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Druid Theatre Company

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Producer


Druid Theatre Company Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Revival
Druid Theatre Company, The Cripple of Inishmaan
 
Olivier Awards - 1985 - Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre
Druid Theatre CompanyThe Playboy Of The Western World

Druid Theatre Company News

KIDNAPPED To Tour The UK in 2023 Photo KIDNAPPED To Tour The UK in 2023
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 22, 2022

Kidnapped is a colourful new take on Stevenson’s historical adventure story about David Balfour who leaves home for the first time and must grow up fast to solve a family mystery and take revenge on an evil assailant. This vibrant production is a coming-of-age rom com for today, which celebrates the poetry, humour and heart of Stevenson’s writing.

Interview: Brian Watkins Talks New Play EPIPHANY, OUTER RANGE on Amazon Prime Video & Photo Interview: Brian Watkins Talks New Play EPIPHANY, OUTER RANGE on Amazon Prime Video & Writing for TV Vs. Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Brian Watkins is the writer of Epiphany, which just opened at Lincoln Center Theater. He is also the creator, and showrunner, and executive producer of Outer Range on Amazon Prime Video, and has a film project in the works. Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Watkins about Epiphany, the differences in writing for theatre vs. television, and more. 

Cast Announced For KING LEAR at Shakespeare's Globe Photo Cast Announced For KING LEAR at Shakespeare's Globe
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for King Lear opening 10 June - 24 July.

Photo: First Look at Marie Mullen as Mrs. Paroo in THE MUSIC MAN Photo Photo: First Look at Marie Mullen as Mrs. Paroo in THE MUSIC MAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2022

The hugely anticipated Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man has just released the first production image of Tony Award winner Marie Mullen in character as Mrs. Paroo, featuring costume design by four-time Tony Award winner Santo Loquasto and Hair, Wig, and Makeup Design by Luc Verschueren for Campbell Young and Associates.

Casting Update Announced For STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY at The Bridge Photo Casting Update Announced For STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY at The Bridge
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022

Joining Ralph Fiennes (Robert Moses) in the world premiere of David Hare's Straight Line Crazy are Alisha Bailey (Mariah Heller), Samuel Barnett (Ariel Porter), David Bromley (Stamford Fergus), Al Coppola (Walter McQuade), Siobh√°n Cullen (Finnuala Connell), Ian Kirkby (Lewis Mumford), Alana Maria (Shirley Hayes), Dani Moseley (Carol Ames), Guy Paul (Henry Vanderbilt), Helen Schlesinger (Jane Jacobs), Mary Stillwaggon Stewart (Nicole Sawyer) and Danny Webb (Governor Al Smith).

Meet the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

The Music Man officially begins previews tonight on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the iconic musical back to the stage!

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Revival Will Open This Autumn at Chichester's Minerva The Photo THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Revival Will Open This Autumn at Chichester's Minerva Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces a major revival of The Beauty Queen of Leenane, the Tony Award-winning play by Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; The Lieutenant of Inishmore), directed by Artistic Director Rachel O'Riordan in a new co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre.

BWW Interview: Se√°n McGinley Talks Irish Rep's World Premiere Digital Play THE GIFTS Photo BWW Interview: Se√°n McGinley Talks Irish Rep's World Premiere Digital Play THE GIFTS YOU GAVE TO THE DARK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2020

Irish Repertory Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of Darren Murphy's short play The Gifts You Gave to the Dark, written specifically for digital media in reaction to the COVID-19 health crisis.

Anne-Marie Duff Will Lead The World Premiere Of THE HOUSE OF SHADES Photo Anne-Marie Duff Will Lead The World Premiere Of THE HOUSE OF SHADES
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2020

The Almeida Theatre announces that Anne-Marie Duff will play the role of Constance in the forthcoming World Premiere of Beth Steel's The House of Shades, directed by Blanche McIntyre.

ASKING FOR IT Comes to Birmingham Repertory Theatre Photo ASKING FOR IT Comes to Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

Landmark Productions and The Everyman's sensational adaptation of Louise O'Neill's devastating novel about sexual consent makes its UK premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre following huge acclaim, including a sold-out season at Ireland's National Theatre, The Abbey. Asking For It was also a landslide winner of the Audience Choice Award at The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards for 2018.

Druid Theatre Company Videos

VIDEO: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL At Signature Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL At Signature Theatre

by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre¬†is proud to present¬†Billy Elliot the Musical¬†directed and choreographed by¬†Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner¬†(Signature's¬†Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by¬†Lee Hall¬†and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner¬†Elton John¬†was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical.¬†Billy Elliot¬†the Musical¬†runs now thru¬†January 6, 2019¬†in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC Videoplay
VIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC

by Alan Henry - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the trailer for Signature Theater's Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical will run from October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Druid's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, Coming to the Taper
by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2016

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for the Druid production of 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane' by Martin McDonagh. Directed by Druid artistic director Garry Hynes, 'Beauty Queen' begins previews November 9, opens November 16 and continues through December 18, 2016, at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: WAR HORSE Makes Appearance at Kennedy Center Season Announcement
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2012

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2012-2013 theater season. Reaching hundreds of thousands of audience members annually, the theater season features a new Kennedy Center produced production of Ferenc Moln√°r's The Guardsman; touring productions of The Book of Mormon, War Horse, Anything Goes, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Jekyll & Hyde, and Million Dollar Quartet; and five top-notch Theater Productions from Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden as part of Nordic Cool 2013. Check out a surprise appearance from War Horse below!

STAGE TUBE: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Comes to LA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2011

This international touring production, directed by Tony Award¬ģ winner Garry Hynes (Beauty Queen of Leenane), and originally mounted by Druid Theatre Company of Galway, Ireland, has already racked up awards in New York, the UK and Ireland. For tickets or more information, visit Center Theatre Group.

BWW TV Exclusive: Gabriel Byrne Talks Irish Arts in America
by Robert Diamond - Jan 8, 2011

eople in more than 40 states across the US will experience world-class arts from Ireland this year as part of Imagine Ireland, a year-long season of Irish arts in America, details of which were announced by Ireland's Cultural Ambassador Gabriel Byrne.


Druid Theatre Company Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Druid Theatre Company been nominated for?
Outstanding Revival (The Lortels) for The Cripple of Inishmaan and Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre (Olivier Awards) for The Playboy Of The Western World .