Simon Green & David Shrubsole
Simon trained at LAMDA.
London and West End appearances include: Good Thing Going and A Swell Party for the RPO at Cadogan Hall, Jules in Sunday In The Park With George (Menier Chocolate Factory, Wyndhams), Knight Of The Burning Pestle (Barbican), Lumiere in Disney?s Beauty and the Beast (Dominion), Torasso in Passion (Queen?s), La Cenerentola (Drill Hall), Whizzer in March Of The Falsettos (Albery), Young Ben in Follies (Shaftesbury), Elegies (Criterion), Coriolanus (Young Vic), Elmer Gantry (Gate), Robespierre in The Scarlet Pimpernel (Her Majesty?s), Lady Be Good (Regent?s Park and National Tour), Tony in The Boyfriend (Old Vic and Albery) and for the RSC: Tin Man in The Wizard Of Oz and Frank Schultz in Showboat in co-production with Opera North (Palladium and national tour).
Other theatre includes: Sarah The Cook in Dick Whittington and Widow Twankey in Alladin (Oxford Playhouse), Henry Carr in Travesties (Nottingham Playhouse), Lord Evelyn in Anything Goes (Grange Park), Relative Values (National tour), Putting It Together, Anthony And Cleopatra, Cavalcade (Chichester), Noel And Gertie, House And Garden, Knights In Plastic Armour, (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough), Bernard Nightingale in Arcadia, Winner Takes All (Ipswich), M. Andre in The Phantom Of The Opera (Manchester Opera House), Lord Arthur in Lord Arthur Saville?s Crime (Guildford and Windsor), The Beaux Stratagem and The Bacchae (Bristol Old Vic), Journey`s End (Bromley) and also seasons at Salisbury, Coventry, Leatherhead, Farnham and Manchester. Television includes: Affinity, Robin Hood, Roman Road, Urban Gothic, Rhona, Eastenders, In The Red, Julia Jekyll And Harriet Hyde, The Upper Hand, After Henry, Never The Twain, Victoria Wood As Seen On TV, The Two Of Us, The Agatha Christie Hour, The Good Companions.
Cabaret: For over ten years Simon has worked with his collaborator, arranger and musical director, David Shrubsole and together they have performed cabaret in many of London?s best venues including numerous appearances at Pizza On The Park also Jermyn Street Theatre, Café Royale, The Mountbatten, Leighton House, October Gallery, Belair House, Oxo Tower, and Lauderdale House. They made their New York debut at The FireBird and in 1999 were invited to appear in the Noel Coward Centennial Gala at Carnegie Hall, returning the following year with Simon Green ? Solo at Carnegie Hall?s Weill Recital Hall for the Hawthorn Foundation. In December 2009 they once more returned to New York with Coward At Christmas ? A Cabaret For Noël for a record breaking season at 59E59 Theaters. Simon?s solo album Take Me To The World was recorded in 2005 and is available from www.dresscircle.co.uk Films include: A Christmas Carol , Bedrooms and Hallways, Day Release, Dead in the Water Radio includes: Syncro, Henry IV pt 1, Much Ado About Nothing, Carl Magnus in A Little Night Music, Salad Days, Sister of Death, Anyone Can Whistle, Call Me Madam.
Recordings include: Original cast recordings of Sunday In The Park With George, The Boyfriend, Follies, Passion, Salad Days, Elegies, Wizard of Oz. Studio recordings of Showboat, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Kismet, What About Love, Weill on Broadway, Anything Goes, Annie Get Your Gun and The Lady of the Slipper for EMI. What About Love, Kismet, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers and Showboat all for TER
David studied composition, piano and bassoon at Trinity College of Music, London.
Composition for plays include: Kes (Liverpool Playhouse and Tour), Hay Fever (Chichester Festival Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo & Juliet (Regent?s Park Open Air Theatre), Steel Magnolias (Australian Tour), The Enchantment (National Theatre, London), Gaslight (Old Vic, London), Total Eclipse (Menier Chocolate Factory), Troilus and Cressida ?cocomposed with George Stiles and nominated for a Chicago Jeff Award (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), French Without Tears (English Touring Theatre), Dead Funny (Oldham Coliseum, Tour), Hobson?s Choice(Watermill, Newbury), Epitaph for George Dillon (Comedy Theatre, London), Of Mice And Men (Mercury Theatre, Colchester), A Streetcar Named Desire (Clwyd Theatr Cymru) and Unless (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough). Orchestration/arranger credits include: Let?s Face The Music & Dance (Salisbury Playhouse), Peter Pan (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Aspects Of Love (UK tour), The Importance of Being Earnest (Vaudeville Theatre, London), The Three Musketeers (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Assassins, Ain?t Misbehavin?, A Chorus Line and High Society (Crucible, Sheffield), Annie Get Your Gun (UK Tour), A Twist Of Fate (Singapore Repertory Theatre & Album), Mixed Doubles, Rogues To Riches (Watermill, Newbury) and Take Me To The World (Album). Davidhas worked extensively as an arranger for Simon Green and together they have played manyvenues around the world including the Firebird Café and Carnegie Hall in New York. Their latestprogram, Clearly Coward, played a record breaking season at New York?s 59E59 Theatres in 2009.
Conducting credits include: Matthew Bourne?s Dorian Gray (Edinburgh International Festival), Major Barbara, The Alchemist (National Theatre, London), Just So (Chichester Festival Theatre & Album),Ragtime (Piccadilly, London), Miss Saigon (UK Tour), My Fair Lady (National Theatre, London and Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), The Christmas Carol (Royal Festival Hall), Dick Whittington (Sadler?s Wells), Martin Guerre (West Yorkshire Playhouse, UK Tour & Album), Master Class (Queens, London), Chess (UK Tour, Oslo) and Carmen Jones (European Tour).
David is a regular member of staff at the Royal Academy of Music.