DLAP Group is an award-winning corporation focusing on commercial entertainment across the globe.
Founded by Adam Paulden and Dan Looney, DLAP comprises ten subsidiary companies: DLAP Production, DLAP Management, DLAP Accountancy, DLAP Programming, DLAP Venues, DLAP Tickets, DLAP Agency, Creative Rights International, Fourth Wall Live and Ace Pantomimes.
The company has won four Olivier awards for its production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical, Company at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End. It also received the Best Musical Award at the 2019 Deagu International Musical Festival in South Korea for their production of The Wedding Singer.
DLAP produced the world premiere stage adaptation of The Last King of Scotland, based on the award-winning novel by Giles Foden (Sheffield Crucible Theatre) and the UK premiere of Kander and Ebb’s musical- whodunnit, Curtains, starring Jason Manford (UK Tour and Wyndham’s Theatre, West End).
DLAP’s hit production of the 80’s rock musical Rock of Ages toured the UK and Berlin in 2018-2019, grossing over £6million, and returns in 2021 and 2022 for a UK and international tour.
DLAP has also produced the 30th Anniversary production of Fame! The Musical on tour in the UK, internationally and in the West End (Peacock Theatre), as well as The Wedding Singer on tour in the UK throughout 2017 and at the Wembley Park Theatre in London in 2020, starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton.
The company produced the legendary Broadway star, Chita Rivera Live in Concert at Cadogan Hall in 2019 and The Phantom of the Opera In Concert at Beau Sejour, Guernsey.
In 2020, Adam and Dan launched their multi-million-pound intellectual property rights acquisition and development company, Creative Rights International, as well as a new live events and concerts company, Fourth Wall Live with veteran concert producer, Darren Bell. In 2021, Ace Pantomimes was formed with seasoned pantomime producers, Immersion Theatre.