Theatre - Directing/ Production (Details)


"Doug Brook does a great job of directing." -- Campbell Express

""A radiant and joyful production... 4-1/2 out of 5..." -- Artsalot

"A good deal of love went into this Brook vision...
The sturdy direction of Doug Brook..." -- Pacifica Tribune

"I missed congratulating Director Doug Brook on this excellent show..." -- Campbell Express

"Doug Brook drives the team to... comic reverie, hilarious antics, and just plain fun." -- Milpitas Post

"A delight--I had forgotten what fun some shows are..." -- Campbell Express

For details on a production, click its title.

Director The Prince of Rikers Island City Lights Theatre Company
  • Staged reading
  • August 4, 2015
Director Shakespeare in Hollywood Shady Shakespeare Theatre Company
  • July 31 - August 30, 2015
Director My Name is Asher Lev Theatre Chevruta
Director Week City Lights Theatre Company
  • Staged reading
  • February 3, 2015
Director Curtains South Bay Musical Theatre
  • January 24 - February 14, 2015
Director, Writer Original Synergy Theatre Chevruta
Director Dirty Rotten Scoundrels South Bay Musical Theatre
  • May 24 - June 14, 2014
Director God of Vengeance Theatre Chevruta
  • March 8-9, 2014
Director Tevya and His Daughters Theatre Chevruta
  • December 7-8, 2013
Director Little Women Sunnyvale Community Players
  • April 19 - May 12, 2013
Director The Sound of Music Woodside Community Theatre
Director Finian's Rainbow South Bay Musical Theatre
  • January 28 - February 18, 2012
  • Outstanding Musical -- Silicon Valley Small Theatre Awards
  • "A radiant and joyful production with show stopping numbers in aces. 4 1/2 jewels out of 5 in the review tiara!" -- Artsalot
  • "A delight -- this excellent show which likely will be enjoyed by many audiences" -- The Campbell Express (p. 8)
Director Am/b/used San Francisco Theatre Festival
  • August 7, 2011
Director Shakespeare On Ice City Lights Theatre Company
  • Staged reading (part of Dirty Shorts)
  • April 5, 2011
Director Who's Killing the Great Bimbos of Pop Music City Lights Theatre Company
  • Staged reading (part of Dirty Shorts)
  • April 5, 2011
Director Family Portrait City Lights Theatre Company
  • Staged reading
  • April 13, 2010
Director Purgatory Paradise Actors' Theatre (Santa Cruz)
  • Staged readings (part of Best of the Rest Fest)
  • March 19-21, 2009
Director 42nd Street Sunnyvale Community Players Palo Alto Daily News
  • "'42nd Street' has zip"
  • "(SCP) are running their own sweet revival"
  • "The production's bold moments are stronger than its softer moments, where the show sometimes loses its pacing. Generally the musical segments are better than the non-musical segments."
Director Merrily We Roll Along Sunnyvale Community Players Campbell Express
  • "Merrily is a good show!"
  • "The performers are excellent, some great voices, good characterization..."
  • "Doug Brook does a great job of directing."
Director Lucky Stiff Pacifica Spindrift Players Pacifica Tribune
  • "Zany toe-tapping and seriously silly, theater gem 'Lucky Stiff' plays the Spindrift"
  • "... a light-hearted musical for folks who just want to have fun."
  • "Under the sturdy direction of Doug Brook, absurdity and tenderness are often caught in the same sentence and well delivered."
  • "With this production's obvious visual of most actors as entertained as they are entertaining, it is clear that a good deal of love went into this Brook vision."
  • "... director Brook and his cast shake out any audience blues with a charming romp through music, merriment and a last will and testament to have yourself some fun."
  • Full Review
  • Preview Article -- Pacifica Tribune
Director Fiddler on the Roof Sunnyvale Community Players
Director Lend Me a Tenor Santa Clara Players
  • Won six 2003-2004 SCP Season Awards:
    Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Character Actor, Best Character Actress, Best Set
  • Run extended an extra week, by popular demand
  • The Milpitas Post
    • "Director Doug Brook drives the team to a nonstop, throttle to the wall, breakneck paced madcap farce replete with comic reverie, hilarious antics, and just plain fun."
    • Full Review
  • Due to scheduling, I appeared as Tito for the extended performances
Director Oklahoma! Sunnyvale Community Players
Director Crazy For You Sunnyvale Community Players
Director Damn Yankees West Valley Light Opera
  • "Whatever Lola wants, she gave a great show... A light, fun show." -- Campbell Express
  • Production received two WVLO "Erma" awards for acting
Director Joseph Carnegie Mellon University
  • Revue
  • Placed second in competition
Deathtrap Indian Springs Theatre
Director Richard Cory Scotch 'n' Soda Theatre (CMU)  
Dracula Indian Springs Theatre
  • Local NBC television preview segment
Interpersonal Relations Indian Springs Theatre
  • My writing and directing debut
Assistant Director,
Stage Manager,
Technical Director
The Goodbye Girl Saratoga Drama Group
Assistant Director,
Stage Manager
Doubles Santa Clara Players
  • World premiere
  • Santa Clara Players 1998-1999 Director's Award
  • Reviews
Assistant Director, Principal Writer More Than Petticoats Tabard Theatre
  • Also created multimedia projections
Assistant Director A Funny Thing... Forum Indian Springs Theatre
  • Late fill-in as Protean for all performances
Stage Manager State Fair San Jose Children's Musical Theatre
Dialect/Cultural Coach Crossing Delancey Hillbarn Theatre
  • Coached Yiddish dialect, advised on Jewish ethnic details

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