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Tom O’Connell and James Seabright in association with Jack Maple, King’s Head Theatre and Park Theatre present

The Boys In The Band

by Mart Crowley



Adam trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA).

For the National Theatre: A Small Family Business (Olivier), Dorfman Opening Gala (Dorfman), Is There Wi-Fi in Heaven (The Shed), Island (Cottesloe). Revival Director on One Man Two Guvnors (West End, Broadway, UK and International Tour). Associate Director on NT 50 Years on Stage. Staff Director on Season’s Greetings.

Other directing credits: Unfaithful (Found111), Watership Down (Watermill Theatre), Deathtrap (Salisbury Playhouse), Ghost the Musical (ETF), Stepping Out (Salisbury Playhouse), The Machine Gunners and Run! (Polka Theatre), The Hostage (Southwark Playhouse), Holes (New Wimbledon Studio Theatre), Young Woodley and Tea and Sympathy (Finborough Theatre).

Assistant/Associate director credits: Kevin Spacey Gala (Old Vic), The Winter’s Tale (Propeller at the Watermill), The Vagina Monologues (National Tour), 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (Bush), Imagine This (Theatre Royal, Plymouth), Dying For It (Almeida) and Charley’s Aunt (Oxford Playhouse).


REBECCA BROWER I Set and Costume Designer

Rebecca was the winner of The Stage Newspaper Design Award and The Equity Young Members Bursary Award in 2012. Rebecca was on the Design Team for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and has also designed corporate events and dinners at The National Theatre. Rebecca was Associate Designer on the Great North Run Opening Ceremony in 2014. Rebecca most recently made the short list for The Old Vic 12 Designer.

Theatre Credits include: The House (GDIF), All or Nothing (The Vaults, UK Tour), The Devil Speaks True (Waterloo Vaults), Beauty and the Beast (ArtsEd), 4000 Days (The Park Theatre), Coming Up (Watford Palace Theatre), Treasure (Finborough Theatre), Genius Bar (Pleasance, UK Tour), Beegu (Arts Depot), Dad Dancing (BAC), Struileag (Glasgow Green), Idylls of The King (Oxford Playhouse), Tender Loving Care (The New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth), Canterbury Tales (Watford Palace Theatre), Pursue Me (The Place), Jack and the Beanstalk (Southwark Playhouse), This Child (The Bridewell Theatre), Lord of the Flies (Oxford Playhouse), Heartbreak Beautiful (Watford Palace Theatre), Hamlet (The Rose Theatre, Bankside. OffWest End Nomination, Best Set Design), I DO I DO (Riverside Studios).

Studied at Central School of Speech and Drama.


JACK WEIR I Lighting Designer

Jack graduated from The Guildhall School in 2015 and was recipient of the 2014 ETC award for lighting. He has been nominated for two Off West End Awards for best lighting designer.

Designs for Theatre Include: Through The Mill (Southwark Playhouse); No Villain (Trafalgar Studios); Little Voice (The Union Theatre); Spend Spend Spend and The Life, (University of Chichester); Princess Caraboo (Finborough Theatre); Four Play (Theatre503); African Gothic (The Park Theatre); No Villain (Old Red Lion Theatre); My Children! My Africa! (Trafalgar Studios); Muswell Hill (Park Theatre); Bad Girls, Road Show, Fear & Misery and The Spitfire Grill (The Union Theatre); All-Male Pirates of Penzance (Hackney Empire & UK Tour); Hamlet (Riverside Studios); Richard III (Upstairs at The Gatehouse) and Titus Andronicus (Arcola Theatre).

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James studied Theatre Sound Design at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Credits include: Vanitites (Trafalgar Studios), Lights Out (Rose Theatre), Princess Caraboo (Finborough Thatre), Road Show (Union Theatre), Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Union Theatre), Ushers- The Front of House Musical (Arts Theatre), White Feather (Union Theatre), As Is (Trafalgar Studios), Henry VQ- Play of Thrones (Union Theatre), Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Charing Cross Theatre), Dessa Rose (Trafalgar Studios), Shutters’ (Park Theatre), ), Made Up Stories from my Unmade Bed’ (Tour for Lyric Hammersmith), Lear (Union Theatre), Ace of Clubs (Union Theatre), Ushers- The Front of House Musical (Charing Cross Theatre), Liza Liza Liza (Kenwright Tour), Finian’s Rainbow (Charing Cross Theatre), Lost Boy (FinboroughTheatre/Charing Cross Theatre), Liza Liza Liza (Tabard Theatre), The Bridge (Chelsea Theatre/Rose Theatre), Don’t Exaggerate (Jermyn Street Theatre), Made Up Stories from my Unmade Bed (Battersea Arts Centre), SOLD (Pleasance Fourth), The Good Actor (Hoxton Hall) and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Associate Designer- Tabard Theatre).


STEPHEN MOORE CDG I Casting Director

Theatre credits include: Monster Raving Loony (Soho Theatre), After Electra (Tricycle Theatre), Grand Guignol (Southwark Playhouse), The War Has Not Yet Started, The Man with the Hammer, The Whipping Man, Merit (Theatre Royal Plymouth), Love Birds (Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh), It’s a Wonderful Life (UK tour), Potted Potter (US tour), Our Boys (Duchess Theatre), Ordinary Dreams (Trafalgar Studios), Midnight Cowboy (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh), The Exonerated (Riverside Studios)

Television includes: Father Brown (BBC), Watson (BBC); Oliver (BBC), Very Few Fish (BBC), Land Girls (BBC), Dawson Bros. Funtime (BBC), EastEnders (BBC), Doctors (BBC).  As Casting Assistant: Rome (HBO/BBC), Longford (HBO/Channel 4), The Virgin Queen (BBC), He Knew He Was Right (BBC), Byron (BBC)

Film credits includes: The Contractor. As Casting Associate/Assistant: Starter for Ten, Amazing Grace, Brothers of the Head, Hot Fuzz, The Illusionist, Sahara, The Heart of Me, I Capture the Castle.

Short Film credits include: The Stick, Flea, Chicken Soup, Earthquake, Ela


RICHARD MAWBEY I Wig Design and Construction

Broadway credits include: Finding Neverland, Waitress, Evita, La Cage Aux Folles, Frost Nixon, Priscilla and Chicago

London credits include: Romeo and Juliet, A Winters Tale and Harlequinade (The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company); The Maids, Richard the Third and The Ruling Class (The Jamie Lloyd Company); Privates on Parade, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Madam de Sade, Twelfth Night and Ivanov (The Michael Grandage Company); The Libertine, The Boys in the Band, Vanities, The Stripper, The View from Islington North, Mrs Henderson Presents, Miss Atomic Bomb, Elf, Assassins, White Christmas, Urinetown, Forbidden Broadway, From Here To Eternity, South Pacific, Top Hat, Hairspray, Passion, Legally Blonde, End of the Rainbow, Piaf, Sweet Charity, Guys and Dolls, The Producers, Kiss Me Kate, Starlight Express and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Nationwide productions include: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, We Will Rock You, Nine To Five, A Damsel In Distress, East is East and Boorskale the Musical.

Films credits include: The Ghost Writer, Titanic, It's De-Lovely, Star Wars, Wilde, Tomorrow Never Dies, Disney’s The Santa Clause, Tomb Raider, Mask of Zorro, Closer and Richard Harris as Dumbledore in Harry Potter.

Television credits include: Poldark, The C Word, CILLA, Vikings, Black Sails, Ripper Street, Mr Selfridge, Little Britain, Catherine Tate Show, Poirot and Miss Marple.

Opera credits include: Die Soldaten (Germany and Metropolitan Opera, New York); Cosi Fan Tutte (Aix-en-Provence) and Death in Venice (ENO and The Monaie, Brussels).

Richard owns London’s Wig Specialities and is Personal wig-maker to Sean Connery, Kylie Minogue, Sheridan Smith, Jessie J, Paloma Faith and Dame Edna Everage.

Plans include the USA First National Tour of Finding Neverland, Big the Musical and Sleepless the Musical.


RYAN WALKLETT I Costume Supervisor

Training: Central Saint Martins - Fashion Design Menswear.

Theatre wardrobe credits: 1984 (Playhouse and International Tour); The Boys in the Band (Park Theatre and UK Tour); Motown (Shaftesbury); The Lord of the Flies (Regents Park Open Air and UK Tour); Bye Bye Birdie (Ye Olde Rose and Crowne); The Mentalists (Wyndham’s); West End Bares (Novello); The Glass Menagerie (UK Tour); Beautiful the Carole King Musical (Aldwych); Ghost Stories (The Arts); White Christmas (Dominion); Porgy and Bess (Regents Park Open Air); Hobson’s Choice (Regents Park Open Air); Miss Saigon (Prince Edward); From Here To Eternity (Shaftesbury); Save the Last Dance for Me (UK Tour); Agatha Christie’s Go Back for Murder (UK Tour); The Rodin Project (UK Tour); The 39 Steps (UK Tour).

Television credits include: Apocalypse Slough (Sky); The Great British Sewing Bee (Love Productions); Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV); Jaguar XE Launch (Imagination).

Other credits include: Central Saint Martins Press Show (UAL); Assistant to Daniel W Fletcher (A/W 2015); From Here to Eternity (Cinestage).