WHAT WE DO
Something for the Weekend are producers, promoters, general managers and tour bookers based in the heart of London’s West End who
present theatre, new writing, circus, dance, improvisation, musicals and comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, in London and around the UK and also overseas.
Suzanna is managing director of Something for the Weekend and Meadow Rosenthal Ltd.
Credits include -
As producer/co-producer: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical (on national and international tour since 2013; Apollo Theatre, West End 10 week run 2015; Lyric Theatre, West End residency since 2016; Olivier Award Winner 2016 for Best Entertainment and Family Show); The B*easts (Bush Theatre – Olivier Awards nominee 2018 for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre – and Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it won a Stage Award for Outstanding Performance); Wisdom of a Fool (national tour); The Man on the Moor (national tour); Flanders & Swann (national tour); Murder She Didn’t Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery (Leicester Square Theatre and national tour); Everything is Illuminated adapted from Jonathan Safran Foer’s internationally acclaimed novel, starring Denise Gough, Gemma Jones and David Ryall (Hampstead Theatre); Crestfall starring Niamh Cusack (Theatre503) and five national tours of An Evening with Sir Roger Moore culminating at the Royal Festival Hall in 2016.
Together with Jeremy Meadow producer/co-producer credits include: four national tours of Alan Plater’s Blonde Bombshells of 1943, J. B. Priestley’s When We Are Married (Garrick Theatre, West End), R. C. Sherriff’s Journey’s End (2 national tours and Duke Of York’s Theatre, West End), The Flying Karamazov Brothers (Vaudeville Theatre, West End), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Almeida Theatre and national tour).
As general manager/promoter/line producer, credits include: Cirque Berserk! Cirque Eloize’s Cirkopolis at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; The Trial of Jane Fonda starring Anne Archer (Park Theatre and Edinburgh Festival Fringe); The Missing Hancocks starring Kevin McNally and directed by Neil Pearson (Edinburgh Festival Fringe); Steven Berkoff’s Shakespeare’s Villains (international); The Gentle Giant (ROH2, Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House).
The 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe portfolio comprised 12 shows including Showstopper! The Improvised Musical; Cirque Berserk!, The Song of Lunch (starring Robert Bathurst), Thor & Loki and Harpy (starring Su Pollard).
Suzanna is also executive producer of the annual London’s Free Open-Air Theatre Season in the 1000-seat amphitheatre outside City Hall on the Thames, The Scoop.
Siva Zagel - General Manager
Siva left Mountview to work as a Technical Stage Manager and Production Manager, touring opera nationally and internationally. She then moved into administration working for C venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as General Manager, for Metal Culture Liverpool as Programme Manager, as Programme Manager for Hoxton Hall and Creative Producer for Outside Edge Theatre. Siva joined the SFTW team in 2018. Other work includes: Assessor for Technical Theatre apprenticeships with ROH, Sadlers Wells and The Roundhouse, providing producing and general management support for companies including Filskit Theatre, C theatre, Globe Players, Choi In Theatre (Korea), Props Scotland. Recent touring includes Ruby Wax’s Frazzled and Bilimankwe Arts’ The Tempest.
Rhiannon Morris - Marketing Manager
Rhiannon studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts where she was taught by Showstopper co-founder Adam Meggido. She then went on to work front of house for ATG at London’s Lyceum Theatre. In the summer of 2015, she worked at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as an assistant for Adam Meggido and met the Something for the Weekend Team. The following year, she interned for Something for the Weekend in the run up to and during the Fringe. Upon her return to London, Rhiannon became a full-time member of Something for the Weekend as the Marketing and Production coordinator, then Marketing Manager. Projects she has worked on include Oliver Award winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, Olivier Award nominated The B*easts, An Evening with Sir Roger Moore, The Song of Lunch, Harpy, Thor and Loki, Cirque Berserk!, Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery and Flanders and Swann to name but a few.