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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

  • The Full Monty - Horn

    21:00, Sat 25th July 2020 - Tue 28th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    The Full Monty is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally and score by David Yazbek.
    In this Americanized musical stage version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same name, six unemployed Buff…

  • Beauty and the Beast - Technical Director

    19:15, Sun 2nd August 2020 - Wed 5th August 2020 at Almeida Theatre

    Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and a book by Linda Woolverton, based on the 1991 Disney film of the same name. Seven new songs were…

  • A Little Night Music - Drums

    14:45, Sat 17th October 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    20:30, Tue 20th October 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    11:45, Thu 22nd October 2020 at Random Venue 7

    A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, it involves the romantic lives of seve…

  • Sunday in the Park with George - Louis

    19:45, Sun 25th October 2020 - Thu 29th October 2020 at Random Venue 35

    Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical was inspired by the painting "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande…

  • My Fair Lady - Costume Designer

    19:30, Fri 11th December 2020 - Tue 15th December 2020 at Random Venue 65

    My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl…

  • Antigone - Eurydice

    19:15, Sun 13th December 2020 - Wed 16th December 2020 at Haymarket Theatre
    19:45, Sun 20th December 2020 - Wed 23rd December 2020 at Haymarket Theatre
    18:00, Sun 27th December 2020 - Wed 30th December 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    Antigone is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC. Chronologically, it is the third of the three Theban plays but was written first. The play expands on the Theban legend that predated it…

  • The Lion King - Lighting Designer

    19:30, Sat 6th February 2021 - Thu 11th February 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    10:30, Sat 13th February 2021 - Thu 18th February 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    19:15, Sat 20th February 2021 - Thu 25th February 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    The Lion King is a musical based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice along with the musical score created by Hans Zimmer with choral arrange…

  • Mary Poppins - Set Designer

    20:45, Sun 4th April 2021 - Wed 7th April 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    21:15, Sun 11th April 2021 - Wed 14th April 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    20:15, Sun 18th April 2021 - Wed 21st April 2021 at Almeida 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 books by…

  • Grease - Master Carpenter

    20:30, Sat 10th April 2021 - Thu 15th April 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. The musical is named for the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers. The musical, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell…

  • Sweet Charity - Horn

    20:45, Fri 30th April 2021 - Wed 5th May 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Sweet Charity is a musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon. It was directed and choreographed for Broadway by Bob Fosse starring his wife and muse Gwen Verdon…

  • American Idiot - The Extraordinary Girl, Clarinet

    21:00, Sat 3rd July 2021 - Thu 8th July 2021 at Almeida Theatre

    American Idiot is a one-act, through-sung stage musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot. After a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009, the show moved…

  • Dreamgirls - Director

    20:30, Sat 10th July 2021 - Wed 14th July 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles,…

  • All's Well That Ends Well - Lighting Designer

    18:30, Tue 3rd August 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:45, Thu 5th August 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    21:00, Fri 6th August 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Sat 7th August 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Sun 8th August 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    20:45, Tue 10th August 2021 at Globe Theatre, London
    20:30, Fri 13th August 2021 at Globe Theatre, London
    20:15, Sat 14th August 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    20:45, Mon 16th August 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare. It is traditionally believed to have been written between 1604 and 1605, and was originally published in the First Folio in 1623.
    Though origi…

  • The Full Monty - Dave

    21:00, Fri 3rd September 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    20:15, Sun 5th September 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    21:30, Tue 7th September 2021 at The Old Vic
    20:15, Thu 9th September 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:45, Fri 10th September 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    20:30, Mon 13th September 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    The Full Monty is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally and score by David Yazbek.
    In this Americanized musical stage version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same name, six unemployed Buff…

  • Beauty and the Beast - Drums

    20:00, Mon 29th November 2021 at The Old Vic
    17:15, Tue 30th November 2021 at Random Venue 19
    20:00, Fri 3rd December 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    20:00, Sun 5th December 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:00, Tue 7th December 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and a book by Linda Woolverton, based on the 1991 Disney film of the same name. Seven new songs were…

  • Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Sweeney Todd

    16:15, Sun 19th December 2021 - Wed 22nd December 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    21:30, Sun 26th December 2021 - Wed 29th December 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    20:00, Sun 2nd January 2022 - Wed 5th January 2022 at Gielgud Theatre

    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and libretto by Hugh Wheeler. The musical is based on the 1973 play Sweeney Todd, the…

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