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Declan Donnellan

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Canada, 2016]
Director
 
[Regional (UK), 1993]
Director

 

Stage

Productions

[Canada, 2016]
Director

[Regional (UK), 1993]
Director


Declan Donnellan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Declan DonnellanTwelfth Nigh
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Director - Play
Declan DonnellanAs You Like It
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Declan DonnellanAs You Like It
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Director of a Play Gold Star
Declan DonnellanAs You Like It
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Director of a Musical Gold Star
Declan DonnellanSweeney Todd
 
Olivier Awards - 1990 - The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement Gold Star
Declan DonnellanFuente Ovejuna
 
Olivier Awards - 1987 - Director of the Year Gold Star
Declan DonnellanThe Cid, Twelfth Night and Macbeth
 
Olivier Awards - 1986 - Director of the Year
Declan DonnellanA Midsummer Night's Dream

Declan Donnellan News

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Opened This Weekend at The Ahmanson Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Opened This Weekend at The Ahmanson
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Written by Stefano Massini, adapted by Olivier Award-nominated Ben Power and directed by multiple Olivier Award, Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, ‚ÄúThe Lehman Trilogy,‚ÄĚ comes to Los Angeles direct from a celebrated run on Broadway and follows sold-out runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London's West End.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast! Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. Meet the cast and learn more about who is starring in the play here!

Cheek By Jowl Announces The Appointment Of Ajay Chowdhury And Catrin Griffiths To The Photo Cheek By Jowl Announces The Appointment Of Ajay Chowdhury And Catrin Griffiths To The Board Of Directors
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021

Together with the Artistic Directors, Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod, the Board of Trustees will continue to build on Cheek by Jowl's commitment to championing international theatre and live performance. The recruitment process took place in collaboration with the innovative digital platform Nurole, with the ambition to further expand the skills and diversity of the current Board of Trustees.

Beth Byrne Appointed Chief Execuitve Officer Of Shoreditch Town Hall Photo Beth Byrne Appointed Chief Execuitve Officer Of Shoreditch Town Hall
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

Shoreditch Town Hall today announces the appointment of Beth Byrne as the new Chief Executive Officer. Byrne has over twenty years producing work for the stage in both the subsidised and commercial sectors.

BWW Feature: THE BIRTHDAY MONTH / SONDHEIM 1 - Five productions that we won't forget Photo BWW Feature: THE BIRTHDAY MONTH / SONDHEIM 1 - Five productions that we won't forget
by Matt Wolf - Mar 15, 2021

Last week, we acknowledged the forthcoming birthday of Andrew Lloyd Webber via a look back at five defining London stagings of his work. This time, we offer the same tribute to Stephen Sondheim, with whom Lloyd Webber, 18 years Sondheim's junior, shares a birthdate of March 22: on that day, the great man turns 91.

Cheek By Jowl Announces Second Series Of Podcast NOT TRUE, BUT USEFUL… Photo Cheek By Jowl Announces Second Series Of Podcast NOT TRUE, BUT USEFUL…
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020

Artistic Directors of Cheek by Jowl, Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod today announce the second series of their podcast, Not True, But Useful… hosted by Lucie Dawkins. New episodes of the podcast will be released every Friday from 20 November.

VIDEO: Cheek By Jowl Offers Free Livestream Of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Photo VIDEO: Cheek By Jowl Offers Free Livestream Of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2020

Today, on Shakespeare's birthday, Cheek by Jowl offers a free livestream of their production of Measure for Measure on YouTube for 30 days. Directed by Declan Donnellan for Cheek by Jowl and Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre, the production embarked on an international tour before opening at the Barbican on 16 April 2015.

BWW Review: THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY, Barbican Centre Photo BWW Review: THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY, Barbican Centre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 6, 2020

Not even the threatening pandemic managed to keep Cheek by Jowl to introduce the Babican Theatre to the brilliant company of Milan's Piccolo Teatro. Declan Donnellan is directing his first Italian show, presenting Thomas Middleton's The Revenger's Tragedy in a bold, unabashed, sexy extravaganza of power and corruption.

Shea's Performing Arts Center Announces The 2020 - 21 Frey Electric Construction Co.  Photo Shea's Performing Arts Center Announces The 2020 - 21 Frey Electric Construction Co. Shea's 710 Theatre Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2020

Michael G. Murphy, President of Shea's Performing Arts Center (PAC), is pleased to announce the 2020 a?" 21 Frey Electric Season at Shea's 710 Theatre. The 710 Season will feature five shows including a collaborative show by All for One Theatre Productions - Shakespeare in Love. This producing partnership between Shea's 710 Theatre, MusicalFare Theatre, Theatre of Youth, Irish Classical Theatre, and Road Less Traveled Productions marks the third year the group is producing a show on the 710 stage.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY at the Barbican Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY at the Barbican
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2020

Created for the Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Cheek by Jowl present their first Italian language production; Thomas Middleton's The Revenger's Tragedy, in a new translation by Stefano Massini (The Lehman Trilogy). This collaboration marks the first in an ongoing relationship between the two companies.

Declan Donnellan Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at The Barbican VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes of THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at The Barbican
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2019

Cheek by Jowl reunites with the Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre on Francis Beaumont's outrageous dark comedy, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, hilarious and terrifying in its relevance to our times. Following its Paris and Moscow premieres, the production comes to London for performances at the Barbican - where Cheek by Jowl is an Artistic Associate, from 5 to 8 June with a press performance on 5 June.

VIDEO: Preview MEASURE FOR MEASURE At Brooklyn Academy Of Music Next Wave Festival VideoVIDEO: Preview MEASURE FOR MEASURE At Brooklyn Academy Of Music Next Wave Festival
by Alan Henry - May 22, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at MEASURE FOR MEASURE as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of ANGELS IN AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2017

Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play ANGELS IN AMERICA is an epic operation for the National Theatre. Go backstage to see what a two-show day entails in this behind-the-scenes peek - watch the video below!

VIDEO: See Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More in the Trailer for National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As previously announced, National Theatre Live will broadcast ANGELS IN AMERICA, Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play, this summer. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be in cinemas from 20 July. Part Two: Perestroika will be in cinemas from 27 July. Watch the trailer for the cinema events below!

STAGE TUBE: Sydney Theatre Announces 2015 Season - Geoffrey Rush and Cate Blanchett to Star in KING LEAR & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2014

In 2015, Australia's iconic theatre-makers are coming to play. It's a year of adventure, and we look forward to having you along for the ride - you'll be in great company.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2014

Produced by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions and based on the Academy Award¬ģ-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot). Featuring a company of 28 actors and musicians, one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End, and a dog, this new play will be directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, the driving force behind the world-renowned theatre company, Cheek by Jowl. The new play, which opens on July 23, is currently playing at the Noel Coward Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for Robert Pattinson's BEL AMI
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 22, 2011

BEL AMI is coming to theaters on March 2, 2012. The film is based on the french novel by Guy de Maupassant. It is produced by Uberto Pasonlini with a screenplay by Rachel Bennette and is being directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod.


Declan Donnellan Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Declan Donnellan been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Twelfth Nigh , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for As You Like It , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for As You Like It , Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for As You Like It , Best Director of a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Sweeney Todd , The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (Olivier Awards) for Fuente Ovejuna Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Cid, Twelfth Night and Macbeth and Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for A Midsummer Night's Dream .

What awards has Declan Donnellan won?
Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for As You Like It, Best Director of a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Sweeney Todd The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (Olivier Awards) for Fuente Ovejunaand Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Cid, Twelfth Night and Macbeth.