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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

  • Mary Stuart - Director

    20:45, Sat 10th August 2019 - Wed 14th August 2019 at Royal Opera House, London

    Mary Stuart is a play by Friedrich Schiller that depicts the last days of Mary, Queen of Scots. The play consists of five acts, each divided into several scenes. The play had its première in Weimar, G…

  • Faust - Technical Director

    20:15, Sat 21st September 2019 - Thu 26th September 2019 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:45, Sat 28th September 2019 - Thu 3rd October 2019 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:30, Sat 5th October 2019 - Thu 10th October 2019 at Haymarket Theatre

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts: Faust. Der Tragödie erster Teil and Faust. Der Tragödie zweiter Teil. Although rarely staged in its entirety, it is the play with…

  • The King and I - Anna Leonowens

    12:30, Mon 25th November 2019 - Fri 29th November 2019 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    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 der…

  • War Horse - Sgt. Sam Perkins

    19:30, Mon 30th December 2019 - Fri 3rd January 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    War Horse is a play based on the book of the same name by acclaimed children's writer Michael Morpurgo, adapted for stage by Nick Stafford. Originally Morpurgo thought "they must be mad"…

  • The Bacchae - Publicity Designer

    19:30, Sat 18th January 2020 - Wed 22nd January 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    The Bacchae is an ancient Greek tragedy by the Athenian playwright Euripides, during his final years in Macedonia, at the court of Archelaus I of Macedon. It premièred posthumously at the Theatre of D…

  • Brigadoon - Master Carpenter

    19:30, Sat 18th January 2020 - Wed 22nd January 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    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…

  • Measure for Measure - Technical Director

    19:15, Sat 22nd February 2020 - Tue 25th February 2020 at Royal Court Theatre

    Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. It was classified as comedy, but its mood defies those expectations. As a result and for a variety …

  • Cats - Victoria the White Cat

    18:00, Sun 8th March 2020 - Thu 12th March 2020 at Random Venue 73
    19:45, Sun 15th March 2020 - Thu 19th March 2020 at Random Venue 73
    20:00, Sun 22nd March 2020 - Thu 26th March 2020 at Random Venue 73

    Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night t…

  • All My Sons - Producer

    19:45, Sun 8th March 2020 - Wed 11th March 2020 at London Palladium

    All My Sons is a 1947 play by Arthur Miller. The play was twice adapted for film; in 1948, and again in 1987. The play opened on Broadway at the Coronet Theatre in New York City on January 29, 1947, c…

  • All's Well That Ends Well - Lavatch

    18:15, Sat 28th March 2020 - Fri 3rd April 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Sat 4th April 2020 - Fri 10th April 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Sat 11th April 2020 - Fri 17th April 2020 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. Thoug…

  • Company - Clarinet

    20:15, Mon 30th March 2020 - Thu 2nd April 2020 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:45, Mon 6th April 2020 - Thu 9th April 2020 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:15, Mon 13th April 2020 - Thu 16th April 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    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. Orig…

  • Carousel - Sound Designer

    20:45, Wed 8th July 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    21:00, Fri 10th July 2020 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:45, Sun 12th July 2020 at Random Venue 23
    20:45, Tue 14th July 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    11:15, Fri 17th July 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the …

  • The Seagull - Irina Nikolayevna Arkadina

    19:45, Mon 16th November 2020 - Fri 20th November 2020 at Royal Opera House, London

    The Seagull is the first of what are generally considered to be the four major plays by the Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov. The Seagull was written in 1895 and first produced in 1896. It dramatises t…

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