Musical Director and Orchestrator
Charles Strouse and Stephen Schwartz’s Rags was revived at the Hope Mill Theatre in 2019 starring Rebecca Trehearn, with new orchestrations for a four-piece band and four onstage musicians. Nick worked closely with Stephen workshopping new material for the piece.
Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator
Stiles and Drewe’s take on Rudyard Kipling’s classic Just So Stories got a brand new outing as the inaugural Christmas production at The Barn Theatre, Cirencester (fringe theatre of the year in The Stage’s 2018 awards). With the original 80s synth heavy score reworked for strings, guitars and percussion and performed live by an actor-musician cast, the show received great critical acclaim.
Producer and Arranger
RE:arrangement is a cabaret series produced and arranged by Nick, in which musical theatre standards get a new lease of life with fun and quirky arrangements. The show will feature on this year’s Stages Floating Festival starring Alice Fearn, Noel Sullivan, Kelly Mathieson and Andy Coxon.
This clip shows ‘The Schuyler Sisters’ from Hamilton reworked in the style of a whole host of musical theatre legends, moving through G&S, Cole Porter, Bernstein, Boublil and Schonberg and more!
Musical Director (May-August), AMD (January-May)
Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland is a modern take on the classic fairytale which toured the UK starring Wendi Peters, Dave Willets and Kerry Alice as Alice in 2017.
The Burnt Part Boys, presented by Small Dark Woodland Creature Productions at the Park Theatre, is the story of four young men growing up without their fathers following a mining disaster in small-town America. Through a blue-grass infused score and imaginative physical theatre, it follows the young men fighting the fight between the boys they have the right to be and the men they've been forced to become.
Performed by Jonathan Bourne, Danny George, Jamie Fillery Thomas Wolstenhome and Joseph Peacock
Landi Oshinowo (Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act) sings the hit song Old Friend from Nancy Ford and Gretchen Cryer's 70s cult musical. Presented at the Jermyn Street Theatre in Summer 2016, the show received unanimous critical praise for its dynamic reworking of the period piece.
When not working in Musical Theatre, Nick is MD of AfterParty a cappella. Formed in 2013, AfterParty is London's only a cappella supergroup, with members from all corners of the globe. AfterParty have sold out in the West-End with shows at the Aldwych, Dominion and St James Theatres, as well as shows across the UK and in Frankfurt, Copenhagen and Gothenburg. In winter 2015 AfterParty headlined the Covent Garden Christmas lights switch-on event.
Nick also worked with CBBC, creating a flashmob in order to celebrate the return of Danger Mouse, the iconic hit childrens TV show, to screens in 2015. Arranged by Nick and performed by AfterParty, Baker Street commuters got a great surprise and the resulting promo video was rolled out by CBBC in order to generate excitement about the return of the family favourite cartoon.