lee menzies
gareth johnson
General Manager

Lee Menzies

Most recent productions include: the UK tour of Shrek The Musical; the second UK tour of Top Hat; the Chichester Festival Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre production of The King’s Speech (UK tour); the world premiere of From Here To Eternity at the Shaftesbury Theatre; the Mossovet State Theatre company’s Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters at Wyndham’s Theatre; the first ever stage version of Irving Berlin’s Top Hat, Olivier Award, Best New Musical (Aldwych); Our Boys (Duchess); Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town (UK tour); and Yes, Prime Minister (West End and three UK tours).

Other recent productions include: Crazy For You (Novello); David Grindley’s multi-award winning production of Journey’s End (Duke of York’s and UK tour); Dominic West in Simon Gray’s Butley (Duchess); Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s definitive version of Tell Me On A Sunday (UK tour); Jerusalem (Apollo); Enron (Broadhurst, New York); Prick Up Your Ears (Comedy); Twelfth Night (Noël Coward); Otherwise Engaged (UK tour and Criterion); Donkey’s Years (Comedy, three Olivier Award nominations including Best Revival); and Whipping It Up with Richard Wilson (Ambassadors, Olivier Award nomination for Best New Comedy).

Also: four productions with Peter Hall – Twelfth Night, The Rose Tattoo with Julie Walters and Ken Stott, Tartuffe with Paul Eddington, Felicity Kendall, John Sessions, Toby Stephens and Jennifer Ehle, and Hedda Gabler with Fiona Shaw (Olivier award, Best Revival); Jeffrey Archer’s three plays – Beyond Reasonable Doubt (Queen’s), Exclusive (Novello) and The Accused (Theatre Royal, Haymarket); the National Theatre production of The Island (Old Vic and UK tour, EMMA Award); Jus’ Like That! (Garrick and three UK tours); Kat and the Kings (London Vaudeville, New York Cort, Frankfurt and UK tour, eight Olivier Awards including Best New Musical).

Lee Menzies is a full (non-deposit) member of both the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre. He also serves on The Society of London Theatre Investment Committee, is a trustee of The Society’s Staff Pension Fund, chairman of The Laurence Olivier Bursary panel and was a governor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama for nine years.