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Alan Ayckbourn

 
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
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Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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 2nd July 2019

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©Tony Bartholomew 07802 400651/mail@bartpics.co.uk 2nd July 2019 PICTURES SUPPLIED FOR EDITORIAL AND IN HOUSE USE BY STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE . Season's Greetings written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn in rehearsal.

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©Tony Bartholomew 07802 400651/mail@bartpics.co.uk           

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©Tony Bartholomew 07802 400651/mail@bartpics.co.uk 2nd July 2019 PICTURES SUPPLIED FOR EDITORIAL AND IN HOUSE USE BY STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE . Season's Greetings written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn in rehearsal.

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©Tony Bartholomew 07802 400651/mail@bartpics.co.uk           

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©Tony Bartholomew 07802 400651/mail@bartpics.co.uk 2nd July 2019 PICTURES SUPPLIED FOR EDITORIAL AND IN HOUSE USE BY STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE . Season's Greetings written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn in rehearsal.

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Eileen Battye, Russell Dixon, Liz Jadav, Alan Ayckbourn Photo

Eileen Battye, Russell Dixon, Liz Jadav, Alan Ayckbourn

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Alan Ayckbourn Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Gold Star
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Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Play
Alan AyckbournIntimate Exchanges
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best New Comedy
Alan AyckbournDamsels In Distress - Roleplay
 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Best New Comedy
Alan AyckbournHouse/Garden
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Alan Ayckbourn, Comic Potential
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best New Comedy
Alan AyckbournComic Potential
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best New Comedy
Alan AyckbournThings We Do For Love
 
Olivier Awards - 1996 - Best Comedy
Alan AyckbournCommunicating Doors
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Comedy
Alan AyckbournTime Of My Life
 
Olivier Awards - 1990 - BBC Award for the Play of the Year
Alan AyckbournMan Of The Moment
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding New Play
Alan Ayckbourn, Women in Mind
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Comedy of the Year
Alan AyckbournHenceforward
 
Olivier Awards - 1985 - Comedy of the Year Gold Star
Alan AyckbournA Chorus Of Disapproval
 
Olivier Awards - 1984 - Comedy of the Year
Alan Ayckbourn Intimate Exchanges
 
Olivier Awards - 1982 - Comedy of the Year
Alan AyckbournSeason's Greetings
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Comedy of the Year
Alan AyckbournSisterly Feelings
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Director - Play
Alan Ayckbourn, Bedroom Farce
 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Direction of a Play
Alan Ayckbourn, Bedroom Farce
 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Play
Alan Ayckbourn, Bedroom Farce
 
Olivier Awards - 1978 - Comedy of the Year
Alan AyckbournTen Times Table
 
Olivier Awards - 1977 - Comedy of the Year
Alan Ayckbourn, Bedroom Farce
 
Olivier Awards - 1976 - Comedy of the Year
Alan AyckbournConfusions
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding New Foreign Play
Alan Ayckbourn, Absurd Person Singular

Alan Ayckbourn News

Metro Theatre Vancouver To Present ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN, October 1 " October  Photo Metro Theatre Vancouver To Present ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN, October 1 " October 16
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2022

Metro Theatre Vancouver will open its 59th Season, in our 60th Jubilee Year, with Alan Ayckbourn's comedy Round and Round The Garden directed by Catherine Morrison on stage Oct 1 – Oct 16, 2022.

WICKED Will Welcome Back Mark Curry as The Wizard Photo WICKED Will Welcome Back Mark Curry as The Wizard
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

WICKED will welcome back Mark Curry as 'The Wizard' from Tuesday 18 October 2022. Gary Wilmot will play his final performance as 'The Wizard' at the Apollo Victoria Theatre on Sunday 16 October 2022.

Metro Theatre Presents ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN Photo Metro Theatre Presents ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2022

Metro Theatre presents Round and Round The Garden written by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Catherine Morrison.

Guest Blog: Julian Forsyth Talks About His 1000th Appearance in THE WOMAN IN BLACK &  Photo Guest Blog: Julian Forsyth Talks About His 1000th Appearance in THE WOMAN IN BLACK & the Innovative Rehearsal Process
by Guest Blog: Julian Forsyth - Sep 13, 2022

What’s so special about The Woman in Black, and why is it still running in the West End after 33 years? As someone who is about to perform in it for the 1,000th time, I can offer an insider’s view that provides just one of several answers to that question.

Alan Ayckbourn's FAMILY ALBUM Comes to The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough Photo Alan Ayckbourn's FAMILY ALBUM Comes to The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

The world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's 87th play, Family Album, can be seen at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre and until 1 October.

Cast Announced for World Premiere of Rebecca Gilman's SWING STATE at Goodman Theatre Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of Rebecca Gilman's SWING STATE at Goodman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Rebecca Gilman will mark her 10th production at Goodman Theatre, her longtime creative home, with Swing State—directed by Tony Award-winner Robert Falls in their 6th collaboration over 35 years. Swing State appears October 7 – November 13 in the 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre.

Casting Announced For Alan Ayckbourn's FAMILY ALBUM at The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Sc Photo Casting Announced For Alan Ayckbourn's FAMILY ALBUM at The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

Casting has been announced for Alan Ayckbourn's latest play, Family Album, at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this autumn.

New Casting Announced for Festival 2022 at Chichester Festival Theatre Photo New Casting Announced for Festival 2022 at Chichester Festival Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2022

Updated casting has been announced for Festival 2022 at Chichester Festival Theatre. Learn more about the upcoming lineup here!

DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT is Coming to North Charleston Performing Arts Center in Dece Photo DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT is Coming to North Charleston Performing Arts Center in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny at North Charleston Performing Arts Center with Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film’s 35th anniversary on a full-size cinema screen with a band and singers live on stage.

DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT is Coming to The Fisher Theatre in November Photo DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT is Coming to The Fisher Theatre in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny with Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film’s 35th anniversary on a full-size cinema screen with a band and singers live on stage. Dirty Dancing in Concert comes to the Fisher Theatre on November 4th, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

Alan Ayckbourn Videos

Living Room Concerts: Charlotte Harwood and Claire-Marie Hall Sing 'Apex Predator' Fr VideoLiving Room Concerts: Charlotte Harwood and Claire-Marie Hall Sing 'Apex Predator' From MEAN GIRLS
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - May 11, 2020

We've got a totally fetch duet for you in today's Living Room Concert: Charlotte Harwood and Claire-Marie Hall performing 'Apex Predator' from the hit Broadway musical Mean Girls. Watch the video below! 

VIDEO: WOMAN IN MIND at Town Hall Theatre VideoVIDEO: WOMAN IN MIND at Town Hall Theatre
by Alan Henry - Mar 21, 2018

Town Hall Theatre presents Alan Ayckbourn's WOMAN IN MIND! A dark comedy, WOMAN IN MIND examines what happens when run-down housewife Susan dreams of a perfect family, and after a freak accident involving a rake, her dreams become a reality. WOMAN IN MIND opened on March 3rd and will continue to run through March 24th.

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Announces Workshops Led By Pulitzer Prize Winner, Suzan-Lori Parks
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 21, 2017

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting announces its 2017 live online workshop programme, and for the first time offers three international workshops from Australia, India and New York. These free workshops, led by celebrated writers including Suzan-Lori Parks, are freely available online and offer budding playwrights, and potential prize winners, the chance to develop their craft with the advice of these leading professionals.

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes With Two River Theater's ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic DirectorJohn Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2014/15 Season with Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular, directed by Jessica Stone. The production runs January 10-February 1, 2015, with the opening night on tonight, January 16 at 8pm. Tickets starting at $20 and ticket packages for Two River's season are available from 732.345.1400 or www.tworivertheater.org. Absurd Person Singular is supported by co-sponsor The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center. Check out the videos below!

STAGE TUBE: Meet LES MIZ's New Bad Guy- Earl Carpenter
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2014

British actor Earl Carpenter's start date in Cameron Mackintosh's new production ofClaude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil'sLes Miserables in the role of Javert is tonight, August 15. Carpenter will play a limited engagement in LES MIZ through Sunday, October 3 during Will Swenson's previously announced hiatus from the production. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a video roundup of Broadway's newest Javert in action!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Anne Allgood, Emily Chisholm and More in Highlights of ACT's SUGAR DADDIES
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2013

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre welcomes Sir Alan Ayckbourn to direct an entirely local cast for the American premiere of his play Sugar Daddies at ACT, now playing through November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Eclipse Theatre's BEDROOM FARCE
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2013

Eclipse Theatre Company, the only theatre company in the Midwest to feature the works of one playwright in one season, will continue their 2013 season featuring the works of Sir Alan Ayckbourn with his hilarious comedy Bedroom Farce, directed by Remy Bumppo Theatre Artistic Director Nick Sandys. Click below for a look behind the scenes!

STAGE TUBE: Alan Ayckbourn Talks SURPRISES!
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2012

The world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's new play continues at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough until 13 October. In the video below, Ayckbourn chats about the new show!

STAGE TUBE: MTC Celebrates Lynne Meadow With Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski and More
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club has created a special short film in celebration of Lynne Meadow's 40th anniversary as the visionary and artistic leader of the organization. The film premiered on Monday, June 18 during a special tribute event honoring Meadow at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre - now view the video below!

BWW TV: 2010 Tonys - Eugene O'Neill Theatre
by Robert Diamond - Jun 17, 2010

If you missed the online broadcast of the pre-televised 2010 Tony Awards ceremony, honoring the best in Creative Arts on Broadway in the 2009-2010 season, here is your chance to watch the award presentations! Courtesy of TonyAwards.com, BroadwayWorld is bringing you the presentations to all of the 2010 Creative Arts Tony Award winners and honorary Tony Award recipients Alan Ayckbourn, Marian Seldes, David Hyde Pierce and the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.


Alan Ayckbourn Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Alan Ayckbourn written?
Alan Ayckbourn has written 23 shows including How the Other Half Loves (Playwright), Jeeves (Bookwriter), The Norman Conquests: Table Manners (Playwright), The Norman Conquests: Living Together (Playwright), The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden (Playwright), Bedroom Farce (Playwright), Season's Greetings (Playwright), Woman in Mind (Playwright), Absent Friends (Playwright), Taking Steps (Playwright), A Small Family Business (Playwright), How the Other Half Loves (Playwright), By Jeeves (Bookwriter), Communicating Doors (Playwright), Comic Potential (Playwright), Garden (Playwright), House (Playwright), Private Fears in Public Places (Playwright), Absurd Person Singular (Playwright), The Norman Conquests Trilogy (Playwright), A Chorus of Disapproval (Playwright), Relatively Speaking (Playwright), The Divide (Author).

What awards has Alan Ayckbourn been nominated for?
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) for , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Intimate Exchanges , Best New Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Damsels In Distress - Roleplay , Best New Comedy (Olivier Awards) for House/Garden , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Comic Potential , Best New Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Comic Potential , Best New Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Things We Do For Love , Best Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Communicating Doors , Best Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Time Of My Life , BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Man Of The Moment , Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Women in Mind , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Henceforward , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for A Chorus Of Disapproval , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Intimate Exchanges , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Season's Greetings , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Sisterly Feelings , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Bedroom Farce , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Bedroom Farce , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Bedroom Farce , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Ten Times Table , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Bedroom Farce Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Confusions and Outstanding New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Absurd Person Singular .

What awards has Alan Ayckbourn won?
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Comic Potentialand Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for A Chorus Of Disapproval.