ABOUT JCTP

ABOUT JCTP


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At JCTP we produce plays and musicals in the West End, on tour in the UK and internationally.

We enjoy working with both commercial and subsidised partners and regularly collaborate with London and regional theatres, including The Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells, National Theatre, Almeida, RSC, The Bush, Chichester Festival Theatre, Leeds Playhouse and Bath Theatre Royal. We provide general management services both for our own productions and for other producers. We are driven by the writers, directors and actors whose work we produce and we are always looking for new work to commission and develop.

Forthcoming and recent productions include: Singin’ In The Rain (Sadler’s Wells, Tokyo, UK Tour, Toronto); East is East (Birmingham Rep, National Theatre); Wendy and Peter Pan (Orchard Hall, Tokyo, Leeds Playhouse, The Lowry); Oleanna (Arts Theatre); Blithe Spirit (UK Tour, Duke of York’s); David Suchet, Poirot And More A Retrospective (UK Tour, West End); Two Cigarettes In The Dark (UK Tour); Pressure (UK Tour, Ambassadors, Toronto); Private Peaceful (UK Tour); A Monster Calls (UK Tour, Washington); South Pacific (Manchester Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, UK Tour); The Price (Bath Theatre Royal, Wyndham’s); The Life I Lead (UK Tour, Wyndham’s); Misty (Trafalgar Studios); Vulcan VII (UK Tour); Frozen (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Loves Labours Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (Chichester, Manchester, Theatre Royal Haymarket); This House (Garrick Theatre, UK Tour), The Dresser (UK Tour, Duke of York’s). General Management projects include Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe (UK Tour), Strictly Ballroom the Musical (Toronto) and North By North West (Toronto).

OUR TEAM


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Jonathan Church

Director

Jonathan Church is currently Artistic Director of Bath Theatre Royal’s Summer Season. He was Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre (2006-2016); Artistic Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre (2001-2006); Associate Director of Hampstead Theatre (1999-2001); Artistic Director of Salisbury Playhouse (1995- 1999).

Jonathan’s West End Productions as a Director include: The Drifters Girl Musical (Garrick); The Price (Wyndham’s); An Ideal Husband and Hobson’s Choice (Vaudeville); Taken At Midnight(Theatre Royal Haymarket).

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Becky Barber

Executive Producer

Previously, Becky Barber worked at Greene Light Stage (formerly Old Vic Productions) from 2007 until 2018. Credits during this time include: the global productions of Billy Elliot: The Musical; numerous co-productions with The Old Vic Theatre Company including Noises Off, The Norman Conquests, Hedda Gabler, Kiss Me, Kate, and High Society; and Private Lives, Jerusalem, Sweeney Todd and The Pajama Game in the West End.

As an independent producer she was awarded the first Stage One start-up fund for her premiere of Sebastian Faulks’s Birdsong in 2010 and produced Only The Brave and Fox at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Recent credits include: Associate Producer and General Manager on behalf of Nica Burns, on the multi Olivier Award-winning play, Emilia, and General Management for Second Half Productions on the development of The Glass Menagerie starring Amy Adams.

Becky is a member of The Society of London Theatre and The League of Independent Producers, a Trustee of Stage One and sits on the Partners Board at 4Sixteen Theatre Company.

In 2019 she formed Becky Barber Producing Masterclass through which she mentors and coaches new Producers, and teaches a module at The Central School of Speech and Drama for their MA course in Creative Producing.

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Moé Saito

Production Assistant

Moé originally joined Jonathan Church Theatre Productions as a production intern in May 2022, while she was studying at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London for a Masters in Creative Producing. She went on to work for Trafalgar Theatre Productions as a Production Assistant on the UK tour of Death Drop: Back in the Habit. She joined Jonathan Church Theatre Productions as a Production Assistant in November 2022 after she graduated from her MA course. Prior to starting her studies, she worked at a TV Broadcaster in Japan where she was a production co-ordinator and assistant producer for large scale commercial events. She has also worked as a freelance Production Assistant at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.