Lindsay Posner - Theatre

Theatre

Posner was an Associate Director of the Royal Court Theatre between 1987 and 1992. During this time, he directed a number of new plays. Additionally, from 1989 he was appointed Artistic Director of Royal Court Theatre Upstairs and Deputy Director (to Artistic Director Max Stafford-Clark) for the main house. During the late 2000s and early 2010s, he has had success with revivals of modern British comedies such as Relatively Speaking, Abigail's Party and Noises Off.

Theatre directed by Lindsay Posner
Date Play Author Theatre Notes
02013-03-01March 2013 The Winslow Boy Terence Rattigan The Old Vic
02013-01-01January 2013 The Turn of the Screw Adapted by Rebecca Lenkiewicz from Henry James' novella of the same name Almeida Theatre
02012-10-01October 2012 Uncle Vanya Anton Chekov, in a version by Christopher Hampton Vaudeville Theatre
02012-01-012012 Relatively Speaking Alan Ayckbourn Bath Theatre Royal
02012-01-012012 Abigail's Party Mike Leigh Menier Chocolate Factory, Bath Theatre Royal and Wyndham's Theatre
02012-01-012012 Richard III William Shakespeare Old Globe Theatre, San Diego
02011-01-012011 Noises Off Michael Frayn The Old Vic
02009-01-012009 A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller Duke of York's Theatre Featuring Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Ken Stott
02009-01-012009 House Of Games Adapted by Richard Bean from the screenplay (of the film of the same name) by David Mamet Almeida Theatre
02009-01-012009 An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde Vaudeville Theatre
02009-01-012009 Butley Simon Gray Duchess Theatre
02008-01-012008 Three Sisters on Hope Street Diane Samuels and Tracy-Ann Oberman, based on Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters Liverpool Everyman and Hampstead Theatre
02008-01-012008 Carousel Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II Savoy Theatre Featuring Lesley Garrett
02007-01-012007 Fiddler on the Roof Music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Joseph Stein Sheffield Crucible and the Savoy Theatre Featuring Henry Goodman
02006-01-012006 The Misanthrope Molière, adapted by Martin Crimp Young Vic Featuring Elizabeth McGovern and Ken Stott
02006-01-012006 Fool for Love Sam Shepard Apollo Theatre Featuring Juliette Lewis and Martin Henderson
02006-01-012006 Tom and Viv Michael Hastings Almeida Theatre Featuring Will Keen and Frances O'Connor
02005-01-012005 The Hypochondriac Molière Almeida Theatre Featuring Henry Goodman
02005-01-012005 Romance David Mamet Almeida Theatre Featuring John Mahoney
02005-01-012005 The Birthday Party Harold Pinter Duchess Theatre
02005-01-012005 A Life in the Theatre David Mamet Apollo Theatre
02004-01-012004 Oleanna David Mamet Garrick Theatre Featuring Aaron Eckhart and Julia Stiles
02003-01-012003 The Caretaker Harold Pinter Bristol Old Vic
02003-01-012003 The Lady from the Sea Henrik Ibsen Lyric Hammersmith and West Yorkshire Playhouse Featuring Natasha Richardson
02003-01-012003 Sexual Perversity in Chicago David Mamet Comedy Theatre Featuring Matthew Perry, Hank Azaria and Minnie Driver
02003-01-012003 Power Nick Dear Royal National Theatre
02002-01-012002 Tartuffe Molière Royal National Theatre
02001-01-012001 Twelfth Night William Shakespeare RSC at Stratford and the Barbican Theatre Featuring Guy Henry
02000-01-012000 The Rivals Richard Brinsley Sheridan RSC at Stratford and the Barbican Theatre Featuring Benjamin Whitrow and David Tennant
01999-01-011999 The Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare RSC at The Pit
01999-01-011999 Volpone Ben Jonson RSC at The Swan
01998-01-011998 After Darwin Timberlake Wertenbaker Hampstead Theatre
01997-01-011997 American Buffalo David Mamet Young Vic Featuring Douglas Henshall, Neil Stuke and Nicholas Woodeson
01997-01-011997 The Provok’d Wife Sir John Vanbrugh Old Vic Featuring Michael Pennington and Victoria Hamilton
01995-01-011995 The Seagull Anton Chekhov Gate Theatre, Dublin
01995-01-011995 The Robbers Schiller Gate Theatre, Notting Hill
01993-01-011993 The Treatment Martin Crimp Royal Court
01992-01-011992 Colquhoun and McBryde John Byrne Royal Court
01991-01-011991 Death and the Maiden Ariel Dorfman Royal Court Winner, Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play
01990-01-011990 No One Sees the Video Martin Crimp Royal Court Upstairs
01989-01-011989 American Bagpipes Iain Heggie Royal Court Featuring Lesley Manville and Ken Stott
01988-01-011988 Blood Harwant Bains Royal Court Upstairs
01987-01-011987 Built on Sand Daniel Mornin Royal Court Upstairs
01987-01-011987 Downfall Gregory Motton Royal Court Upstairs
01987-01-011987 Ambulance Gregory Motton Royal Court Upstairs
01986-01-011986 Ficky Stingers Eve Lewis Royal Court Upstairs Staged as part of the 1986 Royal Court Young Writers' Festival

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