John Heffernan

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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John Heffernan STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Original Production, 2017

John Heffernan Movies

[2010]National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art George

[2012]She Stoops to Conquer Htings

[2013]Having You Dr. Matthew Jenson

[2015]Eye in the Sky Major Harold Webb

[2017]Crooked House Laurence Brown

[2019]Official Secrets James Welch

[2020]Misbehaviour Gareth

[2020]The Banishing Linus Forster

[2020]The Duke Neddie Cussen

John Heffernan TV Shows

Dickensian Jaggers

John Heffernan News

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW Sets Showtime Premiere Date

An adaptation of Amor Towles' internationally best-selling novel, A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW follows Count Alexander Rostov, played by Emmy Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor (Star Wars franchise, Halston, Trainspotting), who, in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, finds that his gilded past has placed him on the wrong side of history.

Jane Horrocks, Romola Garai and More Will Lead NACHTLAND at the Young Vic

Casting has been announced for the UK premiere of Nachtland, a new satire by Marius von Mayenburg, translated by Maja Zade, directed by Tony Award-winning director Patrick Marber. Learn more about who is in the cast here!

Shakespeare Theatre Company Reveals Full Details for MACBETH, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the location, cast, and creative team for the highly-anticipated spring production of Macbeth. Directed by STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin, Macbeth stars Tony and BAFTA Award-winner Ralph Fiennes and Olivier Award-winner Indira Varma as the leading lord and lady. Learn more about the location, cast, and creative team here!

The National Theatre's Learning Activity is Now in Every Local Authority in the UK

The National Theatre’s Learning activity is now present in every local authority across the UK through its in-person and digital programmes. The NT’s active engagement with schools, teachers and young people is a key part of its mission to support the next generation of theatre makers and creators across the UK. The NT aims to inspire creativity, fire imaginations and boost skills for the future workforce of the sector and to build a more creative nation. 

Full Company Announced for THE INQUIRY at Chichester Festival Theatre

The full cast has been announced for the world premiere of THE INQUIRY by Harry Davies at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre, where an extra week of performances has been added. The production now runs from 13 October – 11 November (press night: 17 October).  

Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation Launches Shakespearean Writing Competition

The speeches Shakespeare “forgot” to write… a new creative competition for children and young people launches to celebrate 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio

Shakespeare Theatre Company Sets 23/24 Season Featuring EVITA Directed by Sammi Cannold & More

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the upcoming 23/24 Season: Greater Wonders. The 23/24 Season opens with the long-awaited production of EVITA. 

National Theatre in HD's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes to the Big Screen of The Ridgefield Playhouse, January 13

World-class theatre is available to view and enjoy on the big screen of The Ridgefield Playhouse!

NT Live's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes To Hammer Theatre

Hammer Theatre Center invites audiences to escape to the Italian Riviera during its National Theatre Live (NT Live) screening of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Simon Godwin (Twelfth Night, Anthony and Cleopatra, Romeo & Juliet).

National Theatre in HD's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to be Screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse in January

Start the New Year enjoying the best of British theater on a big screen near you! The next presentation from National Theatre in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse will be Much Ado About Nothing on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 7:30pm.

Patrick Page to Star in KING LEAR at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of King Lear. STC favorite Patrick Page will star as the titular king. See who else is in the cast, how to purchase tickets, and more!

National Theatre and Met Opera Come to the Ridgefield Playhouse This Month

Get ready for back-to-back nights of great opera and theater on the big screen! The Met Opera and National Theatre of London's seasons continue to be broadcast at The Ridgefield Playhouse as part of the FirstLight Home Care Classical Series.

Hammer Theatre Center Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in February 2023

Hammer Theatre Center invites audiences to escape to the Italian Riviera during its National Theatre Live (NT Live) screening of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Simon Godwin (Twelfth Night, Anthony and Cleopatra, Romeo & Juliet).

Ridgefield Playhouse To Screen National Theatre's THE SEAGULL Starring Emilia Clarke And More

This December will see more great stage performances broadcast to the big screen of The Ridgefield Playhouse.

National Theatre Live Adds THE SEAGULL, THE CRUCIBLE, and OTHELLO to Winter Season

The National Theatre announced three new National Theatre Live productions that will be broadcast to audiences in cinemas in the UK and beyond, with tickets now on sale.

Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, National Theatre

John Heffernan and Katherine Parkinson lead a superb cast in a brilliant realisation of director, Simon Goodwin's, conceptualisation of Shakespeare's comedy.

Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National Theatre

The National Theatre has announced two further productions to be staged this winter, Shakespeare's Othello and Kerry Jackson a new play by April De Angelis, both going on sale to the public on 21 July.

THE SEAGULL Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows

July continues a fantastic summer of theatre in London. From Emilia Clarke's West End debut in Jamie Lloyd's version of Chekhov's The Seagull to Anything Goes returning to The Barbican, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This Summer

The National Theatre today announces new productions for all three South Bank stages this summer: Jack Absolute Flies Again in the Olivier theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in the Lyttelton theatre and All of Us in the Dorfman theatre with tickets on sale to the public from Thursday 10 March.  

BWW Review: WHAT IF IF ONLY, Royal Court

What If If Only, the prolific Caryl Churchill's latest short play, explores incredibly complex issues of grief and time in its very short 20-minute run time. Premiering at the Royal Court, James Macdonald's production finds the humour and humanity in the text, which is brought to life with imagination.


John Heffernan has not appeared on Broadway.

John Heffernan has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

John Heffernan's first West End show was Saint George and the Dragon which opened in 2017

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