About Alex Parker
Alex graduated from Birmingham University in 2012 with a BMus Honours degree in music.
His musical director credits include Sweet Charity (Pimlico Opera), Barnum, The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (Menier), Wonderland (UK Tour), A Little Night Music 40th Anniversary Concert (Palace), South Pacific (Cadogan Hall), Merrily We Roll Along, Sunset Boulevard, Follies (Yvonne Arnaud), The Whatsonstage Awards 2015- present (Prince Of Wales). His assistant and associate musical director credits include West Side Story, On The Town (BBC Proms), Les Miserables (Queens and Dubai Opera), Stephen Ward (Aldwych), The Pajama Game (Minerva) and Soho Cinders (Soho).
Alex produced and served as the musical supervisor to the London premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Putting It Together at the St. James Theatre in 2013. He was also the musical supervisor for the London premiere of Working at the Southwark Playhouse in 2017.
As a composer, Alex has written four musicals with his writing partner Katie Lam: AmDram, All Aboard, The Railway Children and After You. The pair have recently been awarded the NYMT Emerging Artist’s Award and have been commissioned to write the company’s 2020 musical. He is also working on a musical adaptation of a book that was recently made into an Oscar-winning film.
His upcoming projects include My Left/Right Foot (National Theatre Of Scotland), The Color Purple (Curve) and Mame (Hope Mill).