Ambassador Theatre Group
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Co-founded by Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire in 1992, the Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd (ATG) is the largest owner/operator of theatres in the UK with 39 venues, an internationally recognised theatre producer and a leader in theatre ticketing services through ATG Tickets.
ATG’s impressive portfolio of West End theatres
includes historic buildings such as the Apollo Victoria, Donmar Warehouse, Duke of York’s, Fortune Theatre, Harold Pinter, Lyceum, Phoenix, Piccadilly, Playhouse, Savoy, Trafalgar Studio 1
and Trafalgar Studio 2
ATG’s regional theatres include The Ambassadors Woking
encompassing the New Victoria
and Rhoda McGaw
Theatres and the award-winning 6 screen cinema complex, Ambassador Cinemas
; Aylesbury Waterside Theatre; New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham; Theatre Royal Brighton; Bristol Hippodrome; Churchill Theatre Bromley; Edinburgh Playhouse; Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone; King’s Theatre and Theatre Royal, Glasgow; Grimsby Auditorium; Liverpool Empire; Palace Theatre and Opera House, Manchester; Milton Keynes Theatre; New Theatre, Oxford; Richmond Theatre; Southport Theatre; Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent; Sunderland Empire; Princess Theatre, Torquay; New Wimbledon Theatre and New Wimbledon Studio; Grand Opera House, York.
ATG has been behind some of the most successful and innovative productions in Britain and internationally. Current and recent ATG co-productions include Posh/Jumpy/Constellations
(Royal Court at the Duke of York's); South Pacific
starring Samantha Womack and Paulo Szot (London and UK Tour); All New People
starring Zach Braff (Manchester, Glasgow and London); Dandy Dick
starring Patricia Hodge and Nicholas Le Prevost and Blue/Orange starring Robert Bathurst (Brighton, UK Tour and London); The Mystery of Charles Dickens starring Simon Callow (London); Ghost the Musical
(Manchester and London); Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 The Musical
(Manchester, UK Tour and London); Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!
(Sadler’s Wells and UK Tour); Legally Blonde the Musical
(London and UK Tour); Monty Python’s Spamalot
by Eric Idle, starring Marcus Brigstocke and Jon Culshaw (London and UK Tour); Being Shakespeare
starring Simon Callow (London, UK Tour and New York); The Misanthrope
starring Damian Lewis and Keira Knightley (London); the critically acclaimed award-winning musical West Side Story
(Sadler’s Wells and UK Tour); Elling
starring John Simm (London); Guys and Dolls
starring Ewan McGregor (London) and The Rocky Horror Show
ATG is also mounting productions around the world. ATG’s productions in Australia include Legally Blonde the Musical, The Rocky Horror Show, Guys and Dolls and West Side Story. Recent ATG productions on Broadway include The Mountaintop starring Samuel L Jackson and Angela Bassett and Exit the King starring Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon.
ATG has recently launched a number of major new production company initiatives. In partnership with Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell, the acclaimed director and choreographer, ATG has formed Jerry Mitchell Productions. Jerry Mitchell Productions will work to develop, create and produce new productions for ATG theatres in London, New York and around the world. Under the Artistic Direction of Chris Luscombe, with Associate Directors Maria Aitken and Philip Franks, Theatre Royal Brighton Productions will present classic and new drama both on tour in the UK and in the West End. In a co-producing partnership with ATG, West End and Broadway Producer, Tali Pelman, will develop and produce new productions for presentation within ATG venues and in New York; and in partnership with acclaimed Director, Jamie Lloyd, Jamie Lloyd Productions will create bespoke pieces of theatrical work for London, the UK regions, North America, Australia and other territories. Productions of new writing, modern classics and musicals will all be presented by the company.
Other ATG successes include the co-production of The Weir in London and on Broadway (winner of the 1999 Olivier Award for Best New Play); Smokey Joe’s Café in the West End and the Olivier award-winning Slava’s Snowshow in the West End and North America plus the multi award-winning West End musical, Carmen Jones.
ATG has a group partner company Sonia Friedman Productions (SFP), led by Sonia Friedman, who is one of the most prolific producers in the West End and on Broadway. Current and recent productions include A Chorus of Disapproval starring Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen (London), a West End transfer of Globe Productions' Richard III and Twelfth Night starring Mark Rylance; The Sunshine Boys starring Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths (London); Hay Fever starring Lindsay Duncan and Jeremy Northam (London); Nice Work if You Can Get It starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara (Broadway); Alan Ayckbourn’s Absent Friends (London); Masterclass starring Tyne Daly (London); The Book of Mormon by Trey Parker and Matt Stone (Broadway) and the Olivier award-winning smash hit musical Legally Blonde the Musical. Other productions from SFP include Jerusalem in London and on Broadway, Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, The Children’s Hour starring Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss, Much Ado About Nothing starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate, Shirley Valentine & Educating Rita, La Bête, Othello, La Cage Aux Folles, Arcadia, Boeing-Boeing, The Norman Conquests, The Seagull, No Man’s Land and Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll.
ATG also owns a major national family entertainment and pantomime company, First Family Entertainment (FFE). FFE is producing ten star-studded pantomimes for the Christmas 2012/2013 season.
Updated September 2012
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