Peaceful Lion productions was founded in 2006 by Artistic Director Ollie Fielding to produce pioneering theatre for family and children's audiences.
Stylish productions with a hint of mischief and a dab of spectacle for audiences of all ages.
Amy Holson-Schwartz (Producer)
Amy is an award-winning playwright and theatre producer. Her play, Can I Really Date A Guy Who Wears A Yarmulke? premiered to sold-out houses as part of the 2010 Midtown International Theatre Festival, winning the Producers' Award. It subsequently transferred to The Knitting Factory Brooklyn, the first play to perform at the celebrated music venue. Since then, Can I Really Date A Guy Who Wears A Yarmulke? has been produced at the University of Delaware, Teatron Theatre of Toronto, Canada, the JCC of Northern Virginia, The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan, Florida, and the Stage One Festival, Jerusalem, Israel (extended run). She is also the writer of The Legend of King Arthur (Bare Bones Ensemble).
Producing credits include Ludwig Live! (Lenox, MA, USA), The News In Revue (Queens Theatre In The Park, Queens, NY, USA and Killington, VT, USA), Parenting 101 (Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck, NY, USA and The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA), and the continuing development of Nutcracker! The Musical, both in New York and London. Amy is the co- Founder and Executive Director of Festival Arts and served as General Manager of The Mekka Collective. She was Administrative Associate at Amas Musical Theatre, Assistant to the Producer at Gorgeous Entertainment, and General Management Assistant on the Broadway show The Blonde in the Thunderbird.
She also worked for Dreamworks Theatrical Marketing and experiential marketing firm Gigunda Group International. Amy is currently based in London, England, where she is working towards a PhD at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama; her research is into the role of the producer in the transatlantic transfer of the commercial musical.