General Manager, Something for the Weekend

  • 29th April 2018
  • London, and Edinburgh during August
  • Full time
  • Paid (£25k-30k)
  • theatre, Other, comedy
  • Suzanna Rosenthal


Something for the Weekend is run by producer Suzanna Rosenthal. We produce, promote and manage theatre and comedy productions. We work across the live entertainment sector presenting shows predominantly on tour, in London and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with occasional overseas adventures.

Current/recent clients and shows include: 'Showstopper! The Improvised Musical' (Olivier Award Winner 2016); 'The B*easts' (Olivier Award nominee 2018); '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); 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); 'Everything is Illuminated' adapted from Jonathan Safran Foer’s internationally acclaimed novel, starring Denise Gough, Gemma Jones and David Ryall (Hampstead Theatre) and five national tours of 'An Evening with Sir Roger Moore' which culminated at the Royal Festival Hall in 2016.

This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe portfolio comprises 10 shows including 'Showstopper!' and 'Cirque Berserk'.

We are a small business, larger than the sum of our parts! We encourage learning and the personal and professional growth of our colleagues. We value kindness, creativity, dedication, enthusiasm, honesty and a “can do” attitude.

A General Manager to work closely with the Producer; to lead on the logistics and management of all shows, overseeing each department to ensure the smooth delivery of each production or project. The General Manager also runs the office and oversees day-to-day administrative operations.

This position would suit someone with significant theatre administration experience gained in a larger commericial organisation, or an assistant general manager looking to take the next step.

For a full job description and application information please contact Suzanna Rosenthal -