Michael Grandage


Among his many projects there have been plays starring Nicole Kidman (Photograph 51), Jude Law (Henry V), Daniel Radcliffe (The Cripple of Inishmaan), and Dame Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw (Peter and Alice). Grandage is former artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse and Sheffield Theatres. His work for the Donmar includes Richard II, Luisa Miller, King Lear, Red (also New York), Hamlet (also Elsinore and New York), Frost/Nixon (also West End, New York, U. S. tour), Caligula, The Wild Duck, Guys and Dolls, Grand Hotel, After Miss Julie, Merrily We Roll Along, and Passion Play, among other productions. He most recently directed Red at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre and Disney’s Frozen on Broadway. Recipient of a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and multiple Olivier, Evening Standard, and Critics’ Circle Awards, Grandage was appointed CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2011.

Previously at Lyric: Madama Butterfly (2019|20) & (2013|14)

Last updated: February 6, 2020