Christian directs both established plays and musicals and helps develop new writing.
Recent productions include the new jazz musical Café Society Swing at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, highlighting the story of the first racially-desegregated jazz club in NY, which helped launch the careers of singers like Billie Holliday and Lena Horne.
The revival of Quaint Honour, at the Finborough, won rave reviews, sold out and was nominated for an OFFIE Award.
At the Union Theatre, Christian directed the story of Viv Nicholson and her tragic pools win, Spend Spend Spend, and staged the first professional revival in the UK of Stephen Schwartz’s Children of Eden.
Further credits include creating and staging the new musical Dusty Springfield for Carnival Cruise lines, directing the National Tour of Boy George’s Taboo, which won the Manchester Evening News’s Best Musical Award plus various development processes and workshops of new writing including Finding the Burnett Heart with Michael Pennington, Just A Man & This is England for Page To Stage and Nobody’s Business for the Charing Cross Theatre.
Productions at Drama Colleges including GSA (Pippin & Spring Awakening), Mountview (Penelopiad), Arts Ed (Curtains), MTA (Just So) and Drama Studio London (Liolà & Cloud 9).
Christian also does confidential show doctoring on plays and musicals. Please email for further details.
Direction & Dramaturg