Cody Musical Theatre Company is thrilled and privileged to have Stephen Brooker as our Honorary Patron. Stephen is firmly established as one of Britain’s leading Musical Supervisors and Conductors with worldwide professional credits covering the best loved musicals on stage and screen. Stephen has been extremely supportive of Cody, inspiring our performers to achieve their artistic goals and help bring our shows to life.
Stephen Brooker biography
Stephen Brooker is Executive Musical Supervisor for Cameron Mackintosh worldwide. He was musical director and conductor for Universal Pictures’ film of Les Misérables.
Musical Supervision: Mary Poppins (Australia / Japan 2022), Sister Act (2022), Something Rotten (2022), Les Miserables, White Christmas, Mary Poppins, Les Miserables – The Staged Concert, Sunset Boulevard, The Woman in White, Miss Saigon, Half A Sixpence, Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Performance (DVD), Betty Blue Eyes, Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert, OLIVER! My Fair Lady, Cats, Hair, Carmen Jones, The Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Fame, Saturday Night Fever, Barnum, Peter Pan and Chess.
Musical Direction: The Woman in White, My Fair Lady, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Lautrec, Betty Blue Eyes, Cats, Shall We Dance, Hair, Fame, The Secret Garden, Chess, Carmen Jones, Saturday Night Fever and South Pacific.
Stephen has conducted the Classical Brit Awards and was composer and conductor for the original production of Burn the Floor. For the Imagination group, he has written, produced and conducted music for: Jaguar/Range Rover, Coca-Cola, Walt Disney, Ford Motors, Toyota Cars, Volvo Cars, Sony Eriksson, BMW, British Airways, Holiday Inn and Canon. Orchestral conducting includes: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony, Haifa Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony, Hamburg Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, London Mozart Players, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, London and Manchester Concert Orchestras and the Ukraine Opera and Symphony Orchestra. He conducted the Royal Choral Society in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen. Recordings include Disney Film Classics and Crazy for Gershwin (BBC Concert Orchestra), the studio recording of Hair, cast recordings of The Secret Garden, The Woman in White and South Pacific. He was orchestrator and conductor for Walt Disney’s award-winning Animator’s Palette and Cinderellabration (Disneyland Tokyo).
He produced the ‘live’ recording of OLIVER! Starring Rowan Atkinson, the 25th Anniversary recording of Les Misérables and the Dutch and Australian recordings of Mary Poppins. Stephen conducted the Oscars – The 85th Academy Awards and is an Australian Helpmann Award winner for Mary Poppins.
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