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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

  • Fame - Carmen Diaz

    20:45, Sun 17th October 2021 - Thu 21st October 2021 at Crucible Theatre

    A stage musical based on the 1980 musical film Fame has been staged under two titles. The first, 'Fame – The Musical' conceived and developed by David De Silva, is a musical with a book by Jose Fernande…

  • Godspell - Lighting Designer

    19:30, Sat 6th November 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    19:15, Mon 8th November 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    19:15, Tue 9th November 2021 at Random Venue 49
    19:30, Fri 12th November 2021 at Barbican Centre
    19:45, Sat 13th November 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    19:15, Mon 15th November 2021 at Random Venue 99
    19:15, Thu 18th November 2021 at Random Venue 29
    15:30, Fri 19th November 2021 at The Old Vic
    19:15, Sun 21st November 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Godspell is a musical by Stephen Schwartz and a book by John-Michael Tebelak. It opened off Broadway on May 17, 1971, and has played in various touring companies and revivals many times since, including…

  • Peter and Wendy - Writer

    22:15, Fri 10th December 2021 - Mon 13th December 2021 at London Palladium
    19:30, Fri 17th December 2021 - Mon 20th December 2021 at London Palladium
    19:15, Fri 24th December 2021 - Mon 27th December 2021 at London Palladium

    Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up or Peter and Wendy is J. M. Barrie's most famous work, in the form of a 1904 play and a 1911 novel, respectively. Both versions tell the story of Peter Pan,…

  • The Rocky Horror Show - Composer

    19:30, Fri 14th January 2022 - Thu 20th January 2022 at Globe Theatre, London

    The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics and a book by Richard O'Brien. A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s, the musical tell…

  • Into the Woods - Producer, Oboe

    21:00, Sat 21st May 2022 - Tue 24th May 2022 at The Old Vic

    Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. It debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986, and premiered on Broadway in 1987. Bernadette…

  • Pippin - Reeds

    19:30, Sat 4th June 2022 - Tue 7th June 2022 at Sadler's Wells 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…

  • La Cage aux Folles - Publicity Designer

    11:00, Sat 6th August 2022 - Wed 10th August 2022 at Liverpool Empire 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,…

  • The Odd Couple - Costume Designer

    20:30, Sun 14th August 2022 - Thu 18th August 2022 at Crucible Theatre
    20:45, Sun 21st August 2022 - Thu 25th August 2022 at Crucible Theatre
    20:45, Sun 28th August 2022 - Thu 1st September 2022 at Crucible Theatre

    The Odd Couple is a play by Neil Simon. Following its premiere on Broadway in 1965, the characters were revived in a successful 1968 film and 1970s television series, as well as other derivative works…

  • Hello, Dolly! - Dolly Levi

    20:45, Sat 29th October 2022 - Thu 3rd November 2022 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Hello, Dolly! is a musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Match…

  • Sunset Boulevard - Trumpet

    19:15, Sun 6th November 2022 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    19:15, Tue 8th November 2022 at Almeida Theatre
    19:15, Wed 9th November 2022 at The Old Vic
    19:45, Thu 10th November 2022 at Random Venue 62
    19:15, Sun 13th November 2022 at Random Venue 95

    Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the 1950 film of the same title, the plot revolves around Norma Desmond…

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