Racky Plews

Racky Plews

Director

Racky trained at Arts Educational & Sylvia Young.

Racky was the resident director at Trafalgar Studios on Rodgers and Hammerstein’s State Fair and also the choreographer in residence at The Gatehouse where credits include: Guys and Dolls (Best Production nomination – thirteen Off West End nominations), The Drowsy Chaperone (Best Off West End Production nomination What’s On Stage), Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, A Slice of Saturday Night, The Hot Mikado and Into The Woods.

Credits include: American Idiot (West End), UK Premiere of the musical comedy Cougar (The Belgrade, Coventry), Jekyll and Hyde (UK Tour), Seussical (London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai and Abu Dhabi), Guys and Dolls (Tring Park), Josephine Baker (The Beckett Theatre, New York), Liza Liza Liza by Richard Harris (Bill Kenwright Tour), Respect La Diva (Garrick Theatre, West End), Momentous Musicals (New Wimbledon Theatre, ATG), Aladdin (Hastings, Qdos), Blockbuster (assistant/resident director, UK Tour), Shitfaced Sondheim (UK Premiere), A Dolls House (UK Tour), Wagner’s The Ring Cycle and Oedipus & Antigone(The Scoop Amphitheatre, South Bank), West End Bares 2013, 2014 and 2015 (Jerry Mitchell/Darren Carnall), An Evening with Marvin Hamlisch (St. James Theatre, main space), The Jewish Legacy (UK Tour), A Tale of Two Cities (Charing Cross Theatre), Lost Boy (Liverpool Playhouse), Billy Elliot’s West End Eurovision Entry 2013 and 2014 (Dominion Theatre), Denise Pearson – The Jackson’s World Tour (UK Arena Tour/Birmingham Pride/G.A.Y. London), Forever Plaid (UK & International Tour), Sophie Tucker’s One Night Stand (UK Tour), the European Premiere of Bare – The Rock Musical (Best Choreography nomination Broadway World), Bernarda Alba, and Once Upon A Mattress (Best Choreography nomination Off West End Awards, The Union Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Kings Head Theatre), Assassins (The Landor), La Traviata and The Marriage of Figaro (and director- Hampstead Garden Opera), Freshers (Edinburgh Festival – Best Musical Whats On Stage Award), Dangerous Daughters (Perfect Pitch), The Wild Party (Mountview), How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (CPA), The 48hour Musicals – The Boy Friend (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Crazy For You, and Me & My Girl (London Palladium).