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Jonathan is an Olivier award-winning writer and the company director of Mischief Theatre working as a writer, actor and producer.
Training: LAMDA.
Theatre includes: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre - nominated Best New Comedy Olivier Award 2017), The Play That Goes Wrong (West End, UK and International Tour - writer/actor, Olivier Award and WhatsOnStage Award Best New Comedy), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (West End, UK tour, Pleasance, London - writer/actor), The Nativity Goes Wrong (writer, Mischief Theatre and Reading Rep co-production), Lights! Camera! Improvise! (Pleasance, Edinburgh, Soho Theatre, Arcola, Underbelly and Krakow Improfest - actor, improviser, producer, Spirit of the Fringe Award 2013), Rachael’s Café (Old Red Lion - general manager) and Happy Birthday Simon (Orange Tree - actor).
Television includes: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (BBC1), Royal Variety Performance 2015 - The Play That Goes Wrong, A Life Less Ordinary (pilot) and The Anti- Social Network (actor).
Radio includes: Not a Love Story (BBC Radio 4 - actor).
Jonathan teaches improvisation and has taught at LAMDA, Mountview and Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts (CSVPA).

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Jonathan Sayer STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2023
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2023
Dennis

[West End]
2023
Cast [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Mickey

[West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Dennis

[West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Dennis

[West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Warren Slax [Replacement]

Jonathan Sayer Productions

 
[West End, 2023]
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[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
Writer/Company Director[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2021]
Writer
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Playwright

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Playwright

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Disney's FROZEN, WAITRESS & More Set For La Mirada's 2024/2025 Season

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment have announced their 2024/2025 season of shows.

How to Stream the 2024 Olivier Awards in the U.S., Canada, and Australia

The 2024 Olivier Awards will be able to streamed on BritBox in the U.S., Canada, and Australia this weekend.

Photos: First Look at the New London Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

As the new cast of The Play That Goes Wrong begins performances tonight, 9 April 2024, at the Duchess Theatre, all new production photos have been released. Check out the photos of the new cast in action here! 

Broadway Buying Guide: April 8, 2024- HAMILTON Rises to the Top

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, April 8, 2024.

NEXT TO NORMAL, HADESTOWN, and More Will Perform at the 2024 Olivier Awards

The performances have been announced for the 2024 Olivier Awards 2024!  The Awards will take place on Sunday 14th April at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Hannah Waddingham. 

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Receives Grant To Celebrate Multiple Summer Programs

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has received a grant from Air Products, enabling it to celebrate multiple summer programs.

Northern Kentucky University- School Of The Arts Presents THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts continues its on-tour theatre season with the Olivier Award-winning comedy, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG.

Broadway Buying Guide: April 1, 2024- MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Rolls to the Top

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, April 1, 2024.

CORRUPTION, JORDANS & More Lead Top Off-Broadway Shows for April

What's happening off-Broadway? BroadwayWorld is here to guide you through the top picks for theatre this month.

WAITRESS, FAT HAM & More Set for San Francisco Playhouse 2024/25 Season

San Francisco Playhouse has revealed its 22nd season, to be presented September 2024 to September 2025. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: MIND MANGLER: MEMBER OF THE TRAGIC CIRCLE, Apollo Theatre

A spin off from Mischief Theatre’s Magic Goes Wrong,  Mind Mangler: Member Of The Tragic Circle makes its official London debut.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG & More Set for Theatre Calgary's 24-25 Season

Theatre Calgary has revealed its 2024-25 season of  plays. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

Francis Wilson Playhouse To Present The Clearwater Premiere Of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, a farcical play-within-a-play, is coming to Francis Wilson Playhouse. Learn when you can see the show and how to purchase tickets.

Broadway Buying Guide: March 18, 2024- THE WHO'S TOMMY Tops the Week

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, March 18, 2024.

Broadway Buying Guide: March 11, 2024- DOUBT is Back on Broadway

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, March 11, 2024.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Celebrate 7th Anniversary

The Play That Goes Wrong will celebrate its 7th anniversary in New York. Learn more about the special performance.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY & More Set for Theatre Tuscaloosa 24-25 Season

Theatre Tuscaloosa has revealed its 2024-25 season. See the plays and learn how to purchase tickets.

Northern Stage Announces WAITRESS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST And More for 2024/25 Season

Discover the exciting 2024/25 season announced by Northern Stage, featuring five main stage productions including SISTERS, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, KING JAMES, THE VERMONT FARM PROJECT, and WAITRESS. The season also promises new works and musical events.

New Cast Set For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG in London; Booking Extended!

Experience the chaos with a new West End cast for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. Tickets on sale until May 2025 for this global smash hit celebrating its 10th year!

London Theatre Week - See over 50 Award-Winning Musicals and Plays with Tickets from £15, £25 or £35

London Theatre Week is the West End’s biggest promotion, giving you the chance to see over 50 amazing award-winning musicals and stunning plays with tickets from £15, £25 or £35

Jonathan Sayer FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Jonathan Sayer been in?

Jonathan Sayer has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jonathan Sayer been in?

Jonathan Sayer has appeared on London's West End in 6 shows.

What was Jonathan Sayer's first West End show?

Jonathan Sayer's first West End show was The Comedy About a Bank Robbery which opened in 2016

How many shows has Jonathan Sayer written?

Jonathan Sayer has written 4 shows including The Comedy About a Bank Robbery (Writer), Groan Ups (Playwright), The Play That Goes Wrong (Author), Magic Goes Wrong (Author).

What is Jonathan Sayer next theatre project?

Jonathan Sayer's next show will be Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle which opens on 3/24/2024 on West End.

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