Freddie Davies Joins King's Head Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN IN CONCERT, Feb 10-March 17
Musical Director: David Keefe - David studied piano accompaniment at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and musical direction at the Royal Academy of Music. He has recently been musical director of TIN, a collaboration between Miracle Theatre and English Touring Opera (ETO), and associate musical director of Shadowball, a jazz opera for children by JulIan Joseph, in Birmingham. Other credits include education projects (In the Belly of the Horse for ETO, The Toy Box for HMDT), productions involving communities (Street Scene, The Human Comedy for the Young Vic/Opera Group, Antigone at Southwark Playhouse) and musicals Follies (Pleasance, Islington) and Thrill Me (Tristan Bates Theatre, London)
Aria Entertainment: Producer - Aria Entertainment was formed in 2011 by Katy Lipson and is a recent Stage One bursary recipient and has gone on to produce the Best Little Whorehouse In Texas at the Union Theatre and a charity gala of Children Of Eden at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, West End starring Gareth Gates, Russell Grant and Kerry Ellis. Most recently, Aria produced the West End revival of The Mystery Of Edwin Drood starring former Coronation Street actress Wendi Peters. Aria Entertainment's production of Edward Reid: Living The Dream One Song At A Time - won the Forth Radio Award 2012 for Best Fringe Production. Aria is currently co-producing From Page to Stage a season of new musical theatre with the award winning Landor Theatre.
Knockhardy Productions: Producer - Knockhardy Productions was formed in 2008 as an independent Production Company that focuses on the performing arts, particularly musical theatre. Recent production credits include: Roll On The Day (Etcetera), Knowledge By Degrees (Greenwood); Associate Producer for Our House 10th Anniversary Concert (Savoy), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Landor & Arts), #searchforatwitterstarLIVE! Final (Lyric) and for the West End Gala performance of Children of Eden (Prince of Wales).
The King's Head Theatre : Venue - The King's Head Theatre is London's first pub theatre since Shakespeare's time, founded in 1970 with 50 West-End/Broadway transfers to its credit. Multi-Award winning Adam Spreadbury-Maher became the venue's second ever Artistic Director in March 2010, re-launching the venue with a revolutionary opera programme. Since 2008 Spreadbury-Maher's Production Company has become renowned for staging world premieres and first time revivals of work by some of the most well-known and respected playwrights of the modern era, including Edward Bond, Peter Gill, Nick Ward and Tennessee Williams.
Casting : Ben Newsome - Casting credits include; The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (The Arts Theatre), Search For A Twitter Star (The Lyric Theatre), I Do! I Do! (Riverside Studios), Crazy For You The Musical (Upstairs At The Gatehouse), The Mark Of Lia (The London Theatre), Pop Factor (UK Tour), Old Goat Song (The Lion & Unicorn), The Boy Who Was Woody Allen (The Pleasance), The Route To Happiness (The Landor) & One Touch Of Venus (Ye Olde Rose & Crown)