SAMUEL ADAMSON

 

GABRIEL starring ALISON BALSOM at SHAKESPEAREÕS GLOBE in July and August

 

THE LIGHT PRINCESS co-written with TORI AMOS at the NATIONAL THEATRE from September

 

Samuel AdamsonÕs plays include FRANK & FERDINAND (National Theatre Connections), SOUTHWARK FAIR, (National Theatre), MRS AFFLECK (from IbsenÕs Little Eyolf, National Theatre), BOSTON MANOR (Theatre 503/Theatre Voice), FISH AND COMPANY (National Youth Theatre/Soho Theatre), CLOCKS AND WHISTLES (Bush Theatre and Origin Theatre Company, New York; Time Out award), DRINK, DANCE, LAUGH AND LIE (Bush/Channel 4), GRACE NOTE (Old Vic/Peter Hall Company), SOME KIND OF BLISS (Trafalgar Studios and Brits Off Broadway, New York), BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYÕS (from Truman CapoteÕs novel, Theatre Royal, Haymarket) and TOMORROW WEEK (BBC Radio 3); as well as contributions to 24 HOUR PLAYS (Old Vic), A CHAIN PLAY (Almeida) and DECADE (Headlong). His play of ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (from Pedro Almod—varÕs film; Old Vic Theatre; 2008 Whatsonstage TheatregoersÕ Choice Best New Play) has been translated into many languages and is performed regularly around the world. He is Artistic Associate on the National TheatreÕs award-winning WAR HORSE (Lincoln Center Theater, New York; Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto; US Tour; Australian Tour). Versions include: ChekhovÕs THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Oxford Stage Company/Riverside Studios) and THREE SISTERS (OSC tour and West End); IbsenÕs PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY (National Theatre) and A DOLLÕS HOUSE (Southwark Playhouse, Northcott Theatre Exeter and Dundee Rep); SchnitzlerÕs PROFESSOR BERNHARDI (Arcola Theatre; also adapted for BBC Radio 3); Bernhard StudlarÕs TRANSDANUBIA DREAMING (National Theatre Studio) and OstrovskyÕs LARISA AND THE MERCHANTS (InSite Performance/Arcola Theatre). Film: RUNNING FOR RIVER (Directional Studios/Krug). His plays are published by Faber and Faber; versions by Samuel French. He was writer in residence at the Bush Theatre in 1997-8.

 

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