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Howard Brenton

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2017]
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Writing

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Stage

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Writing
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Howard Brenton Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best New Play
Howard Brenton, Paul
 
Olivier Awards - 1985 - Comedy of the Year
Howard BrentonPravda
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1976 - Best Play Gold Star
Howard BrentonWeapons of Happiness

Howard Brenton News

BWW Review: CANCELLING SOCRATES, Jermyn Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: CANCELLING SOCRATES, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 8, 2022

Socrates: enigmatic Greek philosopher and generator of many a good quote. Accused of sacrilege and corrupting the young minds of Athens, he was sentenced to death by forced poisoning. He might be revered as the founding father of Western philosophy, but he was a dangerous presence back in Attic times.

Jermyn Street Theatre Presents CANCELLING SOCRATES By Howard Brenton Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Presents CANCELLING SOCRATES By Howard Brenton
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

The full cast of the world premiere of Howard Brenton's new play, Cancelling Socrates is announced by Jermyn Street Theatre today.

Janie Dee, Jonathan Hyde, Robert Mountford and Hannah Morrish Will Lead CANCELLING SO Photo Janie Dee, Jonathan Hyde, Robert Mountford and Hannah Morrish Will Lead CANCELLING SOCRATES at Jermyn Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

The full cast of the world premiere of Howard Brenton's new play, Cancelling Socrates is announced by Jermyn Street Theatre today.

Photos: First Look at ALL THE MOURNFUL VOICES at Forgotten Works Photo Photos: First Look at ALL THE MOURNFUL VOICES at Forgotten Works
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

INVULNERABLE NOTHINGS production of Matthew Gasda’s new play All the Mournful Voices opens on April 15 and coincides with the 157th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination, a major subject of the work. The site-responsive immersive production runs through April 29 at Forgotten Works in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Initial Cast For ORLANDO Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Initial Cast For ORLANDO
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

It was announced today that Taylor McClaine has been cast as the eponymous Orlando in acclaimed playwright, Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's time and gender shifting masterpiece to be staged at Jermyn Street Theatre this spring.

Invulnerable Nothings To Present The World Premiere Of ALL THE MOURNFUL VOICES Photo Invulnerable Nothings To Present The World Premiere Of ALL THE MOURNFUL VOICES
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 19, 2022

INVULNERABLE NOTHINGS, a US/UK theatre collective, will present the World Premiere of Matthew Gasda's new play All the Mournful Voices. Opening night is slated for April 15 and coincides with the 157th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination, a major subject of the work. The site-responsive immersive production runs through April 29 at Forgotten Works in DUMBO. The company's Facilitating Director C.C. Kellogg,directs. The script was previously developed in 2021 by Gasda as part of Invulnerable Nothings''s annual Barn Lab, a generative residency which focuses on new play development.

Casting Announced For THE MARRIAGE OF ALICE TOKLAS at Jermyn Street Theatre Photo Casting Announced For THE MARRIAGE OF ALICE TOKLAS at Jermyn Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022

Today, Jermyn Street Theatre announces the casting for Edward Einhorn's breath-taking wedding farce, The Marriage of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein.

RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD Gets World Premiere at Jermyn Street Theatre Photo RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD Gets World Premiere at Jermyn Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

Jermyn Street Theatre has announced the cast for the second production of its Outsiders Season, the world premiere of award-winning playwright Crystal Skillman's Rain and Zoe Save the World.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Cast For THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD AND LOEB STORY Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Cast For THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD AND LOEB STORY
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021

Jermyn Street Theatre has announced the cast of the opening production of its Outsiders Season, Stephen Dolginoff's Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Outsiders Season Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Outsiders Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021

Today, Jermyn Street Theatre announces its Spring 2022 season. The Outsiders Season, which runs from mid-January to early July, features a World premiere by one of the UK's most respected playwrights, two European premieres, one London premiere and an eagerly awaited transfer of a critically praised musical thriller.

Howard Brenton Videos

VIDEO: Rebecca Caine Accepts BroadwayWorld Award for Best Cabaret Performance or Solo Concert
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jan 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld Toronto is pleased to bring the first video in a series of acceptance speeches from our 2014 BroadwayWorld Award Winners! The BroadwayWorld Awards are an award decided by the fans - from nominations all the way to selecting the final winner.

STAGE TUBE: Video Teaser of ANNE BOLEYN at the Gamm
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2013

The U.S. premiere of Anne Boleyn will open tonight, January 17, at The Gamm Theatre, starring Madeleine Lambert as Anne Boleyn. Check out the video teaser below!


Howard Brenton Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Howard Brenton written?
Howard Brenton has written 2 shows including Bloody Poetry (Playwright), Sore Throats (Playwright).

What awards has Howard Brenton been nominated for?
Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for Paul Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Pravda and Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Weapons of Happiness .

What awards has Howard Brenton won?
Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Weapons of Happiness.