John StalkerSenior Associate, Rugby, UK
John formed his own theatre production company, John Stalker Productions Limited, in 2011 following a 29-year career leading major UK theatres, which include The Duke’s in Lancaster, Liverpool Playhouse, Birmingham Rep and Edinburgh’s Kings and Festival Theatres. He has produced shows across the UK, in London and internationally. Highlights include The King and I, High Society, Fiddler on the Roof, Oklahoma!, ChittyChitty Bang Bang, and The Addams Family (also Singapore) and Doctor Dolittle for Music and Lyrics Ltd UK Tours; The Hard Man (Scottish tour); The Snowman (Birmingham, London, and UK tour); The Secret Garden for Edinburgh and Toronto; The Importance of Being Earnest for Birmingham, London, and Toronto; The Corstorphine Road Nativity for Edinburgh; Hamlet for Birmingham, UK Tour, and Elsinore in Denmark; The Pajama Game for Birmingham, Toronto and London; and Once on This Island for Birmingham and London.
In 2011, John also created Music and Lyrics Limited, a Consortium of the UK’s largest independent number one presenting venues, dedicated to the presentation of musical theatre in all its forms. John is a Member and former Vice President of the Theatrical Management Association (now UK Theatre), the industry-led body representing professional theatre outside London. He is also a former Board Member of the International Society for Performing Arts. John is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts and a member of the League of Independent Producers.