Neil Adleman provides advice in connection with all aspects of theatre and live performance. This includes rights acquisition, commissioning, creative team arrangements, production arrangements, financing, theatre tax credit, overseas licensing and subsidised sector issues. His clients include leading producers, theatre owners and operators, subsidised sector venues and touring companies. He regularly advises on West End and Broadway productions and transfers of productions between the two.
He also advises a number of high profile rights owners in connection with the management and exploitation of their rights across a wide range of media and platforms.
Neil is Chair of the Peggy Ramsay Foundation, a charity which supports playwrights and a trustee of Leeds Playhouse.
Neil’s work highlights include advising in connection with the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and subsequent productions on Broadway, in Melbourne and San Francisco. He has advised the National Theatre on productions including War Horse, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Angels In America, Network and The Lehman Trilogy. Other work includes advising on Billy Elliot, Wicked, The Kenneth Branagh Season at the Garrick Theatre, the West End transfer of Come From Away and the West End and UK touring productions of Book of Mormon.
Other clients include Punchdrunk, the band Queen, Monty Python and Elliott & Harper Productions.