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Simon McBurney

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Loren McIntyre
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Writer
Creator

Photos

Simon McBurney in the opening night curtain call for THE ENCOUNTER at the Curran Photo

Simon McBurney in the opening night curtain call for THE ENCOUNTER at the Curran

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04/28/2017
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Simon McBurney

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Date:
04/28/2017
Carole Shorenstein Hays and Simon McBurney Photo

Carole Shorenstein Hays and Simon McBurney

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Date:
04/27/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Loren McIntyre

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director

[Broadway, 1998]
Director

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Writer
Creator

Simon McBurney Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Simon McBurney, The Encounter
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Simon McBurney, The Encounter
 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Director
Simon McBurneyThe Master And Margarita
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best New Play Gold Star
Simon McBurneyA Disappearing Number
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Director
Simon McBurney, Mnemonic
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Simon McBurney, The Chairs
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Director - Play
Simon McBurney, The Chairs
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - Best Theatre Choreographer Gold Star
Simon McBurneyThe Caucasian Chalk Circle
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Direction of a Play
Simon McBurney, The Chairs
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Director of a Play
Simon McBurneyThe Three Lives Of Lucie Cabrol
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Director of a Play
Simon McBurneyThe Three Lives Of Lucie Cabrol
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Director of a Play
Simon McBurneyThe Street Of Crocodiles

Simon McBurney News

Osvaldo Golijov's FALLING OUT OF TIME to Receive New York Premiere in Zankel Hall Photo Osvaldo Golijov's FALLING OUT OF TIME to Receive New York Premiere in Zankel Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

On Friday, May 6 at 7:30PM, acclaimed composer Osvaldo Golijov’s poignant and emotional new work Falling Out of Time receives its New York premiere in Zankel Hall.

Elizabeth Sobol And Paloma Garcia-Lee To Speak At UNCSA Commencement Ceremonies In Ma Photo Elizabeth Sobol And Paloma Garcia-Lee To Speak At UNCSA Commencement Ceremonies In May
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2022

Two illustrious alumnae who have made tremendous strides both behind the scenes and on the stage and screen will speak at the 56th commencement ceremonies of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Chancellor Brian Cole has announced.

BWW Interview: Erin Morley of ARIADNE AUF NAXOS at Teatro alla Scala Photo BWW Interview: Erin Morley of ARIADNE AUF NAXOS at Teatro alla Scala
by Erica Miner - Apr 7, 2022

The Richard Tucker award-winning singer’s star is rising at an astonishing rate

WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Comes to Theater for the New City in March Photo WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Comes to Theater for the New City in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

White Rabbit Red Rabbit comes to Theater For the New City on March 13. This is an Et Alia Theater Production, written by Nassim Soleimanpour, performed by Maria M√ľller, and produced by Lu√≠sa Galatti and Ana Moioli.

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022‚Ä"23 Season, Featuring Ren√©e Fleming, Kelli O' Photo The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022‚Ä"23 Season, Featuring Ren√©e Fleming, Kelli O'Hara & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera today announced its 2022‚Äď23 season, which features seven new productions, the most in ten seasons. Opening Night is September 27 with the company premiere of Cherubini‚Äôs¬†Medea, starring soprano¬†Sondra Radvanovsky¬†in the title role alongside tenor¬†Matthew¬†Polenzani¬†in¬†David McVicar‚Äôs new staging, conducted by¬†Carlo Rizzi.

Rogue Machine Brings THIS WONDERFUL LIFE to the Matrix Theatre Photo Rogue Machine Brings THIS WONDERFUL LIFE to the Matrix Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 22, 2021

Rogue Machine brings¬†Frank Capra‚Äôs iconic holiday film,¬†‚ÄúIt‚Äôs a Wonderful Life,‚ÄĚ to the stage in this hilarious and heartwarming one-person show starring Leo Marks. Part fan frenzy and part tour-de-force, it‚Äôs a celebration of cinematic storytelling and the differences, big and small, that one person can make in the lives of others.¬†

Complicité And People's Palace Projects Announce Urgent Gathering At The Roundhouse  Photo Complicité And People's Palace Projects Announce Urgent Gathering At The Roundhouse In Response To COP26
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021

As COP26 draws to a close, Complicité, People's Palace Projects and IFAX (Indigenous Association of Upper Xingu) are calling an emergency gathering in response. Complicité will join together with attendees to share reflections from COP, hear from Indigenous people who did not have a seat at the negotiation table in Glasgow, and ask what activists and artists can do next?

COP26 Announces Touring Dates For CAN I LIVE? Photo COP26 Announces Touring Dates For CAN I LIVE?
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2021

Inspired by Fehinti Balogun's experiences in environmental activism, Can I Live? is a specially filmed performance prompting an urgent conversation about the lack of diversity at the heart of the British climate movement.

Barbican Announces New Theatre And Dance Productions For This Autumn Photo Barbican Announces New Theatre And Dance Productions For This Autumn
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

The first production to open The Pit, following its closure for over a year and a half due to the pandemic, is Poetry + Film / Hack ‚Äď Rocks curated by Inua Ellams and Michelle Tiwo. The evening begins with a screening of the award-winning critically-acclaimed film Rocks, followed by readings of specially commissioned new work by outstanding Black female poets, including Barbican Young Poets alumni, who respond to the film's themes.

Emerson String Quartet To Retire In 2023 Photo Emerson String Quartet To Retire In 2023
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021

All four members of the Quartet ‚Äď Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Lawrence Dutton and Paul Watkins ‚Äď will continue to perform and teach individually; as a group, they will continue to coach and mentor young ensembles through the Emerson String Quartet Institute at Stony Brook University, along with cellist David Finckel, who was a member of the quartet for 34 years.¬†

Simon McBurney Videos

VIDEO: Russell Crowe is Roger Ailes in THE LOUDEST VOICE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Russell Crowe is Roger Ailes in THE LOUDEST VOICE Trailer
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the official poster and trailer for its highly anticipated seven-part limited series¬†THE LOUDEST VOICE, starring Academy Award¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬ģ¬†winner Russell Crowe as Fox News founder Roger Ailes.¬†THE LOUDEST VOICE¬†will premiere onSunday, June 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

VIDEO: Russell Crowe is Fox News Founder Roger Ailes in THE LOUDEST VOICE VideoVIDEO: Russell Crowe is Fox News Founder Roger Ailes in THE LOUDEST VOICE
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2019

SHOWTIME has announced that it will premiere its highly-anticipated seven-part limited series¬†THE LOUDEST VOICE, starring Academy Award¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬ģ¬†winner Russell Crowe as Fox News founder Roger Ailes, on Sunday, June 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Production is currently underway in New York City.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Andrew Garfield VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Andrew Garfield
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2018

Watch below as Andrew tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Filmed Performance of Simon McBurney's THE ENCOUNTER Now!
by Caryn Robbins - May 22, 2017

A filmed version of Simon McBurney's immersive one-person play, THE ENCOUNTER, is now available to view in full. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Out of the Amazon- Simon McBurney Celebrates Opening Night of THE ENCOUNTER
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 2, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, opened just last night at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production began performances on September 20 and will play a limited engagement through January 8, 2017.

BWW TV: Preview Broadway's Innovative New Play - THE ENCOUNTER
by Robert Diamond - Sep 19, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, will play a limited engagement at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), opening on Thursday, September 29 and closing on January 8 2017. Previews begin on September 20. This week, he previewed the new intriguing piece to the press.

BWW TV Exclusive: Open Your Ears and Watch the First Trailer for THE ENCOUNTER on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, will play a limited engagement at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), opening on Thursday, September 29 and closing on January 8 2017. Previews begin on September 20.

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for THE CONJURING 2, Hitting Theatres This June
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2016

The official trailer for THE CONJURING 2 has been officially released. The movie will hit theatres later this year on June 10th. Check out the trailer below!

VIDEO: New Trailer for J.K. Rowling's THE CASUAL VACANCY on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

HBO has released a new trailer for the TV miniseries adaptation of THE CASUAL VACANCY, based on 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling's global bestseller, which will consist of three one-hour parts, airing in the U.S. on April 29 and 30. Watch below!

VIDEO: First Look at JK Rowling's THE CAUAL VACANCY Mini-Series
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 2, 2015

BBC One has released the first teaser trailer for their miniseries, THE CASUAL VACANCY, based on "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling?'s global bestseller, which will consist of three one-hour parts, airing in the UK February 15.


Simon McBurney Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Simon McBurney been in?
Simon McBurney has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Simon McBurney been in?
Simon McBurney has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Simon McBurney been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Encounter , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Encounter , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for The Master And Margarita , Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for A Disappearing Number , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Mnemonic , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Chairs , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Chairs , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for The Caucasian Chalk Circle , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Chairs , Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for The Three Lives Of Lucie Cabrol Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for The Three Lives Of Lucie Cabrol and Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for The Street Of Crocodiles .

What awards has Simon McBurney won?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Encounter, Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for A Disappearing Number Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Chairsand Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for The Caucasian Chalk Circle.

How many shows has Simon McBurney written?
Simon McBurney has written 3 shows including Mnemonic (Playwright), The Encounter (Writer), The Kid Stays in the Picture (Creator).