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Birth Place:
ENGLAND
Bio:
Productions of his own plays include Dealer's Choice (National Theatre, Vaudeville) Closer (NT, Lyric, Music Box) Howard Katz, Three Days in the Country (both NT) and Don Juan in Soho (Wyndhams). His other directing credits include Travesties by Tom Stoppard at the Menier Chocolate Factory and the ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: ENGLAND

Bio:
Productions of his own plays include Dealer's Choice (National Theatre, Vaudeville) Closer (NT, Lyric, Music Box) Howard Katz, Three Days in the Country (both NT) and Don Juan in Soho (Wyndhams). His other directing credits include Travesties by Tom Stoppard at the Menier Chocolate Factory and the ... (read complete bio)
DIY Theatre Plans the Unplannable with 52 PICK UP Photo DIY Theatre Plans the Unplannable with 52 PICK UP
by Vicki Trask - Oct 19, 2021

DIY Theatre has taken inspiration from the past year and a half of the pandemic and is putting unpredictability center stage in the first show of their season, 52 Pick-Up! Written by TJ Dawe and Calgarian Rita Bozi, directed by Shelby Reinitz, 52 Pick-Up marks the return of in-person performances for DIY Theatre running October 28 to October 31.

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Initial Casting Announced For Alan Bennett's HABEA Photo Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Initial Casting Announced For Alan Bennett's HABEAS CORPUS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.¬† Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body (‚Äúcorpus‚ÄĚ) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: ‚ÄúHe whose lust lasts, lasts longest.‚ÄĚ

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces 2022 Season Photo Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

Combining re-lensed classics and cutting-edge contemporary work, the Lyric 2022 season presents exceptional plays examining power, love and loyalty, looking deeper into the themes that permeate today's society.

Photos: Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Reopens at Wyndham's Theatre Photo Photos: Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Reopens at Wyndham's Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

Tom Stoppard‚Äôs¬†Leopoldstadt,¬†directed by¬†Patrick Marber,¬†has¬†returned to¬†Wyndham‚Äôs Theatre¬†for a 12-week run from¬†7 August ‚Äď 30 October 2021.¬†

Casting Announced For Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT at Wyndham's Theatre Photo Casting Announced For Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT at Wyndham's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

The cast includes Cara Ballingall (Jana), Arty Froushan (Leo) Aidan McArdle (Hermann) and Macy Nyman (Hermine), alongside Sebastian Armesto (Jacob/Nathan/Ludwig), Jenna Augen (Rosa), Rhys Bailey (Young Nathan), Faye Castelow (Gretl), Joe Coen (Policeman/Zac), Felicity Davidson (Hilde), Mark Edel-Hunt (Civilian/Fritz), Clara Francis (Wilma), and more!

UK Premiere of INDECENT, Starring Alexandra Silber & More, Will Re-Open Menier Chocol Photo UK Premiere of INDECENT, Starring Alexandra Silber & More, Will Re-Open Menier Chocolate Factory
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Opening in the company's new smaller studio space, The Mixing Room, is the world premi√®re of Brian & Roger ‚Äď A Highly Offensive Play inspired by their hit podcast Brian & Roger, written and performed by Harry Peacock and Dan Skinner. Artistic Director of the Menier David Babani directs the production opening in October.

HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension Photo HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021

With Lucinda Coxon's Herding Cats opening last night at Soho Theatre and via live stream until 22 May, New York-based, Olivier-winning, and Tony-nominated OHenry Productions and Stellar, in association with Soho Theatre, today announce the on-demand extension of the run.

Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Returns to the West End in August 2021 Photo Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Returns to the West End in August 2021
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt, directed by Patrick Marber and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, will return to Wyndham's Theatre for a 12-week run from 7 August ‚Äď 30 October 2021.

HERDING CATS Will Be Performed at the Soho Theatre and Streamed Online Photo HERDING CATS Will Be Performed at the Soho Theatre and Streamed Online
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021

Marking a new type of international collaboration, the production is simultaneously accessible online to audiences across the globe via Stellar and in person, with social distancing in line with current UK government guidelines, at Soho Theatre. Running 20 ‚Äď 23 May 2021 - with press performance on 20 May, Herding Cats is a Stellar Original production.

London's Jewish Book Week Goes Global Photo London's Jewish Book Week Goes Global
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021

This year's Jewish Book Week will be the most accessible and far-reaching yet in its long history, with its first fully online festival featuring Oscar-winners, internationally acclaimed writers and France's most-famous female rabbi.

BWW Feature: Five London Shows That Got Away Photo BWW Feature: Five London Shows That Got Away
by Matt Wolf - Jan 25, 2021

An ever-mutating virus has led to general uncertainty on and off the West End about the start-up of live performance. That shifting scenario in turn brings to mind some of the titles from this time last year that were sounding especially promising and that, with luck, will reappear at some point to make good on their potential.

Review Roundup: Live-Streamed Socially-Distanced LUNGS, Starring Claire Foy and Matt  Photo Review Roundup: Live-Streamed Socially-Distanced LUNGS, Starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith
by Review Roundups - Jun 29, 2020

The live-streamed, socially distanced, production of Lungs starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith, has officially begun at The Old Vic. Let's see what the critics are saying...

Stage to Screen: Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts! Photo Stage to Screen: Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 26, 2020

Don't miss the chance to see theater come to life on screen in these upcoming broadcasts! 

BWW Review: LEOPOLDSTADT, Wyndham's Theatre Photo BWW Review: LEOPOLDSTADT, Wyndham's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 13, 2020

Tom Stoppard's latest - and possibly final - play has few of the dramatic hallmarks you might expect from him: the dazzling linguistic flourishes, the formal trickery, the knotty metaphors and giddy metatheatricality. Instead, we have a relatively straightforward, linear piece, initially overburdened by information, but with an immense accumulative power that leaves audiences awed and tearful.

Review Roundup: Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Opens at Wyndham's Theatre Photo Review Roundup: Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT Opens at Wyndham's Theatre
by Review Roundups - Feb 12, 2020

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt opens tonight at the Wyndham's Theatre.

Photo Flash: First Look at LEOPOLDSTADT at the Wyndham's Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at LEOPOLDSTADT at the Wyndham's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2020

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt, directed by Patrick Marber and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, continues at the Wyndham's Theatre until 13 June 2020.

Tom Stoppard Believes LEOPOLDSTADT May Be His Final Play Photo Tom Stoppard Believes LEOPOLDSTADT May Be His Final Play
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2020

According to The Guardian, Sir Tom Stoppard may have written his last play. Britain's most celebrated living playwright opens Leopoldstadt in London's West End on 12 February. But he believes that this is all for him.

BWW Review: THE SUGAR SYNDROME, Orange Tree Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE SUGAR SYNDROME, Orange Tree Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 29, 2020

Back in 2003, before writing the superb Enron, A Very Expensive Poison and the Emmy Award-winning TV series Succession, Lucy Prebble's first play The Sugar Syndrome made its debut at London's Royal Court. It now comes to Richmond's Orange Tree in its first major revival, in a darkly funny and thought-provoking exploration of the internet's potential to bring the most unlikely people together.

Thomas McGee To Join the Cast Of THE RED LION Photo Thomas McGee To Join the Cast Of THE RED LION
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2020

Bristol Old Vic today announced The Red Lion's final cast member Thomas McGee, following a city-wide call-out to find an aspiring local actor to play the lead role of emerging footballer Jordan.

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Spring Season For 2020 Photo Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Spring Season For 2020
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

With the critically acclaimed production of The Boy Friend currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announce the forthcoming two productions a?" the European première of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus directed by Patrick Marber, who returns to the Menier following his smash-hit production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties.

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