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Glenn Close

Glenn Close is an American film, television and stage actress. Throughout her long and varied career, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility.
Close began her professional stage career in 1974 in Love for Love, and was mostly a Broadway actress through the rest of the 1970s and early 1980s, appearing in both straight plays and musicals, including major productions such as Barnum in 1980. Her first film role was in The World According to Garp, which she followed up with supporting roles in The Big Chill, and The Natural; all three earned her nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She would later receive nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances in Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Liaisons, and Albert Nobbs. Since 2005, she has been known for her television roles in The Shield and her Emmy and Golden Globe winning role as Patty Hewes in the FX TV series Damages.
Close is a six-time Academy Award nominee, tying the record for being the actress with the most nominations never to have won. In addition, her work has earned her three Tonys, an Obie, three Emmys, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has also been nominated three times for a Grammy Award and once for a BAFTA, amongst others.

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Glenn Close is preparing for

  • South Pacific - Publicity Designer

    20:15, Tue 1st September 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. The work premiered in 1949 on Broadway and was an immediate success,…

  • La Cage aux Folles - Les Cagelles, Producer

    18:45, Thu 10th December 2020 - Sun 13th December 2020 at Gielgud Theatre

    La Cage aux Folles is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman. Based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret, it focuses on a gay couple: Georges,…

  • Le Bourgeois gentilhomme - Production Manager

    19:30, Fri 26th March 2021 - Mon 29th March 2021 at Crucible Theatre

    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme is a five-act comédie-ballet—a play intermingled with music, dance and singing—by Molière, first presented on 14 October 1670 before the court of Louis XIV at the Château of…

  • The King and I - Prince Chulalongkorn

    12:45, Wed 12th May 2021 - Tue 18th May 2021 at Random Venue 68

    The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon, which deriv…

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

    20:45, Fri 21st May 2021 - Mon 24th May 2021 at Liverpool Empire 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…

  • Pippin - Director

    22:45, Wed 30th June 2021 - Sun 4th July 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:15, Wed 7th July 2021 - Sun 11th July 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
    21:00, Wed 14th July 2021 - Sun 18th July 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses…

  • Company - Amy

    16:15, Thu 12th August 2021 - Tue 17th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Company is a musical comedy based on a book by George Furth with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The original production was nominated for a record-setting fourteen Tony Awards and won six.
    Origin…

  • Starlight Express - Purse

    20:00, Fri 10th December 2021 - Tue 14th December 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe and Arlene Phillips, with revisions by Don Black, David Yazbek and Alistair Lloyd Webber & Nick Coler. The story follows a…

  • Noises Off - Producer

    19:45, Sun 19th December 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    19:45, Mon 20th December 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    20:00, Thu 23rd December 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    19:45, Sun 26th December 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    17:30, Tue 28th December 2021 at Globe Theatre, London

    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…

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