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Clare Lizzimore

 
Bio:
Clare Lizzimore is a playwright and an Olivier Award-winning director. Her first play, Mint (2013), was produced at the Royal Court's Open Court Season and long-listed for the prestigious Bruntwood Prize. Her first radio play was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014. Her new radio play The Rage was ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Clare Lizzimore is a playwright and an Olivier Award-winning director. Her first play, Mint (2013), was produced at the Royal Court's Open Court Season and long-listed for the prestigious Bruntwood Prize. Her first radio play was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014. Her new radio play The Rage was ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director

Clare Lizzimore Biography

Clare Lizzimore is a playwright and an Olivier Award-winning director. Her first play, Mint (2013), was produced at the Royal Court's Open Court Season and long-listed for the prestigious Bruntwood Prize. Her first radio play was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014. Her new radio play The Rage was broadcast in 2016. Her play Animal premiered at Studio Theatre and was a Helen Hayes nominee for The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding Original New Play or Musical. She is currently under commission with the Royal Court Theatre and the Almeida Theatre. As a director, she has worked extensively in new writing, and her latest production, Bull by Mike Bartlett, won the 2015 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in An Affiliate Theatre for its production at The Young Vic; it premiered at Sheffield Theatres and also toured to 59E59 in New York. Other recent directing credits include One Day When We Were Young by Nick Payne in the Roundabout Season at Paines Plough at Sheffield Theatres and Shoreditch Town Hall; Lay Down Your Cross by Nick Payne and On the Rocks by Amy Rosenthal at Hampstead Theatre; Pieces of Vincent by David Watson at Arcola Theatre; Faces in the Crowd by Leo Butler at the Royal Court Theatre; War and Peace and Fear and Misery by Mark Ravenhill at the Royal Court Theatre; Jonah and Otto by Robert Holman at the Royal Exchange Theatre; and Tom Fool by Franz Xaver Kroetz at Glasgow Citizens Theatre and the Bush Theatre, which was nominated for four CATS Awards. Lizzimore's directing awards include the Channel 4 Theatre Directors Award and the Arts Foundation Theatre Directing Fellowship for Innovation. She has been resident director at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, and a staff director at the Royal National Theatre.

Clare Lizzimore Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play
Clare Lizzimore, Animal

Clare Lizzimore News

Get Tickets for Just £10 for CLOSER at Lyric Hammersmith Photo Get Tickets for Just £10 for CLOSER at Lyric Hammersmith
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 2, 2022

Get Tickets for Just £10 for the Olivier Award-winning play, Closer, at Lyric Hammersmith

Review: CLOSER, Lyric Hammersmith Photo Review: CLOSER, Lyric Hammersmith
by Franco Milazzo - Jul 21, 2022

It has been a quarter-century since Patrick Marber's Closer debuted, but this play, in which everyone screws everyone in every sense of the word, has lost absolutely none of its epic brutality.

Photos: First Look at CLOSER, Opening This Week at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at CLOSER, Opening This Week at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2022

The 25th Anniversary revival of Patrick Marber’s Closer opens at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre on 20 July and runs until 13 August. Check out all new production photos here!

THE SEAGULL Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows Photo THE SEAGULL Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 1, 2022

July continues a fantastic summer of theatre in London. From Emilia Clarke's West End debut in Jamie Lloyd's version of Chekhov's The Seagull to Anything Goes returning to The Barbican, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Full Cast Announced For 25th Anniversary Revival of CLOSER at the Lyric Hammersmith Photo Full Cast Announced For 25th Anniversary Revival of CLOSER at the Lyric Hammersmith
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

Full casting was announced today for Closer, the Olivier-Award winning cult play of the Hollywood hit film of the same name, written by Patrick Marber and directed by award-winning director Clare Lizzimore. Learn how to get tickets and more.

WISH YOU WERE HERE Announces Second Extension at Playwrights Horizons Photo WISH YOU WERE HERE Announces Second Extension at Playwrights Horizons
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Playwrights Horizons today announced an additional one-week extension of Sanaz Toossi’s Wish You Were Here, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, to June 5.

Playwrights Horizons Extends Sanaz Toossi's WISH YOU WERE HERE Photo Playwrights Horizons Extends Sanaz Toossi's WISH YOU WERE HERE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Playwrights Horizons today announced a one-week extension of Sanaz Toossi’s Wish You Were Here, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, to May 29. Wish You Were Here chronicles 13 years of everyday life through the Iranian Revolution and Iran-Iraq War, as best friends forever become friends long lost, scattered and searching for home.

The Lyric Introduces First Springboard Trainees Photo The Lyric Introduces First Springboard Trainees
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2022

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre will welcome and introduce the first ever 10 trainees of SPRINGBOARD, a free, ground-breaking training programme and major alternative performance pathway into employment for future theatre makers.

Ellen Robertson Steps In To Perform MRS. DELGADO At The Old Fire Station Photo Ellen Robertson Steps In To Perform MRS. DELGADO At The Old Fire Station
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2021

The Old Fire Station, a pioneering partnership between a professional arts centre and homeless charity Crisis, today announces that Ellen Robertson will step in to perform the role of Helen in the world première of Mike Bartlett's, Mrs Delgado.

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Launches Springboard Flagship Training Programme Photo Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Launches Springboard Flagship Training Programme
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre is proud to announce SPRINGBOARD, a ground-breaking, free two-year training programme that aims to find, shape, inspire, champion and sustain the next generation of performers from underrepresented backgrounds.


Clare Lizzimore Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Clare Lizzimore been nominated for?
Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for Animal .