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About

Greene Light Stage plc (GLS) is an independent commercial producer, general manager and consultant. Sally Greene established the company in 1994, and it is run today by Sally and CEO and Producer Rebecca Quigley.

The Soho based company has been the recipient of multiple Olivier and Tony awards, with the company's contribution to theatre being recognised worldwide. Perhaps the most notable success is GLS's  production of Billy Elliot the Musical which they co-produced with Working Title Films and Universal Stage Productions. It opened in 2005 at the Victoria Palace Theatre in the West End and ran for an incredible 11 years. Billy Elliot went on to have a very successful run in Australia before opening to rave reviews on Broadway and winning a record-breaking ten Tony Awards in 2008, including Best Musical. It has since toured extensively in both the US & UK.

GLS has produced, co-produced or managed over 100 shows ranging from musicals to contemporary and classic drama in the West End, on Broadway and on tour, including: Taking Sides, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, The Vagina Monologues, The Weir, Car Man, Medea, Life(x)3, Benefactors, Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, Macbeth, Sexual Perversity in Chicago and Hamlet. Recent GLS productions include The Go-Between,The Mentalists, the transfer of Hampstead Theatre's hit production of Good People, The Pajama Game directed by Richard Eyre, Private Lives starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor, Passion Play starring Zoë Wanamaker and Samantha Bond, Sweeney Todd starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, Noises Off, Clybourne Park, Jerusalem starring Mark Rylance, The Prisoner of Second Avenue starring Jeff Goldblum, Three Days of Rain starring James McAvoy and Swimming with Sharks starring Christian Slater and Matt Smith.

Previously, GLS produced in association with The Old Vic Theatre Company; High Society, Electra, The Crucible, Clarence Darrow, Other Desert Cities, Fortune's Fool, Much Ado About Nothing, Sweet Bird of Youth, The Winslow Boy, Kiss Me Kate, Hedda Gabler, Democracy, The Duchess of Malfi, Noises Off, The Playboy of the Western World, Cause Célèbre, A Flea in Her Ear, Design for Living, The Real Thing, Six Degrees of Separation, Inherit the Wind, Dancing at Lughnasa, Complicit, The Norman Conquests, Speed the Plough, All About My Mother, Gaslight and The Entertainer.



 

Team

SALLY GREENE OBE

​Sally Greene is the Founder of Greene Light Stage, andco-producer of the Tony Award winning Billy Elliot the Musical.
 
She is renowned for rescuing and restoring The Old Vic,Criterion and Richmond theatres. In 1998, having saved The Old Vic fromclosure, she formed The Old Vic Theatre Trust with Stephen Daldry, and in 2003she formed the Old Vic Theatre Company. In 2004 Sally opened the Cheyne WalkBrasserie, once voted restaurant of the year by Harper’s Magazine. Sally isalso the proprietor of the world-famous Soho jazz club, Ronnie Scott’s, and in2007 she launched Greene Light Films.
 
She is the recipient of an OBE and a Montblanc Arts andCulture Award, in recognition of her contribution to the arts in Britain. Sallyhas always strived to support and promote charities through her own ventures. Sheis a Trustee for the Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation, which sponsors youngmusicians both in the UK and around the world. Sally is also a Trustee for theLondon Music Fund, an independent charity which offers grants to young,underprivileged children across London to develop their musical potential.Sally is also a long-time supporter of the NSPCC - in 2017 she was instrumentalin the backing of an innovative new partnership between the NSPCC and theEnglish National Opera.

www.sallygreeneobe.com

REBECCA QUIGLEY, CEO and Producer

Rebecca joined GLS early in 2017 having been developing, managing and producing theatre shows for 25 years. Her previous position was as Managing Director and Producer for Stage Entertainment UK Ltd. During her time there her credits include productions both in the West End, on Broadway and on tour in the UK, including: Made In Dagenham written by Richard Bean and directed by Rupert Goold, the Olivier Award-winning Hairspray, the Chichester Festival Theatre transfer of Singin' In The Rain in the West End, on tour and internationally, the UK tour of Oliver!,  Sister Act the Musical, High School Musical 1  and 2 and the new musical I Can't Sing penned by Harry Hill.

Rebecca started her career at Pola Jones, having stage managed for a few years prior, where she worked on the musicals Return To The Forbidden Planet, Tommy, Chicago, West Side Story, Spend Spend Spend  and Fosse  and on the tours of comedians including Eddie Izzard and Barry Humphries.

She then joined Tiger Aspect where she general managed the original production of the Olivier Award winning musical Our House and then Working Title Films where she general managed the original production of multi-award winning Billy Elliot the Musical.

BECKY BARBER, Associate Producer and General Manager

EMMA O'MARA, Assistant Producer

ZAREEN WALKER, General Manager

CHRIS WILLIAMSON , Administration Assistant to Sally Greene & Rebecca Quigley

Board Of Directors

ANDERS FORSBERG - Chairman

ROBERT BOURNE

PETER CLAYTON

SALLY GREENE OBE

DR TAREK MOUGANIE

REBECCA QUIGLEY

Advisors

STEPHEN ROSEN FCA - Corporate Finance Consultant

DANIELLE SILVESTER - Director of International Business Development

Productions

Greene Light Stage produces and manages work in the West End, on tour and internationally. Collectively the team have worked with theatre's most prestigious artists, and won numerous awards for their work. The company has strong relationships with the subsidised sector and has had notable success with transfers from The Royal Court, Chichester and Hampstead Theatres. The company has several projects in development, including new musicals, revivals of classic plays and newly commissioned work.

General Management

Greene Light Stage has a wealth of experience in the general management of West End and UK touring productions of both plays and musicals. GLS can provide a full general management service tailored to the requirements of the producer, ranging from large scale new musicals to revivals of classic plays.

With a strong background in the development of new work, GLS can also provide step by step general management of all the different stages of any new production including readings, workshops and feedback sessions, accommodating both UK and overseas producers and creative teams.

Services include:


- Budgeting for any prospective productions, seasons, transfers, readings and workshops.
- Controlling budgets and cashflow including invoices, payroll and royalties.
- Securing creative team and cast, negotiation and contracting.
- Recruiting all technical and back stage positions.
- Dealing with any HR issues, discipline and general wellbeing of all company members.
- Running marketing and press teams to plan and launch campaigns including design, social media and on-sales.
- Management of launch events, opening and gala nights.
- West End venue and tour booking, including deal negotiations, pricing and contracts.
- Quality assurance on tour and in the West End.
- Immigration/visa processing, travel and accommodation for international artists or touring overseas.
- Management or guidance with investor relations and documentation.
- Access to legal, accounting and tax advice.

Rocket Stage Ltd

Rocket Stage is a theatre production company co-founded by Elton John and David Furnish in partnership with Sally Greene.

The business is focused on developing and bringing to the stage live theatre projects that are either driven by Elton’s existing musical catalogue or by new compositions from Elton and chosen collaborators.

Currently, the company has several theatrical projects in development both in the US and the UK.

Greene Light Films

Greene Light Films (GLF) was established in 2007 with the intention for the Greene empire to utilise the creative relationships that have been formed and cemented through the work completed by the Sally's theatre companies. GLF is run by Sally and her Film Consultant Caroline Harvey.

PLAYER

GLF’s first short film Player (directed by Mary Nighy, written by Sam Hodges and starring Pete Postlethwaite, Sam Hodges, Celia Imrie and Haydn Gwynne) received the following mentions and awards:

HUNKY DORY

GLF’s first feature film Hunky Dory and starring Minnie Driver) premiered at the London Film Festival in October 2011 and was released in March 2012.

RECENT PROJECTS

GLF has co-produced Richard Raymond’s debut feature film Desert Dancer starring Freida Pinto, Reece Ritchie, Tom Cullen and Nazanin Boniadi – an extraordinary tale of the search for freedom and love, based upon the true story of Iranian exiled dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who fled the tyranny and oppression of Tehran, was granted asylum in France and awarded a place at the National School of Dance in Paris, where he continues to live today.



Opportunity To Invest

For more information please email
Emma.OMara@greenelightstage.com

or call
0203 974 6941


Contact

For further information please contact:

Greene Light Stage Plc

1st Floor, 47 Frith Street
London
W1D 4HT
GLS@greenelightstage.com
T: 020 3794 6941

Please note that GLS is only able to accept
solicited scripts.