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CURIOUS INCIDENT's Marianne Elliott Wins Tony for Best Direction Play

Marianne Elliott has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME.

Elliott is an Associate Director of the National Theatre, where she has directed - The Light Princess (National Theatre) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (West End - Olivier Award), Port, Season's Greetings, Women Beware Women, All's Well That Ends Well, War Horse (West End, New York - Tony Award & US Tour, Toronto, Australia, European Tour), Mrs Affleck, Harper Regan, Saint Joan (Olivier Award for Best Revival, South Bank Show Award), Therese Raquin and Pillars of the Community (Evening Standard Best Director Award).

She was an Associate Director at the Royal Court, where her productions include Stoning Mary, Notes on Falling Leaves, The Sugar Syndrome and Local. Previously she was an Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester where she directed Port, Design for Living, Les Blancs, As You Like It, A Woman of No Importance, Nude With Violin, Fast Food, Martin Yesterday, Deep Blue Sea, Mad for It, Poor Superman and I Have Been Here Before. Other theatre credits include Sweet Bird of Youth (Old Vic), Much Ado About Nothing for the RSC, The Little Foxes at the Donmar and Terracotta at Hampstead and Birmingham Rep. Film credits include Alice (her first short film for Ruby Films). Future project include: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (New York).

Photo credit: Walter Murphy

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