Forthcoming Productions


Poster for Bouffe

“If you miss it, you’ll be kicking yourself”
Brighton Fringe Review 2015

Now booking spring /summer 2017


Redblonde Productions

In And Out Of Love Flyer

Now booking for Spring and Summer 2016

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Stephen Plaice : portrait

Stephen Plaice is a dramatist working in opera, theatre and film. In the last decade he has become one of Britain's leading librettists and bookwriters for musical theatre.


* The Tale of Januarie, Stephen’s operatic adaptation of Chaucer’s The Merchant’s Tale, with music by Julian Philips, will be produced at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in March 2017.

Chaucer's Merchant

The opera will be directed by Martin Lloyd Evans and conducted by Dominic Wheeler.

* Stephen has recently co-edited a poetry anthology, The Fonthill Poets, bringing together the work of the group he belonged to in the 1980s. Read more...
The Fonthill Poets cover

* Stephen is Writer in Residence in the Composition Department at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he co-runs the Opera Making and Writing MA. He is also researching his forthcoming book Who Wrote the Libretto?
Guildhall School logo

* Stephen has completed the libretto for Amy, commissioned by the Royal Swedish Opera. It is scheduled for performance in 2020. The  composer is Rolf Martinsson. This mainstage production is an adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novella Amy Foster
Royal Swedish Opera House

* YouTube is now hosting clips of Act One and Act Two of the recent Culturgest production of Paint Me in Portugal (the links will open in a new tab or window).