Wessex Grove is a theatrical production company set up by Benjamin Lowy and Emily Vaughan-Barratt in May 2020 to produce and general manage innovative and exciting work of the highest quality in the West End, on Broadway and beyond.
WHO WE ARE
BENJAMIN LOWY is a Tony Award winning producer who runs Benjamin Lowy Productions in the United States. Under BLP, he produced Betrayal and Seawall/A Life on Broadway in 2019. Previously, Benjamin co-produced 18 shows on Broadway, including Sunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhall, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Tootsie. On the West End, co-productions include Caroline or Change, the Pinter at the Pinter season, 9 to 5, and Cyrano De Bergerac.
EMILY VAUGHAN-BARRATT has worked at Chichester Festival Theatre, The Print Room, Fiery Angel and since 2013 worked for Ambassador Theatre Group, where she was the Producer for The Jamie Lloyd company; most recently producing The Playhouse season (Cyrano de Bergerac and The Seagull ), Betrayal at the Harold Pinter Theatre and in New York at the Bernard B.Jacobs Theatre, and the Pinter at the Pinter season. Other shows for ATG include; Pretty Woman, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, multiple West End transfers including Rob Icke’s Oresteia, Hamlet and The Doctor all from The Almeida Theatre, and King Lear from Chichester Festival Theatre.
I thought of you the other day. (Pause) I was driving through Kilburn. Suddenly I saw where I was. I just stopped, and then I turned down Kinsale Drive and drove into Wessex Grove. I drove past the house and then stopped about 50 yards further on, like we used to do, do you remember?
SCENE 1, BETRAYAL, HAROLD PINTER, 1978.
Donmar partners with Wessex Grove to take work to a wider audience
London venue the Donmar Warehouse has entered into a multi-year development deal with production company Wessex Grove, aimed at developing new stage work and giving the theatre’s output a “future life” both in the UK and abroad. Read more