The Elephant Man 2015

Opened: May 19, 2015
Closing: August 08, 2015

The Elephant Man - 2015 - West End History , Info & More

Based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man tells the story of a 19th-century British man who became a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When the renowned Dr Treves takes Merrick under his care, he is astonished by the man's brilliant intelligence, unshakable faith and, most of all, his resounding desire for love and understanding. He introduces Merrick to the beautiful actress Mrs. Kendal, who is deeply touched by this pure and genuine soul. As a complex friendship blossoms among the three, Treves and Kendal struggle to protect Merrick from a world of questionable intentions.

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In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees - Bradley Cooper
by Walter McBride - June 4, 2015


Just weeks ago, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, we will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Bradley Cooper, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play nominee for The Elephant Man.

Review Roundup: THE ELEPHANT MAN Starring Bradley Cooper Opens at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Sally Henry Fuller - June 1, 2015


Scott Ellis's acclaimed production of The Elephant Man is currently playing at Theatre Royal Haymarket in London. Let's see what the critics have to say!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- THE ELEPHANT MAN's Patricia Clarkson- 'We Had No Idea!'
by Nicole Rosky - May 30, 2015


We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Patricia Clarkson, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play nominee for The Elephant Man.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- THE ELEPHANT MAN's Alessandro Nivola- 'This is the Biggest Moment of My Professional Life'
by Nicole Rosky - June 3, 2015


We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Alessandro Nivola, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play nominee for The Elephant Man.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- THE ELEPHANT MAN's Bradley Cooper- 'It's What I Dreamt of as a Kid!'
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2015


We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Bradley Cooper, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play nominee for The Elephant Man.

The Elephant Man FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of The Elephant Man have there been?
The Elephant Man has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2014 and West End which opened in 2015.
What awards has The Elephant Man been nominated for?
The Elephant Man has been nominated for the Outstanding Director of a Play award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Scott Ellis.

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