Co-ProducerLee Menzies

Tom Chambers

Lee Menzies is currently developing the musical of From Here to Eternity which he is co-producing with Tim Rice who has written the lyrics for the production, and which opens at the Shaftesbury Theatre in September 2013, a new play by BBC journalist Gavin Esler and the first London visit of the Mossovet State Theatre. Most recent productions include: Our Boys (Duchess), Yes, Prime Minister (Trafalgar Studios), Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town (UK tour), the third national tour of Yes, Prime Minister, Crazy for You (Novello, Olivier Award for Best Revival), David Grindley’s multi-award-winning production of Journey’s End (Duke of York’s and tour), Dominic West in Simon Gray’s Butley (Duchess), Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s definitive version of Tell Me on a Sunday (tour), a new production of the Noël Coward revue Cowardy Custard, Yes, Prime Minister (Apollo and Gielgud), the multi-award-winning Jerusalem starring Mark Rylance (Apollo), Enron (Broadhurst, New York), Prick Up Your Ears (Comedy), Twelfth Night (Noël Coward), Otherwise Engaged (UK tour and Criterion), Donkeys’ Years (Comedy, three Olivier Award nominations including Best Revival), Whipping It Up with Richard Wilson (Ambassadors, Olivier Award nomination for Best New Comedy), Pete and Dud: Come Again (The Venue) and Footloose (Playhouse). Also, four productions with Peter Hall – Twelfth Night, The Rose Tattoo with Julie Walters and Ken Stott, Tartuffe with Paul Eddington, Felicity Kendall, John Sessions, Toby Stephens and Jennifer Ehle, and Hedda Gabler with Fiona Shaw (Olivier Award for Best Revival), the Young Vic production of An Enemy of the People (Playhouse), Donald Sinden as Oscar Wilde in Diversions and Delights and Eileen Atkins as Virginia Woolf in A Room of One’s Own (Playhouse), Over My Shoulder (Wyndham’s), Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things (New Ambassadors), Jeffrey Archer’s three plays Beyond Reasonable Doubt (Queen’s), Exclusive (Novello) and The Accused (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), Our Town with Alan Alda (Shaftesbury), Dry Rot (Lyric), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Comedy), the NT production of The Island (Old Vic and UK tour, EMMA Award), Jus’ Like That! (Garrick and three UK tours), High Society (Shaftesbury) and Kat and the Kings (Vaudeville, New York Cort, Frankfurt and UK tour, eight Olivier Awards including Best New Musical). UK tours include: Beyond Reasonable Doubt, Daisy Pulls It Off, Gasping, The Shell Seekers, The Accused, Anything Goes, The Wedding Singer and Crown Matrimonial. Lee Menzies was a governor at the Central School of Speech and Drama for the maximum nine-year term.

For Lee Menzies Ltd General Manager    Gareth Johnson Associate Producer    Jacob Wagen Production Co-ordinator             Carla morris

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