Simon Friend is an independent theatre producer and general manager. Previously he has been Producer for Theatre Royal Bath.
West End: The Father by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton (Wyndham’s Theatre & Duke of York’s Theatre); Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon (Arts Theatre); Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet (Playhouse Theatre); Relative Values by Noel Coward (Harold Pinter Theatre); Fences by August Wilson (Duchess Theatre).
Off-West End: The Donkey Show (Proud Camden), Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days adapted by Laura Eason (St James Theatre), Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage (Park Theatre); The American Plan by Richard Greenberg (St James Theatre); The Vibrator Play by Sarah Ruhl (St James Theatre); Fifty Words by Michael Weller (Arcola Theatre); The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc (HighTide Festival).
UK Tour: Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon; Saturday Night Fever book by Robert Stigwood & Bill Oakes, music by the Bee Gees; The Hypochondriac by Richard Bean (after Moliere); Things We Do For Love by Alan Ayckbourn; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee.