Biography

Michael Grandage

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Michael Grandage is artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, London. His work there has won every major UK Theatre award and includes: The Chalk Garden, Othello, John Gabriel Borkman, Don Juan in Soho, Frost/Nixon (also West End), The Cut (also UK tour), The Wild Duck (Critics Circle Award, Best Director), Grand Hotel (Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production and Evening Standard Award for Best Director), Pirandello’s Henry IV (also UK tour), After Miss Julie, Caligula (Olivier Award, Best Director), The Vortex, Privates on Parade, Merrily We Roll Along (Olivier Award for Best Musical and Critics’ Circle Award for Best Director), Passion Play (Critics’ Circle and Evening Standard Awards), Good. In the West End: Guys and Dolls (Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production), Evita (Adelphi). As Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres between 1999 and 2005 his work included: Don Carlos (also West End; Evening Standard, TMA and German British Forum Awards for Best Director), Suddenly Last Summer (also West End), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest (also the Old Vic), Richard III, Don Juan, Edward II, The Country Wife, As You Like It (also Lyric Hammersmith; Critics Circle and Evening Standard Awards for Best Director, South Bank Show Award for Theatre), Twelfth Night, What the Butler Saw. He has been given Honorary Doctorates by Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield University where he was also a visiting professor. He has also been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by The Central School of Speech and Drama and the 2006 Award for Excellence in International Theatre by the International Theatre Institute.

 

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