Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Lyndsey Turner

 
Lyndsey Turner Headshot

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2020]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2015]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2012]
Director
 
[West End, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Director
Dramaturg

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022]
Director

[West End, 2022]
Director

[West End, 2020]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[West End, 2018]
Director

[West End, 2017]
Director

[West End, 2017]
Director

[West End, 2015]
Director

[Broadway, 2014]
Director

[West End, 2013]
Director

[West End, 2012]
Director

[West End, 2012]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Director

Dramaturg


Lyndsey Turner Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Director Gold Star
Lyndsey TurnerChimerica
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Lyndsey Turner, Machinal
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Best Director
Lyndsey TurnerChimerica

Lyndsey Turner News

The Metropolitan to Premiere New, Modern-Day Production of Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMME Photo The Metropolitan to Premiere New, Modern-Day Production of Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera will present an audacious new production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, which moves the bel canto masterpiece from 18th-century Scotland to a present-day town in the American Rust Belt, with nine performances April 23–May 21, 2022.

BWW Review: AFTER THE END, Theatre Royal Stratford East Photo BWW Review: AFTER THE END, Theatre Royal Stratford East
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 3, 2022

The theatre gods work in mysterious ways. Right when Putin is wreaking havoc in Ukraine, threatening to start a nuclear world war, a show set in a fallout shelter opens at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Dennis Kelly’s After The End is a play about power and displays scenes of spine-chilling violence - which is the main reason why the writer hasn’t let many people touch it since it debuted in Edinburgh in 2005. With Lyndsey Turner at the helm, the project is a jarring, visceral tale of manipulation, control, and toxic masculinity.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Mar 2, 2022

London is never short of temptations, whether epic West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a much talked-about adaptation to a provocative revival and a thorny Shakespeare play, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

Ten New Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection For Schools, Colleges, U Photo Ten New Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection For Schools, Colleges, Universities and Libraries To Access Worldwide
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

With 75% of UK state secondary schools signed up to the National Theatre Collection, ten additional productions will now be available to schools, colleges and educational establishments from today in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and ProQuest, part of Clarivate.

Book Now For AFTER THE END at Theatre Royal Stratford East Photo Book Now For AFTER THE END at Theatre Royal Stratford East
by Marianka Swain - Feb 18, 2022

A city under attack from a nuclear blast. As the dust settles, Louise wakes to find herself in a fallout shelter with Mark, the colleague who has saved her life. They have enough water and food to last two weeks. 

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for AFTER THE END Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for AFTER THE END
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022

Dennis Kelly’s After The End is set to open at Theatre Royal Stratford East on March 2nd.

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announce Casting For AFTER THE END Photo Theatre Royal Stratford East Announce Casting For AFTER THE END
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

Theatre Royal Stratford East announces casting for After the End, Dennis Kelly's chilling play directed by Lyndsey Turner.

ANGELS IN AMERICA Joins the National Theatre Collection on Drama Online
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2022

The filmed performance of Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches and of Part Two: Perestroika will be added to the National Theatre Collection 2 on Drama Online in February alongside eight new films announced in November.

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces New Productions For 2022 Spring/Summer Season Photo Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces New Productions For 2022 Spring/Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2022

Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces new productions for spring/summer. Learn more about the full upcoming lineup!

MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 4, 2022

Though hardly an ideal start to the new theatrical year, we want to applaud all of the incredible casts, creatives, backstage and front-of-house staff who are working so hard to keep shows on. If you can support productions, please do – whether revisiting an amazing long-running show or checking out something new. And speaking of which: here are some of the most intriguing London additions for this month. Keep checking back for our reviews, interviews and features!

Lyndsey Turner Videos

Tony Talk: Best Costume Design of a Play, Katrina Lindsay VideoTony Talk: Best Costume Design of a Play, Katrina Lindsay
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

Katrina Lindsay has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO.

BWW TV: Carey Mulligan Explains What GIRLS & BOYS Is All About! VideoBWW TV: Carey Mulligan Explains What GIRLS & BOYS Is All About!
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 11, 2018

BAFTA Award winner and Academy & Tony Award nominee Carey Mulligan will bring her critically acclaimed starring performance in Girls & Boys, the shattering new play by Dennis Kelly and directed by Olivier Award winner Lyndsey Turner to New York for five weeks only.

VIDEO: Playwright Rory Mullarkey Talks SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON at the National VideoVIDEO: Playwright Rory Mullarkey Talks SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON at the National
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Saint George and the Dragon, a new play by Rory Mullarkey, will be directed by Lyndsey Turner for the National Theatre. The show runs in previews from 4 October, with press night 11 October, and continues in the repertoire until 2 December 2017. See what Mullarkey had to say about the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Chatting with Rebecca Hall and the Company of MACHINAL on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened Thursday night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand at the after party to chat with the entire company. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: On the MACHINAL Red Carpet with Christian Borle, Victor Garber and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 17, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened last night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the evening's guests before the curtain went up, including Susan Sarandon, Victor Garber, Christian Borle, Katie Finneran and more. Check out what they had to say on opening night below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Rebecca Hall & More in Roundabout's MACHINAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on, Friday, December 20 at 8:00PM ahead of an official opening on Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Rebecca Hall and the Cast of MACHINAL- Meet the Company!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 27, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall as 'Young Woman' in a new Broadway production of Machinal, by Sophie Treadwell, directed by Lyndsey Turner. The cast will include Suzanne Bertish as 'Mother', Michael Cumpsty as 'Husband',Morgan Spector as 'Lover' and Damian Baldet, Ashley Bell, Jeff Biehl, Arnie Burton, Ryan Dinning, Scott Drummond, Dion Graham, Edward James Hyland, Jason Loughlin, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Daniel Pearce, Henny Russell, Karen Walsh,Michael Warner. The cast met the press earlier this week and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company. Check out what they had to say about the production below!


Lyndsey Turner Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Lyndsey Turner been nominated for?
Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Chimerica Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Machinal and Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Chimerica .

What awards has Lyndsey Turner won?
Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Chimerica.