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Marianne Elliott

 
Bio:
MARIANNE ELLIOTT is Artistic Director of Elliott & Harper Productions, a new theatre company co-founded in 2016 with producer Chris Harper. Elliott & Harper's inaugural production, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle by Simon Stephens is running at the Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End until ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
MARIANNE ELLIOTT is Artistic Director of Elliott & Harper Productions, a new theatre company co-founded in 2016 with producer Chris Harper. Elliott & Harper's inaugural production, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle by Simon Stephens is running at the Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End until ... (read complete bio)

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Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2021]
Director
 
[West End, 2021]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Co-Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Diretor
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[West End, 2012]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[West End, 2009]
Director

Marianne Elliott Biography

MARIANNE ELLIOTT is Artistic Director of Elliott & Harper Productions, a new theatre company co-founded in 2016 with producer Chris Harper. Elliott & Harper's inaugural production, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle by Simon Stephens is running at the Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End until 6 January 2018. Future productions include a co-production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, opening in November 2017 as a co-production with West Yorkshire Playhouse and Catherine Schreiber at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds and Company by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth with Rosalie Craig as Bobbi and Patti LuPone as Joanne. Company opens at the Gielgud Theatre in London in September 2018. Marianne is the first woman in Broadway history to win 2 Tony Awards for Best Direction of a Play and was an Associate Director at the National Theatre for 10 years where, most recently, she directed Tony Kushner's Angels in America. Her work for the National Theatre also includes the multi-award winning War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. War Horse, co-directed with Tom Morris, transferred to the West End and Broadway, and has toured the UK and Ireland, two tours of North America, plus runs in Canada, Toronto, Berlin and China. War Horse's awards include the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. Marianne's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time transferred from the NT to the West End and Broadway, as well as tours of the UK, Ireland and North America; winning Marianne an Olivier and Tony Award for Best Director and the South Bank Show Arts Award. Curious Incident... is currently on an international tour which includes Toronto, Melbourne, Singapore and Hong Kong. At the National Theatre, Marianne also directed Husbands & Sons (a co-production with the Royal Exchange Theatre), Rules for Living, The Light Princess Port, Season's Greetings, Women Beware Women, All's Well That Ends Well, Mrs. Affleck, Harper Regan, Saint Joan (Olivier Award for Best Revival, South Bank Show Award), Therese Raquin, and Pillars of the Community (Evening Standard Best Director Award) for the NT. She was an Associate Director at the Royal Court, where her productions included Stoning Mary, Notes on Falling Leaves, The Sugar Syndrome and Local. She was previously an Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre where she directed Port, Design for Living, Les Blancs, As You Like It, A Woman of No Importance, Nude with Violin, Fast Food, Martin Yesterday, Deep Blue Sea, Mad for It, Poor Superman and I Have Been Here Before. Other theatre includes Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic; Much Ado About Nothing for the RSC and The Little Foxes at the Donmar.

Marianne Elliott Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Marianne Elliott, Company
 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Direction of a Musical
Marianne Elliott, Company
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Marianne Elliott, Company
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Director
Marianne Elliott , Angels In America
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Play
Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Play
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Special Award Gold Star
Marianne ElliottWar Horse
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Marianne Elliott , War Horse
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Marianne Elliott, War Horse
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Director
Marianne Elliott, War Horse
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2006 - Best Director Gold Star
Marianne ElliottPillars of the Community

Marianne Elliott News

Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Welcomes Patrons & Friends of the Library of Congress Photo Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Welcomes Patrons & Friends of the Library of Congress
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2022

Death of a Salesman on Broadway welcomed patrons and friends of the Library of Congress, including the 14th Librarian of Congress and the first African American and the first woman to hold the position, Dr. Carla Hayden, to the Broadway reimagining of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. See photos here!

Photos: Stars Turn Out For DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opening Night! Photo Photos: Stars Turn Out For DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 10, 2022

The Hudson Theatre was the place to be as stars of stage and screen came out to celebrate opening night of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. This vibrant and timely production is directed by Miranda Cromwell, who co-directed the London production alongside Marianne Elliott. See photos from opening night!

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway Photo Video: Go Inside Opening Night of DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway
by Opening Night - Oct 10, 2022

The best of Broadway flocked to the Hudson Theatre last night, where Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman officially opened on Broadway. This video is taking you inside the festivities!

Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Company Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Company Celebrates Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 10, 2022

The best of Broadway flocked to the Hudson Theatre last night, where Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman officially opened on Broadway. Check out photos from the opening night celebration!

Photos: The Cast of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Takes Their Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: The Cast of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Takes Their Opening Night Bows
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 10, 2022

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman opened last night, starring Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, and André De Shields, at the Hudson Theatre. Check out photos from the opening night curtain call here!

Video: Wendell Pierce Gives Touching Tribute at Curtain Call of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Photo Video: Wendell Pierce Gives Touching Tribute at Curtain Call of DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by Opening Night - Oct 10, 2022

A special and poignant moment came at the curtain call when Pierce paid tribute to his 97-year-old father, Amos Pierce, who was in the audience with other members of Pierce’s family from his hometown of New Orleans. Check out the video here!

Wake Up With BWW 10/10: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/10: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens on Broadway, and More!
by - Oct 10, 2022

Today's top stories include reviews for Death of a Salesman, which opened last night on Broadway. Plus, we took you on the red carpet at the Hudson Theatre for last night's festivities. 

Review Roundup: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens on Broadway Photo Review Roundup: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens on Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 9, 2022

The critics have weighed in on Death of a Salesman, directed by Miranda Cromwell, who co-directed the London production alongside Marianne Elliott. The revival of this classic play opened on Broadway Sunday, October 9 at the Hudson Theatre.

VIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN on CBS Saturday Morning Photo VIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN on CBS Saturday Morning
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 9, 2022

Watch Wendell Pierce discuss playing Willy Loman in DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway on CBS Saturday Morning.

Video: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for DEATH OF A SALESMAN- Live at 5:15! Photo Video: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for DEATH OF A SALESMAN- Live at 5:15!
by Red Carpet - Oct 9, 2022

Attention is being paid tonight at the Hudson Theatre, where Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman celebrates its Broadway opening. Tune in today at 5:15pm as BroadwayWorld broadcasts live from the opening night red carpet!

Marianne Elliott Videos

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway Videoplay
Video: Go Inside Opening Night of DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway

by Opening Night - Oct 10, 2022

The best of Broadway flocked to the Hudson Theatre last night, where Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman officially opened on Broadway. This video is taking you inside the festivities!

Video: Wendell Pierce Gives Touching Tribute at Curtain Call of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Videoplay
Video: Wendell Pierce Gives Touching Tribute at Curtain Call of DEATH OF A SALESMAN

by Opening Night - Oct 10, 2022

A special and poignant moment came at the curtain call when Pierce paid tribute to his 97-year-old father, Amos Pierce, who was in the audience with other members of Pierce’s family from his hometown of New Orleans. Check out the video here!

VIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN on CBS Saturday Morning Videoplay
VIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN on CBS Saturday Morning

by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 9, 2022

Watch Wendell Pierce discuss playing Willy Loman in DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway on CBS Saturday Morning.

VIDEO: Wendell Pierce and André De Shields Talk DEATH OF A SALESMAN Videoplay
VIDEO: Wendell Pierce and André De Shields Talk DEATH OF A SALESMAN

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2022

Broadway will welcome Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman on Saturday, September 17th at 8 PM at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Steet). The production released two videos from the show’s stars, Wendell Pierce and André De Shields, celebrating the show’s first performance. Opening night is set for Sunday, October 9th.

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows Videoplay
VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows

by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

COMPANY on Broadway took its final bow on Sunday, July 31. Watch the final curtain call including appearances by director Marianne Elliot and producer Chris Harper. 

VIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners! Videoplay
VIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2022

Another Tonys has come and gone! The American Theatre Wing's 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, aired live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night. We have interviews with the winners- including Matt Doyle, Marianne Elliott, Michael R. Jackson, Barbara Whitman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Myles Frost, Phylicia Rashad, Joaquina Kalukango, and Deirdre O'Connell.

VIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNIN Videoplay
VIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNINGS

by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

Doyle discussed how he reacted to his recent Tony nomination for the performance, why Sondheim is the 'Shakespeare' of our time, and how they re-imagined Jamie for the new revival of Company. The interview also featured footage of Doyle performing 'Getting Married Today' and commentary from his Company co-star, Patti LuPone.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: COMPANY's Marianne Elliott Videoplay
Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: COMPANY's Marianne Elliott

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2022

Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Marianne Elliott! 'It's extraordinary to have the recognition,' explained Marianne. 'I was overwhelmed working with Stephen Sondheim, so I couldn't believe that he got so involved and seemed to have such a lovely time working with us over the years.'

VIDEO: PBS Shares First Look at KEEPING COMPANY WITH SONDHEIM Documentary Videoplay
VIDEO: PBS Shares First Look at KEEPING COMPANY WITH SONDHEIM Documentary

by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Watch a trailer for the broadcast which takes an inside look at Tony-winning director Marianne Elliott's creative process of bringing the reimagined gender-swapped production to Broadway. The film features rehearsal and performance footage, plus new interviews with Elliott, Lenk, LuPone, Sondheim, members of the original 1970 cast, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more.

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet at the 88th Annual Drama League Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: On the Red Carpet at the 88th Annual Drama League Awards

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2022

On Friday afternoon, the best of Broadway gathered for the the 88th Annual Drama League Awards, honoring achievements on and off-broadway in the 2021-22 season, celebrated at the Ziegfeld Ballroom.


Marianne Elliott Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Marianne Elliott been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Company , Outstanding Direction of a Musical (Drama League Awards) for Company , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Angels in America , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Angels In America , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Angels in America , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for War Horse , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for War Horse , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for War Horse Best Director (Olivier Awards) for War Horse and Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Pillars of the Community .

What awards has Marianne Elliott won?
Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company, Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for War Horse, Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for War Horse Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for War Horseand Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Pillars of the Community.