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Christopher Shutt

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2020]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Sound Design
 
[West End, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2018] [Replacement]
Sound[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2017]
Sound Design
 
[West End, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2016]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2016]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2015]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2015]
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2012]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2009]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Sound Designer

Photos

THE CORN IS GREEN by Williams,      , Writer - Emily Williams, Director - 
Dominic Co Photo

THE CORN IS GREEN by Williams, , Writer - Emily Williams, Director - Dominic Cooke, Set and Costume Designer - ULTZ, Lighting Designer - Charles Balfour, Music Arrangements and Direction - Will Stuart, Sound Designer - Christopher Shutt, Choreographer - Bill Deamer, The National Theatre, 2022, Credit: Johan Persson/

From: 
Date:
03/28/2022
Christopher Shutt in the Press Room at The 65th Annual Tony Awards in New York City.  Photo

Christopher Shutt in the Press Room at The 65th Annual Tony Awards in New York City.

From: 
Date:
06/13/2011
Christopher Shutt in the Press Room at The 65th Annual Tony Awards in New York City.  Photo

Christopher Shutt in the Press Room at The 65th Annual Tony Awards in New York City.

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Date:
06/13/2011

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2020]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Sound Design

[West End, 2019]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2019]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2018] [Replacement]
Sound[Replacement]

[West End, 2017]
Sound Design

[West End, 2017]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2017]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2017]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2016]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2016]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2015]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2015]
Sound Design

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2012]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2011]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2009]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1999]
Sound Designer


Christopher Shutt Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Sound Design
Christopher ShuttHamlet
 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Sound Design
Christopher ShuttThe Father
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Play
Christopher Shutt, Love and Information
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Sound Design
Christopher Shutt, Love and Information
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Special Award Gold Star
Christopher Shutt, War Horse
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Sound Design of a Play Gold Star
Christopher Shutt, War Horse
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Sound Design
Christopher ShuttEvery Good Boy Deserves Favour
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Sound Design
Christopher ShuttPiaf
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Sound Design
Christopher ShuttCoram Boy
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Sound Design Gold Star
Christopher Shutt, Mnemonic
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Sound Design Gold Star
Christopher Shutt, Mnemonic

Christopher Shutt News

Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theat Photo Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Production images of Nicola Walker in The Corn is Green at the National Theatre have been released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens to press in the Lyttelton Theatre on Friday 22 April and runs until 11 June.  

Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

Photos of Nicola Walker in rehearsal for The Corn is Green at the National Theatre are released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 9 April, and runs until 11 June.  

The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This S Photo The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022

The National Theatre today announces new productions for all three South Bank stages this summer: Jack Absolute Flies Again in the Olivier theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in the Lyttelton theatre and All of Us in the Dorfman theatre with tickets on sale to the public from Thursday 10 March.  

Casting Announcement For WHAT IF IF ONLY at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstair Photo Casting Announcement For WHAT IF IF ONLY at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2021

Linda Bassett and John Heffernan have been cast in Caryl Churchill's new play What If If Only, which will be directed by James Macdonald. With set design by Miriam Buether, lighting design by Prema Mehta, sound design by Christopher Shutt and assistant direction from Grace Duggan.

Ralph Fiennes's FOUR QUARTETS By T.S. Eliot Will Transfer to the West End in November Photo Ralph Fiennes's FOUR QUARTETS By T.S. Eliot Will Transfer to the West End in November
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Nobel Prize winner T.S. Eliot is one of the giants of modern literature. Compelling, moving and symphonic, Four Quartets was the culminating achievement of his career as a poet, offering four interwoven meditations on the nature of time, faith, and the quest for spiritual enlightenment.

Ralph Fiennes To Create Regional Theatre Tour Of T.S. Eliot's FOUR QUARTETS Photo Ralph Fiennes To Create Regional Theatre Tour Of T.S. Eliot's FOUR QUARTETS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021

Ralph Fiennes will create a brand-new stage adaptation of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets this summer. Announced this week as Britain marks a year since regional theatres were forced to close, this world premiere production will welcome audiences back to live theatre when it re-opens the Theatre Royal Bath.

BWW Review: OPPENHEIMER, Royal Shakespeare Company Online Photo BWW Review: OPPENHEIMER, Royal Shakespeare Company Online
by Ella Satin - Oct 16, 2020

An epic biography about J. Robert Oppenheimer, the inventor of the atom bomb. This is a staged reading by the cast from the original RSC production in 2015.

RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four Photo RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Macbeth (2018) will be broadcast on BBC Four this Sunday 14 June at 9.30pm as part of Culture in Quarantine. This will be followed by Simon Godwin's landmark production of Hamlet (2016) with Paapa Essiedu in the title role on Sunday 21 June at 9pm.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Has Announced Casting For TIMON OF ATHENS Photo Shakespeare Theatre Company Has Announced Casting For TIMON OF ATHENS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced casting for Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN's directorial debut at the Theatre-a restaging of his recent acclaimed production of Timon of Athens, a co-production with Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), produced in association with The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Timon of Athens will be onstage at the Michael R. Klein Theatre at the Lansburgh starting February 20 and running until March 22, 2020.

Theatre for a New Audience Presents TIMON OF ATHENS Starring Kathryn Hunter Photo Theatre for a New Audience Presents TIMON OF ATHENS Starring Kathryn Hunter
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, a co-production with Shakespeare Theatre Company in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Simon Godwin (Measure for Measure) returns to TFANA with a reimagining of his vibrant staging of Timon of Athens, which premiered at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2018 - the first time the play had been staged with a female lead.

Christopher Shutt Videos

VIDEO: Playwright Rory Mullarkey Talks SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON at the National VideoVIDEO: Playwright Rory Mullarkey Talks SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON at the National
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Saint George and the Dragon, a new play by Rory Mullarkey, will be directed by Lyndsey Turner for the National Theatre. The show runs in previews from 4 October, with press night 11 October, and continues in the repertoire until 2 December 2017. See what Mullarkey had to say about the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch First Trailer for Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET, to be Released in Cinemas Worldwide
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2015

The National Theatre Live has released the first trailer for HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. The production started performances on 5 August and officially opened 25 August at the Barbican Theatre for an exclusive run through 31 October 2015. The play is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. Below, check out the trailer for the production, to be screened in cinemas worldwide starting 15 October through the National Theatre Live! Click here to find a screening near you.

VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch Urges Fans to Not Record HAMLET Performances
by Sally Henry Fuller - Aug 9, 2015

Following a recent performance, the HAMLET star addressed the audience directly. "I can see cameras, I can see red lights in the auditorium," he told the crowd at the London stage door. "It's mortifying and there's nothing less supportive." Watch his full speech below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch a Scene from RSC's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2014

THE RSC's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Shakespeare's early exuberant romantic comedy about friendship and betrayal, was captured live Wednesday September 3, 2014 to be screened in US Cinemas September 20 - October 20, 2014. Directed by Simon Godwin, the production stars Mark Arends (Proteus); Elliot Barnes-Worrell (Outlaw); Martin Bassindale (Speed); Pearl Chanda (Julia); Nicholas Gerard-Martin (Thurio); Robert Gilbert (Outlaw); Jonny Glynn (The Duke of Milan); Molly Gromadzki (Host/Singer); Youssef Kerkour (Sir Eglamour); Sarah MacRae (Silvia); Michael Marcus (Valentine); Roger Morlidge (Launce); Keith Osborn (Antonio); Leigh Quinn (Lucetta) and Simon Yadoo (Panthino/Outlaw). Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip from Act IV, Scene II. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Inside WAR HORSE's Handspring Puppet Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2011

WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, with scenic design by Rae Smith, puppet design, fabrication and direction by Adrian Kohler with Basil Jones for Handspring Puppet Company, lighting by Paule Constable, direction of movement and horse movement by Toby Sedgwick, animation & projection design by 59 Productions, music by Adrian Sutton, songs by John Tams, sound design by Christopher Shutt, and musical direction by Greg Pliska. In the video below, go inside the making on the WAR HORSE Puppets at the Handspring Puppet Company.

BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Christopher Shutt, Best Sound Design of a Play for WAR HORSE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2011

Christopher Shutt is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play for War Horse. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the Shutt immediately following his acceptance about what winning the award means to him. Click below to catch up with the sound man right after his big moment!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside Opening Night of WAR HORSE
by Broadway Beat - Apr 15, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain's production of WAR HORSE, presented by Lincoln Center Theater and the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett opened last night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street) and we were there! WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Broadway Beat was on hand for the opening celebration and brings you the company interviews below!

BWW TV: WAR HORSE Opens at LCT Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2011

War Horse is a thrilling and spectacular production based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo. The First World War is the backdrop for this tale of bravery, loyalty, and the extraordinary bond between a young recruit and his horse. Actors, working with astonishing life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company, take audiences on an unforgettable journey through history. War Horse at The Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center opens tonight, April 14th. Click below for a performance preview and photos of this epic production!

STAGE TUBE: WAR HORSE Creators on Puppet Construction
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain's production of WAR HORSE, presented by Lincoln Center Theater and the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett, is now in previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street). WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Opening night is Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 pm. In the following video, Handspring WAR HORSE creators discuss the construction of their famous horse puppet on stage at this year's TED conference.

BWW TV: Check Out WAR HORSE on Stage in London!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain's production of WAR HORSE, presented by Lincoln Center Theater and the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett, is now in previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street). WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Opening night is Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 pm. Previews began March 15.


Christopher Shutt Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Christopher Shutt been nominated for?
Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Hamlet , Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for The Father , Outstanding Sound Design in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Love and Information , Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for Love and Information , Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for War Horse , Best Sound Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for War Horse , Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Every Good Boy Deserves Favour , Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Piaf , Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Coram Boy Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Mnemonic and Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for Mnemonic .

What awards has Christopher Shutt won?
Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for War Horse, Best Sound Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for War Horse Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Mnemonicand Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for Mnemonic.