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Jack Thorne

 
Bio:
Jack Thorne writes for theatre, film, television and radio. His theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In, both directed by John Tiffany, Woyzeck at the Old Vic, Junkyard, a Headlong, Rose Theatre Kingston, Bristol Old Vic and Theatr Clwyd co-production, The Solid Life of Sugarwater for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jack Thorne writes for theatre, film, television and radio. His theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In, both directed by John Tiffany, Woyzeck at the Old Vic, Junkyard, a Headlong, Rose Theatre Kingston, Bristol Old Vic and Theatr Clwyd co-production, The Solid Life of Sugarwater for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1922
Johnson

Productions

 
[West End, 2017]
Writer
 
[West End, 2014]
Author

Writing

Original Story and Playwright
Author
Bookwriter
Author
Playwright

Photos

THE END OF HISTORY by Thorne,        , Writer - Jack Thorne, Director - John Tiffany, Photo

THE END OF HISTORY by Thorne, , Writer - Jack Thorne, Director - John Tiffany, Designer - Grace Smart, Lighting - Jack Knowles, The Royal Court Theatre, 2019, Credit: Johan Persson

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Date:
07/03/2019
THE END OF HISTORY by Thorne,        , Writer - Jack Thorne, Director - John Tiffany, Photo

THE END OF HISTORY by Thorne, , Writer - Jack Thorne, Director - John Tiffany, Designer - Grace Smart, Lighting - Jack Knowles, The Royal Court Theatre, 2019, Credit: Johan Persson

From: 
Date:
07/03/2019
Jack Thorne and guest Photo

Jack Thorne and guest

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Date:
11/09/2018
Jack Thorne, Indhu Rubasingham, Nick Hern and Matt Applewhite Photo

Jack Thorne, Indhu Rubasingham, Nick Hern and Matt Applewhite

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Date:
07/06/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1922
Johnson

Productions

[West End, 2017]
Writer

[West End, 2014]
Author

Writing
Original Story and Playwright
Author
Bookwriter
Author
Playwright

Jack Thorne Biography

Jack Thorne writes for theatre, film, television and radio. His theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In, both directed by John Tiffany, Woyzeck at the Old Vic, Junkyard, a Headlong, Rose Theatre Kingston, Bristol Old Vic and Theatr Clwyd co-production, The Solid Life of Sugarwater for the Graeae Theatre Company and the National Theatre, Bunny for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stacy for the Trafalgar Studios, 2nd May 1997 and When You Cure Me for the Bush. His adaptations include The Physicists for the Donmar Warehouse and Stuart: A Life Backwards for Hightide. On film his credits include War Book, A Long Way Down and The Scouting Book for Boys. For television his credits include National Treasure, The Last Panthers, Don't Take My Baby, This Is England, The Fades, Glue and Cast-Offs. In 2017 he won a BAFTA and an RTS Television award for Best Mini-Series (National Treasure). He won 2016 BAFTAs for Best Mini-Series (This Is England '90) and Best Single Drama (Don't Take My Baby), and in 2012 won Best Series (The Fades) and Best Serial (This Is England '88). This Christmas his adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL will open at the Old Vic Theatre.

Jack Thorne Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Adaptation Gold Star
Jack Thorne, A Christmas Carol
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play Gold Star
Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Play Gold Star
Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Play
Jack Thorne, Let the Right One In

Jack Thorne News

New Date Announced For Gamm Theatre In-Person Auditions 2022/23 Season Photo New Date Announced For Gamm Theatre In-Person Auditions 2022/23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) will hold in-person auditions for its 38th season as follows: Equity Principal Auditions will be held on Friday May 20 and Monday, May 23 from 10am-5:30pm. 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Breaks Ticket Record in Australia Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Breaks Ticket Record in Australia
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Melbourne has sold over one million tickets, breaking the record for most tickets sold of any stage play in Australia ahead of the reimagined, one-part production opening at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre in May.

Photos: First Look at Jason Danieley & More in the World Premiere of KNOXVILLE Photo Photos: First Look at Jason Danieley & More in the World Premiere of KNOXVILLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Asolo Repertory Theatre is presenting the world premiere of the new musical KNOXVILLE. The project reunites Frank Galati, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, the Tony Award-winning creative team behind Broadway's Ragtime.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for EPIPHANY at Lincoln Center Theater Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for EPIPHANY at Lincoln Center Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater is presenting Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's  First Day of Rehearsals Photo VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Day of Rehearsals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Experience the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's journey in Toronto as the cast, creative team, and staff all meet for the first time to begin rehearsals and make some magic!

Groundbreaking Principles Established For Digital Broadcast Of Stage Plays Photo Groundbreaking Principles Established For Digital Broadcast Of Stage Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

WGGB has agreed a groundbreaking set of principles to govern the digital broadcasts of stage plays by the Royal Court, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre.

Lincoln Center Theater to Present EPIPHANY by Brian Watkins Photo Lincoln Center Theater to Present EPIPHANY by Brian Watkins
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater has announced its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces New Casting Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces New Casting
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

Producers of the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced today that Steve Haggard is now playing the role of Harry Potter and Angela Reed rejoins the Broadway company on Tuesday, May 3rd in the role of Ginny Potter.

Deaf West Theatre to Adapt Best Picture Oscar Nominee CODA Into a Stage Musical Photo Deaf West Theatre to Adapt Best Picture Oscar Nominee CODA Into a Stage Musical
by Michael Major - Mar 23, 2022

Vend√īme Pictures and Path√© Films has announced they are partnering with Tony Award-winning Deaf West Theatre (DJ Kurs, Artistic Director) to develop the stage musical adaptation of the Academy Award-nominated, smash hit film CODA. The film also made history being the first predominantly deaf cast to win the coveted ensemble prize at the SAG Awards.

The Gamm Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Photo The Gamm Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm), under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Estrella and Managing Director Amy Gravell, announces its 2022-23 season of bold and compellingly human plays.

Jack Thorne Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's  First Day of Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Day of Rehearsals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Experience the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's journey in Toronto as the cast, creative team, and staff all meet for the first time to begin rehearsals and make some magic!

VIDEO: CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre Transforms for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD VideoVIDEO: CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre Transforms for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

For the last four months The CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre has been preparing for the Canadian premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Check out footage of the theatre's transformation.

VIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Week VideoVIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Center Theatre Group has released a first look trailer for A Christmas Carol, coming to the Ahmanson next week.

VIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS Starring Lin-Man VideoVIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020

Season two of the HBO drama series His Dark Materials, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, debuts Monday, November 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). The series will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.

VIDEO: Watch New Trailers for Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS, Featuring Lin-Manuel  VideoVIDEO: Watch New Trailers for Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2020

Debuting this November, the second season of HIS DARK MATERIALS begins after Lord Asriel has opened a bridge to a new world, and, distraught over the death of her best friend, Lyra follows Asriel into the unknown.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Autism Friendly Perfo VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Autism Friendly Performance
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

On March 1, 2020, TDF presented its first ever Autism Friendly Performance of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre. James Brown iii took over TDF's Instagram to give fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the cast's excitement, the magic of his transformation into Hagrid, and more.

VIDEO: Netflix Unveils Main Trailer for THE EDDY VideoVIDEO: Netflix Unveils Main Trailer for THE EDDY
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2020

Today Netflix debuted the main trailer for upcoming limited series THE EDDY, which will launch globally on May 8th.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Teaser for Damien Chazelle's THE EDDY VideoVIDEO: Netflix Releases Teaser for Damien Chazelle's THE EDDY
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2020

Today Netflix debuted the first teaser for upcoming limited series The Eddy, which will debut on Netflix globally on May 8, 2020.

VIDEO: LaChanze & Celia Rose Gooding Talk Making History on Broadway on TODAY VideoVIDEO: LaChanze & Celia Rose Gooding Talk Making History on Broadway on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Dec 24, 2019

Tony winner LaChanze, who is currently starring in a?oeA Christmas Carol,a?? and her daughter Celia Rose Gooding, who is making her Broadway debut in a?oeJagged Little Pill,a?? stopped by TODAY on Tuesday to talk about making Broadway history! 

VIDEO: Jai Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Discuss What it Means  VideoVIDEO: Jai Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Discuss What it Means to Play Tiny Tim as Disabled Kids
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Two boys share the role of Tiny Tim in Broadway's new production of A Christmas Carol. But that's not all they share.


Jack Thorne Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jack Thorne been in?
Jack Thorne has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jack Thorne been in?
Jack Thorne has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jack Thorne been nominated for?
Outstanding Adaptation (Drama Desk Awards) for A Christmas Carol , Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Best Play (Tony Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Let the Right One In .

What awards has Jack Thorne won?
Outstanding Adaptation (Drama Desk Awards) for A Christmas Carol Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for Harry Potter and The Cursed Childand Best Play (Tony Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

How many shows has Jack Thorne written?
Jack Thorne has written 5 shows including Junkyard (Author), A Christmas Carol (Author), King Kong (Bookwriter), Sunday (Playwright), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Both Parts (Original Story and Playwright).