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London's Broadway Baby

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Producer Sonia Friedman is the biggest female producer in the UK, and desrvedly so. A rising talent, she produces, modern plays to shakesepre to musical theatre, brings the big names across the pond, and takes the shows all over London to broadway. Take a look at another amazing talent!
 
 
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Sonia Friedman Productions
Producer

Sonia Friedman began her professional theatre career as a Producer in 1989 as the Head of Mobile Productions and Theatre For Young People at the National Theatre. In 1993 Sonia co-founded Out of Joint Theatre Company with Max Stafford-Clark, now one of Britain’s leading and most successful new writing companies. In 1998 she became the Producer for the Ambassador Theatre Group, and in 2002 she founded Sonia Friedman Productions. 

West End Theatre includes: Guantanamo ‘honor bound to defend freedom’ by Victoria Brittain and Gillian Slovo from spoken evidence; Endgame by Samuel Beckett, directed by Matthew Warchus, starring Michael Gambon and Lee Evans; Jumpers by Tom Stoppard, directed by David Leveaux, starring Simon Russell Beale and Essie Davis; Hitchcock Blonde a new play written and directed by Terry Johnson, with Rosamund Pike; Absolutely! {perhaps} by Luigi Pirandello in a new version by Martin Sherman, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Joan Plowright; Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet, directed by Lindsay Posner, starring Matthew Perry, Minnie Driver, Hank Azaria and Kelly Reilly; Calico a new play by Michael Hastings, directed by Edward Hall; Ragtime book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, directed by Stafford Arima; A Day in the Death of Joe Egg by Peter Nichols, starring Eddie Izzard, Clive Owen and Victoria Hamilton (also on Broadway); Up For Grabs by David Williamson, starring Madonna; Macbeth starring Sean Bean and Samantha Bond; On An Average Day a new play by John Kolvenbach, directed by John Crowley, starring Woody Harrelson and Kyle MacLachlan; Noises Off by Michael Frayn, directed by Jeremy Sams, with various casts including Patricia Hodge, Lynn Redgrave and Patti LuPone (also on Broadway); Benefactors by Michael Frayn; Lobby Hero a new play by Kenneth Lonergan; Afterplay by Brian Friel, starring John Hurt and Penelope Wilton; What the Night is For by Michael Weller, starring Gillian Anderson and Roger Allam; See You Next Tuesday by Francis Veber, adapted by Ronald Harwood, starring Nigel Havers and Ardal O’Hanlon; Gagarin Way a new play by Gregory Burke; Maria Friedman at the New Ambassadors; Marc Salem’s Mind Games; A Servant to Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni in a new adaptation by Lee Hall; Port Authority a new play by Conor McPherson; Spoonface Steinberg a new play by Lee Hall; Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet; In Flame a new play by Charlotte Jones; The Mystery of Charles Dickens a new play by Peter Ackroyd, starring Simon Callow; The Late Middle Classes by Simon Gray (UK tour); Last Dance at Dum Dum a new play by Ayub Khan Din. With Out of Joint, Sonia produced the world premières of the following new plays (all directed by Max Stafford-Clark): Shopping and F***ing by Mark Ravenhill; The Queen and I by Sue Townsend; The Libertine by Stephen Jeffreys; The Steward of Christendom by Sebastian Barry; The Break of Day by Timberlake Wertenbaker; The Positive Hour by April de Angelis; Our Lady of Sligo by Sebastian Barry; Blue Heart by Caryl Churchill. Sonia Friedman has also produced The Man of Mode, Road and Three Sisters (Royal Court), Our Country’s Good and Maria Friedman By Special Arrangement (Donmar Warehouse, Olivier Award winner).

SFP is a subsidiary of the Ambassador Theatre Group.

For SFP:
Producer                                        Sonia Friedman
Associate Producer                  John Richardson
Associate Producer                  Matthew Gordon
Business Affairs Manager         Diane Benjamin
Production Accountant          Louise Mansfield
Acting Production Assistant       Cara Rodway
Marketing              Elaine McGowan, Martin Gray

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Sonia at her play UP FOR GRABS premiere night

For more information on Sonia Friedman and SFP, please visit our links page for a link to her officail website!!!

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