Cast & Creatives
Director & Choreographer
Kathleen Marshall is an award-winning theatre, film and television director and choreographer. A nine-time Tony Award nominee, she has won the award three times for Best Choreography for the Broadway revivals of Wonderful Town, The Pajama Game and Anything Goes. She has worked on more than twenty Broadway shows and she is the first and only woman who has directed a play, directed a musical and choreographed a musical on Broadway.
Broadway credits include: Nice Work If You Can Get It; Anything Goes; The Pajama Game; Wonderful Town; In Transit; Living on Love; Grease; Little Shop of Horrors; Follies; Seussical; Kiss Me, Kate; 1776; Swinging on a Star.
Regional/Off-Broadway credits include: The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Transport Group); Two Gentlemen of Verona (New York Shakespeare Festival); Saturday Night (Second Stage); Mamma Mia! (Hollywood Bowl); Much Ado About Nothing and Love’s Labor’s Lost (Old Globe); On the Town (Boston Pops); My Paris (Long Wharf); Ever After (Paper Mill); Diner (Signature Theatre).
Film & Television credits include: My Week with Marilyn (choreographer); Once Upon a Mattress starring Carol Burnett and Tracey Ullman; The Music Man starring Matthew Broderick (choreographer); 2 Broke Girls.
Kathleen served as the Artistic Director for City Center Encores! for four seasons, during which time Encores! received a special Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre. Her credits for Encores! include The Band Wagon, I’m Getting My Act Together…, Bells Are Ringing, Carnival and Babes in Arms, among many others.
She has received three Drama Desk Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, an Emmy nomination, an Olivier nomination, the Astaire Award, the George Abbott Award, the Smith College Medal (her alma mater), the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for the Arts and she has been named a Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Executive Board of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.
Broadway credits include: Moulin Rouge; Beautiful – The Carole King Musical; A Soldier’s Play; The Price; Fully Committed; The Heiress; Nice Work If You Can Get It; The Best Man; Follies; Anything Goes; How to Succeed in Business…; Bengal Tiger in the Baghdad Zoo…; Million Dollar Quartet; Ragtime; 33 Variations (Tony Award, Best Scenic Design); Grease; Little Women; The Pajama Game; I Am My Own Wife; The Women; Present Laughter.
Off-Broadway credits include: Ruined; Lie of the Mind; Marie and Bruce; Starry Messenger; The Voysey Inheritance; Two Trains Running; Macbeth (Shakespeare in the Park); Hurlyburly; Abigail's Party; Aunt Dan and Lemon.
Other credits include: Designed the Oscars 2013-2017, as well as NBC’s Hairspray Live and The Wiz Live. Opera and theatre designs in London, Paris, Dublin, Glasgow, Moscow, Shanghai, Krakow, Sydney and Warsaw.
Awards: Winner of OBIE, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Art Director’s Guild, Emmy and Tony awards.
Training: Central School of Art and Design, London.
Recent productions include: Top Hat - Olivier Award for Best Costume Design (Aldwych Theatre and UK tours); Georgiana (Buxton International Festival); Richard III (Almeida Theatre).
Designs for Theatre, Opera & Ballet include: The Royal Opera and Royal Ballet in London; English National Opera; Scottish Opera; Royal Danish Ballet; San Francisco Ballet and Opera; Teatro Real Madrid; Australian Opera; Canadian Opera Company; Chicago Lyric Opera; Santa Fe Opera.
Upcoming productions include: La Bohème for Glyndebourne Festival; Un Ballo in maschera for Royal Danish Opera and Norwegian National Opera.
Hugh is delighted to be reunited with Kathleen Marshall having previously collaborated on Follies at the Belasco Theatre, New York in 2001.
He has worked extensively in the West End and on Broadway, lighting over 200 productions worldwide and receiving many accolades for his work including three Olivier Awards, a Tony Award and a Molière.
Recent work includes: West End - Back To The Future; Mary Poppins; The Height of the Storm; The Birthday Party; Venus in Fur; Dreamgirls; Matilda. National Theatre - Exit the King; The Red Lion. Donmar Warehouse - Welcome Home, Captain Fox!; Closer. UK Tours - Art; Shrek. Broadway - Hillary and Clinton; The Boys in the Band; Groundhog Day; An Act of God. Europe & Russia: Tanz der Vampire.
He is an associate artist at The Old Vic where he has most recently lit A Christmas Carol.
Recent work includes: Jagged Little Pill (Tony Nomination); PY1-Lune Rouge; ExtraOrdinary; War of the Worlds; The Tempest; Waitress; Red Velvet; Invisible Thread; Finding Neverland; Pippin (Tony Nomination); Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; La Cage aux Folles (Tony and Drama Desk Nomination); Young Frankenstein; The Pirate Queen; Lestat; Taboo; Follies; A Second Chance; Carrie (Drama Desk Nomination); Parade (Drama Desk Nomination); Fosse; Ragtime and others.
Jonathan has worked on fifteen Cirque du Soleil productions including Drawn to Life, MJ ONE, LOVE, KA, O, Mystere, Ovo, Corteo and more. Operas include a residency at the Royal Opera House and the LA Opera.
Stephen was born in Middlesbrough and is a graduate of the Royal College of Music. Stephen recently conducted the award-winning Broadway transfer of The King and I at the London Palladium and Theater Orb, Tokyo. He was also Musical Director on the Tony and Olivier Award winning An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre and recently conducted the show in Tokyo. Stephen was Musical Director on Gershwin’s Crazy for You at the Novello Theatre which won an Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival.
Musical Supervisor credits include: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Oklahoma! and Annie Get Your Gun (UK Tours).
Musical Director credits include: School of Rock (Gillian Lynne Theatre); Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and The Sound of Music (Regent’s Park); Guys and Dolls (Phoenix Theatre); Urinetown (Guest MD, Apollo); Love Story (Duchess/Minerva Theatre, Chichester); Privates on Parade (Associate MD, Noel Coward Theatre); The Music Man (Chichester Festival Theatre); The A to Z of Mrs P (Southwark Playhouse); Soho Cinders (Soho Theatre); High Society (UK tour) ; The Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Stiles and Drewe’s Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure and The Wizard of Oz (Birmingham Rep and West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Other recent work includes: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat; A Chorus Line; The Wizard of Oz (London Palladium); Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Betty Blue Eyes (Novello). Stephen also recently conducted the BBC Concert Orchestra recording the music for BBC Radio 4’s First World War drama series ‘Home Front’.
Original Cast Recordings include: Love Story; Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure; The A to Z of Mrs P.
Recital performances include: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Victoria and Albert Museum, Blackheath Halls, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Symphony Hall Birmingham, St David’s Hall Cardiff, and Middlesbrough Town Hall.