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Alexandra Wood

 
Bio:
Alexandra is a London-based playwright. Her plays include THE HUMAN EAR (Paines Plough); a translation of Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN (Wales Millennium Centre); AGES (Old Vic New Voices); MERIT (Plymouth Drum); THE INITIATE (Paines Plough, winner of a Scotsman Fringe First); THE EMPTY QUARTER ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alexandra is a London-based playwright. Her plays include THE HUMAN EAR (Paines Plough); a translation of Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN (Wales Millennium Centre); AGES (Old Vic New Voices); MERIT (Plymouth Drum); THE INITIATE (Paines Plough, winner of a Scotsman Fringe First); THE EMPTY QUARTER ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Translator

Writing

Adapter

Alexandra Wood Biography

Alexandra is a London-based playwright. Her plays include THE HUMAN EAR (Paines Plough); a translation of Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN (Wales Millennium Centre); AGES (Old Vic New Voices); MERIT (Plymouth Drum); THE INITIATE (Paines Plough, winner of a Scotsman Fringe First); THE EMPTY QUARTER (Hampstead); an adaptation of Jung Chang’s WILD SWANS (Young Vic/ART); THE CENTRE (Islington Community Theatre); UNBROKEN (Gate); THE LION’S MOUTH (Rough Cuts/Royal Court); THE ELEVENTH CAPITAL (Royal Court) and the radio play TWELVE YEARS (BBC Radio 4).

Short plays include POPE’S GROTTO (Paines Plough/Come to Where I’m From), MY NAME IS TANIA HEAD (Decade/Headlong) and work for the Royal Court, Oxford School of Drama, Rose Bruford College, Dry Write, nabokov and curious directive.

Alexandra is a past winner of the George Devine Award and was the Big Room Playwright-in-Residence at Paines Plough in 2013.




Alexandra Wood News

NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND Included in The Watermill Theatre' s Spring 2023 Season Photo NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND Included in The Watermill Theatre' s Spring 2023 Season
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 6, 2022

Artistic Director Paul Hart, Executive Director Claire Murray and the team at Newbury’s The Watermill Theatre announced the programme of work from February to July 2023, a season with one major revival and four new adaptations that explores the deep joys and troubling complexities of life on our shores.

The Unicorn Announces Four New Productions From January To July In Upcoming Season Photo The Unicorn Announces Four New Productions From January To July In Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

The Unicorn has announced four new productions from as part of its upcoming season, including The Trial Of Josie K, Stiles And Drewe's The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Invisible Man, and Squirrel.

Review: SILENCE, Donmar Warehouse Photo Review: SILENCE, Donmar Warehouse
by Charlie Wilks - Sep 8, 2022

Following a rebellion against the British in 1857, resulting in the death of hundreds of thousands of Indians and Britain’s, the Crown established a viceroy system over India, affirming its hold over the population.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SILENCE at the Donmar Warehouse Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SILENCE at the Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

All new rehearsal photos have been released  for the upcoming co-production with the Donmar Warehouse and Tara Theatre of Silence, a new play adapted from Kavita Puri’s Partition Voices: Untold British Stories by Sonali Bhattacharyya, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Ishy Din and Alexandra Wood, to mark the 75th anniversary of the Partition of India.

Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of SILENCE at Tara Theatre and The Donmar Wareh Photo Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of SILENCE at Tara Theatre and The Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2022

Tara Theatre and The Donmar Warehouse have announced casting for the world premiere of Silence, a new play adapted from the testimonies and stories of people who lived through partition from Kavita Puri's acclaimed book Partition Voices: Untold British Stories written by Sonali Bhattacharyya, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Ishy Din and Alexandra Wood.

World Premiere Of Donmar and Tara Co-Production SILENCE Announced Photo World Premiere Of Donmar and Tara Co-Production SILENCE Announced
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 21, 2022

The Donmar and Tara co-production of the world premiere of Silence, directed by Abdul Shayek, has been announced. 

Hightide Announces Clare Slater As New Artistic Director Photo Hightide Announces Clare Slater As New Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The trustees of HighTide announced that they have appointed Clare Slater, currently Head of New Work at the Donmar Warehouse as the next Artistic Director of HighTide. She will lead the company alongside Executive Director Rowan Rutter as joint Chief Executives. Clare takes over from Suba Das, former Artistic Director and Chief Executive of HighTide.

The Unicorn Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

The Unicorn announces a new season running September 2022 To February 2023.

Futures Theatre to Present OFFSIDE Photo Futures Theatre to Present OFFSIDE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Set in 1892, 1992 and 2022, this energetic, powerful production follows four women who live, breathe and play football. Whilst each of them faces very different obstacles, the possibility that the beautiful game will change their lives - and the world - is tantalisingly close.

MICHIYAYA Dance To Debut New Work At Gibney Center, April 14-16 Photo MICHIYAYA Dance To Debut New Work At Gibney Center, April 14-16
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2022

From April 14-16, Gibney Center will present the world premiere of you have to look through this to see me, a new work by MICHIYAYA Dance.

Alexandra Wood Videos

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS in Workshop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. Check out a sneak peek of the production below!


Alexandra Wood Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Alexandra Wood written?
Alexandra Wood has written 1 shows including Man to Man (Adapter).