Mark Rubinstein Ltd is an established theatre producing and general managing company working in the West End and on tour both nationally and internationally.

Projects that Mark Rubinstein Ltd. is currently producing or general managing include: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (UK & Ireland Tour), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Aldwych Theatre), Company by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth (Gielgud Theatre) and La Soirée (ninth Christmas season in London and currently on a ten-year rolling International Tour - 2015 Olivier Award: Best Entertainment).

Recent projects include: Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle (Wyndham's Theatre), Billy Elliot The Musical (UK and Ireland Tour), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre - winner of two Olivier Awards 2015), The Miser (Garrick Theatre), The Dresser (Duke of York's Theatre), Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense (UK and India Tour), Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined (Criterion Theatre), School of Rock (Pre-production, New London Theatre), ONCE the Musical (Phoenix Theatre and Korea), Jeeves and Wooster (Duke of York’s Theatre and National Tour - 2014 Olivier Award: Best New Comedy), the UK tour of War Horse on behalf of the National Theatre, A Doll’s House (Duke of York’s Theatre and BAM, New York), Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable (Temple Studios, Paddington), the West End transfers of the National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time and Untold Stories, Butley (Brighton Festival and Duchess Theatre) and the European tour of Fela! (Holland Festival and Sadler’s Wells Theatre), The Beauty Queen of Leenane (UK Tour) and I am the Wind (European Tour) both for the Young Vic; The Three Musketeers a new musical with music by George Stiles (UK première Rose Theatre Kingston, Christmas 2010), La Clique (London Hippodrome, Roundhouse and International tour – 2009 Olivier Award: Best Entertainment), the West End transfer of the National Theatre’s War Horse (New London Theatre),  two productions from South Africa’s Isango Portobello Company - The Magic Flute – Impempe Yomlingo (Duke of York’s Theatre and International tour - Olivier Award: Best Musical Revival) and The Mysteries – Yiimimangaliso (Garrick Theatre), Arturo Brachetti: Change (Garrick Theatre, Olivier Award nominated for Best Entertainment).

 

Other projects include: Eddie Izzard’s Stripped (Lyric Theatre), Desperately Seeking Susan – a new musical featuring the songs of Blondie (Novello Theatre),Glengarry Glen Ross with Jonathan Pryce and Aidan Gillen (Apollo Theatre), Hergé's Adventures of Tintin directed by Rufus Norris (UK Tour and Playhouse Theatre),Teenage Kicks – a new play about John Peel (Edinburgh Festival) and The Drowsy Chaperone (Novello Theatre), Bent with Alan Cumming (Trafalgar Studios), Sunday In The Park With George – winner of five 2007 Olivier Awards (Wyndham's), Otherwise Engaged with Richard E. Grant and Anthony Head (UK Tour and Criterion Theatre),Tom and Viv (Almeida Theatre), Stephen Dillane’s solo Macbeth (Almeida and International Tour), the European premiere of David Mamet’s Romance (Almeida),Whose Life is it Anyway? with Kim Cattrall (Comedy Theatre), By the Bog of Cats with Holly Hunter (Wyndham’s), Hamlet directed by Trevor Nunn (The Old Vic), Dylan Moran's West End run of Monster II (Palace Theatre), Eddie Izzard's UK Arena tour of SEXIE, David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago with Matthew Perry, Minnie Driver, Hank Azaria and Kelly Reilly (Comedy Theatre), The Bomb-itty of Errors (New Ambassadors Theatre), Macbeth directed by Ed Hall with Sean Bean and Samantha Bond (Albery), Benefactors by Michael Frayn, directed by Jeremy Sams with Neil Pearson and Emma Chambers (Albery), Jesus Hopped The A-Train directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman (Arts Theatre), David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow directed by Peter Gill with Mark Strong, Patrick Marber and Kimberly Williams (tour and New Ambassadors), the world tour and West End run of the acclaimed RSC/Young Vic production of Goldoni's A Servant to Two Masters adapted by Lee Hall, the West End premiere of Connor McPherson's Port Authority and several tours of Paul Hodson's adaptations of Bill Bryson's Notes From a Small Island and Down Under.

Mark Rubinstein Ltd. has provided consultancy services to the National Theatre, the Royal Opera House, the Young Vic Theatre, Punchdrunk and the Criterion Theatre.

Mark Rubinstein was the elected President of the Society of London Theatre from 2011 to 2014 and Vice President from 2014 to 2017.  He was previously the chair of the Finance Committee of the Society.  He is also a member of the board of Stage One.  He was previously a member of the Theatre Development Trust, Complicite and The Mousetrap Foundation.


Mark Rubinstein Ltd is:


Mark Rubinstein

Sarah Edwards

Matthew Green

Suzy Hawes 

Catherine Hooper

Sarah Loader

Dave McNeilly

Sacha Milroy

 

Mark Rubinstein

Mark Rubinstein established Mark Rubinstein Ltd as an independent theatre production company in 2000. Prior to that Mark was a producer for Made in Brighton Ltd and Old Vic Productions plc and a consultant for The Old Vic Theatre.  For Old Vic Productions plc he produced and general managed the West End runs of Frank McGuinness's Dolly West's Kitchen, Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues and Athol Fugard’s The Island.

Previously he was General Manager at the Institute of Contemporary Arts before becoming Senior Producer for Bill Kenwright Ltd where he produced numerous touring and West End productions including Peter Hall's productions of A Streetcar Named Desire and A School for Wives and the Peter Hall Company in the West End (season included Judi Dench in Filumena and Alan Bennett's Kafka's Dick with Julia McKenzie, Eric Sykes, and John Gordon-Sinclair), as well as Broadway transfers of The Dolls House with Janet McTeer and Theatre de Complicite's production of The Chairs.  He started his theatrical career as the Finance Director of the Royal Court Theatre and general managed the successful transfers to the West End of Death and the Maiden, Oleanna, Six Degrees of Separation, My Night with Reg and The Queen and I.

Mark Rubinstein was elected President of the Society of London Theatre in 2011 and then served three years as Vice President. He previously served a full term as the chair of the Finance Committee for the Society of London Theatre and was a board member of Complicite (formerly known as Theatre de Complicite), as well as being a board member of Stage One.
 

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Sarah Edwards

Sarah joined Mark Rubinstein Ltd in January 2018. Previously she was Head of Group Finance at ATG. Sarah trained as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and worked in both their London and New York offices. She then spent 7 years in the Group Finance team at Iglo Foods Group, the owner of Birdseye. 

 

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Matthew Green

Prior to joining Mark Rubinstein Ltd, Matthew graduated from Durham University with a Law Degree after specialising in contract law and intellectual property. Between 2014 and 2017 he produced a number of works at various venues and Fringe Festivals and worked as Producer and Creative Consultant on Greater Manchester’s Mayoral Assembly staged at The Lowry.

 

Matthew joined MRL in October 2017 through Stage One’s trainee producer placement scheme. He assisted on Beautiful: The Carole King Musical UK tour, the international award-winning show La Soirée, and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Aldwych Theatre). Matthew is now employed as a Production Coordinator working primarily on Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical-comedy Company (Gielgud Theatre).

 

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Suzy Hawes

Suzy joined Mark Rubinstein Ltd in July 2018 as Production Assistant on TINA the Tina Turner Musical.

Previously, she worked at the National Theatre in the position of HR Administrator. She also worked for Pleasance Theatre Trust at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2017. She produced a variety of plays and musicals whilst studying Philosophy at Durham University from 2014 - 2017, including launching her own student theatre company committed to developing new work. She also managed a pop-up black box venue throughout Durham Drama Festival in 2015 and 2016.

 

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Catherine Hooper

 

Catherine is the General Manager of TINA the Tina Turner Musical, which received its world premiere at the Aldwych Theatre in April 2018.

During her time at MRL she has managed shows including Heisenberg for Elliott Harper Productions, several seasons of La Soireéboth in London and internationally, and the West End revival of The Dresser.  Catherine was also responsible for setting up the child company of the first UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot and assisting Beautiful – the Carole King Musical. Other shows include: the Korean transfer of ONCE the Musical, Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man, the BAM transfer of A Doll’s House, and Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense.

Catherine has been on the Stage One Apprentice scheme and also worked at Sonia Friedman Productions assisting on the opening of The Book of Mormon and Old Times.

Prior to working in the West End, she was Associate Producer for Teatro Vivo, an interactive theatre company specialising in working outside of traditional venues and creating theatrical adventures; collaborating with communities and audiences to turn everyday environments into magical worlds. Producing shows in libraries, high streets, museums, supermarkets and more.


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Sarah Loader

Sarah joined Mark Rubinstein in June 2017 as a General Manager working on Company by Stephen Sondheim and George Further, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

She has previously been a Producer with ATG, specialising in the development of new work, and a Production Executive at BKL. In 2012 she formed Snapdragon Productions with director Eleanor Rhode. Their extensive collaboration includes Teddy, an award winning rock 'n' roll musical and Toast by Richard Bean, which toured the UK and played an off-Broadway season in 2016. In 2015, they were the first external producing company to co-produce with Paul Miller at the Orange Tree Theatre and in 2013 they were the first visiting company to present work at Park Theatre.

Between 2009-2012 she was a Creative Associate for Simon McBurney and Complicite.

 

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Dave McNeilly
Dave originally graduated Business Studies, Finance and Marketing. After several years of self-employment, he then trained at Mountview Theatre School in Technical Theatre, Stage Management and Design. He began his West-End career as an ASM on Miss Saigon, Theatre Royal Drury Lane. When the show closed in 1999, Dave made his first move into Theatre Administration.

He became Production Co-ordinator at Cole Kitchenn Ltd, looking after shows including A Saint She Ain’t, Last of the Mohicans, Notre Dame De Paris and Lautrec. In 2001, Dave returned to live theatre and took up successive positions of Company Manager for Disney’s The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre) Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Woman in White (Palace Theatre) the first National Tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the new West-End production of Grease (Piccadilly Theatre).

In 2008, Dave became General Manager for Chitty (UK) Ltd looking after the new UK National Tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Following this, Dave was General Manager for the West-End productions of Chariots of Fire On Stage (Gielgud Theatre), ONCE The Musical (Phoenix Theatre) and Strangers on a Train (Gielgud Theatre) and Getting to Know You - Bacharach Remimagined (Criterion Theatre). In addition, he has been Associate Producer/General Manager for Productions of Monkee Business (Manchester), Peter Pan (Dublin), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and AladdinA Wish Come True at The 02.

 

Dave is now a freelance General Manager and is currently Associate General Manager on Beautiful - The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre), as well as the Beautiful UK Tour, launching in September 2017, in association with Michael Harrison Productions.

 

Dave is a member of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT).

 

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Sacha Milroy 

 

Sacha Milroy joined the team at Mark Rubinstein Ltd in November 2017 and is Production Manager on Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. Prior to this she was Director of Producing and Planning at the National Theatre. She first joined the National Theatre as Production Manager. Shows include: Frankenstein, Fela!, 13, Danton’s Death, London Assurance, Nation, Our Class, All’s Well That Ends Well, England People Very Nice, Her Naked Skin, The Year of Magical Thinking (& tour), Major Barbara, War Horse, Saint Joan, A Matter of Life and Death, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, The Alchemist, Man of Mode, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Iphigenia at Aulis, Lifegame, Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads, His Dark Materials, Jumpers, Jerry Springer the Opera, Duchess of Malfi, Mappa Mundi, Play Without Words, Hinterland (& tour).

After a spell at Shakespeare’s Globe as Executive Producer she returned to the National Theatre as Head of Production managing a large production department, which included scenic construction, painting, props, costume, production & stage management. Prior to the National she worked extensively as a Production Manager, Event Manager & Stage Manager for various theatre companies, West End, festivals and on tour.

 

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