Cast & Creatives – Cabaret

Matt Blaker (Ernst) 

Matt graduated from the Guildford School of Acting with a First-Class Degree in Musical Theatre. His theatre credits include: Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre, West End and 30th Anniversary Gala streamed worldwide); Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys (International Tour); creating the role of Mr Bingley in the première production of Pride and Prejudice the Musical (Lyric Theatre, Belfast and subsequent tour); James and Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar (International Tour); Levi and Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour); Vince Eager/Frankie Sardo in Bill Kenwright’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Show (UK Tour); NOLA (Delirium Theatre Company); Johnny Franz in Dusty (Charing Cross Theatre) and Eric in Dreamboats and Petticoats: The Christmas Party (Broadway Theatre, Peterborough). Matt is thrilled to be returning to Frankfurt after touring here with Jesus Christ Superstar in 2015.  @MattBlaker. 

Greg Castiglioni (Emcee) 

Greg trained at the Mountview Theatre school in London but his career has brought him to Germany many times. He recently appeared in Titanic at the Staatsoper Hamburg playing Thomas Andrews;  a role which he originated for the UK premièr of the show and then reprised both at the Princess of Wales Theatre (Toronto) and on the first UK tour. He was the first alternate Rusty in Starlight Express (Bochum) and during that time produced gala concerts for UNICEF and for the José Carreras Leukemia Fund which lead him to sing with Sister Sledge for President Gorbachev. In the UK he has appeared as the Phantom (The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary UK tour), as Thénardier in Les Misérables (Queens, London) and as Count Fosco in the 1st revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White (Charing Cross Theatre, London) for which he received an Offie Award nomination. Other credits: Russian Tenor in Fiddler on the Roof (Chichester Festival Theatre); Gus the theatre cat & Bustopher Jones in Cats (international tour); Algernon Moncrieff in The Importance of Being Earnest (tour); Magaldi in Michael Grandage’s revival of Evita (Adelphi, London); the operatic diva parrot Baalthazar Macaw in Love Birds by Robbie Sherman (Pleasance, Edinburgh);  Paul in Company (Southwark Playhouse, London); Master Low-Water in No Wit/Help Like a Woman’s (Shakespeare’s Globe); Hair (Oslo Spektrum); Kiss Me Kate Proms (Royal Albert Hall) and for Opera Della Luna, Luiz in The Gondoliers & Pluto in Orpheus in the Underworld (Lowry, Manchester).

He is part of the original quartet of singers for A Spoonful of Sherman (The Other Palace, London) celebrating  the acclaimed music of the Sherman Brothers. Recordings: cast recordings of Love Birds, A Spoonful of Sherman, Evita (2006 revival); Starlight Express (2002 German cast recording).  A-Rab on the West Side Story 50th Anniversary recording (Decca Records). He also sang on the film soundtrack of Mamma Mia! and recorded backing vocals for Adele’s 2017 tour of Australia. He co-wrote and composed  Let Him Have Justice (T.E.Records), a musical based on the Derek Bentley case which opened at the Cochrane Theatre as part of the Covent Garden Festival in 1999. Greg was born and raised in Italy, speaks 4 languages and is a Law graduate from the University of Westminster.

Hannah Cauchi (Frenchie) 

Hannah trained at Urdang Academy and Drama Centre. Theatre Credits include: Ensemble and cover Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (UK Tour); Ensemble and 1st cover Kathy in Singin’ in the Rain (Paris); Purity/ Ensemble in Anything Goes (Kilworth House), Ensemble in Top Hat (UK Tour, West End). TV/Film credit: Andrea in Holby City (BBC, Dominic Keavey). Hannah would like to thank her family for their love and continued support.

Richard Derrington (Herr Schultz)  

Richard spent six years at the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Old Vic Theatre in London playing classical roles before a complete change to play the regular character of Mark Hebden in The Archers legendary BBC Radio 4 drama series. Richard has played in his one-man shows across the world and has worked extensively with Sir Alan Ayckbourn including Dear Uncle (Ayckbourn’s adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya) and Neighbourhood Watch (Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough, UK tour and in New York).  Theatre also includes: Chekhov Shorts (Everyman Cheltenham); Mrs Warren’s Profession (No 1 tour); King Lear (Union Theatre); Dear Liar (Vienna English Theatre); Cider with Rose (UK Tour); Death of a Salesman (Bridge House Theatre); Holiday Snap, Out of Order, It Runs in the Family (Mill at Sonning); Virtual Reality, Haunting Julia, The Boy who fell into a Book (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough). TV  credits includes:  The Queen, Doctors, Casualty, Eastenders, My Dad’s the Prime Minister (all BBC);  Doc Martin, The Bill (ITV); Dream Team (SKY).  Film includes:  Unhallowed Ground (Aviary Films) and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (dir: Mike Newell, 2018).

Lindsay Goodhand (Fraulein Kost) 

Lindsay trained at Kingston University and Trinity School of Music. As an actress, singer and multi-instrumentalist, Lindsay’s theatre credits include:  Ethel, Coach and Betty in Footloose (West End, UK and International tour); Lottie Child and Patricia Fordor in Crazy for You (Watermill Theatre); Betsy in Sweet Charity (New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich); Damage Control in Return to the Forbidden Planet (Daegu International Musical Theatre Festival, South Korea); Storyteller in Aladdin and Fairy Fanciful in Sleeping Beauty (Leeds City Varieties); Fairy Funlove in Cinderella and Fairy Aubergine in Jack & The Beanstalk (Theatre Clywd); Toots in Aladdin (Liverpool Playhouse); Strictly Confidential (UK Tour, Phil McIntyre Entertainments and BBC); Laughter In The Rain (UK première and UK tour, Bill Kenwright Ltd); Golden Moments and The Burt Bacharach Songbook (Netherlands tours, David Graham Productions); Musician in Pink Floyd Experience (UK tour); Musician in Celtic Journey (Steven Gately Memorial Gala, Palace Theatre, West End) and Musician in An Evening with David Hasselhoff (indigO2). On television, she has performed with David Hasslehoff on ITV1’s This Morning and David Hasselhoff and Rod Stewart on ITV1’s Piers Morgan Life Stories. 

Lawrence Guntert (Victor)  

Lawrence trained at Bird College, Frantic Assembly, Heavy Arts Theatre Company & National Youth Theatre. Stage credits include: The Soldier in The Soldier’s Tale (BBC Proms 2018); Riff in West Side Story (RNCM); Ensemble / Cover Jean Jacques in Beauty and the Beast (Watersmeet Theatre); Little Jake / Chief Sitting Bull in Annie Get Your Gun (The Union Theatre); Narrator in Peter and the Wolf (Royal Festival Hall); Actor in Grand Guignol (Edinburgh Fringe Festival); Karl in Over There (Edinburgh Fringe Festival); Actor in A Pierre Dream: A Portrait of Pierre Boulez (Alderburgh Festival), Anthony in Enjoy (West Yorkshire Playhouse). Other credits: Assistant Choreographer for Saudi Arabia Cultural Exchange Programme (National Youth Theatre). Twitter: @LawrenceGuntert

Dominique Jackson (Lulu) 

Training: David Johnson – ongoing and Identity School of Acting. Theatre credits 

include: Mayfly in Only a Day (Belgrade Theatre); Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (Hull Truck); Molly in Annie (Victoria Palace); Simone in Unseemly Women (Hope Mill Theatre). Television credits include: Saffron in Hidden Treasure (ITV); Vee in The Ice Cream Girls (ITV); Angel in Bodyfarm (BBC); Morgan in Moving on (LA Productions); Evie in Waterloo Road (BBC); Polly in Conviction (BBC); Chelsey in Holby City (BBC); Jade in Casualty (BBC); Gemma in Doctors (BBC); Joanna in The Bill (ITV); Becky in Becky and Barnaby Bear (BBC); Roseanna in The Worst Witch (ITV); Selena in My Parents are Aliens (ITV); Rose in Crime Stories (Channel 4); Lauren in Hollyoaks (Channel 4). Film credits include: Fook in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Hendrick January (Bobby)  

Hendrick trained in Musical Theatre at Pretoria Technikon as a Michael Tesson Scholar and as a Linbury Scholar at Ballet Rambert with support from Lady Anya Sainsbury and Nelson Mandela. Hendrick is currently a member of the Young Vic Genesis Directors Network. Theatre and stage credits include Ringmaster in Dust;  Dante in Dante’s Paradiso (Akademi/British Library); Damon Albarn’s Dr Dee (London Coliseum and Manchester Palace Theatre); Pleasure’s Progress (Royal Opera House ROH2); Bobby in Rufus Norris’s Cabaret; Aida (Royal Albert Hall); Hotel Follies (Arts Theatre London); The Magic Flute (Holland Park); Punch and Judy (The Young Vic/Geneva); Mikado (The London Coliseum); La Forza Del Destino (Gothenburg Opera, Sweden); Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (Dominion Theatre London, Sadler’s Wells, World Tour); Grease (The Stadium Spectacular); Cats (Original SA Cast); Queen at the Opera (Opera Civic Theatre Johannesburg); Candide, Into the Woods. Film and television credits: Been so Long, BBC 80 Years of Movie Magic (Pinewood Studios), London Road British Musical (National Theatre Production); Punctuation (Khaki Films); Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, Pusher (Vertigo Films); Campus (Channel 4); Billy Elliot; Plan B ‘PRAYIN’ (MTV); Channel4 Paul O’Grady Show, Salvador Dali in Geometric Design; E4 flash-mob (Phoneshop). Directing credits: Late To The Party (Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Choreography credits: I Capture the Castle (The Royal National Theatre Studios Workshops/ Watford Palace Theatre);  Bishi’s Albion Voice Live (Southbank Centre /House of Fairytales); Nymph Errant (Mountview); Hope & Glory a Children’s War Ballet, Flitter’ Ballet (Cecchetti Summer Schoo); King You’s Folly. 

Charis Murray (Rosie / Swing) 

Charis trained at The Dance School of Scotland’s Musical Theatre Course and Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Credits include: University Graduate in Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (Littlestar, Playtone and Universal Pictures); Ensemble in Soho Cinders (The Union Theatre); Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets (Eastwood Park Theatre); Lola in Punctuation (Khaki films); music video I’m Da Boss Summer Jikejunyi; Puck in A Midsummer Nights Dream (Tour/Avondale Theatre). Charis is also a member of Sol Dans Company and a member of My Favourite Things vintage trio. @Charis_Murray

Adam O’shea (Max) 

Adam trained at London Studio Centre. He won Sheila O’Neal Award (Outstanding All-Rounder in Musical Theatre). Credits include: Ensemble in Oklahoma (Gordon Craig Theatre); Malta Party (Will Burton Casting); Adam in Skin Deep (UK Tour); Miss Deep South in Pageant (UK Tour); Lead Vocalist for Silver Cloud (Luna Ross Productions); Vocalist & Dancer for Queen Elizabeth 2 (Belinda King Creative) and Lead Vocalist for Il Classico (European Tour).

Miles Paloma (Hans / Swing)   

Theatre credits include: Ensemble in Evita (San Diego Repertory Theatre); Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda the Musical (RSC); Ensemble/Clown Boy in Oliver! (West End). Television credits include: Comic Relief (BBC1).

Helen Reuben (Sally Bowles) 

Helen trained at LAMDA. Theatre credits include: Sally in A Super Happy Story about Feeling Super Sad (Pleasance Courtyard, New Diorama); Myra in Happy to Help (Park Theatre); Piarra in Feathers in the Snow (Southwark Playhouse); Peeptoe in The Elves and the Shoemaker (Courtayd, Hereford); Lady Anne in Richard III (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Maria in The Pillowman (Curve); Ensemble in The Light in the Piazza (Curve).

Ryan Saunders (Cliff) 

Ryan trained at Oxford School of Drama. Theatre credits include: Freddie Beanstock in Hobson’s Choice (Vaudeville Theatre & Theatre Royal Bath/ UK Tour); Matt in Shards (The Park Theatre); Frank in Mrs Warren’s Profession (Everyman, Cheltenham & UK Tour); Christopher Wren in the sell out UK tour of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap; Sweet Bird of Youth (Old Vic); Hansel in Hansel & Gretel (Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch); Fortnum in The Madness of George III (Theatre Royal Bath, UK Tour & Apollo Theatre); Lockwood in The History Boys (Theatre Royal, Bath & UK Tour); Under the Greenwood Tree (Dorset Corset TC); The Garden (Riverside Studios) and Drunk Enough to say I love You (Getinthebackofthevan TC). Film credits include: Delayed; Sugarcube; Finding Your Feet; The Horse Killer (short) and Ben in Nuryan. Radio includes Reuben in On Angel Wings for Classic FM.

Sarah Shelton (Fraulein Schneider) 

Sarah’s acting career began in Kenya working at The National Theatre, The Donovan Maule and Phoenix Theatre in The Gondoliers, Smike, Cinderella, Travelling North, Children, Mary Mary,  Murder With Love and touring with Happy As A Sandbag.  She trained at Guildford School of Acting and later with Tony Garnett on Producing Film and Television. Her stage work in the UK includes Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret (Aberdeen 2016); Mercy Croft in The Killing of Sister George, Nanny Slagg in Gormenghast, Phyllis Rogers Stone in Stephen Sondheim’s Follies. Other favourites include Just another Love Story, A Midsummer Night Dream (Mrs Puck); The Two Hermiones,  Lovett & Todd (Kings Head); Last Nocturne (National Tour); Double Effect (Finborough); Truth Talks (Southwark Playhouse); The Master Builder; Women of a Certain Age (National Tour). Her screen credits include Out of Africa, The Hapless Lovelife of Jesus Grey (Winner of LA Comfest 2013); The Carving, The Oscar Pallet, Mosquito, Aunties, Dead Young and Lullaby Man.  Sarah has been a Director of Oddkasst Theatre (The Master Builder, Original Spin, The Two Hermiones), London Theatre Workshop (Four By Tenn, The Laramie Project, Summer Shorts Festival) and Artful Theatre. Sarah has also worked as a stage director, writer, workshop developer and script editor (Channel 5, Family Affairs). 

Tom Littler (Director)

Tom is Artistic Director of Jermyn Street Theatre. Previously at The English Theatre Frankfurt he directed Jekyll & Hyde, Strangers on a Train, Other Desert Cities, The Glass Menagerie, and The Picture of Dorian Gray. His directing work includes Good Grief (UK Tour and Theatre Royal Bath); the world première of Dances of Death (Gate Theatre); Miss Julie (Theatre by the Lake and Jermyn Street Theatre); Single Spies (Theatre by the Lake); Absurd Person Singular (Mill at Sonning); Dear Liar (Vienna); As You Like It (Creation Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night and As You Like It (Guildford Shakespeare Company); Romeo and Juliet and Measure for Measure (Cambridge Arts Theatre); Saturday Night (West End transfer from Jermyn Street Theatre); Tom Foolery (UK tour); the world premiere of Shiverman and European premiere of Madagascar (Theatre503); the first complete London revival of Tonight at 8.30, the world premiere of The Blinding Light, First Episode, The Living Room, Anyone Can Whistle, Bloody Poetry (Jermyn Street Theatre); A Little Night Music (Budapest / Menier Chocolate Factory); Absurd Person Singular (UK tour); Murder in the Cathedral (Oxford Playhouse / Christ Church Cathedral); Antigone (Southwark Playhouse); Origin of the Species (Arcola); Merit, Martine, Jingo, The Confidential Clerk, The Mollusc, The Boatswain’s Mate (Finborough); Forgotten Classics (King’s Head); Sleuth, One for the Road, Mr and Mrs Nobody, Billy Bishop Goes to War, The Twelve-Pound Look (Frinton); and many workshops and rehearsed readings.

Tom studied English at Oxford University, Classics as a postgraduate with the Open University, and English as a postgraduate at Cambridge University, where he now teaches and researches. He was Artistic Director of Primavera from 2006–2016, Associate Director of Theatre503 from 2012—2016, and Associate Director of the Peter Hall Company from 2007—2009. Also as an associate director, he worked on four productions with Trevor Nunn. He worked widely in the West End and regionally as an assistant director. His work has received numerous OffWestEnd and Critics‘ Choice Awards, and he has been nominated as Best Director in the OffWestEnd Awards six times.

Tom Attwood (Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator)

Recent credits include: Trial by Laughter, Jerusalem (Watermill Theatre); Holes (Nottingham Playhouse); Tonight at 8.30, Tomorrow at Noon, The Kissing Dance, Anyone can Whistle (Jermyn Street Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (Cambridge Arts Theatre); Handbagged, The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Jekyll & Hyde and Ghost the Musical (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Murder for Two (Watermill Theatre & The Other Palace Theatre);  The Silence at the Song’s End (Edinburgh Festival); Stig of the Dump (UK Tour); As You Like It (Creation Theatre Oxford); Larisa and the Merchants (Arcola Theatre); Beauty and the Beast (Creation Theatre, Oxford). Peter Pan (Theatre Royal Winchester); Peter and the Starcatcher (Royal & Derngate Northampton); Monster Raving Loony (Soho Theatre & Theatre Royal Plymouth); Hopelessly Devoted (Birmingham Rep, Paines Plough, Tricycle & UK Tour); The Sound of Heavy Rain (Paines Plough, Roundabout Season); From up Here (Perfect Pitch Musicals, South Hill Park Arts Centre); Saturday Night (Jermyn Street Theatre, Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Windsor).

As musical director and performer: A Christmas Carol; 101 Dalmatians; Pinocchio (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough); Cole (Yvonne Arnaud Guildford); The Invisible Woman (Film, Headline Pictures); Wind in the Willows (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Sleeping Beauty (Birmingham Rep); Sweeney Todd (Octagon Theatre Bolton); Posh (Royal Court Theatre); The Habit of Art (National Theatre & UK Tour); The History Boys (National Theatre, West End, Broadway, UK & International Tour). Tom teaches at special needs schools for children with PMLD and ASD across London.

Mal Hall (Musical Director)

Mal trained at Arts Educational Schools, London. As Musical Director/Associate credits include: Summer Holiday (UK Tour); Mother Knows Best (Above the Arts); Let’s go MT for HD (Above the Arts); Bananaman the Musical (Southwark Playhouse); WestEnd Jerseys (Magnetic Entertainment); Legally Blonde (University of Cumbria); Bananaman the Musical (From Page to Stage); Piaf (Charing Cross Theatre). As Keyboards/Rehearsal Pianist credits include: Forever Plaid (The Other Palace); Aladdin and Cinderella (both Liverpool Empire), You’ll Never Walk 

Alone (Queen’s Theatre, London); Tommy (Prince Edward Theatre).

Cydney Uffindell-Phillips (Choreographer)

Theatre credits include: As Choreographer/ Movement Director: Macbeth (NT UK tour); About Leo (Jermyn Street Theatre); The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (NYMT, The Other Palace); The Soldier’s Tale (BBC Proms, Lincoln); Stitchers (Jermyn Street Theatre); The Be All and End All (York Theatre Royal); Our Country’s Good (Ramps on the Moon); L’Enfant et les Sortilèges (Teatro Bacional de São Carlos); A Christmas Carol (Creation Theatre, Oxford); Jekyll & Hyde (The English Theatre Frankfurt); The Revenger’s Tragedy (Nottingham Playhouse); Beauty & the Beast (Mercury Theatre Colchester); Stage Door (CSSD). As Associate Choreographer: (National Theatre & Théâtre du Châtelet); Cabaret (UK tour).  As Associate Director: The Wedding Singer (UK Tour). Resident Director: Wind in the Willows (Vaudeville Theatre). As Director: Bugsy Malone, Singin’ in the Rain and Fame (Trinity Youth Theatre).

Television credits include: As Choreographer: Me & Mrs Jones  (BBC – Hartswood films); Campus (Channel 4 – Moniker Pictures); Green Wing (Channel 4 – Talkback Productions). As Assistant Choreographer: Smack the Pony – Series 2, 3 & Christmas Special (Channel 4 – Talkback Productions). Commercial credits include: As Choreographer: Foxy Bingo (Duke), EasyJet Slapdance (Believe Media), Give it Some Heart (Heart FM / Kream), Flashmobbed (E4),  80’s Season (Film 4).

Simon Kenny (Set and Costume Designer)

Simon is a set and costume designer working in theatre, opera, musical theatre and live performance, across the UK and internationally. He trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London. Previously for the English Theatre Frankfurt: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Venus In Fur, The Collector, Saturday Night Fever.

Recent theatre includes the multi award-winning Sweeney Todd in a purpose built pie shop (West End and Off-Broadway, Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Set Design of a Musical), and Barbarians, a multi-storey performance in the abandoned St Martin’s School of Art building (both for Tooting Arts Club); The Selfish Giant, a new folk opera by Guy Chambers (West End); Macbeth (Stafford Castle); Holes (Nottingham Playhouse); Black Men Walking (national tour for Eclipse, with Manchester Royal Exchange and Royal Court); Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass (Watford Palace); and The Wind in the Willows (Sherman). Other designs include Glyn Maxwell’s stage adaptation of Babette’s Feast (Print Room); Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare’s Globe); Driving Miss Daisy, Saturday Night Fever (Theatre Royal Bath and UK tour); Rose with Dame Janet Suzman (HOME Manchester); Noel Coward’s Fallen Angels (Salisbury Playhouse); Sleeping Beauty, The Ladykillers, Sleuth (Watermill); Ghosts (Theatr Clwyd); In the Next Room or the vibrator play (Ustinov/St James); Island (National Theatre); Entertaining Mr Sloane (UK tour, London Classic Theatre); Tales From the Bar of Lost Souls, a British Council collaboration with imitating the dog and the National Theatre of Greece; and BORDER FORCE, an immersive installation/performance/club event for Duckie.

Opera includes Le Nozze di Figaro, as the inaugural production at Britain’s newest opera house (Nevill Holt Opera); the world premiere stagings of Stephen McNeff’s Vivienne (Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House) and A Voice of One Delight (Riverside Studios); The Cunning Little Vixen, Háry János, The Prodigal Son, The Homecoming, Orlando (all Ryedale Festival); Carmen (Hampstead Garden Opera).

Richard G. Jones (Lighting Designer)

Richard previously lit Jekyll & Hyde, Other Desert Cities, The Collector, Venus in Fur, Good People and Breaking the Code for The English Theatre Frankfurt. Richard lit the actor musician Broadway Production of Sweeney Todd at the Eugene O’Neill Theater, for which he was nominated for an Outer Circle Critics Award and won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design. He was nominated for a TMA Theatre Award for best lighting design for The Railway Children staged at the National Railway Museum York and a DORA for the Toronto production. 

Richard’s West End work includes actor musician productions of Sunset Boulevard Sweeney Todd, The Gondoliers, Mack and Mabel and Carmen, also productions of When Pigs Fly, Steptoe and Son, Horrid Henry Live and Horrid, Female Parts, Behud, The Complete World of Sport (abridged), The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged) {revised}, as well as The Railway Children at the Kings Cross Theatre. UK National tours include Sister Act, Calamity Jane, Son of a Preacher Man, Fiddler on the Roof, Strictly Confidential, Beautiful Thing, Wuthering Heights, Rasputin, Candide, The Hot Mikado, Canterbury Tales, Spongebob Squarepants the Sponge that could Fly, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Diary of Anne Frank.  

Richard has recently lit the UK tours of The Leauge of Gentlemen-Live Again, Early Doors and Supervet-Welcome to my World (Phil McIntyre Entertainment); the South Africa, Australia and New Zealand tours of Dynamo Seeing is Believing and Catherine Tate Live (Phil McIntyre Entertainment); Murder Margaret and Me (The York Theatre Royal). Richard is currently working on designs for The Grand Old Dame of York (York Theatre Royal) and Strictly Come Dancing Arena Tour 2019 (Phil McIntyre Entertainment and Stage Entertainment).

Stephan Weber (Sound Designer)

Stephan, born in Karlsruhe 1974 started his theatre career in 1995 in Ettlingen where he did the operating and sound design for the Schlossfestspiele Ettlingen with several musicals until 2003. He studied then 2000 at the SAE Institute in Munich and completed with the audio engineer diploma. Moving to Oestrich-Winkel near Wiesbaden in 2003 he started at the Burgfestspiele Bad Vilbel where he is working as audio consultant since now. He did also Sound design for Musicals in other German theatres like eg. the Stadttheater Pforzheim. A lot of production shows, even with big live orchestras came up and he also worked with famous solo artists. His company is responsible for almost 15 years for the entertainment environment of some cruise companies like Hapag-Lloyd and TUI Cruises. Since 2010 he is working for The English Theatre and is happy to work as  Sounddesigner for Cabaret.

Gabriella Bird  (Associate Director)

At The English Theatre Frankfurt: Jekyll & Hyde. Theatre credits include: Single Spies, Bold Girls, Miss Julie (Theatre by the Lake); Tonight at 8.30 (Jermyn Street Theatre); Labours’s Lost, Much Ado About Nothing (Guildford Shakespeare Company); Fiddler on the Roof (Frinton Summer Theatre); The Wizard of Oz, His Dark Materials, The Wind in the Willows, Charlotte’s Web (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre); The Acid Test (The Cockpit Theatre); Madwomen in the Attic, Three Days’ Time (Edinburgh Fringe); Twelfth Night (The Courtyard Theatre & European Tour); Rent(ADC Theatre).

Melanie Schöberl  (Assistant Costume Design)

Melanie`s first experience as a costume designer was for the Chaincourt Theatre Company at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main. In 2006 she worked as a costume assistant for the choreographer/director Wanda Golonka on Crave by Sarah Kane. During the same year she was part of the creative team of the Sebastian Hartmann production Being Lawinky. She did costume design for The Threepenny Opera, The Crucible and Master Class. Her work for ETF as assistant costume designer includes The Who`s Tommy, Rain Man, Breaking the Code, Sweet Charity, Good People, The Ruling Class, Saturday Night Fever, Venus in Fur, The Collector, Other Desert Cities, Death and the Maiden, The Glass Meangerie, The Life, Disgraced, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Spamalot, Handbagged, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Pygmalion, Jekyll & Hyde, Hand to God and The Lion in Winter.

Marc Frankum  (Casting Director)

Marc originally trained as an actor at Drama Centre London before moving into casting. Previous shows for The English Theatre Frankfurt include: The Lion in Winter, Hand to God, Jekyll & Hyde, Pygmalion, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Handbagged, Spamalot, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Glass Menagerie, Disgraced, Death and the Maiden, Other Desert Cities, Ghost the Musical, Strangers on a Train. Marc has worked with numerous theatres and producers including Bath Theatre Royal, David Pugh Ltd, Nimax, Mercury Theatre Colchester, PW Productions, Regents Park Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, The Old Vic, Fiery Angel, Adam Spiegel Productions, David Ian Productions, Mark Goucher, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Salisbury Playhouse and Lee Menzies.