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:
Quiz (UK tour), 42nd Street (UK Tour), Pressure (Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto), South Pacific (Open House Manchester, Sadler’s Wells and UK tour), A Monster Calls (UK tour and The Kennedy Center, Washington DC), Private Peaceful (UK tour), Singin’ in the Rain (Sadler’s Wells, Tokyo, UK tour and Toronto), Wendy and Peter Pan (Orchard Hall, Tokyo and Leeds Playhouse), Poirot: A Retrospective (UK tour and Harold Pinter), East is East (Birmingham Rep, NT and Chichester Festival Theatre), Pressure (UK tour, Ambassadors and Toronto). General Management projects include: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (West End and UK tour).

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 joined Jonathan Church Theatre Productions as a Production Assistant in November 2022, after she graduated from her MA course in Creative Producing at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. During her MA course, she was a Production Assistant at Trafalgar Theatre Productions working on the UK tour of Death Drop: Back in the Habit. Prior to starting her studies, she worked at a major TV network in Japan where she was a production coordinator and assistant producer for large scale commercial events. She has also worked as a freelance Production Assistant at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.
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Annelie Powell CDG

Creative Associate

Annelie has been working in casting for over 15 years, and works with JCTP alongside her freelance career and casting shows for JCTP.  
 
She has cast various west end productions and also cast for The Almeida, Leeds Playhouse, Birmingham Rep, Theatre Royal Stratford east, Manchester Royal Exchange,  Northampton Royal and Derngate, English Touring Theatre, Theatre Clywyd, aswell as in house for The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Nuffield Southampton Theatres. She also works in TV and Film, with credits for Netflix, The BBC, Apple TV amongst others.