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Ben Power

 
Bio:
Ben Power is a British dramaturg and playwright. Since 2010 he has been an associate director of the National Theatre. He studied English at Cambridge University. He often collaborates with Rupert Goold and his Headlong company. He was dramaturg and Literary Associate on A Disappearing Number for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ben Power is a British dramaturg and playwright. Since 2010 he has been an associate director of the National Theatre. He studied English at Cambridge University. He often collaborates with Rupert Goold and his Headlong company. He was dramaturg and Literary Associate on A Disappearing Number for ... (read complete bio)
 

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Sean McComiskey, Ben Power, Steve Givv, Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf, Calum Pasqua, Joshua Ca Photo

Sean McComiskey, Ben Power, Steve Givv, Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf, Calum Pasqua, Joshua Camp

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02/08/2019
Micholas Barasch, Ben Power, Alec Berlin, Petrina Bromley, Q. Smith, Jessica Bird, Da Photo

Micholas Barasch, Ben Power, Alec Berlin, Petrina Bromley, Q. Smith, Jessica Bird, David Barnathan, David Hein, Irene Sankoff, Tony LePage, Tamika Lawrence and Astrid Van Wieren

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07/31/2017
 
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Ben Power Biography

Ben Power is a British dramaturg and playwright. Since 2010 he has been an associate director of the National Theatre. He studied English at Cambridge University. He often collaborates with Rupert Goold and his Headlong company. He was dramaturg and Literary Associate on A Disappearing Number for Complicite, which won the 2007 Evening Standard, Critics’ Circle and Olivier awards for Best Play.

In 2011 he wrote the adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's epic Emperor and Galiean for the National Theater. He also participated that year in the Bush Theatre's project Sixty Six Books, for which he wrote a piece based on a book of the King James Bible.

Since it opened in 2013 he has overseen the National Theatre's temporary space, The Shed. His new version of Euripides' Medea, starring Helen McCrory in the eponymous role, ran at the National Theatre from July to September 2014.

In 2015 he was appointed deputy artistic director of the National Theatre; the role had not previously existed. Since that appointment he has condensed three works by D. H. Lawrence into a single play, presented as Husbands and Sons in the National's Dorfman theatre.




Ben Power News

Concord Theatricals Acquires Stock and Amateur Licensing Rights for THE LEHMAN TRILOG Photo Concord Theatricals Acquires Stock and Amateur Licensing Rights for THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Concord Theatricals has secured exclusive worldwide English language stock and amateur licensing rights to The Lehman Trilogy for its Samuel French imprint. On Sunday, the title earned five Tony Awards, including Best Play, making it the most awarded play of the 2021-2022 season.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Return to the West End in January 2023 Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Return to the West End in January 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022

The Lehman Trilogy is set to return to the West End in January 2023 following its success at the Tony Awards.

Fremantle Joins Team For THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Television Series Photo Fremantle Joins Team For THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Television Series
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

Stefano Massini's newly-minted Tony-winning play The Lehman Trilogy will be adapted into a TV series for the international market by Italy's Fandango.

Photos: Backstage with the Winners at the 2022 Tony Awards Photo Photos: Backstage with the Winners at the 2022 Tony Awards
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

This morning they were just nominees, but tonight... they're winners! BroadwayWorld is backstage at Radio City Musical Hall for the 75th Annual Tony Awards and we're bringing you live photos of tonight's winners.

Video Roundup: Tony Award Winners Share Their First Impressions Backstage Photo Video Roundup: Tony Award Winners Share Their First Impressions Backstage
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2022

Throughout the night, the official YouTube channel of the Tony Awards will be sharing videos from its First Impressions Cam, presented by City National Bank, showcasing tonight's winners. Stay tuned here as we update this story as new videos are posted!

Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Miss a speech from the 75th Annual Tony Awards? As winners take the stage this evening, stay tuned to BroadwayWorld as we bring you full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

Find out this year's nominees and winners for Drama League Awards. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

Park Avenue Armory to Present ARCHER AYMES LOST AND FOUND RETROSPECTIVE: A JUNETEENTH Photo Park Avenue Armory to Present ARCHER AYMES LOST AND FOUND RETROSPECTIVE: A JUNETEENTH EXHIBITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will continue its Making Space Public Programming series with Archer Aymes Lost and Found Retrospective: A Juneteenth Exhibition, Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 3pm to 6pm. Audiences explore the legacy of emancipation through an immersive installation and operatic performance.

Recap Tony Awards Eligibility of the 2021-22 Season Photo Recap Tony Awards Eligibility of the 2021-22 Season
by Team BWW - May 7, 2022

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has been meeting all year to discuss the eligibility of the 2021-22 Broadway productions all leading up to Monday's big announcement... the Tony nominations. Need a recap before the nominations announcement? Below, we've rounded up all rulings from all four meeting. Apart from these specific decisions, all other eligibility rulings were consistent with opening night billing.

Park Avenue Armory to Present QUEER HIP HOP CYPHER as Part of Making Space Public Pro Photo Park Avenue Armory to Present QUEER HIP HOP CYPHER as Part of Making Space Public Programming Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will continue its Making Space Public Programming Series with Queer Hip Hop Cypher, an exploration of the queer origins and aesthetics of hip hop through discussion, film, and performance on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3pm.

Ben Power Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway
by Team BWW - Oct 15, 2021

Last night, the five-time Olivier Award¬ģ nominated epic play, The Lehman Trilogy, (finally) celebrated its triumphant Opening Night at the Nederlander Theatre. Starring Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Adrian Lester (in his Broadway debut), The Lehman Trilogy returns to Broadway after playing only three preview performances in March 2020.

BWW Exclusive: Go Behind the Music of COME FROM AWAY with Ben Power! VideoBWW Exclusive: Go Behind the Music of COME FROM AWAY with Ben Power!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2019

Eight times a week on Broadway and across the world, audiences are welcomed to the rock with the singular sound of Gander, Newfoundland. The worldwide hit Come From Away features a score unlike any other musical, and we're taking a closer look at the instruments that make the music. Watch below as Come From Away band member Ben Power gives us the rundown on the three types of instruments that he plays from stage left!


Ben Power Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ben Power written?
Ben Power has written 1 shows including The Lehman Trilogy (Adaptor).