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Eleven major British theatre awards including Olivier Award for La Cage Aux Folles (Tony Award). West End: Prisoner of Second Avenue, The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice, La Cage Aux Folles, Rainman, Whipping It Up, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Hitchcock Blonde, Entertaining Mr Sloane, The Graduate, Dead Funny, Hysteria, Elton John’s Glasses and The Memory Of Water. Royal National Theatre; Cleo Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick, The London Cuckolds. Royal Court Theatre; Insignificance, Cries From The Mammal House, Hysteria, Hitchcock Blonde, Piano/Forte, Dumb Show. Steppenwolf Theatre; The Libertine, (five Jeff Award nominations, including Best Production). For television: The Man Who Lost His Head, Not Only But Always (Best Film at Banff, Best Actor Bafta for Rhys Ifans), Cor Blimey! The Bite, Way Upstream.

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[West End, 2022]
Writer & Director
 
[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
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[West End, 2016]
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[US Tour, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[US Tour, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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Terry Johnson Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

Terry Johnson, La Cage Aux Folles


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

Terry Johnson, La Cage aux Folles


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Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Direction of a Musical

Terry Johnson, La Cage aux Folles

Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Director

Terry Johnson, La Cage Aux Folles

Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best New Play

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Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best New Comedy

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Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Comedy

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Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Comedy

Terry JohnsonHysteria


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Evening Standard Awards - 1982 - Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright

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Olivier Awards - 1982 - Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre

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Olivier Awards - 1982 - Play of the Year

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CULTURE OF LOWRIDING: History, Culture, & Community Event & Generational Black Pioneers Launches Oceanside Theatre Company's ARTS UNITE

Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) kicks off its new Arts Unite series with the free program 'Culture of Lowriding: History, Culture, & Community,' featuring a panel discussion on Sunday, February 4 at 2:00 pm and 'Generational Black Pioneers - Featuring Oceanside Firsts' on February 17 at 7:30 pm and February 18 at 2:30 pm at the Brooks Theater, 217 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside.

Video: Mica Paris & Maiya Quansah-Breed Sing 'Museum of Loss' From REHAB THE MUSICAL

Get a first look at soul legend Mica Paris and Maiya Quansah-Breed singing 'MUSEUM OF LOSS' from Rehab the Musical. Watch the video ahead of its transfer to a new West End venue.

Review: SWEENEY TODD: DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET At Wildwood Park For The Arts

What did our critic think of SWEENEY TODD: DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Wildwood Park For The Arts?

Review: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD, Hampstead Theatre

Riddled with cliched dialogue and unfunny gags, much of the play is spent watching a dysfunctional family bicker through meandering conversations with little structure or purpose.

Interview: Chis Hoch of Jagged Little Pill at Theatre Under The Stars

Chris Hoch, a luminary of the Broadway stage, stands as a captivating embodiment of artistic versatility and unparalleled talent. Whether commanding the stage with commanding charisma or evoking poignant emotions with subtlety, Hoch's contributions to theatre have led to a career spanning both the brightest marquees of New York City and beyond. BroadwayWorld sat down with Hoch as Jagged Little Pill will make its way in to Space City this week, allowing Houston audiences to explore all the Hoch and magnificence has to offer.

Artisan Center Theater to Present Lionel Bart's OLIVER!

Get ready for an unforgettable musical experience with Artisan Center Theater's production of Lionel Bart's Oliver! Don't miss out on the opportunity to witness the streets of Victorian England come to life. Hurry and get your tickets now!

Jamie Parker and Molly Osborne Will Lead THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON at Southwark Playhouse Elephant

Following a limited run in 2019, where it received critical and audience acclaim, F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON A New Musical by Jethro Compton and Darren Clark, will return in a new production at Southwark Playhouse Elephant from 22nd May to 1st July 2023.

The Ensemble Company to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL This Holiday Season

The Ensemble Company, now in their fourth year in residence at Penguin Point Productions located within the Oviedo Mall, will conclude its season with a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’s perennial yuletide tale, A Christmas Carol. 

Review: THE SEX PARTY, Menier Chocolate Factory

Terry Johnson’s new play,The Sex Party, has many ingredients for success; an intriguing idea, an excellent cast and a beautiful set, but is let down with a sledgehammer script and meandering message that goes nowhere. There’s a lot happening at once, but the entire play is as shallow as a puddle.

Photos: First Look at Timothy Hutton, Lisa Dwan & More in THE SEX PARTY at Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory is presenting the world première of Terry Johnson's The Sex Party. Four couples gather in a suburban London home for an evening of wine, cheese, and more intimate pleasures. Some are curious, some are more familiar, and one is rather unexpected. Get a first look at photos here!

Amanda Ryan Joins The Company Of The World Première Of Terry Johnson's THE SEX PARTY

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced that Amanda Ryan joins the company as Magdalena for the world première of Terry Johnson's The Sex Party – joining the previously announced Will Barton (Tim), Lisa Dwan (Gilly), John Hopkins (Jake), Timothy Hutton (Jeff), Jason Merrells (Alex), Pooya Mohseni (Lucy), Molly Osborne (Hetty) and Kelly Price (Camilla). Amanda Donohoe has had to withdraw for personal reasons.

Giles Terera in OTHELLO Leads Our Top Ten Shows for November

From Giles Terera as Othello at the National Theatre, to Daniel Craig as James Bond at the Royal Albert Hall, November has some real theatrical treats in store. There's also the first of the festive offerings, with a new opera at the London Coliseum based on a classic Christmas film and a much-loved revival of a Dickens' classic at The Old Vic.

Guest Blog: Pooya Mohseni Talks Sex, Gender and Humanity in THE SEX PARTY Coming to the Menier Chocolate Factory

The Sex Party, as the title suggests is a story about a party revolving around Sex. Or is it? Terry Johnson’s new play delves into what lies beneath our most basic desire: our fears, insecurities and maybe even hope. Hope to connect, to be seen and to be accepted.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE SEX PARTY at the Menier Chocolate Factory

All new photos have been released from rehearsals for The Sex Party which opens next month at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

Review: OLIVER! at Wildwood Park For The Arts Brings the Seediness of London to West Little Rock

What did our critic think of OLIVER! at Wildwood Park For The Arts? Wow! Just Wow!

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Full Cast For The World Première of Terry Johnson's THE SEX PARTY

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the full casting for the world première of Terry Johnson's The Sex Party – Johnson directs Will Barton (Tim), Amanda Donohoe (Magdalena), Lisa Dwan (Gilly), John Hopkins (Jake), Timothy Hutton (Jeff), Jason Merrells (Alex), Pooya Mohseni (Lucy), Molly Osborne (Hetty) and Kelly Price (Camilla).

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Reopening with New Season For 2022/2023

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced programming for its Autumn 2022/Spring 2023 season. Learn more about the full season here!

Review: Jobsite Theater Presents Steve Martin's Absurdist Comedy PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at the Shimberg

Albert Einstein meets Pablo Picasso (as well as some surprise guests) in this hilarious but sometimes forced comedy.

Kris Marshall Will Lead CHARLOTTE & THEODORE at Theatre Royal Bath

The most divisive issues of our generation are tackled head on in Ryan Craig's timely new play, directed by Terry Johnson. Starring Kris Marshall (My Family, Love Actually), Charlotte & Theodore will play Theatre Royal Bath from Thursday 16 February - Saturday 18 March 2023.

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 

Terry Johnson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Terry Johnson written?

Terry Johnson has written 1 shows including The Graduate (Playwright).

What awards has Terry Johnson been nominated for?

Terry Johnson has been nominated for several awards throughout his career, including Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "La Cage Aux Folles," Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "La Cage aux Folles," Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "La Cage aux Folles," Best Director at the Olivier Awards for "La Cage Aux Folles," Best New Play at the Olivier Awards for "Hitchcock Blonde," Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards for "Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle And Dick," Best Comedy at the Olivier Awards for "Dead Funny" and "Hysteria," the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards for "Insignificance," Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre at the Olivier Awards for "Insignificance," and Play of the Year at the Olivier Awards for "Insignificance."

What awards has Terry Johnson won?

Terry Johnson has won several awards for his work in the theater, including Outstanding Director of a Musical from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "La Cage aux Folles," Best Direction of a Musical from the Tony Awards for "La Cage aux Folles," Best New Comedy from the Olivier Awards for "Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle And Dick," Best Comedy from the Olivier Awards for "Hysteria," and the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright from the Evening Standard Awards for "Insignificance."

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