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Bernard J Taylor has had more than 100 productions of his shows worldwide (Pride and Prejudice accounting for more than 40).  His early  works were chronicled in the Encyclopedia of Film and Stage Music. In 2013 he was made an Honorary Fellow by the Victoria College of Music and Drama in London for "services to music and the performing arts". Taylor's shows  have been performed successfully in the US, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Holland, Romania, Poland, Switzerland, Brazil, Canada, Hungary, Japan and Italy, and are available on CD. For sheet music, libretti or production enquiries, contact us.

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A Christmas Carol

Adaptation of the Dickens classic with new songs, traditional songs, hymns and carols

The Golden Glee Club

Inspired by the TV series The Golden Girls with 12 songs.

Backstage at Oz

The backstage antics of a group of actors taking part in a stage production of The Wizard of Oz.

Wuthering Heights

An adaptation of the Emily Bront classic.

Pride and Prejudice

Adapted from the Jane Austen classic (the most performed work to date).

The Rock 'n Roll Cafe

A distillation of the rock 'n roll experience of young people in the late 50s, 60s and 70s - the heyday of rock 'n roll -  with music reminiscent of that era and references to veteran rockers like Elvis Presley, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eddie Cochran, Journey and others. 

Much Ado

Adapted from Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.


A rock opera based on the classic black and white movie by F.W. Murnau, the first filmed adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Liberty! The Siege of The Alamo

The story of the international, multicultural brotherhood of Alamo defenders.

Make Me a Musical

A comedy musical loosely based on the Faust story and affectionately lampooning numerous classical Musicals.

Snow White and the Evil Queen

A new show using the music of Beethoven

Tom Brown: New Boy at School

A modern version of the classic of the classic novel Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes (the school story that created the framework for all school stories that followed, including  the Harry Potter stories) this musical has a basically rock feel. It is perfect for school productions and addresses a topic that has always been with us and which has been increasingly in the news: bullies and what to do about them.

The Corporate Pirate of Penzance

A modern comic musical adapted from the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.

The Marsh King's Daughter

Adapted from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, with music by W.A. Mozart.

Cinderella's Makeover

A new spin on the Cinderella story, with music by a variety of classical composers plus a modern beat.

The Road to Madness

F. Scott Fitzgerald is interviewed in purgatory by a modern admirer, who feels deep nostalgia for the era that Fitzgerald wrote about, even though she has never known it first hand.

The Lady of Shalott

A play with music iinspired by the classic poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson published in Britain by Stagescripts (UK) Ltd.

Ghosts in the Afternoon

An original stage play written by Bernard J. Taylor and his son Simon, published this year in Britain by Stagescripts (UK) Ltd.

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