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Musical Theatre Credits

2023 — A Tale of Two Cities (Book, Music & Lyrics), Theater Hof. Director: Uwe Kröger
2023 — The Missing Days of Agatha Christie (Music & Lyrics), Kleines Theater, Berlin. Director: James Edward Lyons
2022 — Jugend ohne Gott (Book, Music & Lyrics), Staatstheater Wiesbaden. Director: Iris Limbarth
2021 — Der Stadtbrand (Book, Music & Lyrics), Schlossfestspiele Biedenkopf. Director: Paul Graham Brown
2019 & 2021 — Zucker (Music & Lyrics), Luisenburg Festspiele. Director: Marc Krone
2018 — The Jungle Book (Music & Lyrics), Luisenburg Festspiele. Director: Simon Eichenberger
2017 — Rasputin (Book, Music & Lyrics), Theater Hof. Director: Roland Hüve
2017/18 — Die Hatzfeldt (Music & Lyrics), Schlossfestspiele Biedenkopf. Director: Birgit Simmler
2015/16 — Der Postraub (Music & Lyrics), Schlossfestspiele Biedenkopf. Director: Birgit Simmler
2014 — The Great Houdini (Book, Music & Lyrics), Theater Hof. Director: James Edward Lyons

  • Showcase reading of the Czech language version "Velký Houdini" (Translation: Barbora Hancilová), Divadle na Orlí, Brno, Czech Republic.

2014/15 — Superhero (Music & Lyrics), Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden. Director: Iris Limbarth
2013/2014 — Eingefädelt (Music & Lyrics), Schlossfestspiele (Open Air) Biedenkopf. Director: Birgit Simmler
2011 — Dynamit! (Book, Music & Lyrics), Kleines Theater, Berlin: Director: Birgit Simmler
2009 — King Kong (Music & Lyrics), Kleines Theater, Berlin. Director: James Edward Lyons

  • Theater Heilbronn (2011)
  • Theaterschiff Stuttgart (2011)
  • KATiELLi Theater Datteln (2012)
  • Stadttheater Klagenfurt (2012)
  • Regional Tour of South Germany (TS Entertainment) (2012)
  • Kammerspiele Seeb (2012)
  • Theater Hof (2012)
  • Bad Vilbel Festspiele (2015)
  • Theater für Niedersachsen (2016)
  • Musical Creations Hamburg (2016)
  • Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden (2019 / 2021)

2008 — The Fight of the Century: Max Schmeling v. Joe Louis (Music & Lyrics), Tribüne Theater, Berlin. Director: James Edward Lyons
2006 — Show Dogs (Music) (Book & Lyrics: Nina Schneider), Abraxas Musical Akademie, Munich. Director: Paul Graham Brown

  • Winner of Frank Wildhorn Award for Musical Theatre, International Musical Theatre Festival, Graz.
  • various student and amateur productions

2006 — Fairystories (Book, Music & Lyrics) (Deutsche Übersetzung: Nina Schneider

  • Final round in National Alliance for New Musicals Festival, New York (2005, 2007)
  • Final round in Global Search for New Musicals Festival, Cardiff und London (2005)
  • Developmental project with the Academy for Musical Theatre, Los Angeles (2006)
  • Workshop production at Theater Building Chicago (2006)
  • Developmental production at Seattle's Village Theatre Issaquah, Director: Vanessa Miller (2006)
  • Staged reading at Theatre Royal Drury Lane (West End, London), Director: Adam Lenson (2009)
  • Staged reading in Christchurch, New Zealand, McCrae & Marshall Productions (2014)

2006 — Let Your Heart Go Ding-a-Dong (Book & Stage Direction), Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts, UK.
2006 — Create Your Life (Music), Neuköllner Oper, Berlin.

  • 4 short musicals based on live onstage interviews with everyday Berlin folk. Each show was written and presented within one week.

2005/6 — The Newsical (Music & Concept), Tribüne Theater, Berlin.

  • A series of 10 minute musicals based on daily newspaper stories, each one written, rehearsed and performed within 24 hours of the newspaper hitting the stands.

2001 — Bonnie & Clyde (Book, Music & Lyrics), Theater Heilbronn. Director: Madeline Leinhardt

  • Altonaer Theater, Hamburg (2003)
  • Tour of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, Nordtour GmbH (2003)
  • Theater Plauen-Zwickau (2004)
  • various student and amateur productions

Further practical experience:

... as a Translator

• Cleopatra's Needle (Die Nadel der Kleopatra). Play in two acts by Philipp Moog and Frank Röth. English adaptation by Paul Graham Brown. Performance rights: Felix Bloch Erben Verlag
• The Treasure Island (Die Schatzinsel). Musical by Dennis Martin and Peter Scholz. English adaptation. Spotlight Productions

... as an Educator

• Song Interpretation: Stage School & Joop Van der Ende Academy, Hamburg
• "The art and craft of musical writing and composing" Workshop: ISFF, Berlin
• The Rock Musical: Lecture at University Hildesheim

... as a stage Director

• "Let your Heart go Ding-a-Dong", LIPA, UK
• "Nine", Musical by Maury Yeston. South German premiere, Off-Broadway Theater, Munich
• "King Kong", Musical by Paul Graham Brown and James Edward Lyons. Touring production South Germany, TS Entertainment (Lörrach)
• "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", Musical by Larry L. King, Peter Masterson and Carol Hall, Wolf-Ferrari-Haus Ottobrunn, Abraxas Musical Akademie (Munich)


Bretton Hall College (University of Leeds, UK). Graduating with First Class honours in Music and Dramatic Presentation. Winner of Music Department Compositon Prize.


Paul is a founder member of the German Musical Academy and has been a jury member for the Berlin final of the German Federal Singing Competition.

In 2015 Paul was the initiator and artistic director of "For a New Life", a theatre project for and with refugees living in Biedenkopf, Germany.

Songs by Paul Graham Brown have been featured in the annual Stephen Sondheim Award for Student Singers (London's West End) with "A Kid from Nowhere" from "Bonnie & Clyde" being performed by the winning singer in 2007.

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