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Zawe Ashton

 
Bio:
Zawe Ashton was born in Hackney, London. Known for her roles in television sitcom Fresh Meat, the comedy series Not Safe for Work, Wanderlust and the forthcoming Velvet Buzzsaw, Zawe starred in The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Jean Genet's The Maids at Trafalgar Studios and played the title ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Zawe Ashton was born in Hackney, London. Known for her roles in television sitcom Fresh Meat, the comedy series Not Safe for Work, Wanderlust and the forthcoming Velvet Buzzsaw, Zawe starred in The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Jean Genet's The Maids at Trafalgar Studios and played the title ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2019
Emma
  [West End]
London Revival at Harold Pinter Theatre, 2019
Emma

Writing

Playwright

Zawe Ashton Biography

Zawe Ashton was born in Hackney, London. Known for her roles in television sitcom Fresh Meat, the comedy series Not Safe for Work, Wanderlust and the forthcoming Velvet Buzzsaw, Zawe starred in The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Jean Genet's The Maids at Trafalgar Studios and played the title role in Lloyd's production of Salomé for Headlong.




Zawe Ashton News

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2022-23 Season, Plus New Royalty Scheme Photo Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2022-23 Season, Plus New Royalty Scheme
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.

Orísun Productions Announces Launch of the Seun Shote Initiative In Honour of the La Photo Orísun Productions Announces Launch of the Seun Shote Initiative In Honour of the Late Actor and Co-Founder
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Orísun Productions today announces the launch of The Seun Shote Initiative in memory of the late actor who died suddenly on 15 March last year. The Initiative will provide opportunities for young aspiring actors from the Black community and from other under-represented groups.

BBC Arts Announces Major New Commitment To Performance and Future Projects Photo BBC Arts Announces Major New Commitment To Performance and Future Projects
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

Suzy Klein, the new head of BBC Arts and Classical Music TV, has announced a range of new and forthcoming highlights for audiences, including a major new commitment to performance with a new dedicated Sunday evening slot and more details on the landmark arts series Art That Made Us.

National Youth Theatre Announce Free Audition Workshops Around The UK Photo National Youth Theatre Announce Free Audition Workshops Around The UK
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has announced Audition Open Days around the UK - a free workshop giving young people audition advice and introducing them to the NYT ethos and the world of theatre making.

CLYDE'S Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast! Photo CLYDE'S Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play, Clyde's, officially begins previews tonight, November 3, at Second Stage's Broadway home, The Hayes Theater. Meet the cast bringing this new play to Broadway below!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021

Photos: Stars Come Out to Celebrate on the Tony Awards Red Carpet! Photo Photos: Stars Come Out to Celebrate on the Tony Awards Red Carpet!
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 26, 2021

The big day is finally here! Follow along with BroadwayWorld ALL night, while you're glued to Paramount+ and CBS for all things Tony Awards. For now, we're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing)!

Whitney White, Charlie Thurston, Phoenix Best and More to Star in MACBETH IN STRIDE W Photo Whitney White, Charlie Thurston, Phoenix Best and More to Star in MACBETH IN STRIDE World Premiere at A.R.T.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced today the creative team and cast for Macbeth In Stride. Created by Obie Award winner Whitney White and directed by Tyler Dobrowsky and Taibi Magar, Macbeth In Stride begins performances at the Loeb Drama Center on Saturday, October 23 and officially opens on Thursday, October 29, 2021. 

Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.

BAFTA Breakthrough 2021 Applications Now Open Photo BAFTA Breakthrough 2021 Applications Now Open
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 10, 2021

BAFTA Breakthrough selects and identifies new talent through a cross-industry jury of leading professionals and BAFTA works closely alongside local cultural bodies in each region to ensure they offer expertise and deliver the necessary support.

Zawe Ashton Videos

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Talks Crying on Command for BETRAYAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Talks Crying on Command for BETRAYAL

by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2019

Tom Hiddleston was a guest on Monday night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about Betrayal on Broadway. During the interview, Hiddleston gets embarrassed by unreleased footage of him auditioning for the part of Thor, and Jimmy tests his ability to cry on command like he does daily for Betrayal.

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Plays 'Big Booty' to Warm Up for BETRAYAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Plays 'Big Booty' to Warm Up for BETRAYAL

by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 17, 2019

Tom Hiddleston was a guest on Monday night's episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about making his Broadway debut in Betrayal.

BWW TV: Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox Get Ready for Their Broadway Debuts Videoplay
BWW TV: Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox Get Ready for Their Broadway Debuts in BETRAYAL!

by TV - Press Previews - Aug 9, 2019

Jamie Lloyd's smash-hit production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal will begin its strictly limited 17-week engagement on Wednesday, August 14 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street), with an official opening night on Thursday, September 5 at 6:30pm. The cast just met the press and we're taking you inside the big day below!

Video Roundup: COME FROM AWAY, SIX, THE LION KING, and TINA Perform at the 2019 Olivi Videoplay
Video Roundup: COME FROM AWAY, SIX, THE LION KING, and TINA Perform at the 2019 Olivier Awards

by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

Last weekend, the Olivier Awards were presented! Among performances included all of the musicals nominated in the Mastercard Best New Musical and Magic Radio Best Musical Revival categories: Caroline, Or Change; Come From Away; Company; Fun Home; The King And I; Six; and Tina - The Tina Turner Musical.

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Accept Her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting R Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Accept Her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Patti LuPone accepting her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical! Check out the video below!

VIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, C Videoplay
VIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, COMPANY and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at performances from inside the Olivier Awards - featuring the casts of Come From Away, Fun Home, The Kind and I, and more!

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal and Daveed Diggs Star in the Trailer for VELVET BUZZSAW Videoplay
VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal and Daveed Diggs Star in the Trailer for VELVET BUZZSAW

by Stage Tube - Jan 10, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for its new film, Velvet Buzzsaw, launching on Netflix and in select theaters February 1, 2018.

VIDEO: First Look - Two-Part Finale of Showtime's Limited Event Series GUERRILLA
by Caryn Robbins - May 11, 2017

The critically acclaimed SHOWTIME limited event seriesGUERRILLA will air its final two episodes back-to-back on Sunday, May 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on air, on demand and over the internet.

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Wight and More at Press Night of MCQUEEN
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2015

Award-winning actor Stephen Wight takes on the title role of Lee McQueen and Dianna Agron will play Dahlia in the world premiere of James Phillips's play McQUEEN directed by John Caird, which will run at St. James Theatre from 12 May to 27 June, with press nights on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 May.  The play will also star Tracy-Ann Oberman as Isabella Blow, Laura Rees as Arabella, and David Shaw-Parker as John Hitchcock, along with Sophie Apollonia, Amber Doyle, George Hill, Eloise Hymas, Jordan Kennedy, Rachel Louisa Maybank, James Revell and Carrie Willis.  Check out behind the scenes interviews and more!


Zawe Ashton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Zawe Ashton been in?
Zawe Ashton has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Zawe Ashton been in?
Zawe Ashton has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Zawe Ashton's first West End show?
Zawe Ashton's first West End show was Betrayal which opened in 2019

How many shows has Zawe Ashton written?
Zawe Ashton has written 1 shows including for all the women who thought they were Mad (Playwright).