Year of the Producer

Year of the Producer: Emma Stenning on reopening Bristol Old Vic
By Editorial Staff · 11 Sep 2012
Emma Stenning is executive director of the Bristol Old Vic, where, alongside artistic director Tom Morris she has been in post since 2009. Stenning and Morris previously worked together as artistic
Michael Coveney: Roar of the Greasepaint, Smell of the Crowd
By Michael Coveney · 7 Sep 2012
An exceptionally well-written, drily inflected and amusing book called How To Produce a West End Show has plopped through the post. Julius Green's tome, published by Oberon, may not crash the ...
Year of the Producer: Clive Conway's Eureka Moment for An Audience With
By Editorial Staff · 21 Aug 2012
Clive Conway’s An Audience With shows have been running for the past ten years, featuring leading figures from politics, showbiz and sport, including Ann Widdecombe, John Sergeant, Michae
Year of the Producer: The Donmar Warehouse's Kate Pakenham on … Commercial vs subsidised
By Terri Paddock · 30 Jul 2012
Kate Pakenham took over as the executive producer at the Donmar Warehouse in February 2012, to work alongside fellow new appointee, artistic director Josie Rourke, to lead the Covent Garden ...
Year of the Producer: Julius Green on … How to close a West End show
By Editorial Staff · 12 Jul 2012
As avid consumers of theatre, we tend to talk more about openings on Whatsonstage.com. But what happens when audiences don't come and a show is forced to close? In his new book How to Produc
Year of the Producer Blog: Kate McGrath on co-running Fuel
By Editorial Staff · 11 Jul 2012
Kate McGrath is co-director of Fuel, a producing organisation working in partnership with artists in the UK to develop, create and present new work for all. She started her career as a journalist be
Educating Rita (Tour - Oxford)
By Editorial Staff · 11 Jul 2012
The Menier Chocolate Factory can certainly do Willy Russell – they had an excellent season of Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine a couple of years back which transferred to ...
Year of the Producer: Barbara Broccoli's Eureka Moment for Chariots of Fire
By Editorial Staff · 6 Jul 2012
Barbara Broccoli is a theatre and film producer, best known for her work on the James Bond franchise (which she took over from her father Albert R 'Cubby' Broccoli). She is currently co-producing the ...
Year of the Producer: Chicago's Barry Weissler On ... Celebrity casting & getting your hands dirty
By Editorial Staff · 14 May 2012
Like Whatsonstage.com, the current West End production of Chicago marks its 15th birthday this year. The show opened on 18 November 1997 and since then – first at the Adelphi, then at the
Year of the Producer: Kenny Wax's Eureka Moment for Top Hat
By Editorial Staff · 9 May 2012
Kenny Wax is the producer of Irving Berlin screen-to-stage musical Top Hat, which receives its West End premiere at the Aldwych Theatre tonight (9 May 2012), following an extensive regional ...