Based in the West Midlands, John Stalker is Executive Producer of John Stalker Productions & Music & Lyrics Ltd.
“For me, the real thrill of theatre has always been in the creation of shows. It is a high-risk business, of course, but so far I’ve been lucky both in finding backers that I can persuade to invest, and in working with terrific creative teams.”
John created Music & Lyrics Ltd. in 2011, alongside forming his own theatre production company – John Stalker Productions. His move into executive producing came after a 29-year career leading major UK theatres, which include: The Duke’s Theatre, Lancaster, Liverpool Playhouse, Birmingham Rep and Edinburgh’s King’s and Festival Theatres.
Music & Lyrics Ltd.
Unique amongst touring companies, Music & Lyrics Ltd. produces musicals as a consortium of the UK’s largest and most successful no.1 presenting venues. Each member sharing the risks and reaping the rewards of bringing award-wining, major musical productions to large and enthusiastic audiences.
The Addams Family
Produced jointly with Aria Entertainment Limited
BOOK BY MARSHALL BRICKMAN & RICK ELICE
LYRICS BY ANDREW LIPPA
DIRECTED BY MATTHEW WHITE
CHOREOGRAPHED BY ALISTAIR DAVID
DESIGNED BY DIGEO PITACH
Based on characters created by Charles Addams.
‘This is the kind of triumphant revival that makes you appreciate the genius of Rodgers and Hammerstein’
‘This extravagant production does not disappoint from beginning to end’
The Hollywood News
‘warm and eloquent touring production’
‘I was hooked by the end of the opening number, by the atmospheric set, costumes and make-up, by the witty script and fabulous characters’