Jack started producing at the age of 20, becoming one of the West End’s youngest ever producers.
He recently produced the European premiere of Max Vernon’s The View UpStairs which completed a sell-out run at Soho Theatre starring Tyrone Huntley, Andy Mientus and John Partridge, as well as the celebrated revival of Kander & Ebb’s The Rink at Southwark Playhouse, which starred Caroline O'Connor and Gemma Sutton and won five Off-West End Awards including Best Musical Production.
Previous productions include; the Olivier Award-winning revival of Show Boat (New London Theatre); the European premiere of Stephen Schwartz & Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Working (Southwark Playhouse); Loop (Edinburgh Fringe Festival); The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (Southwark Playhouse); A Christmas Tale (Kenton Theatre) and as Associate Producer; The Boys In the Band (Park Theatre, National Tour & West End).
In 2018, Jack co-founded Take Two Theatricals Ltd, an international concert and production company, with his producing partner Brian Zeilinger. In early 2020, they produced a number of plays as part of the Old Red Lion Theatre's Where Are We Now season, which included Rosie Day's debut play Instructions For A Teenage Armageddon, as well as a Triptych of plays curated by Artistic Director Alexander Knott featuring Nuclear War by Simon Stephens, Graceland by Max Saunders-Singer and Buried by David Spencer.
Take Two have presented a number of concerts at London's Cadogan Hall, including a series of Broadway stars co-produced with Club11 London including Sierra Boggess, Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara, Caissie Levy, the UK debut of Laura Benanti, Laura Michelle Kelly and concert productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, the Gipsy King's Zorro The Musical and the UK premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. Further credits include: concerts for The Greatest Showman’s Keala Settle and Andy Mientus (Hippodrome), Rundertisch (Tristan Bates Theatre) and the international premiere of Katherine Parkinson’s Sitting (ArtisTree, Hong Kong).
For the past five years, Jack has been Production Co-Ordinator for MPSI Ltd on Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell the Musical (Manchester, Toronto, West End & Germany, as well as the upcoming International Tour). Other work at MPSI includes; Sergei Polunin's Satori (London Coliseum)
Jack started his career interning at Jamie Wilson Productions, and subsequently went on to work as Assistant to the Company Manager on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) and then as Assistant Producer on Accolade (St James Theatre). Prior to becoming an independent producer, he worked on a number of shows including; The Merchant of Venice for the Almeida Theatre; Jeeves & Wooster, Taken At Midnight, Hairspray and Oh! What A Lovely War for Mark Goucher and tours of Blood Brothers, Joseph and The Sound of Music amongst others for Bill Kenwright.
Jack is proudly supported by Stage One, a charity that supports new UK Theatre producers. In 2015 he attended the Stage One New Producer’s Workshop, and was awarded the Stage One Bursary the following year.
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