Rachel Kavanaugh

Previously at Chichester Single Spies (Chichester Festival Theatre/Birmingham Rep/UK tour), Half A Sixpence (and Noël Coward Theatre), An Ideal Husband, The Way of the World, The Music Man, A Small Family Business (Festival Theatre) and Love Story (Minerva Theatre, Duchess Theatre West End and Walnut Street Theatre Philadelphia; Olivier nomination for Best New Musical).

Theatre includes A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland and The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSC); The Wind in the Willows (London Palladium and UK tour); The Winslow Boy (Chichester and UK tour); Oklahoma! (Royal Albert Hall/BBC Proms); Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Olivier Award nomination for Best Musical Revival, WhatsOnStage award for Best Musical Revival), The Sound of Music (Olivier Award nomination for Best Musical Revival), The Taming of the Shrew, Cymbeline, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Love’s Labour’s Lost, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (all Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); Hope Place (Liverpool Everyman); The Rivals, Arcadia (Bristol Old Vic), Oklahoma! (UK tour).

As Artistic Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre for five years, her productions included Arthur & George, Notes to Future Self, His Dark Materials, The Cherry Orchard, Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure, Uncle Vanya, The Madness of George III and Arcadia.