Theatre

I have been interested in performing arts for as long as I can remember. In keeping with every corpus linguist’s love-hate relationship with spreadsheets, I have maintained a record of theatrical productions with which I have been involved. Here are some of them.

Forthcoming productions:

[Year (Month) – Title – Role – Venue]

  • 2019 (May) – Jesus Christ Superstar – Pontius Pilate – Grand Theatre, Lancaster

Productions:

  • 2018 (May) – Kiss Me, Kate – General Harrison Howell – Grand Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2018 (January) – Sweeney Todd – Ensemble – Arts Theatre, Cambridge
  • 2017 (May) – Legally Blonde: The Musical – Professor Callahan – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2017 (February) – 1984 – O’Brien – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2016 (December) – Parade – Director – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2016 (July) – Songs for a New World – Man – The Storey, Lancaster
  • 2016 (May) – The Witches of Eastwick – Darryl Van Horne – Grand Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2016 (April) – Showstopping Shakespeare – Ensemble – The Platform, Morecambe
  • 2016 (February) – Chicago medley – Co-director – Great Hall, Lancaster University
  • 2015 (October) – Sweeney Todd – The Beadle – Grand Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2015 (June) – The Importance of Being Earnest – Lady Bracknell – The Gregson Centre, Lancaster
  • 2015 (May) – Hairspray – Edna Turnblad – Grand Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2015 (February) – Wicked medley – Director – Great Hall, Lancaster University
  • 2014 (November) – Journey’s End – Hibbert – Merchants 1688, Lancaster
  • 2014 (September) – RENT – Mark Cohen – Grand Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2014 (March) – The Producers – Roger De Bris – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University
  • 2013 (December) – Sweeney Todd – Adolfo Pirelli – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University
  • 2013 (June) – Descent is Easy – Tom Merriman – DT3, Lancaster
  • 2013 (April) – Cabaret – The Emcee – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University
  • 2012 (December) – Mother Courage and Her Children – Producer – Chaplaincy Centre, Lancaster University
  • 2012 (November) – Rope – Ronald Kentley – DT3, Lancaster
  • 2012 (June) – Belongings – Jim – DT3, Lancaster
  • 2012 (June) – Upstaged – Co-Stage Manager, Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster
  • 2012 (March) – The Government Inspector – Luka Lukuch Khlopov – The Gregson Centre, Lancaster
  • 2011 (December) – Woyzeck – Co-Producer – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University
  • 2011 (June) – The Tempest – Sebastian – The Gregson Centre, Lancaster
  • 2011 (March) – The Rivals – Sir Anthony Absolute – Town Hall, Lancaster
  • 2010 (December) – Guards! Guards! – Brother Watchtower – Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University
  • 2009 (October) – Return to the Forbidden Planet – Keyboard – Phoenix Theatre, Blyth
  • 2008 (October) – Fiddler on the Roof – Motel Kamzoil – Phoenix Theatre, Blyth
  • 2007 (October) – Carousel – Ensemble – Phoenix Theatre, Blyth
  • 2007 (July) – Grease – Roger – Astley Community High School, Seaton Delaval
  • 2006 (March) – Oliver! – Noah Claypole – Phoenix Theatre, Blyth
  • 2005 (October) – Guys and Dolls – Ensemble – Phoenix Theatre, Blyth
  • 2003 (October) – The King and I – Chaufa Chululonghorn – The Wallaw, Blyth
  • 2000 (December) – Snow White – Happy – Phoenix Theatre, Blyth

Musical wish list

A few musical roles I’d love to play, some reasonable and some completely not (for a variety of reasons…out of my singing range, wrong age, wrong look), in no particular order:

  • Miss Trunchbull (Matilda the Musical)
  • Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)
  • The Judge (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)
  • Albin (La Cage aux Folles)
  • Javert (Les Miserables)
  • Anatoly Sergievsky (Chess)
  • Frederick Trumper (Chess)
  • Fagin (Oliver!)
  • Dan (Next to Normal)
  • Jamie (The Last Five Years)
  • Any of the 3 dads (Mamma Mia!)
  • Scrooge (Scrooge the Musical)
  • The Engineer (Miss Saigon)
  • Tevye (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Herr Schultz (Cabaret)
  • Che (Evita)
  • Elder Cunningham (The Book of Mormon)
  • Gomez Addams (The Addams Family)