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JOHN BROWNE

John Browne studied music at University College Cork and at the Manhattan School of Music in New York. He is a founder member of Meridian Theatre Company, for which he has directed and written original music. Productions with Meridian include 'The Overcoat', 'Valpone', 'Castle Rackrent', 'Craving' and 'The River'. Among recent work as a composer are: '100% Fun' for Watford Palace, 'Always' a community opera for The Royal Opera House and music for the short film, 'Bingo'. He also collaborated with Johnny Hanrahan, Meridan's Artistic Director, on 'The Pied Piper', a children's opera for The Ark in Dublin.

ADAPTATIONS

Play Title Playwright
The Pied Piper John Browne Johnny Hanrahan

DIRECTOR

Play Title Playwright
Adios Amigos Johnny Hanrahan Nikolai Gogol
A samba musical based on The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol.
The Mistress of Silence Johnny Hanrahan
Adapted from the original novel by Jacqueline Harpman.
The Overcoat Johnny Hanrahan Nikolai Gogol
Adapted from Gogol's short story 'The Overcoat'

SET DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
Adios Amigos Johnny Hanrahan Nikolai Gogol
A samba musical based on The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol.

COSTUME DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
Head Room Johnny Hanrahan

DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
The Overcoat Johnny Hanrahan Nikolai Gogol
Adapted from Gogol's short story 'The Overcoat'

SOUND DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
The Mistress of Silence Johnny Hanrahan
Adapted from the original novel by Jacqueline Harpman.

COMPOSER

Play Title Playwright
Craving John Browne Johnny Hanrahan

MUSIC COMPOSED BY

Play Title Playwright
The Overcoat Johnny Hanrahan Nikolai Gogol
Adapted from Gogol's short story 'The Overcoat'

MUSIC BY

Play Title Playwright
Adios Amigos Johnny Hanrahan Nikolai Gogol
A samba musical based on The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol.
Castle Rackrent Johnny Hanrahan Maria Edgeworth
Adapted from the original novel by Maria Edgeworth.
Lear Johnny Hanrahan William Shakespeare
Reading Turgenev Johnny Hanrahan
An adaptation of the original novel by William Trevor
The Mistress of Silence Johnny Hanrahan
Adapted from the original novel by Jacqueline Harpman.

MUSICIAN

Play Title Playwright
Adios Amigos Johnny Hanrahan Nikolai Gogol
A samba musical based on The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol.
Volpone Johnny Hanrahan Ben Johnson
Adapted from Ben Jonson's satirical comedy Volpone.