For Regent’s Park: The Turn of the Screw; Jesus Christ Superstar (Evening Standard Award Winner, Best Musical; Olivier Award winner, Best Musical Revival; also at the Lyric Opera Chicago); A Tale of Two Cities; Running Wild (also UK tour); Peter Pan (Olivier Award Nominated, Best Family and Entertainment); To Kill A Mockingbird (WhatsOnStage Award, Best Play Revival; also UK tour/Barbican); The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess (Olivier Award nominated, Best Musical Revival); Crazy For You (Olivier Award winner, Best Musical Revival; also at the Novello); Hello, Dolly! (Olivier Award winner, Best Musical Revival; Evening Standard Award winner, Best Musical); Into The Woods (Olivier Award winner, Best Musical Revival/available on Digital Theatre; also at Public Theater New York, Central Park).
Theatre includes: Barnum (Chichester); The Magistrate (National Theatre); Imagine This (New London); Hobson’s Choice, The Clandestine Marriage, Love in a Maze (Watermill); Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, The Three Musketeers (Bristol Old Vic); The Star Throwers, Unless (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough); Misconceptions (Derby Playhouse); Streetcar to Tennessee (Young Vic); Achilles (Edinburgh Fringe First); Wild, Wild Women (Orange Tree); Arms and the Man (National tour); Piaf, Sweet Charity (Sheffield Crucible; TMA Best Musical Award); My Fair Lady (Aarhus Teater, Denmark).
Opera includes: The Monstrous Child (Royal Opera House).
Timothy Sheader has been Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre since 2007.
For Regent’s Park: Jesus Christ Superstar.
Theatre credits include: Summer and Smoke, King Charles III, Mr Burns, a Post-Electric Play, The Merchant of Venice, Through A Glass Darkly (Almeida); Julie, Deep Blue Sea, Medea, 13 (National Theatre); Woyzeck (Old Vic); Belleville, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (also Booth, NY), The Weir (also Wyndham’s), Elegy (Donmar Warehouse); Constellations (also Duke of York’s), Dijinns of Eidgah, Hope, The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas, Remembrance Day (Royal Court); The Life of Galileo, Romeo and Juliet (RSC); Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness (Headlong/Nuffield).
Opera/Dance includes: Grand Finale (Hofesh Shechter Company); How the Whale Became (Royal Opera House); Wozzeck (ENO); The Flying Dutchman (Scottish Opera); Rigoletto (Opera Holland Park).
In 2015 and 2016 Tom provided the production design for the MTV Video Music Awards and has worked as Creative Director for Sam Smith at Tate Modern. He is also the production designer for Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up Exhibition (Victoria and Albert Museum).
He was nominated for a Tony and an Outer Critics’ Circle Best Costume Design Award for King Charles III. In 2007 he received the Linbury Biennial Prize for Stage Design for his work with Headlong Theatre and the Jocelyn Herbert Award for his work with Headlong Theatre.
For Regent’s Park: On The Town, Jesus Christ Superstar (Olivier Award nomination, Best Theatre Choreographer).
As Director/Choreographer: Strictly Ballroom (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto); The Wild Party (The Other Palace).
For the McOnie Company: Jekyll and Hyde (Old Vic Theatre); DRUNK! (Curve, Leicester/Bridewell – Emerging Artist Award nomination at the National Dance Awards); Making Midnight (Jermyn Street/Latitude Festival); Slaughter (Audience Choice Award Winner – The Place Prize); Be Mine! (Robin Howard Theatre).
Other theatre includes: The Lorax (Old Vic); In the Heights (King's Cross Theatre – WhatsOnStage Award Nomination/Off West End Theatre Award Winner, Best Choreography); Hairspray (Broadway World Award-winner, Best Choreography); Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith); Oklahoma!, James and the Giant Peach (National tour); The Sound of Music, Chicago (Curve, Leicester); West Side Story (NYMT); Laurel and Hardy (Watermill); 13 (West End); Tommy (European tour); Spring Awakening, The Full Monty (German Premiere - Frankfurt); Kes (National tour).
Ballet’s for NYB include: Little Red Riding Hood, The Old Man of Lochnagar, To You, Monochrome Suite (Sadler's Wells).
Film and television includes: Me Before You, British Style.
Drew is an Olivier Award-winner (Best Theatre Choreographer, In the Heights), Artistic Director of the McOnie Company and a proud Associate Artist of the Old Vic Theatre.
In 2018, Drew directed and choreographed the new Broadway musical King Kong.
For Regent’s Park: On The Town, Jesus Christ Superstar (Olivier Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Music), Hobson’s Choice.
Music Supervisor credits: The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic); wonder.land (National Theatre); In the Heights (King’s Cross Theatre/Southwark Playhouse) which won the2016 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music.
Music Director credits: Made in Dagenham (Adelphi/Rupert Goold); From Here to Eternity (Shaftesbury/Tamara Harvey); The Color Purple (Menier/John Doyle); Evita (ArtsEd/Joey McNeely); Kiss of the Spiderwoman (ArtsEd/Nikolai Foster); West Side Story (NYMT/Nikolai Foster); The Witches of Eastwick (UK tour/Nikolai Foster).
Composer credits: The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee Takes Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s Relationship with Kids Company (Donmar Warehouse); Little Red Riding Hood, a ballet conceived by Drew McOnie commissioned by The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain; Last Night a Killer Saved my Life (French Fancy Films); Lost for Words (Workhouse Films).
Film credits as a conductor include: Genius (Michael Grandage/Adam Cork); Richard II, Macbeth (Rupert Goold/Adam Cork).
In concert Tom has served as Music Director for Hadley Fraser, Ramin Karimloo, Cynthia Erivo and Willemijn Verkaik.
Albums as Conductor/ Orchestrator: Just Let Go (Hadley Fraser); Terry Pratchett’s Only You Can Save Mankind (Leighton James House); Looking Up (Simon Bailey); Dark Side of the Egg (The Knights of Hyperbole).
Tom read music at Goldsmiths College (University of London) and the Royal Academy of Music. He was named as an associate of the Royal Academy of Music in the 2016 honours list.
For Regent’s Park: Jesus Christ Superstar, A Tale of Two Cities.
Theatre includes: Constellations (Royal Court/Duke Of York’s/New York/UK tour); Gundog, Road, Nuclear War, A Profoundly Affectionate, Passionate Devotion to Someone (-Noun), X, Linda (Royal Court); Summer and Smoke (Almeida); Jubilee (Royal Exchange/Lyric Hammersmith); The Lady From The Sea (Donmar Warehouse); Hamlet (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Black Men Walking (Eclipse/touring); Doctor Faustus (RSC); The Winter’s Tale (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); Imogen (Shakespeare’s Globe); Depart (LIFT); A Number (Young Vic/Nuffield); Protest Song (National Theatre).
Dance credits include: Blak Whyte Gray (Boy Blue Entertainment); Sun, Political Mother, In Your Rooms (Hofesh Shechter); Clowns (Nederlands Dans Theater/Shechter II); Untouchable (Royal Ballet); Tomorrow, Frames (Rambert).
Opera credits include: Orphee Et Eurydice (ROH/Teatro Alla Scala); Nabucco (Opera National De Lorraine/Opera Berlioz).
For Regent’s Park: Little Shop of Horrors; The Turn of the Screw; Jesus Christ Superstar (Lyric Opera, Chicago); Jesus Christ Superstar (Olivier Best Sound Design nomination); On The Town.
Current projects include: The Band (Theatre Royal Haymarket/UK tour); Calendar Girls the Musical (UK tour).
Theatre includes: Hey! Mr Producer (Cameron Mackintosh’s 30th Anniversary Royal Gala, Lyceum); Martin Guerre (UK tour); Miss Saigon (UK tours/Japan/Sweden); Les Misérables (UK tours/Berlin/Concert versions in Belfast/Scandinavian Arena Concert tour); Pacific Overtures (Donmar Warehouse, 2004 Olivier Best Sound Design nomination); Sweeney Todd (Royal Opera House/ENO); Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK tour); Sinatra (London Palladium/UK tour); Nicholas Nickleby (Chichester Festival Theatre); On The Town (ENO); Parade (2008 Olivier Best Sound Design nomination); Passion, Spelling Bee, City of Angels, The Committee (Donmar Warehouse); Imagine This (New London); Mother Courage (National Theatre, 2010 Olivier Best Sound Design nomination); Lend Me A Tenor the Musical (Gielgud); Finding Neverland (Leicester Haymarket); Privates On Parade (Noel Coward); A Chorus Line (London Palladium); The Vote (Donmar Warehouse/Channel 4); Urinetown (Apollo Theatre); Annie Get Your Gun (Sheffield Crucible); The Last Five Years (The Other Palace); The Girls (Phoenix Theatre).
Opera includes: Kiss Me Kate (Opera North/UK & European tour).
Nick is a senior member of the Autograph design team.
Theatre includes: Motown the Musical (Shaftesbury); Jersey Boys, Footloose, Oklahoma, Beauty and the Beast, Aspects of Love, The Snowman (UK tour).
Film includes: Peter Pan; The Phantom of the Opera.
Ed enjoys a varied career as a Music Director, Pianist, Arranger and Orchestrator. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music.
Ed conducted the Welsh premiere of James Whitbourne’s Annelies, a 75-minute choral adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank. He is an experienced chamber organist and has played for many performances of Monteverdi’s 1610 Vespers.
Ed co-founded and is Music Supervisor for the West End Party Band: www.westendpartyband.com
For Regent’s Park: Jesus Christ Superstar, Henry V, Peter Pan, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Lord of the Flies.
Theatre includes: Tina: The Musical (West End); Young Marx, Julius Caesar (Bridge); Othello, The Comedy of Errors, Frankenstein (National Theatre); The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse (National Theatre/West End); One Man Two Guvnors (National Theatre/West End/Broadway/World tour); The Last Goodbye (The Old Globe, San Diego, California); Liberian Girl (Royal Court); King Lear (Chichester Festival); Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House); Richard III (with Martin Freeman), Macbeth (with James McAvoy, Trafalgar Studios); Henry IV, Julius Caesar (Donmar Warehouse); Hamlet (RSC); Noises Off (Old Vic/West End); The Duchess of Malfi (Old Vic).
Television includes: Kate is a regular fight director for Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks.
For Regent’s Park: Peter Pan, The Turn of the Screw, As You Like It, Little Shop of Horrors, On the Town, Tale of Two Cities, Oliver, Running Wild, Henry V, Jesus Christ Superstar, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Lord of the Flies, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pride and Prejudice, All My Sons, Hobson’s Choice, Twelfth Night, Porgy and Bess, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ragtime, A Winter's Tale, The Sound of Music, Pericles, The Beggar’s Opera, Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, The Crucible, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing.
Voice and Text Coach credits include: Strictly Ballroom The Musical (Piccadilly); The Ferryman, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Gielgud); Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (Old Vic); St Joan, All Female Trilogy, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Coriolanus, Trelawny of the Wells (Donmar Warehouse); Kenneth Branagh Season (Garrick); Dr Faustus (Duke of York's); Richard III, Macbeth (Trafalgar Studios); Sweet Bird of Youth, The Duchess of Malfi, The Playboy of the Western World, Design for Living (Old Vic); The Ladykillers (Gielgud); Britannicus (Wilton’s Music Hall), The Government Inspector (Young Vic); All’s Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare’s Globe).
Personal Voice and Text Coach credits include: for Clive Owen, Old Times (Broadway); for Jude Law, Obsession, Henry V (Noel Coward), Anna Christie (Donmar), Hamlet (West End/Broadway); for Daniel Radcliffe, The Lifetime of Act (Broadway), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Old Vic); Cripple of Innishmaan (Noel Coward/Broadway), How to Succeed in Business (Broadway), Equus (Gielgud/Broadway).
Associate Director (Voice and Text) credits include: Romeo and Juliet (Naples Festival); The Comedy of Errors, More Grimm Tales (Young Vic).
Barbara is the Artistic Director of Dangerous Spaces Theatre Company.
For Regent’s Park: Jesus Christ Superstar, Hello, Dolly!, Crazy for You.
Theatre includes: 42nd Street, Bat Out Of Hell, Five Guys Named Moe; Groundhog Day, Jekyll & Hyde (Old Vic); Matilda (London/UK tour), Mrs Henderson Presents, Mamma Mia! (Worldwide); Chicago, Hairspray (UK tour), School Of Rock; Carousel, Sunset Boulevard, Sweeney Todd (ENO). Film Musical casting: Aladdin (Disney), Beauty and The Beast (Disney), Mamma Mia!, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!, Mary Poppins Returns, Nine, The Phantom of the Opera.
Regional casting includes: The Etienne Sisters, Fings Ain’t What They Used To Be (Theatre Royal, Stratford); My Fair Lady (Sheffield Crucible); Paper Dolls (Tricycle).
Television includes: The Sound of Music Live (ITV), How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? (BBC1, 2007 Emmy Award) and all subsequent Andrew Lloyd Webber talent searches.
David Grindrod Associates are members of The Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain and have recently been appointed as associate artist of the Old Vic Theatre under Matthew Warchus’ artistic direction.
Associate Casting Director: Stephen Crockett
CDG Casting Assistant: Ella Darbyshire