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  • (April 1998) : Directed "The Chairs", a play by Eugène Ionesco - John Golden Theater, New York City, USA.
  • His directing credits with theatre company Complicite's (where he is artistic director) include : "The Street of Crocodiles", "Out of a house walked a man...", "The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol", and "The Caucasian Chalk Circle" and Shakespeare's "Measure For Measure".
  • (October 2002) : Directed "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" by Bertolt Brecht - Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York City, New York, USA.
  • (February 2006) : Played "Duke of Vienna" in William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" - National Theatre, London, England, UK.
  • (1992) He co-wrote "The Streets of Crocodiles", and directed the play (Theatre De Complit production) at the Cottlesloe National Theatre and Tour with César Sarachu, Matthew Scurfield and Annabel Arden in the cast.
  • (1994) He co-wrote, acted, and directed "The 3 Lives of Lucie Cabrol" at the Tour and Riverside Studios with Lilo Baur in London, England.
  • (October 2008) : Directed "All My Sons", a play by Arthur Miller (Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (October 1988 - January 1989) He acted in the Almedia Theatre production season in the plays: "A Minute Too Late"; "Ave Maria"; "Miss Donnithorne's Maggot"; "Escape for Tuba"; "Food of Love"; "What is All This Dancing?"; "The Visit"; "My Army"; "Please, Please, Please"; "The Phantom Violin"; "Anything for a Quiet Life"; "Rainmaker in Gebb" and "The Right Size in Que Sera"; with Annabel Arden, Marcello Magni, Celia Gore-Booth, Tim Barlow, Kathryn Hunter, Gerard McBurney, Clive Mendus and Nick Phillipou in the cast.
  • (1997) Played the Judge Azdak in Caucasian Chalk Circle Royal National Theatre
  • (2012) Published Collection of Essays entitled 'Who you hear it from" Complicite books
  • (Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec 2010) Played Clov in Endgame with Mark Rylance as Hamm The Duchess Theatre
  • (2007) Wrote and Directed 'A Disappearing Number' 2007 Best New Play Evening Standard 2007, Best New Play Olivier 2008
  • (1992) He directed Bruno Schulz and his play, "The Streets of Crocodiles," in a British National Production and Theatre De Complicite production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England and on tour with Cesar Sarachu, Matthew Scurfield, and Annabel Arden in the cast.
  • (1994) He acted and directed John Berger and his play, "The 3 Lives of Lucie Cabrol," in a Theatre De Complicite Production on Tour and at the Riverside Studios Theatre in London, England with Lilo Baur in the cast.
  • (1992) He directed Bruno Schulz's play, "The Streets of Crocodiles," in a Theatre De Complicite and Royal National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England.
  • (January 1991-July 1991; September 1991-January 1992) He acted in the Royal National Theatre season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Tony Harrison's play, "The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David Hare's play, "Racing Demon," "Murmuring Judges;" Franz Kafka's play, "The Trial;" Friedrich Durrenmatt's play, "The Visit," (Theatre De Complicite production); Christopher Hampton's play, "White Chameleon;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Invisible Play;" Dario Fo's play, "Accidental Death of An Anarchist;" David Edgar's play, "The Shape of the Table;" "Fever;" Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night;" Moliere's play, "The Miser;" William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III;" Mikhail Bulgakov's play, "White Snow;" John Webster's play, "The White Devil;" Eduardo De Filippo's play, "Napoli Milionaria;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui;" "Grand Kabuki" (Shochiku Company production); "At Our Table;" Mustapha Matura's play, "The Coup;" Alan Bennett's play, "The Madness of King George III;" Edward Bond's play, "The Sea;" "The Little Clay Cart;" and Ferderico Garcia Lorca's play, "Blood Wedding;" with Mark Addy, Keith Allen, Tony Armatrading, Robin Bailey, David Bamber, Gillian Barge, Desmond Barrit, Norman Beaton, Stephen Bent, Steven Berkoff, Paul Bhattacharjee, Steven Boxer, Elizabeth Bradley, Richard Briers, Jasper Britton, Eleanor Bron, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, Richenda Carey, Tom Chadbon, Emma Chambers, Ben Chapman, Ron Cook, Trevor Cooper, Lorcan Cranitch, Alan Cumming, Myriam Cyr, Judi Dench, Stephen Dillane, Linda Dobell, Kate Duchene, Robert Eddison, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Tenniel Evans, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Oliver Ford Davies, Rupert Frazer, Brian Glover, Stella Gonet, Cathryn Harrison, Nigel Hawthorne, Clare Higgins, Kathryn Hunter, Harold Innocent, Saeed Jaffrey, Oscar James, Peter Jeffrey, Stratford Johns, Karl Johnson, Darlene Johnson, Charles Kay, Jeffery Kissoon, Adam Kotz, Peter Laird, Barbara Leigh Hunt, Mark Lewis, Mark Lockyer, John Matshikiza, Helen McCrory, Sean McGinley, Ian McKellen, Bill Moody, Paul Moriaty, John Nettleton, Joseph O'Conor, Richard Pasco, Robert Patterson, Patrick Pearson, Bruce Purchase, Denis Quilley, Griff Rhys Jones, Terence Rigby, Sally Rogers, David Ross, Barrie Rutter, Nadim Sawalha, Prunella Scales, Adrian Scarborough, Cyril Shaps, Wallace Shawn, Jack Shephard, Antony Sher, Josette Simon, Malcolm Sinclair, Claire Skinner, Dinah Stabb, Ken Stott, Mark Strong, Tamasaburo, Julian Wadham, Timothy West, Benjamin Whitrow, Peter Wight, Tom Wilkinson, and Andrew Woodall in the company.
  • (January 2001 - January 2002) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Laurence Olivier Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "My Fair Lady;" John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World;" "The Walls" play;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard;" Harold Pinter's plays, "No Man's Land," "Remembrance of Things Past;" Yasmina Reza's play, "Life X 3;" William Shakespeare's plays, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," "The Winter's Tale," "Hamlet;" MIchael Frayn's play, "Noises Off;" Complicite's play, "Mnemonic;" "Singin in the Musical;" Robert LePage's play, "The Far Side of the Moon;" Edward Albee's plays, "Marriage Play," "Finding the Sun;" R.K. Narayan's play, "The Ramayana;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Woman of Setzuan;" Patrick Marber's play, "Howard Katz;" John Vanbrugh's play, "The Relapse;" Mark Ravenhill's play, "Mother Clap's Molly House;" Charlotte Jones's play, "Humble Boy;" Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons;" Tim Winton's play, "Cloudstreet" (Company B Belvoir); John Osborne's play, "Luther;" "The Goodhope" play;" August Wilson's play, "Jitney;" Gregory Burke's play, "Gagarin Way;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "South Pacific;" and Patrick Barlow's play, "The Wonder of Sex;" with Roger Allam, Edward Baker-Duly, Patrick Barlow, Duncan Bell, Christopher Benjamin, Suzanne Bertish, Eve Best, Susie Blake, Caroline Blakiston, Brian Blessed, Willis Burks II, Sheila Burrell, Judy Campbell, Ron Cook, Oliver Cotton, Derbhle Crotty, Sorcha Cusack, Ben Daniels, Phil Daniels, Andy De La Tour, Frances De La Tour, Edward De Souza, Joe Dixon, Janine Duvitski, Peter Egan, James Ellis, Deborah Findlay, Tom Georgeson, Aden Gillett, Sheila Gish, Richard Griffiths, Diana Hardcastle, James Hazeldine, Patricia Hodge, Geoffrey Hutchings, Alexandra Jay, Alex Jennings, Karl Johnson, Lauren Kennedy, Sara Kestelman, Nicholas Le Prevost, Julie Legrand, Adrian Lukis, Martine McCutcheon, Peter McEnery, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ben Miles, Iain Mitchell, Cherry Morris, John Normington, Bill Paterson, Trevor Peacock, Maxine Peake, Edward Petherbridge, Jonathan Pryce, James Purefoy, Philip Quast, Denis Quilley, John Ramm, Jeff Rawle, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Sheila Reid, Diana Rigg, David Rintoul, Patsy Rowlands, Simon Russell Beale, Mark Rylance, Nadim Sawalha, Rufus Sewell, John Shrapnel, Malcolm Sinclair, Claire Skinner, Imelda Staunton, Rebecca Thornhill, Mark Umbers, Julian Wadham, Harriet Walter, Marcia Warren, Dennis Waterman, Timothy West, and John Wood in the company.

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