Laurence’s directorial credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (UK, US and Australian Arena Tour and released for DVD), the entirely new stage production of The Phantom of the Opera (US and UK), Oliver! (UK Tour) and the new version of Miss Saigon (UK Tour and Worldwide) which received critical acclaim for two years and won the Manchester Evening News Award for Best Touring Musical, Best New Foreign Production (Korea), Best Ensemble in a Musical (Korea) and the Green Room Award for Best Director of a Musical (Australia). Laurence is also the Co-Director of the new version of Les Miserables which has enjoyed worldwide success including Broadway, UK and US Tours and won awards including Best Musical at the prestigious Manchester Evening News Awards and Best Director of a Musical in Korea.
Laurence directed the 25th anniversary concert of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall and the 25th Anniversary concert of Les Miserables at the O2 in London both of which were simultaneously broadcast in cinemas worldwide and subsequently released on DVD.
Laurence has also been associated with the London productions of The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majestys Theatre), Oliver! (Drury Lane), The King and I (London Palladium) and A Slice of Saturday Night (Liverpool Empire).