy and Bess, Cosi Fan Tutte, Peter Grimes. For The Royal Opera House: Porgy and Bess, Katya Kabanova, Sophie’s Choice.

Television: Antony and Cleopatra (BAFTA award ), The Comedy of Errors, Macbeth, Three Sisters, Nicholas Nickleby (Emmy Award), Word of Mouth, Othello, Porgy and Bess, Oklahoma! (Emmy Award), The Merchant of Venice.

Film: Hedda, Lady Jane,Twelfth Night.

William Dudley 
Production & Video Design
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Theatre: West End credits include: Cyrano (National Theatre); The Permanent Way (National Theatre); Hitchcock Blonde (Wyndhams); David Hare’s play The Breath Of Life starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith (Haymarket Theatre); The York Realist (English Touring Theatre, Royal Court, Strand Theatre); Blue/Orange (Duchess); Entertaining Mr Sloane; Lenny; A Streetcar Named Desire; Rat In the Skull; My Night With Reg; Heartbreak House; Matador; Girlfriends; Kiss Me Kate; Mutiny!; I Claudius; for the National Theatre: Honour, Tom Stoppard’s The Coast Of Utopia, All My Sons, Blue/Orange, The Forest, Cleo Camping Emmanuelle and Dick, The London Cuckolds, The Homecoming, The Alchemist (with Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Mary Stuart, Wild Oats, Under Milk Wood, Johnny On A Spot, On the Ledge, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Pygmalion, The Coup, The Crucible, The Voysey Inheritance, Bartholomew Fair, The Changeling, The Shaughraun, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Waiting For Godot, Entertaining Strangers, The Mysteries ,The Critic ,The Real Inspector Hound, Schweyk In The Second World War, Don Quixote, Dispatches, Undiscovered Country, The World Turned Upside Down, Lost Worlds, Larkrise To Candleford, Lavender Blue; for the Almeida Theatre: The Deep Blue Sea and Tongue of a Bird; for the Royal Court Theatre: Hitchcock Blonde, I Licked A Slag’s Deodorant (Ambassadors), Kafka’s Dick, Etta Jenks, Hamlet, Edmund, The Fool, Small Change. For the Royal Shakespeare Company: The Big Picnic (for Glasgow’s Cultural City of Europe Year, 1990), The Ship, Hamlet (also Neue Schauspielhaus, Hamburg), Marya (also Old Vic), The General From America, Country Dancing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Richard II, The Merry Wives of Windsor ,The Party, Richard III, That Good Between Us, Ivanov; for Hampstead Theatre: Some Sunny Day.

Bill Dudley has also designed the sets for Roman Polanski’s musical version of The Dance of the Vampires, which opened in Vienna in October 1997, and for Peter Hall’s production of Amadeus (Old Vic).

Awards: 2001 Olivier award for Set Design for All My Sons; 1993 Olivier Award for Costume Design for The Rise and Fall of Little Voice; 1999 Olivier Award for Costume Design for Amadeus and The London Cuckolds; 1985 Olivier Award for Designer of the Year for The Mysteries; 1986 Olivier Award for Designer of the year for The Merry Wives of Windsor; 1979 Olivier Award for Designer of the Year for Undiscovered Country.

Paul Pyant 
Lighting Designer
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Paul Pyant is a graduate and Associate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Opera/Ballet: He has long associations with Glyndebourne Opera, English National Opera, The Royal Opera Covent Garden, Royal National Theatre, English National Ballet and Northern Ballet. His opera work worldwide includes productions in the USA (Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles, Houston, Seattle, San Francisco), Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Austria, Japan & Italy.

Theatre: His work includes productions for the RSC, Donmar Warehouse, in the West End and Broadway.

Wayne McGregor 
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Wayne McGregor studied dance at University College Bretton Hall and the Jose Limon School in New York. In 1992 he founded Random Dance and was subsequently appointed choreographer in residence at The Place. Random Dance became Resident Company of Sadler’s Wells in July 2001.

Dance: Work for Random Dance includes: AtaXia (Sadler’s Wells), Nemesis Random (Sadlers Wells), Polar Sequences (National Tour), Alpha (National Tour), The digital trilogy The Millennarium, Sulphur 16 and Aeon.

Theatre: For The Royal National Theatre: Anthony and Cleopatra, A Little Night Music, Cleansed (Royal Court).

Ballet: Qualia (Royal Ballet); Nautilus (Stuttgart Ballet); 2Human (English National Ballet); Binocular (Adam Cooper Dance Company); Detritus and PreSentient (Rambert Dance Company); Phase Space (Gothenberg Ballet/Random); Symbiont(s) (Royal Ballet (ADI); Brainstate (Royal Ballet/Random); Ventolin for Antonia Francheschi (New York City Ballet); Fleur de Peux for Vivianna Durante of Royal Ballet; Equation (Pompidou Centre, Paris).

Opera: Salome (English National Opera); Manon (English Touring Opera); For Scottish Opera: Hansel and Gretel, The Marriage of Figaro, Orpheus et Eurydice.

Film: chrysalis, Horizone (BBC Dance For the Camera); Bent; Physical Dysfunctional – a BBC documentary about his work; Nemesis (BBC4).

Awards: 2003 Time Out Award for Outstanding Choreography; 2002 Dance Screen Award for chrysalis; 2002 nomination for the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Choreography for The Trilogy and Symbiont(s); Outstanding Achievement in Dance Award in Time Out’s Live Awards 2001; nominated for both the South Bank Show Award for Dance, and the Outstanding Contribution to Dance award for the Critics’ Circle Dance Section. In 1997 McGregor was awarded a Lisa Ullmann travel scholarship for research into dance and technology, and in 1998 he was given the Prix d’auteur du conseil général de Seine-Saint-Denis and L’Adami Prize for Performance. 1996 Olivier Award for Best Choreographer for A Little Night Music. Nominated by Angelin Preljocaj for the international ballet prize the Benoise De La Danse; nominated for the 11th Grand Prix International Video Danse for Physical Dysfunctional; recipient of the prestigious Arts Foundation Fellowship in Choreography in 1994. Wayne McGregor has represented Britain throughout the world in Bancs d’Essai Internationaux, SKITE project in Lisbon and the European Choreographic Forum.

Wayne McGregor is currently a Research Fellow with the Experimental Psychology Department, University of Cambridge, as part of a unique pilot programme jointly funded by the Arts Council England and the Arts and Humanities Research Board to promote science and art research

Mick Potter 
Sound Design
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Mick Potter gained a BA Honours degree in Creative Design at the Central School of Art and Design London, where he was introduced to theatre sound.

Theatre: Mick Potter began as a Sound Operator on many West End musicals including the original productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats, Song and Dance and Starlight Express as well as Little Shop of Horrors and Matador.

His West End and Broadway debut as a Sound Designer was on the world premieres of the Robert Stigwood produced musical Saturday Night Fever at the London Palladium and Minskoff Theatre New York. He has designed a further seven productions of the show world wide.

Other Musical Theatre designs include: Whittington London’s Musical (Sadlers Wells London), Black Goes With Everything (Churchill Theatre), Last of The Mohicans (Toronto), Starlight Express (Las Vegas and North American Tour), Tell Me On A Sunday (Gielgud Theatre and UK Tour), Scrooge The Musical (UK and North American Tours).

His most recent design credits include the world premieres of the Andrew Lloyd Webber produced musical Bombay Dreams (Apollo Victoria London and Broadway Theatre New York with forthcoming UK and North American First National Tours) a new West End production of Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria London) and the first ever UK tour of Starlight Express.

Opera/Concerts: Extensive work as a freelance sound designer in Opera and numerous large scale commercial events including Purcell’s The Fairy Queen (Lisbon Coliseum), the musical revue Broadway in Dusseldorf, EMI’s Centenary celebrations and Elton John’s 50th Birthday celebrations in London and The Lance Burton Show in Las Vegas.

Future Projects: Future designs include Noel Gays new production of Me and My Girl in the West End.

Mick lives in Surrey with his wife Ruth and sons Joseph and William.

Simon Lee 
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Theatre: Recent credits include musical supervisor for Tell Me On A Sunday starring Denise Van Outen (Gielgud Theatre); The Beautiful Game (Cambridge Theatre), Notre-Dame de Paris (Dominion Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar (UK and European tour and Broadway) and Romance Romance (Gielgud Theatre).

Concerts: Simon Lee has conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras from the Tokyo Philharmonic to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at venues ranging from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden to Radio City Music Hall, New York.  He has worked with innumerable international artists including Björk and Kiri Te Kanawa.

Film: The Phantom of the Opera directed by Joel Schumacher; Musical supervisor and conductor for Jesus Christ Superstar (International Emmy award 2001), Cats starring Sir John Mills and Elaine Paige and Bjork’s Live At the Royal Opera House.

Recording: Björk’s Vespertine Live album; Primal Scream’s Some Velvet Morning; Michael Ball’s Centre Stage; Martine McCutcheon’s Musicality; José Carreras’ True Passion.

David Cullen 
Co-orchestrator with Andrew Lloyd Webber
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David Cullen studied composition with Howard Ferguson and Richard Rodney Bennett at the Royal Academy of Music in the 1960s. Since then he has worked as a keyboard player, composer, record producer and arranger. He is best known as the orchestrator of musicals in London and New York.

Theatre: West End credits include: Cats, Starlight Express, Song and Dance, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, By Jeeves, Whistle Down the Wind, Beautiful Game and The Phantom of the Opera; Abbacadabra, Children of Eden, Shogun the Musical, Stepping Out, Edna – the Spectacle, Can-can, The Baker’s Wife and Carmen Jones. David Cullen has also provided orchestrations for the Disney productions of Geppetto and Cinderella.

Film: Orchestrations for The Phantom of the Opera directed by Joel Schumacher (Really Useful Films); Jesus Christ Superstar (Really Useful Films), Cats (Really Useful Films); Evita directed by Alan Parker.

Awards: Several major awards including the New York Drama Desk award for the orchestrations of The Phantom of the Opera; New York Drama Desk Award nomination for Aspects of Love; Tony nomination for his re-orchestration of Tchaikovsky’s music for the Broadway production of Swan Lake.

Recordings: America album by the King’s Singers; Christmas with Kiri by Kiri te Kanawa; I Am What I Am by Shirley Bassey. David both arranged and produced the albums Music of the Night by Cantabile, Lloyd Webber Plays Lloyd Webber by Julian Lloyd Webber.

Composition: Several UK television series including Relative Strangers, Surgical Spirit and The Bretts.

Stephen Brooker 
Musical Director
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Theatre: Stephen Brooker has worked extensively in the West End. His credits include Musical Director for the London productions of My Fair Lady, Cats, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Lautrec; the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of The Secret Garden; South Pacific (RNT). Musical Supervisor for Cats (New London Theatre), Dancing on Dangerous Ground (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Carmen Jones (International Tour).

Concerts: Orchestral conducting credits include concerts with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Mozart Players, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, The BBC Concert Orchestra, The Haifa Symphony Orchestra, The London, Manchester and Scottish Concert Orchestras, The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, The Ulster Orchestra, The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, The West Australian Symphony Orchestra, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Ukraine Opera and Symphony Orchestra. Stephen has conducted The Royal Choral Society in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen. Concert versions of Grease, Fame and Hair throughout Scandinavia; Les Miserables and Peter Pan at the Royal Festival Hall.

Recording: Stephen Brooker has recorded albums with the BBC Concert Orchestra including Disney Film Classics and Crazy for Gershwin. Cast recording of Hair (TER); London cast recording of The Secret Garden; South Pacific (Royal National Theatre); Michael Ball’s album This Time It’s Personal; Orchestrator and Conductor for Walt Disney’s award winning Animators Pallette; Conductor for Cinderellabration for Disneyland Tokyo.

Composition: Stephen Brooker has completed the orchestration of a new German Oratorio written for the Millennium Celebrations in Germany and conducted the premier performance with the Hamburg Symphoniker. Composer and Musical Supervisor for the dance production Burn the Floor. Writer and Producer of music for many corporate clients worldwide including Coca Cola, Walt Disney, Erikkson, Ford Motors, BMW Motors and British Airways.

Richard Bullimore 
Production Manager
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Theatre: After having trained at LAMDA, Richard Bullimore got his first job as part of the stage management team with a newly formed company called Stage Sixty that was working out of the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, followed by a period touring with a wide variety of shows.  He was then offered the opportunity to join the National Theatre Company at the Old Vic, under the Artistic Directorship of Laurence Olivier, as part of the production office. There, he worked on upwards of 50 productions over a period of seven years.  He then covered the move into the new building on the South Bank working as production manager for the Olivier Theatre.  He then left the National to set up The Production Office offering production management and technical services to commercial producers. During this time, he was fortunate to work on some of London’s leading musicals: Cats, Starlight Express,They’re Playing Our Song, Mutiny and many others. He again returned to the National Theatre but as Technical Director for a short period when Richard Eyre was made Artistic Director.  Subsequently, he has returned to the West End working on shows such as Crazy For You, Jesus Christ Superstar, Whistle Down the Wind, Saturday Night Fever,The King and I, Fosse, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Bombay Dreams, Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker and Absolutely! {perhaps}.

David Grindrod Associates 
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David founded David Grindrod Associates, with Stephen Crockett, in January 1998, after 20 years experience in the theatre in various roles ranging from assistant stage manager to general manager.

Theatre: Current West End casting includes: Brighton Rock, Chicago (and UK Tour), Jerry Springer the Opera (2003 Evening Standard Best Musical Award; 2003 Olivier Best Musical Award), Mamma Mia!. Other casting includes The Full Monty (UK Tour), Bombay Dreams, Our House (2003 Olivier Best Musical Award), Ragtime, The Beautiful Game, Whistle Down the Wind, Starlight Express, Jesus Christ Superstar (and UK Tour), Sunset Boulevard (UK Tour and Frankfurt), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (and UK Tour), Aspects of Love, The Full Monty (2002 Evening Standard Best Musical Award), Kiss Me, Kate (2001 Evening Standard Best Musical Award), Notre-Dame de Paris, Closer to Heaven, Saturday Night Fever, West Side Story, Spend Spend Spend (1999 Evening Standard Best Musical Award), The Phantom of the Opera (Basel, Switzerland), Divorce Me Darling!, Pal Joey (Chichester Festival Theatre), Cinderella (Bristol Old Vic) Guys and Dolls, Sweet Charity (2002 TMA Best Musical Award), A Chorus Line, Ain’t Misbehavin (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield)

Video: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Silver Rose Montreux Award Music Category), Jesus Christ Superstar (2001 Emmy Award), Kiss Me Kate

Film: The Phantom of the Opera directed by Joel Schumacher

David Grindrod Associates is the casting consultants for Mamma Mia! (worldwide) and a member of The Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain.

Sonia Friedman Productions 
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Sonia Friedman began her professional theatre career as a Producer in 1989 as the Head of Mobile Productions and Theatre For Young People at the National Theatre. In 1993 Sonia co-founded Out of Joint Theatre Company with Max Stafford-Clark, now one of Britain’s leading and most successful new writing companies. In 1998 she became the Producer for the Ambassador Theatre Group, and in 2002 she founded Sonia Friedman Productions. 

West End Theatre includes: Guantanamo ‘honor bound to defend freedom’ by Victoria Brittain and Gillian Slovo from spoken evidence; Endgame by Samuel Beckett, directed by Matthew Warchus, starring Michael Gambon and Lee Evans; Jumpers by Tom Stoppard, directed by David Leveaux, starring Simon Russell Beale and Essie Davis; Hitchcock Blonde – a new play written and directed by Terry Johnson, with Rosamund Pike; Absolutely! {perhaps} by Luigi Pirandello in a new version by Martin Sherman, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Joan Plowright; Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet, directed by Lindsay Posner, starring Matthew Perry, Minnie Driver, Hank Azaria and Kelly Reilly; Calico – a new play by Michael Hastings, directed by Edward Hall; Ragtime, book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, directed by Stafford Arima; A Day in the Death of Joe Egg by Peter Nichols, starring Eddie Izzard, Clive Owen and Victoria Hamilton (also on Broadway); Up For Grabs by David Williamson, starring Madonna; Macbeth starring Sean Bean and Samantha Bond; On An Average Day, a new play by John Kolvenbach, directed by John Crowley, starring Woody Harrelson and Kyle MacLachlan; Noises Off by Michael Frayn, directed by Jeremy Sams, with various casts including Patricia Hodge, Lynn Redgrave and Patti LuPone (also on Broadway); Benefactors by Michael Frayn; Lobby Hero, a new play by Kenneth Lonergan; Afterplay by Brian Friel, starring John Hurt and Penelope Wilton; What the Night is For by Michael Weller, starring Gillian Anderson and Roger Allam; See You Next Tuesday by Francis Veber, adapted by Ronald Harwood, starring Nigel Havers and Ardal O’Hanlon; Gagarin Way a new play by Gregory Burke; Maria Friedman at the New Ambassadors; Marc Salem’s Mind Games; A Servant to Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni in a new adaptation by Lee Hall; Port Authority a new play by Conor McPherson; Spoonface Steinberg a new play by Lee Hall; Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet; In Flame a new play by Charlotte Jones; The Mystery of Charles Dickens a new play by Peter Ackroyd, starring Simon Callow; The Late Middle Classes by Simon Gray (UK tour); Last Dance at Dum Dum a new play by Ayub Khan Din. With Out of Joint, Sonia produced the world premières of the following new plays (all directed by Max Stafford-Clark): Shopping and F***ing by Mark Ravenhill; The Queen and I by Sue Townsend; The Libertine by Stephen Jeffreys; The Steward of Christendom by Sebastian Barry; The Break of Day by Timberlake Wertenbaker; The Positive Hour by April de Angelis; Our Lady of Sligo by Sebastian Barry; Blue Heart by Caryl Churchill. Sonia Friedman has also produced The Man of Mode, Road and Three Sisters (Royal Court), Our Country’s Good and Maria Friedman By Special Arrangement (Donmar Warehouse, Olivier Award winner).

SFP is a subsidiary of the Ambassador Theatre Group.

For SFP:
Producer                                                   Sonia Friedman
Associate Producer                                  John Richardson
Associate Producer                                   Matthew Gordon
Business Affairs Manager                         Diane Benjamin
Production Accountant                             Louise Mansfield
Acting Production Assistant                      Cara Rodway
Marketing                                                 Elaine McGowan, Martin Gray

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