Craig Adams

Craig Adams is a composer, lyricist, and arranger. He was Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer at the Finborough Theatre, facilitated by Mercury Musical Developments and Musical Theatre Network UK. Craig’s first musical Lift, developed in association with Perfect Pitch, received its world premiere at Soho Theatre earlier this year and is now being licenced around the world with an Off-Broadway run in November. Other writing includes DEFECT (as part of Vibrant 2013 – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights at the Finborough Theatre), Ghosts Of The Past (YMT:UK), Ballet People (The Place), Battlements (Vanbrugh Theatre), The Watchers (YMT:UK), Let Him Have Justice (Cochrane Theatre), Spell, The Frog Prince (Wimbledon Studio Theatre and Edinburgh Festival), Alice in Wonderland (Edinburgh Festival and tour). As an arranger and musical director, Craig has worked on hundreds of shows and albums for Kerry Ellis, Louise Dearman and Julie Atherton amongst many others. He is currently working an adaptation of the Terry Pratchett novel Soul Music for YMT, and a dance piece based on acclaimed children’s book Bob Robber and Dancing Jane entitled Shadowthief which will premiere in summer 2014. www.craigadamsmusic.com