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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

  • The Taming of the Shrew - Baptista Minola

    11:00, Sun 3rd January 2021 - Thu 7th January 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
    The play begins with a framing device, often referred to as the Induction, in which a…

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Sound Designer

    21:00, Thu 1st April 2021 - Sun 4th April 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    11:30, Thu 8th April 2021 - Sun 11th April 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    15:00, Thu 15th April 2021 - Sun 18th April 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a 1962 play by Edward Albee. It examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. After a university faculty party, they receive an…

  • Into the Woods - Publicity Designer, Costume Designer

    14:45, Sun 9th May 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    21:00, Tue 11th May 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    20:15, Wed 12th May 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    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…

  • Woyzeck - Marie

    16:00, Thu 27th May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    Woyzeck is a stage play written by Georg Büchner. He left the work incomplete at his death, but it has been variously and posthumously "finished" by a variety of authors, editors and translators. Woyzec…

  • Annie - Trumpet

    20:30, Tue 6th July 2021 - Sat 10th July 2021 at Globe Theatre, London

    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 Broad…

  • Peter and Wendy - Peter Pan, Producer

    18:00, Fri 23rd July 2021 at London Palladium
    12:30, Sun 25th July 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    20:45, Mon 26th July 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    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 Duchess of Malfi - Costume Designer

    19:15, Tue 23rd November 2021 - Sat 27th November 2021 at Almeida 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 audience…

  • Assassins - John Wilkes Booth, Flute

    19:45, Wed 12th January 2022 - Sat 15th January 2022 at Savoy Theatre

    Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-st…

  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Harspichord

    20:45, Thu 5th May 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:30, Sun 8th May 2022 at Royal Opera House, London
    15:30, Tue 10th May 2022 at London Palladium
    20:15, Fri 13th May 2022 at The Old Vic
    20:30, Sat 14th May 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    20:30, Mon 16th May 2022 at Random Venue 78
    15:30, Wed 18th May 2022 at The Old Vic
    11:00, Sat 21st May 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:15, Sun 22nd May 2022 at Barbican Centre

    Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a musical with a book by Australian film director-writer Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, using well-known pop songs as its score. Adapted from Elliott's 1994 film The…

  • Avenue Q - Oboe

    20:15, Wed 25th May 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Avenue Q is an American musical in two acts, conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics. The book was written by Jeff Whitty and the show was directed by Jason Moore. Avenue…

  • Faust - Sound Designer, Master Carpenter

    20:15, Tue 31st May 2022 - Mon 6th June 2022 at Random Venue 11
    20:45, Tue 7th June 2022 - Mon 13th June 2022 at Random Venue 11
    21:00, Tue 14th June 2022 - Mon 20th June 2022 at Random Venue 11

    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…

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