" THE MUSIC AND THEATRICAL VISION OF PAUL BOYD ... A TRULY CLASS ACT " Irish Times

" GOOD NEW MUSICAL WRITERS ARE VERY HARD TO FIND SO IT IS TREMENDOUS

THAT IRISH AUDIENCES ARE SUPPORTING ONE OF THEIR OWN WHO, HOPEFULLY,

ONE DAY WILL HAVE THE WHOLE WORLD SINGING HIS SONGS "  Sir Cameron Mackintosh

UPCOMING SHOWS

UPCOMING SHOWS

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original stage musicals by Paul Boyd

 

TINSELTOWN

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Theatre at The Mill Newtownabbey 2014

premiered at Theatre at The Mill Newtownabbey December 2014

 

HUNCHBACK THE MUSICAL

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

from ‘Notre Dame de Paris’ by Victor Hugo

commissioned by Theatre at The Mill Newtownabbey 2013

premiered at Theatre at The Mill Newtownabbey December 2013

                                                                     

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

with additonal material by Russell Morton

commissioned by Castle Theatre Wellingborough 2012

premiered at Castle Theatre Wellingborough December 2012

 

MOLLY WOBBLY'S TIT FACTORY

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

shortlisted for Mackintosh's HIGHLAND QUEST FOR A NEW MUSICAL 2006

nominated for 5 BROADWAY WORLD WEST END AWARDS 2014

commissioned by Lyric Theatre Belfast 2011

premiered at Lyric Theatre Belfast October 2011

produced at Lyric Theatre Belfast July 2012

produced at Assembly Rooms Edinburgh August 2012

produced at Phoenix Artists Club London from March 2014

produced at Leicester Square Theatre from January 2015

 

THE HAUNTING OF HELENA

music and lyrics by Paul Boyd • script and lyrics by Bernie McGill

finalist for STILES & DREWE PRIZE FOR BEST SONG FROM A NEW MUSICAL 2010

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2009

premiered on Ireland Tour 2009

 

THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES

music and lyrics by Paul Boyd • script by Rosanna Lowe

commissioned by Castle Wellingborough 2008

premiered at Castle Wellingborough July 2008

 

THE TALE OF THE BEAUTY

AND THE TAIL OF THE BEAST

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Castle Theatre Wellingborough 2007

premiered at Castle Theatre Wellingborough December 2007

produced at Lyric Theatre Belfast from December 2009

 

PINOCCHIO

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

nominated for BEST SHOW FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE TMA Awards 2007

named Sunday Life's BEST MUSICAL 2003

commissioned by Purpose Built Musicals 2003

premiered at Market Place Theatre Armagh from December 2003

produced at An Grianán Theatre Letterkenny from December 2004

produced at Civic Theatre Dublin from January 2005

produced at Lyric Theatre Belfast from November 2006

produced at Source Arts Centre Tipperary from December 2006

produced at Pavilion Theatre Dublin from December 2006

produced at Perth Theatre Perthshire from December 2009

 

McCOOL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

shortlisted as a UK entry to the NAMT FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS 2006

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2001

premiered on Ireland Tour 2002

 

TEACHER'S NOTES

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Lisburn Borough Council Arts Office 2001

premiered at Island Arts Centre Lisburn 2001

 

THE SNOW QUEEN

music and lyrics by Paul Boyd • script by Brenda Winter

commissioned by The Mixed Peppers Theatre Company 2001

premiered at Belvoir Players Studio 2001

 

SMELLY WON'T BEHAVE!

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Replay Productions Ltd. 2001

premiered on Ireland Tour 2001

 

RED - THE RIDING HOOD MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

commissioned by An Grianan Theatre 2000

premiered at An Grianán Theatre Letterkenny December 2000

produced at Lyric Theatre Belfast from November 2001

 

THE NUTCRACKER MUSICAL

music adapted by Paul Boyd • script by Ian Billings

commissioned by Stagecoach Theatre Arts 1999

premiered at Stagecoach Theatre Arts July 1999

 

THE PIRATES OF PLANET ZANCE

music adapted by Paul Boyd • script by Ian Billings

commissioned by Stagecoach Theatre Arts 1998

premiered at Stagecoach Theatre Arts July 1998

 

ALICE THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

nominated as BEST DRAMA 1999 Belfast Arts Awards

commissioned by Lyric Theatre Belfast 1998

premiered at Lyric Theatre Belfast from November 1998

produced at An Grianán Theatre Letterkenny December 1999

produced at An Grianán Theatre Letterkenny August 2000

produced at Civic Theatre Dublin from December 2000

produced at Market Place Theatre Armagh December 2004

produced at Market Place Theatre Armagh January 2005

produced at Castle Theatre Wellingborough December 2008

produced at Actor's Playhouse Miracle Theatre Miami from March 2009

produced at Actor's Playhouse Miracle Theatre Miami from October 2009

produded at Higashi Playhouse Nagoya (Japan) August 2011

produced at Actor's Playhouse Miracle Theatre Miami from January 2015

produced at Roxy Performing Arts Centre Miami April 2016

 

HANSEL & GRETTEL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1997

premiered at Riverside Theatre Coleriane from December 1997

produced at Lyric Theatre Belfast from November 1999

produced at An Grianán Theatre Letterkenny from November 2001

produced at Market Place Theatre Armagh December 2002

produced at Pavilion Theatre Dublin from December 2005

produced at Broward Center Fort Lauderdale February 2008

produced at Miramar Cultural Center Florida November 2009

produced at New Wimbledon Studio London May 2010

produced at Lyric Theatre Belfast from December 2012

 

RUMPELSTILTSKIN

music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

script by Paul Boyd with Orla McKeagney and Emily Thomas

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1996

premiered at Riverside Theatre Coleriane 1996

produced on Ireland Tour 1997

 

TORCH SONG TRILOGY

music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

adapted from the play by Harvey Fierstein

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1996

premiered on Ireland Tour 1996

 

THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER

music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

script by Orla McKeagney and Emily Thomas

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1995

premiered on Ireland Tour 1995

 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

script by Orla McKeagney and Emily Thomas

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1994

premiered on Ireland Tour 1994

 

WHO FRAMED ESMERELDA?

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

written for The Decidedly Average Theatre Company 1993

premiered on Ireland Tour 1993

 

MACBETH THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

written for The Decidedly Average Theatre Company 1992

premiered at University of Ulster February 1992

produced at Riverside Theatre Coleraine September 1992

produced at Group Theatre Belfast November 1992

produced on Ireland Tour 1994

WRITER / COMPOSER CREDITS

UPCOMING SHOWS

ORIGINAL SCORE CREDITS

original scores for stage by Paul Boyd

 

IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Claudio Macor

commissioned by LWL Investments and Entertainment

at Landor Theatre, London 2015

 

SPIKE MILLIGAN’S PUCKOON

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

script adapted by Paul Boyd and the company

from a dramatisation by Vincent Higgins 

of the book by Spike Milligan

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2009

Ireland Tour 2009 • West End 2011 • UK & Ireland Tour 2016

 

THE CHRONICLES OF LONG KESH

music arranged by Paul Boyd

script by Martin Lynch

named ‘Best Ensemble’ Edinburgh Festival 2009 / The Stage Awards

commissioned by Greenshoot Productions 2009

Ireland Tour 2009 • World Tour from 2010

 

HOWL!

music arranged by Paul Boyd

script by Conor Grimes and Alan McKee

commissioned by Lyric Theatre Belfast 2009

 

LAY UP YOUR ENDS

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Marie Jones and Martin Lynch

commissioned by GBL Productions

at Grand Opera House Belfast 2009

 

SINBAD (The Water Spectacular)

original score by Paul Boyd

created by Paul Boyd and Zoë Seaton

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2008

UK Tour 2008

 

BELFAST CITY HALL CENTENARY

original score by Paul Boyd (exhibition)

commissioned by Belfast City Council 2006

 

THE LITTLE MERMAID (The Water Spectacular)

original score by Paul Boyd

created by Paul Boyd and Zoë Seaton

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2005

World Tour from 2005

 

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA 

(Belfast Lord Mayor’s Parade)

original score by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Belfast City Council 2005

 

FLAMING FABLES

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Mary McNally

commissioned by Replay Productions 2004

Ireland Tour 2004

 

THE MAGIC HAT

original score by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Cahoots NI 2004

Ireland, UK and Asia Tour 2004

 

THE PIED PIPER (street parade)

original score by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Beat Initiative Carnival Company 2004

 

THE THIEF

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Zoë Seaton, Paul Boyd and Paul McEneaney

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2004

Ireland Tour 2004

 

THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

original score by Paul Boyd

script by J.M. Synge

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2003

Ireland Tour 2003

 

THE COLLEEN BAWN

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Dion Boucicault

commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2003

Ireland Tour 2003

 

A FAIRY'S TALE

original score by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Cahoots NI 2003

Ireland Tour 2003

 

BUSTER

original score by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Cahoots NI 2002

Ireland Tour 2002

 

TITANIC: SONG OF THE HAMMERS (exhibition)

original score by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Belfast City Council 2002

 

PUPPET MAGIC

original score by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Young At Art

International Children’s Festival 2001

Ireland Tour 2001

 

DOME SWEET DOME

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

script by John McClelland

commissioned by Replay Productions 2000

Ireland Tour 2000

 

A MID ULSTER MYSTERY

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

script by Brenda Winter

commissioned by The Mixed Peppers Theatre Company 2000

 

MARCHING ON

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Gary Mitchell

commissioned by Lyric Theatre Belfast 2000

 

JAMES YOUNG LIVES!

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

script by Paddy Scully

commissioned by Belfast Theatre Company 1999

Ireland Tour 1999

 

THE LITTLE WEE MARTIAN

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

script by Brenda Winter

commissioned by Replay Productions 1999

Ireland Tour 1999

 

A WHISTLE IN THE DARK

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Tom Murphy

commissioned by Lyric Theatre Belfast 1999

 

DUNCAN THE DRAGON

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Replay Productions 1998

Ireland Tour 1998

 

HOLLYWOOD BLUES

music arranged by Paul Boyd

script by by Paddy Scully

commissioned by Belfast Theatre Company 1997

Ireland Tour 1997

 

TORCH SONG TRILOGY

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

based on the play by Harvey Fierstein

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1996

Ireland Tour 1996

 

STRANGE!

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

devised by Karl Wallace and Rachel O’Riordan

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1995

at Crescent Arts Centre Belfast 1995

 

MURDER MOST PROBABLY

original score by Paul Boyd

script by Paul Boyd and Ian Billings

named BEST ONLINE SERIAL Bloscars 2006

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1995

Ireland Tour 1995

 

THE ADVENTURES OF ALICE

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

commissioned by Decidedly Average Theatre Company 1993

Ireland Tour 1993

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ORIGINAL STAGE PLAY CREDITS

original stage plays by Paul Boyd

 

SPIKE MILLIGAN’S PUCKOON

original score and songs by Paul Boyd
script adapted by Paul Boyd and the company
from a dramatisation by Vincent Higgins 

of the book by Spike Milligan
commissioned by Big Telly Theatre Company 2009
Ireland Tour 2009 • West End 2011 • UK & Ireland Tour 2016

 

MURDER MOST PROBABLY

script by Paul Boyd and Ian Billings

named BEST ONLINE SERIAL Bloscars 2006

commissioned by Kabosh Productions Belfast 1995

Ireland Tour 1995

 

ALL WIRED UP

script by Paul Boyd

winner GREER GARSON THEATRE AWARD (BEST PLAY) 1992

written for University of Ulster 1992

PRODUCTION CREDITS

 

DIRECTING CREDITS

productions directed for the stage by Paul Boyd

 

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

original book by Derek O'Connor

songs by Katie Richardson

at Lyric Theatre Belfast, 2017

 

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

for UK Productions Ltd.

at Assembly Hall Theatre Royal Tunbridge Wells 2016

 

THAT MAN

original book by Wendy Gill

featuring the music of Caro Emerald

at Hippodrome Casino, London 2016

 

LIVE AT THE TOWER

for Historic Royal Palaces

at Tower of London 2016

 

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

for UK Productions Ltd.

at Grand Theatre Blackpool 2015

 

MOLLY WOBBLY

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

for London International Arts Theatre Ltd.

at Leicester Square Theatre London 2015

 

TINSELTOWN

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Theatre At The Mill Newtownabbey 2014

 

THAT MAN

original book by Wendy Gill

featuring the music of Caro Emerald

for London Theatre Workshop 2014

 

MOLLY WOBBLY

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

nominated for 5 BROADWAY WORLD WEST END AWARDS 2014

(including BEST DIRECTOR)

for Jamie Chapman Dixon

at Phoenix Artist Club London 2014

 

HUNCHBACK THE MUSICAL

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

from ‘Notre Dame de Paris’ by Victor Hugo

for Theatre At The Mill Newtownabbey 2013

 

HANSEL & GRETTEL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

at Lyric Theatre Belfast 2012 - 2013

 

MOLLY WOBBLY'S TIT FACTORY

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Lyric Theatre Belfast and Salt 'n' Sauce Promotions Ltd.

at Lyric Theatre Belfast and Assembly Rooms Edinburgh 2012

 

MOLLY WOBBLY'S TIT FACTORY

original book, music and lyrics by Paul Boyd

shortlisted for Mackintosh's HIGHLAND QUEST FOR A NEW MUSICAL 2006

for Lyric Theatre Belfast 2011

 

HANSEL & GRETTEL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Paul Boyd Music

at New Wimbledon Studio London 2010

 

SINBAD (The Water Spectacular)

created by Paul Boyd and Zoë Seaton

for Big Telly Theatre Company

UK & Ireland Tour 2008

 

PINOCCHIO

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

nominated for BEST SHOW FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE TMA Awards 2007

for Lyric Theatre Belfast 2006 – 2007

 

McCOOL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

shortlisted as a UK entry to the NAMT FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS 2006

for Market Place Theatre Armagh 2006

 

HANSEL & GRETTEL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Pavilion Theatre Dublin 2005 – 2006

 

THE LITTLE MERMAID (The Water Spectacular)

created by Paul Boyd and Zoë Seaton

for Big Telly Theatre Company

International Tour 2005 - 2006

 

RED - THE RIDING HOOD MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for An Grianán Theatre Donegal August 2005

 

ALICE THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Pavilion Theatre Dublin 2004 – 2005

 

ALICE THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Market Place Theatre Armagh 2004

 

PINOCCHIO

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

named Sunday Life's BEST MUSICAL 2003

for Market Place Theatre Armagh 2003

 

HANSEL & GRETTEL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Market Place Theatre Armagh 2002

 

TORCH SONG TRILOGY

original score and songs by Paul Boyd

adapted from the play by Harvet Fierstein

for Kabosh Productions Belfast

Ireland Tour 1996

 

MURDER MOST PROBABLY

script by Paul Boyd and Ian Billings

for Kabosh Productions Belfast

Ireland Tour and P&O European Ferries 1995

 

TALKING HEADS

script by Alan Bennett

for P&O European Ferries 1995

 

MACBETH THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Kabosh Productions Belfast

Ireland Tour 1994

 

ALL WIRED UP

script by Paul Boyd

for Decidedly Average Theatre Company

at Village Theatre Cricklewood London 1993

 

WHO FRAMED ESMERELDA?

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Decidedly Average Theatre Company

Ireland Tour 1993

 

ALL WIRED UP

script by Paul Boyd

for Decidedly Average Theatre Company

Ireland Tour 1993

 

MACBETH THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Group Theatre Belfast 1992

 

MACBETH THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for Riverside Theatre Coleraine 1992

 

ALL WIRED UP

script by Paul Boyd

for University of Ulster Coleraine 1992

 

MACBETH THE MUSICAL

original book, music & lyrics by Paul Boyd

for University of Ulster Coleraine 1992