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David Ian

 
Bio:
David Ian is a British theatre producer based in London. His various international producing credits include Seminar, The Producers, The King and I, Grease, Defending the Caveman, Saturday Night Feve , Ain’t Misbehavin’, Daisy Pulls It Off, Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls, Sound of Music, Ragtime, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
David Ian is a British theatre producer based in London. His various international producing credits include Seminar, The Producers, The King and I, Grease, Defending the Caveman, Saturday Night Feve , Ain’t Misbehavin’, Daisy Pulls It Off, Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls, Sound of Music, Ragtime, ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019]
Producer
 
[Chicago, 2018]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Producer
 
[West End, 2007]
Producer
 
[West End, 2006]
Producer
 
[West End, 1995] [Replacement]
Producer[Replacement]

David Ian Biography

David Ian is a British theatre producer based in London. His various international producing credits include Seminar, The Producers, The King and I, Grease, Defending the Caveman, Saturday Night Feve , Ain’t Misbehavin’, Daisy Pulls It Off, Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls, Sound of Music, Ragtime, Sweet Charity, La Cage, Flashdance, Shawshank Redemption, Jesus Christ Superstar, Pirates of Penzance, Rocky Horror Show, Singin’ in the Rain, Evita, Chess, Dr. Dolittle, West Side Story, Cats, Chicago, Starlight Express, My Fair Lady, Gypsy, Phantom (Las Vegas), Happy Days.

David Ian Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Revival of a Musical
David Ian, Grease
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Revival of a Musical
David Ian, Gypsy

David Ian News

THE DRIFTERS GIRL Announces First UK Tour Dates Photo THE DRIFTERS GIRL Announces First UK Tour Dates
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

The first 2023 / '24 tour dates have been announced for The Drifters Girl, the new musical which tells the remarkable story of one of the world's greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them.

THE DRIFTERS GIRL to Close in the West End in October; UK Tour to Open in September 2 Photo THE DRIFTERS GIRL to Close in the West End in October; UK Tour to Open in September 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

The Drifters Girl will play its final performance at the Garrick Theatre in London on Saturday 15 October, before embarking on a UK Tour next year, opening at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton in September 2023.

New Production of 42nd STREET Will Open at Curve, Leicester Ahead of UK Tour Photo New Production of 42nd STREET Will Open at Curve, Leicester Ahead of UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

David Ian for Crossroads Live UK and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions present the Curve and Sadler's Wells production of the musical 42nd STREET, opening at Curve, Leicester on Wednesday 17 May 2023, where it will play until Saturday 3 June 2023, followed by a season at Sadler's Wells from Wednesday 7 June 2023 to Sunday 2 July 2023 ahead of a UK tour with touring dates to be announced soon.

ANNIE Will Embark on UK Tour in 2023 Photo ANNIE Will Embark on UK Tour in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

ANNIE will embark on a UK tour opening at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 25 February 2023. This production enjoyed sell-out UK and Ireland tours throughout 2015/16 and in 2019, as well as extended seasons in both the West End and Toronto.

Felicia Boswell To Make West End Debut in THE DRIFTERS GIRL Photo Felicia Boswell To Make West End Debut in THE DRIFTERS GIRL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Broadway star FELICIA BOSWELL will join London’s new smash hit musical, The Drifters Girl. Felicia will play Faye Treadwell, the legendary manager of The Drifters, who, alongside her husband, fought for three decades to turn Atlantic Records' hottest vocal group into a global phenomenon.

Equity Wins Landmark Holiday-Pay Ruling Against QDos Pantomimes Photo Equity Wins Landmark Holiday-Pay Ruling Against QDos Pantomimes
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

Equity, the trade union for working people¬†in the performing arts and entertainment, has won a major legal victory for its performer and stage management members against QDos Pantomimes¬†(now¬†Crossroads Pantomimes,¬†which describes itself as the ‚Äúworld's biggest pantomime producer‚ÄĚ).

THE DRIFTERS GIRL Will Release Cast Album in May Photo THE DRIFTERS GIRL Will Release Cast Album in May
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

The World Premiere cast album for The Drifters Girl has been recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios and is due for release on Friday 6 May 2022, by Tag8 Music, with BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited, Treadwell Entertainment Group and Showtime Productions Ltd. 

Gemma Collins Will Play 'Mama Morton' on the UK Tour Of CHICAGO Photo Gemma Collins Will Play 'Mama Morton' on the UK Tour Of CHICAGO
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

TV personality Gemma 'The GC' Collins will star as 'Mama Morton' in the acclaimed UK and Ireland tour of the international smash hit musical CHICAGO.

THE DRIFTERS GIRL Extends West End Run Into 2023 Photo THE DRIFTERS GIRL Extends West End Run Into 2023
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

The Drifters Girl ‚Äď the new musical which tells the remarkable story of one of the world's greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them ‚Äď is to extend its run at Garrick Theatre in London to Sunday 12 February 2023.

Chelsea Halfpenny to Star in WAITRESS at Theatre Royal Brighton This July Photo Chelsea Halfpenny to Star in WAITRESS at Theatre Royal Brighton This July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022

Chelsea Halfpenny will lead the cast as Jenna in the smash hit romantic musical comedy WAITRESS when the show comes to Theatre Royal Brighton from Mon 11 to Sat 16 July 2022. Full casting alongside Chelsea is to be announced in due course.

David Ian Videos

VIDEO: Check Out the All New Trailer For MAGIC MIKE LIVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out the All New Trailer For MAGIC MIKE LIVE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2020

As previously announced last week, Channing Tatum's Magic Mike Live will be returning to The Theatre at the Hippodrome Casino in London on 16 April 2021. 

VIDEO: Trailer For ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING Starring Constance Wu, Amanda Full Videoplay
VIDEO: Trailer For ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING Starring Constance Wu, Amanda Fuller, Jocelin Donahue

by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2018

Watch the official trailer for ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING starring  Constance Wu, Amanda Fuller, Jonathan Kite, Jocelin Donahue, Graham Skipper and Ashley Clements.

BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE fr Videoplay
BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE from the Screen to Stage

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld was on site when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, Tootsie, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! Watch stars Lilli Cooper and Santino Fotana, as well as composer/lyricist David Yazbek talk about bringing the production from the silver screen to the stage in the video below!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 27: Light the Lights! Patti LuPone Stars in GYPSY on Broadw Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, March 27: Light the Lights! Patti LuPone Stars in GYPSY on Broadway!

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2018

On this day in 2008, Patti LuPone opened as the greatest stage mother in history, 'Mama' Rose Hovick, in Arthur Laurents' Broadway revival of Gypsy!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Deborah Cox & More in THE BODYGUARD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, in association with Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., presents the North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard based on the Warner Bros. film written by Lawrence Kasdan, with book by Alexander Dinelaris, direction by Thea Sharrock, choreography by Karen Bruce and music direction by Matthew Smedal, starring Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox (Jekyll & Hyde) as Rachel Marron with Judson Mills (Walker, Texas Ranger) as Frank Farmer, the bodyguard. 

STAGE TUBE: Deborah Cox Belts Out Whitney's Greatest Hits in Latest Preview for THE BODYGUARD
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2016

Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox is prepping to star as Rachel Marron in the upcoming tour of The Bodyguard the Musical.  Hear what Deborah has to say on taking on the iconic role and catch snippets of her singing pop classics like, 'I Will Always Love You', 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody', and 'I'm Every Woman' in the latest preview for the tour. 

STAGE TUBE: Rebecca Trehearn Sings 'Bill' From SHOW BOAT
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2016

Rebecca Trehearn, Julie in SHOW BOAT, performs 'Bill' from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2015

The first production to be seen in London for forty years in a strictly limited season, Gypsy opens at the Savoy Theatre on 15 April 2015 with previews from 28 March 2015 and is produced in the West End by Michael Harrison and David Ian. Joining Imelda Staunton, who stars as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's production of Gypsy, are Lara Pulver who will reprise the role of Louise and Peter Davison who joins the cast to play Herbie. Check out highlights of Staunton in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Alexandra Burke Performs THE BODYGUARD's Hits at WEST END LIVE!
by Robert Diamond - Jun 21, 2014

Alexandra Burke led the cast of THE BODYGUARD at WEST END LIVE 2014 performing hits from the show, including So Emotional, Run to You and I Wanna Dance with Somebody!

STAGE TUBE: WICKED Spoofs HUNGER GAMES in West End Eurovision 2013 Promo!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2013

West End Eurovision 2013 will take place at The Dominion Theatre on Thursday, 23 May. This late night show pays tribute to the Eurovision Song Contest and sees West End shows competing against each other singing past Eurovision songs, aiming to win the votes of the audience, the competing entries judging panels and the celebrity judging panel. Click below to watch Wicked spoof The Hunger Games in a promo for the event!


David Ian Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has David Ian been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grease and Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Gypsy .