Team

Mark Rubinstein Ltd was established in 2000 as a theatre producing and general managing company working in the West End and on tour both nationally and internationally.

Meet the Team.

Mark Rubinstein

Mark established Mark Rubinstein Ltd as an independent theatre production company in 2000. Prior to that Mark was a producer for Made in Brighton Ltd and Old Vic Productions plc and a consultant for The Old Vic Theatre. For Old Vic Productions plc he produced and general managed the West End runs of Frank McGuinness’s Dolly West’s Kitchen, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues and Athol Fugard’s The Island.

Previously he was General Manager at the Institute of Contemporary Arts before becoming Senior Producer for Bill Kenwright Ltd where he produced numerous touring and West End productions including Peter Hall’s productions of A Streetcar Named Desire and A School for Wives and the Peter Hall Company in the West End (season included Judi Dench in Filumena and Alan Bennett’s Kafka’s Dick with Julia McKenzie, Eric Sykes, and John Gordon-Sinclair), as well as Broadway transfers of The Dolls House with Janet McTeer and Theatre de Complicite’s production of The Chairs. He started his theatrical career as the Finance Director of the Royal Court Theatre and general managed the successful transfers to the West End of Death and the Maiden, Oleanna, Six Degrees of Separation, My Night with Reg and The Queen and I.

Mark Rubinstein was the President of the Society of London Theatre from 2011 to 2014 and Vice President from 2014 to 2017. He was previously the chair of the Finance Committee of the Society.

He was a board member of Complicite (formerly known as Theatre de Complicite), as well as being a board member of Stage One and the League of Independent Producers.

Dave McNeilly

Executive General Manager

Dave graduated in Business Studies, Finance and Marketing before training at Mountview Theatre School in Technical Theatre, Stage Management and Design.

Productions in Stage Management include: Assistant Stage Manager Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), successive positions as Company Manager for Disney’s The Lion King (Lyceum), The Woman in White (Palace), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK & Ireland tour) and Grease (Piccadilly).

Productions in General Management include: A Saint She Ain’t (Apollo), The Last of the Mohicans (Development), Notre-Dame De Paris (Dominion), Lautrec (Shaftesbury), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK National Tours), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical (UK Venues), Chariots of Fire on Stage and Strangers on a Train (Gielgud), ONCE: The Musical (Phoenix), Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined (Criterion), Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Aldwych), Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (UK Tours 2017 & 2020), COMPANY and SWEAT (Gielgud).

Dave is a member of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT).

Sarah Edwards

Head of Finance

Sarah rejoined Mark Rubinstein Ltd in January 2022, having previously been Head of Finance in 2018/2019.  In the intervening period Sarah was Finance Director at Sonia Friedman Productions Ltd, working on finance-related matters across all SFP shows, particularly the UK and international productions of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child.

Sarah was previously Head of Group Finance at the Ambassador Theatre Group.  Prior to her involvement in the theatre industry, Sarah was Head of Financial Reporting & Control at Iglo Foods Group (the owner of Birdseye), and trained as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte, working in both their London and New York offices.

Sarah is a trustee of two charities: Teatro Vivo, which makes immersive shows in unusual spaces, and National Youth Arts Trust, whose bursaries and projects help students from disadvantaged backgrounds train in drama, music and dance.  She is a member of the ICAEW’s Entertainment, Sport and Media Community advisory group.

Catherine Hooper

General Manager (Maternity Leave)

Catherine is the General Manager of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, which received its world premiere at the Aldwych Theatre in April 2018.

During her time at MRL she has managed shows including Heisenberg for Elliott Harper Productions, several seasons of La Soireé both in London and internationally, and the West End revival of The Dresser.  Catherine was also responsible for setting up the child company of the first UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot and assisting Beautiful – the Carole King Musical. Other shows include: the Korean transfer of ONCE the Musical, Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man, the BAM transfer of A Doll’s House, and Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense.

Catherine has been on the Stage One Apprentice scheme and also worked at Sonia Friedman Productions assisting on the opening of The Book of Mormon and Old Times.

Prior to working in the West End, she was Associate Producer for Teatro Vivo, an interactive theatre company specialising in working outside of traditional venues and creating theatrical adventures; collaborating with communities and audiences to turn everyday environments into magical worlds. Producing shows in libraries, high streets, museums, supermarkets and more.

Daisy Lee

Associate General Manager

Daisy is one of the General Managers of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre.

During her time at MRL she has worked across a breadth of shows including; SWEAT, La Soiree, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Be More Chill, Monsoon Wedding, Punchdrunk’s The Burnt City and multiple development workshops.

Daisy joined MRL under the Stage One Trainee Producer scheme in June 2019.

Previously, she worked at the Ambassador Theatre Group in the position of Office Administrator and at the Olivier Awards as Production Office Coordinator. She produced a variety of plays and musicals at the Warwick Arts Centre and Edinburgh Fringe Festival whilst studying at the University of Warwick between 2015 -2018.

Sacha Milroy

Production Manager

Sacha joined the team at Mark Rubinstein Ltd in November 2017 and is Production Manager on Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. Prior to this she was Director of Producing and Planning at the National Theatre. She first joined the National Theatre as Production Manager. Shows include: Frankenstein, Fela!, 13, Danton’s Death, London Assurance, Nation, Our Class, All’s Well That Ends Well, England People Very Nice, Her Naked Skin, The Year of Magical Thinking (& tour), Major Barbara, War Horse, Saint Joan, A Matter of Life and Death, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, The Alchemist, Man of Mode, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Iphigenia at Aulis, Lifegame, Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads, His Dark Materials, Jumpers, Jerry Springer the Opera, Duchess of Malfi, Mappa Mundi, Play Without Words, Hinterland (& tour).

After a spell at Shakespeare’s Globe as Executive Producer she returned to the National Theatre as Head of Production managing a large production department, which included scenic construction, painting, props, costume, production & stage management. Prior to the National she worked extensively as a Production Manager, Event Manager & Stage Manager for various theatre companies, West End, festivals and on tour.

Josh Harries

Production Coordinator

Josh joined Mark Rubinstein Ltd. in June 2021 as Production Coordinator and is a key player in the day to day running of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical at The Aldwych Theatre, as well as other projects within the office.

Previously Josh worked for The Royal Shakespeare Company as Production Assistant on Matilda The Musical (Cambridge), for Playful Productions as Production Assistant on Wicked (Apollo Victoria and the 2nd UK & Ireland Tour) and Administrative Assistant for Kinky Boots, American Buffalo and The Audience.  He was also a dresser for the 25th anniversary production of Miss Saigon (Prince Edward).

Josh also joined The Stage One Producers workshop in May 2019 and carried out backstage internships for Urinetown (Apollo), Evita (Bronowski Productions), Wicked (Apollo Victoria) and Les Misérables (Queens).

Katy Galloway

Stage One Trainee Producer / Production Assistant

Katy Galloway joined the team at Mark Rubinstein Ltd in September 2021 as a Stage One Trainee Producer / Production Assistant.

Previously, Katy has been involved with a number of productions as Associate/Co-Producer including Little Women the Musical (Park Theatre), The Last Five Years (Garrick), Wonderville: Magic and Illusion (Palace), Treason the Musical (Cadogan Hall) and One Jewish Boy (Trafalgar Studios).