daniel sparrow productions
- producer & uk general management
Daniel is an Olivier Award-winning West End producer and theatrical general manager, and has produced plays and musicals in London, the UK, Sydney and on Broadway.
London based, but originally Australian, Daniel developed and produced the award-winning West End stage adaptation of Pedro Almodóvar’s All About My Mother at The Old Vic (co-production with The Old Vic and Neal Street) in 2007 starring Dame Diana Rigg, Lesley Manville, Mark Gatiss, Colin Morgan and Joanne Froggat. There has since been 23 different productions in 18 different languages internationally.
Subsequent West End productions include Three Days of Rain, starring James McAvoy, Holding the Man starring Jane Turner (from ‘Kath and Kim’), Michel Legrand’s ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ directed by Emma Rice, in collaboration with Kneehigh Theatre, the Olivier Award winning Sweeney Todd starring Michael Ball, Stiles and Drewe’s new musical Soho Cinders, the recent Palladium revival of A Chorus Line and on Broadway, Exit the King, starring Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon.
In late 2015, he produced the Sydney premiere of David Williamson’s hit play “RUPERT” charting the life of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, starring Oscar nominated multi Emmy-award winning actor James Cromwell (“Babe”, “LA Confidential”, “Six Feet Under”) as Murdoch and Australian TV comedy icon Jane Turner (Kath from “Kath and Kim”) as Margaret Thatcher.
He is currently developing several new projects including ‘Only the Brave’ a new musical by Matthew Brind and Rachel Wagstaff which had its premiere in 2016 at Cardiff’s Wales Millennium Centre.
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