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

Musical Theatre Credits include:

Germany - Austria - Switzerland

"Bonnie & Clyde" (Book, Music & Lyrics):

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

"The Fight of the Century: Max Schmeling v. Joe Louis" (Music & Lyrics):

  • Tribühne Theater, Berlin

"King Kong" (Music & Lyrics):

  • Kleines Theater, Berlin
  • 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)

"Show Dogs" (Music):

  • Abraxas Musical Academy, Munich.
  • Winner of Frank Wildhorn Award for Musical Theatre
  • Theater Remise, Bern

"Dynamite!" (Book, Music & Lyrics):

  • Kleines Theater, Berlin

"Eingefädelt - Das Musical" (Music & Lyrics):

  • Schlosshof (Open Air), Biedenkopf

"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.

"Das Newsical" (Music & Concept)

  • Tribühne 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.

United Kingdom - United States

"Fairystories" (Book, Music & Lyrics):

  • Final round in National Alliance for New Musicals Festival (New York)
  • Final round in Global Search for New Musicals Festival (Cardiff)
  • Workshop production at Theater Building Chicago
  • Developmental production at Seattle's Village Theatre Issaquah
  • Staged reading at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London's West End

"Let Your Heart Go Ding-a-Dong" (Book & Stage Direction)

  • Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts

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.

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

White Horse Inn (Im weißen Rössl). Musical in three acts by Hans Müller, Erik Charell, Robert Gilbert and Ralph Benatzky. New English adaptation by Paul Graham Brown. Performance rights: Felix Bloch Erben Verlag

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)

As an Educator:

Song Interpretation: Stage School & Joop Van der Ende Academy (Hamburg)
The art and craft of musical writing and composing: ISFF, Berlin

Many of Germany's top musical performers have leant their voices to Paul's songs, including (among many others) Kevin Tarte, Leah Delos Santos, Jasna Ivir, Roberta Valentini and the legendary show twins, Alice and Ellen Kessler.

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