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Duncan MacMillan

 

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2019]
Adaptor
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2016]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Author
Author
Playwright

Duncan MacMillan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Play
Duncan Macmillan, People, Places & Things

Duncan MacMillan News

EVERY BRILLIANT THING Comes to New Stage Theatre in March 2023 Photo EVERY BRILLIANT THING Comes to New Stage Theatre in March 2023
by Stephi Wild - Dec 22, 2022

Every Brilliant Thing comes to New Stage Theatre in March 2023. Written by Duncan MacMillan with Jonny Donahoe, performances run March 14-26, 2023. A funny and moving tribute to resilience and hope - as it enlists you, the audience, to tell this heartfelt story.

New Jewish Theatre Adds INTO THE WOODS to 2023 Season Photo New Jewish Theatre Adds INTO THE WOODS to 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2022

The New Jewish Theatre will be replacing its planned production of Little Shop of Horrors for December 2023 with the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods. 

Review: PEOPLE, PLACES &THINGS at Studio Theatre Photo Review: PEOPLE, PLACES &THINGS at Studio Theatre
by David Friscic - Nov 15, 2022

People, Places and Things are a constant trigger for addiction and anxiety in the probing and intellectually thrilling production of People, Places & Things now playing at the Studio Theatre.  A highly evolved play of substance that really pushes the boundaries of the subject of addiction is a top-notch tour de force courtesy of a very trenchantly observed and written play by Duncan Macmillan, above par technical elements, and excellent acting. 

EVERY BRILLIANT THING Comes to New Stage Theatre in March 2023 Photo EVERY BRILLIANT THING Comes to New Stage Theatre in March 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

Every Brilliant Thing comes to New Stage Theatre in March 2023. Written by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, performances run March 14-26, 2023. A funny and moving tribute to resilience and hope ‚Äď as it enlists you, the audience, to tell this heartfelt story.

Santa Fe Playhouse to Present SWEAT, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER, and More f Photo Santa Fe Playhouse to Present SWEAT, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER, and More for 2023 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 6, 2022

The exciting performance schedule includes the Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder and the Pulitzer Prize-winning labor rights drama, Sweat. The first play, The Baby Monitor, written by Santa Fe resident David Stallings, opens March 4. 

The New Jewish Theatre Announces 2023 Season Photo The New Jewish Theatre Announces 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022

The New Jewish Theatre has announced its 2023 season, which is also its 25th season of producing professional plays and musicals at the J. The season celebrates some of the New Jewish Theatre's most beloved playwrights, productions and actors, while also bringing new works to St. Louis audiences.  

EVERY BRILLIANT THING Returns To Arden Theatre Company For 35th Anniversary Season Photo EVERY BRILLIANT THING Returns To Arden Theatre Company For 35th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2022

Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's gripping one-man play, Every Brilliant Thing, starring Scott Greer and directed by the Arden's Producing Artistic Director Terry Nolen, returns to the Arden Theatre for a third engagement from November 3 through December 11, 2022 on the Arden's Arcadia Stage.

Studio Theatre to Present PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS Beginning in November Photo Studio Theatre to Present PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS Beginning in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 8, 2022

Beginning on November 9 and running through December 11, Studio Theatre will bring Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things to the stage. The play will be directed by Studio Theatre Artistic Director David Muse, making his first in-person directorial appearance since the pandemic, and will be only the second production in Studio Theatre's new Victor Shargai Theatre. 

Lynn Nottage's CLYDE'S Tops List of Most-Produced Play of the Season Photo Lynn Nottage's CLYDE'S Tops List of Most-Produced Play of the Season
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 23, 2022

The  Top 10 Most-Produced Plays and Top 20 Most-Produced Playwrights for the new season include Clyde's, Clue, Once, Sweat, and more.

Review: EVERY BRILLIANT THING at Arkansas Repertory Theatre opens the 2022/2023 seaso Photo Review: EVERY BRILLIANT THING at Arkansas Repertory Theatre opens the 2022/2023 season
by Theresa Bertram - Sep 20, 2022

What did our critic think of EVERY BRILLIANT THING at Arkansas Repertory Theatre? She thought it was brilliant, and was charmed by Chad Bradford's storytelling

Duncan MacMillan Videos

VIDEO: Olivia Wilde Sends Jennifer Lawrence Matzah Ball Soup Following '1984' Inciden Videoplay
VIDEO: Olivia Wilde Sends Jennifer Lawrence Matzah Ball Soup Following '1984' Incident

by Caryn Robbins - Jul 26, 2017

During the appearance, a caller asked the actress if she's gotten an apology from actress Jennifer Lawrence after Jennifer reportedly vomited during Wilde's highly intense play.

VIDEO: Olivia Wilde Talks Telling 'Intense Story' in Broadway's '1984'
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 7, 2017

Olivia Wilde stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, to discuss her hit Broadway play '1984' 'We're kind of just doing everything necessary to tell the story right,' explains the actress of the intense, high stakes show. Watch the appearance below!

VIDEO: Olivia Wilde Says Broadway's 1984 Is Like 'A Really Scary Ride'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 15, 2017

Actress, producer and busy mom of two, Olivia Wilde is now making her Broadway debut in a stage adaptation of George Orwell's classic novel "1984." She stopped by this morning's TODAY to tell Savannah Guthrie that the immersive play like "a really scary ride."

VIDEO: Olivia Wilde Talks 'Disturbing' Relevance of Broadway's '1984'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 14, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Olivia Wilde discussed making her Broadway debut in  the upcoming Broadway rendition of George Orwell's classic novel '1984', and explains  the resurgence of the story's relevance.

STAGE TUBE: Interview with Brooke Bloom and Ryan King of LUNGS - Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Barrington Stage Company will present the New England premiere of British playwright's Duncan Macmillan's acclaimed new drama Lungs. Lungs opens the newly named St. Germain Stage (formerly Stage 2) from May 23 through June 10, and the press opening is Sunday, May 27 at 3pm. St. Germain Stage is located on the upper level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield.


Duncan MacMillan Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Duncan MacMillan written?
Duncan MacMillan has written 4 shows including 1984 (Playwright), Paul Auster's City of Glass (Author), People, Places & Things (Author), Lungs (Playwright).

What awards has Duncan MacMillan been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for People, Places & Things .