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Stephen Daldry

 
Bio:
Stephen started his career at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre and directed extensively in Britain’s regional theatres. In London he was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre where he headed the £26million redevelopment. He has also directed at the National Theatre, the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Stephen started his career at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre and directed extensively in Britain’s regional theatres. In London he was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre where he headed the £26million redevelopment. He has also directed at the National Theatre, the ... (read complete bio)

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Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2018]
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[West End, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[West End, 2014]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[West End, 2005]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Director
 
[West End, 2015] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

Stephen Daldry Biography

Stephen started his career at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre and directed extensively in Britain’s regional theatres. In London he was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre where he headed the £26million redevelopment. He has also directed at the National Theatre, the Public Theatre in New York and transferred many productions both to Broadway and the West End. His 1992 National Theatre production of An Inspector Calls is currently touring the UK. He has also directed for BBC Radio and Television. His production of Billy Elliot the Musical is currently playing in London, Broadway and on a National Tour in the USA having previously played Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto and Korea plus a first National Tour of the USA. It recently won more Tony Awards (10) than any other British show in Broadway history. His three films Billy Elliot, The Hours and The Reader have attracted 17 Academy Award nominations and two wins. He has just finished his new film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close with Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. Stephen is Executive Creative Producer of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Stephen Daldry Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, The Inheritance
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, The Inheritance
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, The Inheritance
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Stephen Daldry, The Jungle
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Stephen Daldry, The Audience
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Play
Stephen Daldry, Skylight
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Director
Stephen DaldrySkylight
 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Director
Stephen DaldryThe Audience
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot, The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Director
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Stephen Daldry, An Inspector Calls
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Director of a Play Gold Star
Stephen DaldryMachinal
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Stephen Daldry , An Inspector Calls
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Director of a Play Gold Star
Stephen DaldryAn Inspector Calls
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1992 - Best Director Gold Star
Stephen DaldryAn Inspector Calls

Stephen Daldry News

THE COLLABORATION Starring Paul Bettany & Jeremy Pope Begins Performances Tonight Photo THE COLLABORATION Starring Paul Bettany & Jeremy Pope Begins Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

Performances begin tonight for the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of The Collaboration. Warhol. Basquiat. Electric, eccentric, polar opposites... together, for the first time in the most unlikely partnership the art world has ever seen. 

Meet the Cast of THE COLLABORATION, Beginning Previews Tomorrow! Photo Meet the Cast of THE COLLABORATION, Beginning Previews Tomorrow!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

The Collaboration will begin previews tonight, Tuesday, November 29 ahead of a Tuesday, December 20 opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast bringing this show to life here!

The Gift Theatre Announces 2023 Season Featuring the Chicago Premiere of MOTHERS & Mo Photo The Gift Theatre Announces 2023 Season Featuring the Chicago Premiere of MOTHERS & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022

 The Gift Theatre has announced its 2023 season, featuring the Chicago premiere of Anna Ouyang Moench’s dark comedy Mothers, directed by Lili-Anne Brown and a revival of Jim Cartwright’s powerful, award-winning drama The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, directed by Devo de Mayo.

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre Photo PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 15, 2022

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

ROCK MY SOUL FESTIVAL - A MUSICAL PORTRAIT: PRICE & BONDS & More Lead Los Angeles' No Photo ROCK MY SOUL FESTIVAL - A MUSICAL PORTRAIT: PRICE & BONDS & More Lead Los Angeles' November Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Nov 1, 2022

Los Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up this month we've got Rock My Soul Festival - A Musical Portrait: Price & Bonds and more!

Andrew Burnap, Phillipa Soo & Jordan Donica to Star in CAMELOT at Lincoln Center Thea Photo Andrew Burnap, Phillipa Soo & Jordan Donica to Star in CAMELOT at Lincoln Center Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Andrew Burnap will be Arthur, Phillipa Soo will be Guenevere, and Jordan Donica will be Lancelot Du Lac in its new version of Lerner & Loewe's Camelot, a fresh take on the classic tale.

Winners Announced for UK Theatre Awards 2022 Photo Winners Announced for UK Theatre Awards 2022
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 23, 2022

The 2022 UK Theatre Awards winners have been revealed in a lunchtime ceremony at London's Guildhall. The biggest winner of the day was Leeds Playhouse, who won three awards including UK's Most Welcoming Theatre, Best Design for Laura Hopkins & Simon Wainwright for Dracula: The Untold Story and Best Performance in a Musical for Divina de Campo for Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Interview: With One Life to Live Tuc Watkins Makes the Most of His INHERITANCE Photo Interview: With One Life to Live Tuc Watkins Makes the Most of His INHERITANCE
by Gil Kaan - Oct 12, 2022

The Geffen Playhouse west coast premieres the Stephen Daldry production of four-time Tony Award winner The Heritance October 16, 2022 (already in previews). Mike Donahue directs the all-out cast of Bill Brochtrup, Tantoo Cardinal, Juan Castano, Jay Donnell, Israel Erron Ford, August Gray Gall, Adam Kantor, Eddie Lopez, Kasey Mahaffy, Miguel Pinzon, Avi Roque, Bradley James Tejeda and Tuc Watkins. Tuc carved out some time from his rehearsals to chat about this Matthew López production, as well as, some of his career highlights.

Interview: Liam Brennan Talks About Returning to the Role of Inspector Goole in AN IN Photo Interview: Liam Brennan Talks About Returning to the Role of Inspector Goole in AN INSPECTOR CALLS
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Oct 10, 2022

Liam Brennan has played the role of Inspector Goole in the West End and on Broadway - he returns to the role this year as part of the touring 30 year anniversary of the National Theatre's production. He speaks to BroadwayWorld about returning to the role.

30th Anniversary Tour Of  AN INSPECTOR CALLS Visits Brighton This November Photo 30th Anniversary Tour Of AN INSPECTOR CALLS Visits Brighton This November
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

The 30th Anniversary UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS will visit Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 15 to Saturday 19 November 2022. 

Stephen Daldry Videos

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For BILLY ELLIOT at Curve Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For BILLY ELLIOT at Curve

by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Rehearsals are underway for the upcoming Made at Curve production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Check out all new rehearsal footage here!

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Accepts the Life Achievement Award at the SAG Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Helen Mirren Accepts the Life Achievement Award at the SAG Awards

by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

The Screen Actors Guild Awards were held last night, Sunday, Feb. 27 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, and aired on TNT and TBS. Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett presented Helen Mirren with the 57th Life Achievement Award, which was preceded by a montage of some of her most iconic screen performances.

Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2020

Billy Elliot made a huge splash in London in 2005 before it crossed the Atlantic. The Broadway production opened at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008, where it remained for over three years and 1312 performances. The show made Tony winners of its three pint-sized leading men (David √Ālvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish) and picked up nine other Tonys that season. The production also notabley starred Haydn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara and a young, future Tony-winner, Santino Fontana.

VIDEO: Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller, Andrew Burnap Talk THE INHERITANCE on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller, Andrew Burnap Talk THE INHERITANCE on TODAY

by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2020

On Friday morning, actors Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller and Andrew Burnap joined the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss their critically acclaimed Broadway show, a?oeThe Inheritance,a?? which follows the lives of gay men in Manhattan a generation after the AIDS epidemic.

BWW TV: Matthew Lopez and the Company of THE INHERITANCE Celebrate Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW TV: Matthew Lopez and the Company of THE INHERITANCE Celebrate Opening Night!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 18, 2019

The Barrymore Theatre was the place to be yesterday as the best of Broadway came out to celebrate an epic opening day of The Inheritance- directed by multi Olivier and Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, Netflix's 'The Crown') and designed by Olivier and Tony Award winner Bob Crowley.

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks About Her Tattoo on TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks About Her Tattoo on TODAY SHOW

by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2019

Dame Helen Mirren joins TODAY's Savannah Guthrie to talk about her new thriller a?oeThe Good Liar,a?? which she says a?oetakes amazing twists and turns.a?? She also talks about playing a?oeCatherine the Greata?? in a new HBO miniseries a?' and about her tattoo!

Video: Get A First Look At Goodspeed Musicals' BILLY ELLIOT Videoplay
Video: Get A First Look At Goodspeed Musicals' BILLY ELLIOT

by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2019

Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].

Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway! Videoplay
Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

We're feeling electricity because we're looking back at the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot! Take a look at the show's opening night at Broadway's Imperial Theatre with the show's stars David Alvarez, Gregory Jbara, Santino Fontana, and more! Be sure to check out all the footage!

Breaking: Olivier-Winning THE INHERITANCE Will Come to Broadway This Fall Videoplay
Breaking: Olivier-Winning THE INHERITANCE Will Come to Broadway This Fall

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

Matthew Lopez's Olivier Award-winning play THE INHERITANCE, will come to Broadway this fall! Directed by multi Olivier and Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, Netflix's 'The Crown') and designed by Olivier and Tony Award winner Bob Crowley, THE INHERITANCE will begin previews at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th street) on Friday, September 27, 2019 and will officially open on Sunday, November 17, 2019.

BWW TV: Catch All The Red Carpet Action at the 2019 Olivier Awards! Videoplay
BWW TV: Catch All The Red Carpet Action at the 2019 Olivier Awards!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld UK reporters Jamie Body and Debbie Gilpin went along to the Royal Albert Hall to cover the 2019 Olivier Awards.


Stephen Daldry Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Stephen Daldry been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Inheritance , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Inheritance , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Inheritance , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Jungle , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Audience , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Skylight , Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Skylight , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for The Audience , Best Direction of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Billy Elliot , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Billy Elliot the Musical , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Billy Elliot the Musical , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Billy Elliot, The Musical , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Billy Elliot , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Billy Elliot , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for An Inspector Calls , Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for Machinal , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for An Inspector Calls Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for An Inspector Calls and Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for An Inspector Calls .

What awards has Stephen Daldry won?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Inheritance, Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Inheritance, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Inheritance, Best Direction of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Billy Elliot, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Billy Elliot the Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Billy Elliot, The Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Billy Elliot, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for An Inspector Calls, Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for Machinal , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for An Inspector Calls Best Director of a Play (Olivier Awards) for An Inspector Calls and Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for An Inspector Calls.