Neil Laidlaw Productions is a commercial Producer and General Manager working across both new work and revivals in the West End and Broadway as well as UK and international touring. NLP will be Producing and General Managing the 30th Anniversary Tour of Tony Roper’s The Steamie in 2017. We also have a range of exciting new projects in development for 2017 and beyond.
NLP also specialises in theatre production finance and offers a bespoke Production Accounting service for a range of productions, most recently Show Boat at the New London Theatre and Scooby Doo: Live! at the London Palladium. Future projects include the World Premiere Production of the new Meatloaf musical Bat Out Of Hell, the 20th Anniversary UK Tour of Rent and the 2017 return engagement of Alice’s Adventures Underground. If you are interested in hearing more about the Production Accountancy services that we offer, we’d love to hear from you via the Contact Us section of the website.
NLP was recently one of the co-producers of the West End transfer from the Sheffield Crucible of Daniel Evans’ production of Show Boat. Last year the company was also co-producer of Gypsy starring Imelda Staunton which transferred from Chichester Festival Theatre to the Savoy Theatre, London and won four 2016 Olivier awards; for Best Actress (Imelda Staunton), Best Supporting Actress (Lara Pulver), Best Lighting Design (Mark Henderson) and Best Musical Revival. Other recent co-productions include the Young Vic’s A Doll’s House starring Hattie Morahan, at the Duke of York’s in the West End and BAM in New York – as well as the UK tour of Annie starring Craig Revel Horwood, Jodie Prenger and Lesley Joseph. The company also acted as General Manager for Catherine Schreiber Productions on the UK premiere of the Kander and Ebb musical The Scottsboro Boys at the Young Vic in Autumn 2013.
Other producing credits include Canned Laughter (Scottish Tour); The Steamie by Tony Roper (21st and 25th Anniversary Tours); Jigsy (UK Tour); Side by Side by Sondheim (Leicester Square Theatre, London); Beautiful Thing (Sound Theatre, Leicester Square, London – Evening Standard Best Newcomer award for Andrew Garfield); Hormonal Housewives (Scottish Tour); The Musical of Musicals – The Musical! (Sound Theatre, London and Kings Head Theatre, London) and Notes from Underground (Trafalgar Studios, London).
Among our Production Accounting and Theatre Finance clients, NLP also works regularly with Playful Productions on productions that have included Million Dollar Quartet, Onassis and Flare Path, all in the West End. Other Production Accounting credits include projects for MPSI Ltd (Pig Farm, McQueen and Exposure) Emma Brunjes Productions (Alice’s Adventures Underground) and Paul Taylor Mills Ltd (End of the Rainbow). Neil has also worked for the National Theatre, The Old Vic, Sadlers Wells, Hampstead Theatre, Glynis Henderson Productions and Wicked in New York.