John Gibson has been composing original music for New Zealand theatre, film, dance and television since 1980. During that time, he has composed more than 100 scores and sound designs for theatre. In 2008, he received a Qantas Film and Television Award for his score for Vincent Ward’s film Rain of the Children. He has performed in Edinburgh in a comedy he wrote and directed called Gordon Sixpence: He is Music. John is currently adapting a book by Alain de Botton for the stage.
The Life of Galileo. The Master Builder. The Cherry Orchard. Nell Gwynn. Last Legs. Billy Elliot the Musical. Lysistrata. The Lady Killers. A Dolls House. Fallen Angels. The Good Soul of Szechuan. Chicago. Awatea. In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). A Midsummer Night's Dream. On The Upside Down Of The World. Poor Boy. Calendar Girls. Horseplay. The Pohutukawa Tree. The Wife Who Spoke Japanese in Her Sleep. Oliver!. Where We Once Belonged. Who Needs Sleep Anyway?. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The Crucible. The Blonde, The Brunette and The Vengeful Redhead. Sweet Charity. The Duchess of Malfi. Equus. Disgrace. Travels With My Aunt. Lovelock's Dream Run.