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Michael Grandage

Details

Position: Director

Nationality: English

Michael Grandage is Artistic Director of the Michael Grandage Company where he has directed numerous productions in the West End and on Broadway including Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw in Peter and Alice, Aidan Turner in The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Nicole Kidman in Photograph 51, Jude Law in Henry V and Daniel Radcliffe in The Cripple of Inishmaan. He was Artistic Director of Donmar Warehouse (2002–2012) and Sheffield Theatres (2000-2005) where his work included directing Chiwetel Ejiofor in Othello, Frank Langella and Michael Sheen in Frost/Nixon, Derek Jacobi in King Lear, Eddie Redmayne and Alfred Molina in Red (Tony Award for Best Director), Jude Law in Hamlet and Kenneth Branagh in Ivanov. He won three Olivier Awards for his musical productions of Guys and Dolls, Merrily We Roll Along and Grand Hotel. His film work includes Genius starring Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney, and most recently My Policeman starring Harry Styles and Emma Corrin. Currently President of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, he was appointed CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2011. His book, A Decade At The Donmar, was published by Constable & Robins in 2012. His charity – MGCfutures – was set up to help young theatre makers. Taken from the Festival 2022 programme book.

Performances

Original Director / Billy Budd, 20 May 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 23 May 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 26 May 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 29 May 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 02 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 05 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 08 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 11 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 16 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 19 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 22 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 27 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 27 June 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 30 June 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 05 July 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 08 July 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 12 July 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 15 July 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 21 July 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 26 July 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 29 July 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 03 August 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 07 August 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 11 August 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 14 August 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 17 August 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 20 August 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 22 August 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 04 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 07 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 09 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 12 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 14 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 16 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 18 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 20 October 2012 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 23 October 2012 at New Victoria Theatre, Woking view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 25 October 2012 at New Victoria Theatre, Woking view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 27 October 2012 at New Victoria Theatre, Woking view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 30 October 2012 at Theatre Royal, Norwich view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 01 November 2012 at Theatre Royal, Norwich view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 03 November 2012 at Theatre Royal, Norwich view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 06 November 2012 at New Wimbledon Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 08 November 2012 at New Wimbledon Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 10 November 2012 at New Wimbledon Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 13 November 2012 at Theatre Royal, Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 15 November 2012 at Theatre Royal, Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 17 November 2012 at Theatre Royal, Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 20 November 2012 at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 22 November 2012 at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 24 November 2012 at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 27 November 2012 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 29 November 2012 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 01 December 2012 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 05 December 2012 at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 06 December 2012 at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 08 December 2012 at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 08 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 12 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 14 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 19 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 21 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 25 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 30 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 02 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 06 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 10 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 13 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 17 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 20 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 26 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 28 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 31 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 02 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 10 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 12 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 15 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 17 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 20 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 22 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 25 August 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 07 February 2014 at B.A.M., New York view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 09 February 2014 at B.A.M., New York view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 11 February 2014 at B.A.M., New York view performance details

Original Director / Billy Budd, 13 February 2014 at B.A.M., New York view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 3 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 6 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 8 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 12 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 15 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 19 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 21 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 24 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 29 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 2 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 4 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 7 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 10 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 14 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 17 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 20 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Le nozze di Figaro, 24 August 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details