Richard Reeday

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020Musical Director & Composer/Arranger
Theatre
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Gemma Fairlie
Theatre by the Lake
Theatre By The Lake, Keswick
2020Composer/Arranger & Musical Director
Theatre
KISS ME QUICKSTEP
Caitlin Skinner
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2019Musical Director
Theatre
WHERE IS PETER RABBIT?
Sheila Carter
Old Laundry Theatre
Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness
2019Musical Director/Arranger
Theatre
SUMMER HOLIDAY
Elizabeth Newman & Ben Occhipinti
Pitlochry Theatre Festival
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2019Musical Director/Arranger
Theatre
BE MY BABY
Jacqui Honess-Martin
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Leeds Playhouse
2018 - 2019Composer/Arranger
Theatre
JACK & THE BEANSTALK
Abigail Anderson
Mercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2018Composer/Musical Director
Theatre
BABE THE SHEEP PIG
Katie Posner
Mercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2018Musical Director/Arranger
Theatre
SUMMER HOLIDAY
Elizabeth Newman & Ben Occhipinti
Bolton Octagon
2017 - 2018Composer/Arranger & Musical Director
Theatre
SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARVES
Daniel Buckroyd
Mercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2017Composer / Musical Director
Theatre
PETER PAN
Daniel Buckroyd / Matt Cullum
Mercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2016 - 2017Composer/Arranger & Musical Director
Theatre
DICK WHITTINGTON
Daniel Buckroyd
Mercury Theatre Ltd.
Mercury Theatre
2016Musical Director/Arranger
Theatre
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
Elizabeth Newman
Octagon Theatre, Bolton; New Vic, Newcastle-Under-Lyme; Salisbury Playhouse
2015 - 2016Composer/Arranger & Musical Director
Theatre
ALADDIN
Daniel Buckroyd
Mercury Theatre Ltd.
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2015Musical Director
Theatre
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Matthew Cullum
Mercury Theatre Ltd.
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2015Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Gareth Machin
Salisbury Playhouse
Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury
2014 - 2015Composer/Arranger & Musical Director
Theatre
CINDERELLA
Daniel Buckroyd
Mercury Theatre Ltd
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2013 - 2015Associate Musical Director
Theatre
Made in Colchester ProductionsMercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2014Musical Supervisor
Theatre
HARE AND THE TORTOISE
Tony Casement
Mercury Theatre Ltd
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2014Musical Director & Piano
Theatre
BETTY BLUE EYES
Daniel Buckroyd
UK Tour
2013 - 2014Composer & Musical Director
Theatre
SLEEPING BEAUTY
Tony Casement
Mercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2013Musical Supervisor
Theatre
THE OPINION MAKERS
Daniel Buckroyd
Mercury Theatre, Colchester & Derby Theatre
Mercury Theatre, Colchester & Derby Theatre
2013Musical Director
Theatre
QUADROPHENIA
Tony Casement
Mercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2013Musical Supervisor/Arranger
Theatre
THE HISTORY BOYS
Daniel Buckroyd
Mercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre, Colchester
2013Musical Director, Piano & Arranger/Supervisor
Theatre
THE HIRED MAN
Daniel Buckroyd
Mercury Theatre, Colchester & Curve, Leicester
Mercury Theatre Colchester & Curve Leicester
2012 - 2013Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
SLEEPING BEAUTY
Joyce Branagh
Salisbury Playhouse
Salisbury Playhouse
2012Musical Director/Piano & Arranger
Theatre
THE HIRED MAN
Peter James
Bowness Theatre Festival
The Old Laundry Theatre
2011 - 2012Musical Director
Theatre
DEPARTURE LOUNGE
Sally Rapier
InStep theatre Company
Unity Theatre, Liverpool & Augustine's, Edinburgh Fringe
2011Vocal Arrangements
Theatre
A Christmas CarolSell a Door Theatre Company
Greenwich Theatre
2010Musical Supervisor & Arranger/Transcriber
Theatre
DOLLY
Daniel Buckroyd
New Perspectives Theatre Company
Curve Theatre, Leicester & UK Tour
2010MD & Composer/Arranger
Theatre
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Russ Tunney
Nuffield Theatre Company
Nuffield Theatre Southampton, Yvonne Arnold Theatre Guildford, Haymarket Basingstoke
2008Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
PERFECT PITCH WEST END SHOWCASE: Rebels & RetailAndy Barnes Productions Ltd.
Trafalgar Studios
2008Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
THE HIRED MAN
Daniel Buckroyd
Brits Off-Broadway
59E59 Theatre, New York
2008Musical Director/Piano
Other
THE HIRED MAN - New Chamber Cast RecordingDress Circle/New Perspectives Theatre Company
2008Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH (World Premiere)LIPA
Really Useful Group
2007 - 2008Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
THE HIRED MANNew Perspectives Theatre Company
UK Tour
2006 - 2007Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
THE WIZARD OF OZChester Gateway Theatre
Chester Gateway Theatre
2006Man 3/Musical Director
Theatre
CLOSER THAN EVERAnthony Williams Productions
UK tour
2006Musical Director
Theatre
GLOBAL SEARCH FOR NEW MUSICALS SHOWCASECardiff International Musical Theatre Festival
2006Composer/Musical Director
Theatre
ANGELS PAINTED FAIR (World Premiere)LIPA
Paul McCartney Auditorium, LIPA
2006Guest MD/Keys
Theatre
LIPA 10th ANNIVERSARY GALALiverpool Philharmonic Hall
2005Assistant Musical Director/Keys
Theatre
SEX, CHIPS & ROCK N ROLLRoyal Exchange Theatre
2004 - 2005Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOWOfficial European Tour
B,C&E, Ballet Classics and Entertainment
2004Assistant Musical Director
Theatre
ELEGIES: A SONG CYCLE (William Finn)PW Productions
The Arts Theatre, London
2004Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
THE WILD PARTY (Andrew Lippa)National Student Theatre Company NSTC
National Student Theatre Company, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2003Musical Director/Piano
Theatre
BLUES IN THE NIGHTNational Student Theatre Company, NSTC
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2003BA Performing Arts (Music)Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

    Additional Skills

    Composer/Arranger

    Transcription Work, Music Transposition

    Audition Pianist (Advanced piano sight-reading); Rehearsal Pianist;

    Acting Through Song training

    Vocal coach, Choral arranger,

    Vocalist, Baritone/Tenor

    Experience of working with Children

    Referees

    AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

    Industry Awards

    Northern Soul Awards 2018:

    SUMMER HOLIDAY - Winner of Best Theatrical Production;

    UK Theatre Awards 2018:

    SUMMER HOLIDAY - Nominated for Best Musical Production;

    Manchester Theatre Awards 2016:

    SINGIN' IN THE RAIN - Winner of Best Ensemble;

    BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2013:

    THE HIRED MAN - Nominated for Best Regional Musical Director;

    PH Holt Trust Award 2003

    About me

    Freelance Musical Director, Composer/Arranger, Pianist

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • Musicians Union (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Showcase
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard