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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.

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Hampstead Theatre Announces New Spring Season

Spring 2024 will see four world premieres, one UK premiere, and one English language premiere by acclaimed writers including April De Angelis, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Christopher Hampton and Richard Nelson alongside rising playwrights Sarah Power and Richard Molloy.

Tracee Chimo Pallero, Santino Fontana, Morgan Spector and Jason Butler Harner Join Roundabout's FALLEN ANGELS Benefit Reading

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced additional casting for the special Benefit Reading of Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels, directed by Scott Ellis. Check out who will join previously announced Kelli O'Hara and Rose Byrne.

Frank Wood, Abubakr Ali & b Join TOROS at Second Stage Theater Uptown

Complete casting has been set for Second Stage Theater's TOROS by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

2023 Second Stage Theater Uptown Series to Present TOROS By Danny Tejera This Summer

Second Stage Theater will present TOROS, written by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this summer at Second Stage Theater Uptown.

Get Tickets for Just £10 for CLOSER at Lyric Hammersmith

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

Review: CLOSER, Lyric Hammersmith

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The Old Fire Station Announces The World Première Of Mike Bartlett's MRS DELGADO

The Old Fire Station, a pioneering partnership between a professional arts centre and homeless charity Crisis, today announces the world première of Mike Bartlett's Mrs Delgado, the company's fifth original Christmas production.

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces 2022 Season

Combining re-lensed classics and cutting-edge contemporary work, the Lyric 2022 season presents exceptional plays examining power, love and loyalty, looking deeper into the themes that permeate today's society.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.

Jonathan O'Boyle Appointed As ArtsEd Director Of The School Of Musical Theatre

ArtsEd has announced the appointment of Jonathan O'Boyle to the role of Director of the School of Musical Theatre, effective November this year. 

Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.

Clare Lizzimore FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Clare Lizzimore has been nominated for the Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for the show "Animal".

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