Nick
Butcher

Nick is a composer, lyricist and performer with two major musical productions in development and an extensive list of West End credits. 

After an extensive performing career in the West End, Nick is becoming one of the most exciting young contemporary theatre composers in the UK.

Nick is currently under commission by two major UK producers to adapt a book and subsequent film for the stage as well as development projects in Television. In 2019, Nick sold out his first solo London show, Live at Zedel’s and was a cohort of the Jonny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals in 2020. He will be part of the JMF Songwriters project later this month. 

Previously, Nick was a finalist in the Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Competition two years running at the Garrick Theatre and Savoy Theatre; gained support from The Cameron Mackintosh Foundation and Arts Council England and shadowed composer George Stiles on numerous projects. 

Nick has worked as an actor on new musicals in the West End including Lend Me A Tenor, Half a Sixpence and School of Rock as well as major productions at Chichester Festival Theatre, Sheffield Crucible, Opera North, Barbican Theatre with directors including Olivier Award winning Timothy Sheader, Laurence Connor, Daniel Evans, Rachel Kavanaugh and Jo Davies. Nick has worked on four new major productions with Sir Cameron Mackintosh. 

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Theatre

Writer & Composer 

Doug 
Director Laurence Connor
Gillian Lynne Theatre
Understudy Sid & Photographer 
Director Rachel Kavanaugh
Noel Coward Theatre
Ringmaster & Understudy Barnum 
Director Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy
UK Tour
Ensemble 
Director Daniel Evans
Crucible Theatre
Mr Stratton & Understudy Barnum 
Director Timothy Sheader
Chichester Festival Theatre
Ensemble 
Director Daniel Evans
Crucible Theatre