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Joan Littlewood

 
Joan Littlewood Headshot
Date of Death: September 20, 2002

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1964]
Director
 
[West End, 1963]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Director

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1964]
Director

[West End, 1963]
Director

[Broadway, 1960]
Director


Joan Littlewood Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Musical Production
Joan LittlewoodOh What A Lovely War!
 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - The Society's Special Award Gold Star
Joan Littlewood
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Direction of a Musical
Joan Littlewood, Oh! What a Lovely War
 
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Direction of a Play
Joan Littlewood, The Hostage

Joan Littlewood News

San Francisco Playhouse Announces Cast For FOLLIES Opening June 30 Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces Cast For FOLLIES Opening June 30
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.

Natascia Diaz, Ryan Drummond & More to Star in FOLLIES at San Francisco Playhouse Photo Natascia Diaz, Ryan Drummond & More to Star in FOLLIES at San Francisco Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.

BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Stray Cat Theatre Photo BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Stray Cat Theatre
by Herbert Paine - May 10, 2022

Guest contributor David Appleford's review of Stray Cat Theatre's production of Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS, directed by Ron May. Runs through May 21st at Tempe Center for the Arts. A stunning reminder about the kind of emotional power that only a live theatrical experience can create.

British Actor Kenneth Danziger, Veteran Of Los Angeles Theater, Dies At 76 Photo British Actor Kenneth Danziger, Veteran Of Los Angeles Theater, Dies At 76
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2021

Kenneth Danziger, the British actor whose humor and intelligence charmed audiences in London and regional theaters across the United States for decades, died on December 12, 2021. He was 76.

Book Review: 50 WOMEN IN THEATRE Photo Book Review: 50 WOMEN IN THEATRE
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 13, 2021

A brilliant new collection of voices has just hit bookshelves. 50 Women in Theatre, published by Aurora Metro, shines a light on the invaluable contributions of women across all disciplines and fields of stagecraft. From stage designers to actors, the volume is an inclusive and all-around eye-opening account of how theatre has changed from the post-war period to now.

Fun Palaces Returns This October Photo Fun Palaces Returns This October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

Designed to provide culture by, for, and with everyone, 2021 marks the eighth free annual Fun Palaces weekend of action, connecting people through arts, science, craft, tech, digital, and heritage activities.

50 WOMEN IN THEATRE Live Panel Discussion Announced Photo 50 WOMEN IN THEATRE Live Panel Discussion Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2021

An exclusive live theatre event to celebrate the publication of 50 Women In Theatre at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe will be presented on Sunday 3 October 2021 at 6pm.

Fun Palaces 2021 Launches, Welcoming Two New Co-Directors Photo Fun Palaces 2021 Launches, Welcoming Two New Co-Directors
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021

As communities and culture across the UK and the world begin to re-emerge, Fun Palaces launch their 2021 campaign online and announce a brand new pair of co-directors. Fun Palaces will continue to celebrate the strength, solidarity and creativity in communities, which has been so vital in the last year.

Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Min Photo Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Mines
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

Two prolific, award winning artists, Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett, both former artists in Mabou Mines' Resident Artist Program, embody the company's mission to foster the next generation of experimental theater artists and bring with them a strong vision for the future of Mabou Mines.

BWW Interview: Geoff Hoyle of WHAT WILL I BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? at The Marsh Lives to  Photo BWW Interview: Geoff Hoyle of WHAT WILL I BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? at The Marsh Lives to Play to Fool
by Jim Munson - Sep 9, 2020

Ah, just when we need it the most, here is the perfect tonic for our troubled times! The Marsh is bringing back comedic legend Geoff Hoyle in his latest work 'What Will I Be When You Grow Up?' Presented for one night only on Saturday, March 20th at 7:00PM PDT, this filmic version of Hoyle's show will be followed by a live post-performance Q&A with The Marsh Founder/Artistic Director Stephanie Weisman. Visit The www.themarsh.org for more information. Born and raised in England before coming to America in the 1970a??s, Hoyle has had a fascinating career and at this point has become a veritable Bay Area institution. After first coming to local attention as part of the Pickle Family Circus, he went on to perform with Cirque du Soleil, create the role of Zazu in the original Broadway company of The Lion King, act in plays at virtually all the major Bay Area theater companies, and create numerous solo shows, many of them at The Marsh. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Hoyle by phone from his home in Inverness, California.


Joan Littlewood Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Joan Littlewood been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical Production (Olivier Awards) for Oh What A Lovely War! , The Society's Special Award (Olivier Awards) for Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Oh! What a Lovely War and Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Hostage .

What awards has Joan Littlewood won?
The Society's Special Award (Olivier Awards) for .