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Christopher Plummer

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer CC is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor. He made his film debut in 1958's Stage Struck, and notable early film performances include The Night of the Generals, The Return of the Pink Panther, The Man Who Would Be King and the 1969 classic Lock Up Your Daughters. In a career that spans seven decades and includes substantial roles in each of the dramatic arts, Plummer is probably best known to film audiences as the autocratic widower Captain Georg Ludwig von Trapp in the hit 1965 musical film The Sound of Music alongside Julie Andrews. Plummer has also ventured into various television projects, including the legendary miniseries The Thorn Birds. His most recent film roles include the The Insider as Mike Wallace, the Disney–Pixar 2009 film Up as Charles Muntz, the Shane Acker production 9 as 1, The Last Station as Leo Tolstoy, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus as Doctor Parnassus, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Henrik Vanger, and Beginners as Hal. Plummer has won numerous awards and accolades for his work, including an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award, and a BAFTA Award. With his win at the age of 82 in 2012 for Beginners, Plummer is the oldest actor and person ever to win an Academy Award.

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Christopher Plummer is preparing for

  • Macbeth - Director

    19:30, Thu 16th January 2020 - Sun 19th January 2020 at Barbican Centre

    Macbeth is a play written by William Shakespeare. It is considered one of his darkest and most powerful tragedies. Set in Scotland, the play dramatizes the corrosive psychological and political effect…

  • The Wiz - Lighting Designer

    19:15, Fri 7th February 2020 - Mon 10th February 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    19:15, Fri 14th February 2020 - Mon 17th February 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    18:30, Fri 21st February 2020 - Mon 24th February 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. It is a retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wond…

  • Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes - Prior Walter

    10:15, Tue 17th March 2020 at The Old Vic
    19:30, Wed 18th March 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    19:15, Fri 20th March 2020 at Almeida Theatre
    18:45, Sun 22nd March 2020 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:45, Mon 23rd March 2020 at The Old Vic
    17:15, Tue 24th March 2020 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:00, Fri 27th March 2020 at Almeida Theatre
    18:45, Sat 28th March 2020 at Barbican Centre
    21:45, Mon 30th March 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    19:00, Wed 1st April 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is a 1993 Pulitzer Prize-winning play in two parts by American playwright Tony Kushner. The two parts of the play are separately presentable and en…

  • Spring Awakening - Wendla Bergmann

    10:45, Thu 26th March 2020 - Wed 1st April 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    19:00, Thu 2nd April 2020 - Wed 8th April 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:45, Thu 9th April 2020 - Wed 15th April 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. It is based on the controversial German play Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind which was banned in…

  • Funny Girl - Sound Designer

    20:15, Thu 2nd April 2020 - Sun 5th April 2020 at London Palladium

    Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne …

  • Brigadoon - Publicity Designer

    20:45, Fri 10th April 2020 - Tue 14th April 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    22:15, Fri 17th April 2020 - Tue 21st April 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Fri 24th April 2020 - Tue 28th April 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    Brigadoon is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Songs from the musical, such as "Almost Like Being in Love" have become standards. The story in…

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream - Technical Director

    20:45, Sun 24th May 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:45, Wed 27th May 2020 at The Old Vic
    20:30, Sat 30th May 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    20:45, Tue 2nd June 2020 at Random Venue 48
    20:45, Thu 4th June 2020 at Barbican Centre

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is a play by William Shakespeare. It is believed that it was written between 1590 and 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseu…

  • Mary Poppins - Mary Poppins, George Banks

    20:00, Sat 30th May 2020 - Wed 3rd June 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    Mary Poppins is a musical with music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers and a book by Julian Fellowes. The musical is based on the similarly titled series of children's book…

  • The Duchess of Malfi - Director

    20:30, Fri 5th June 2020 - Tue 9th June 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    20:45, Fri 12th June 2020 - Tue 16th June 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    13:45, Fri 19th June 2020 - Tue 23rd June 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    The Duchess of Malfi is a macabre, tragic play written by the English dramatist John Webster in 1612–13. It was first performed privately at the Blackfriars Theatre, then before a more general audienc…

  • Doctor Faustus - Wagner

    21:45, Sat 25th July 2020 - Wed 29th July 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:30, Sat 1st August 2020 - Wed 5th August 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:45, Sat 8th August 2020 - Wed 12th August 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story, in which a man sells his soul t…

  • Brigadoon - Meg Brockie

    17:00, Thu 6th August 2020 - Wed 12th August 2020 at Gielgud Theatre

    Brigadoon is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Songs from the musical, such as "Almost Like Being in Love" have become standards. The story in…

  • Annie - Bert Healy

    19:00, Fri 11th September 2020 - Tue 15th September 2020 at Gielgud Theatre

    Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan. The original Bro…

  • Noises Off - Brooke Ashton

    20:15, Fri 2nd October 2020 - Tue 6th October 2020 at Random Venue 87
    20:30, Fri 9th October 2020 - Tue 13th October 2020 at Random Venue 87
    20:15, Fri 16th October 2020 - Tue 20th October 2020 at Random Venue 87

    Noises Off is a 1982 play by the English playwright Michael Frayn. The idea for it came in 1970, when Frayn was watching from the wings a performance of The Two of Us, a farce that he had written for …

  • Hamlet - Yorick

    21:00, Fri 9th October 2020 - Mon 12th October 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    20:30, Fri 16th October 2020 - Mon 19th October 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    20:15, Fri 23rd October 2020 - Mon 26th October 2020 at Crucible Theatre

    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering Ki…

  • Spring Awakening - Fräulein Grossenbustenhalter

    19:30, Thu 18th March 2021 - Mon 22nd March 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    19:15, Thu 25th March 2021 - Mon 29th March 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:15, Thu 1st April 2021 - Mon 5th April 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. It is based on the controversial German play Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind which was banned in…

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