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Jessica Chastain

Jessica Michelle Chastain is an American theater, film and television actress. Chastain played guest roles in several television shows before making her feature film debut and the 2008 independent film, Jolene. In 2011, she gained wide public recognition for her starring roles in seven film releases. Her performance in The Help received rave reviews and earned her several accolades, including a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as Golden Globe, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. In the military thriller film Zero Dark Thirty, she won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama and received her second consecutive Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
In 2012, Time magazine featured her as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World". Chastain's performances in Zero Dark Thirty and in the 2013 horror film Mama led film critic Richard Roeper to describe her as "one of the finest actors of her generation".

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Jessica Chastain is preparing for

  • In the Heights - Bassoon

    20:45, Fri 21st August 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    23:00, Sun 23rd August 2020 at Gielgud Theatre
    20:30, Wed 26th August 2020 at Random Venue 7
    20:15, Sat 29th August 2020 at Random Venue 61

    In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes. The story is set over the course of three days, involving an ensemble cast of characters in…

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream - Puck

    20:00, Thu 24th December 2020 - Sun 27th December 2020 at Gielgud Theatre

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is a play by William Shakespeare. It is believed that it was written between 1590 and 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and…

  • Starlight Express - Violin

    17:45, Fri 25th December 2020 - Mon 28th December 2020 at The Old Vic

    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…

  • The Bacchae - Tiresias

    19:15, Thu 14th January 2021 - Tue 19th January 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    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…

  • The Producers - Roger De Bris

    17:45, Wed 20th January 2021 - Tue 26th January 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, with lyrics written by Brooks and music composed by Brooks and arranged by Glen Kelly and Doug…

  • The Glass Menagerie - Director

    20:00, Wed 24th March 2021 - Sun 28th March 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    The Glass Menagerie is a four-character memory play by Tennessee Williams. Williams worked on various drafts of the play prior to writing a version of it as a screenplay for MGM, to whom Williams was…

  • Kiss Me, Kate - Publicity Designer

    19:45, Fri 26th March 2021 - Tue 30th March 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Kiss Me, Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage…

  • Godspell - Violin

    20:45, Wed 7th April 2021 - Tue 13th April 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    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…

  • Aida - Clarinet

    11:00, Fri 9th April 2021 - Tue 13th April 2021 at Random Venue 47
    20:45, Fri 16th April 2021 - Tue 20th April 2021 at Random Venue 47
    20:15, Fri 23rd April 2021 - Tue 27th April 2021 at Random Venue 47

    Aida is a musical with music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, and produced by Walt Disney Theatrical.
    Aida premiered on Broadway on…

  • Starlight Express - Lighting Designer

    20:30, Thu 6th May 2021 - Tue 11th May 2021 at Random Venue 15

    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…

  • Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark - Mary Jane Watson

    20:30, Wed 2nd June 2021 - Tue 8th June 2021 at Random Venue 65

    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a 2011 rock musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge and a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The musical is based on the Spid…

  • The Glass Menagerie - Director

    20:30, Thu 3rd June 2021 - Tue 8th June 2021 at Random Venue 41

    The Glass Menagerie is a four-character memory play by Tennessee Williams. Williams worked on various drafts of the play prior to writing a version of it as a screenplay for MGM, to whom Williams was…

  • Antony and Cleopatra - Director

    20:30, Thu 3rd June 2021 - Sun 6th June 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The play was first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Lives and follows the relat…

  • Uncle Vanya - Ilya Ilych Telegin

    15:45, Wed 9th June 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Uncle Vanya is a play by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. It was first published in 1897 and received its Moscow première in 1899 in a production by the Moscow Art Theatre, under the direction of…

  • American Idiot - Bass

    20:15, Fri 16th July 2021 - Tue 20th July 2021 at Royal Court 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…

  • The Seagull - Technical Director

    14:45, Thu 29th July 2021 - Mon 2nd August 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    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…

  • Fame - Publicist

    21:00, Sat 14th August 2021 at Haymarket 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…

  • Elisabeth - Countess Esterházy

    20:15, Wed 15th September 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Elisabeth is a Viennese, German-language musical commissioned by the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien, with book/lyrics by Michael Kunze and music by Sylvester Levay. It portrays the life and death of Empress…

  • Hamlet - Technical Director

    21:00, Fri 8th October 2021 - Mon 11th October 2021 at Almeida Theatre

    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King…

  • Death of a Salesman - Flute, Miss Forsythe

    20:00, Fri 26th November 2021 - Mon 29th November 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:30, Fri 3rd December 2021 - Mon 6th December 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    20:00, Fri 10th December 2021 - Mon 13th December 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Death of a Salesman is a 1949 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller. It was the recipient of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. The play premiered on Broadway…

  • A Doll's House - Lighting Designer

    19:30, Thu 2nd December 2021 - Mon 6th December 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    A Doll's House is a three-act play in prose by Henrik Ibsen. It premiered at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 21 December 1879, having been published earlier that month.
    The play is signific…

  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - Director

    20:00, Thu 13th January 2022 - Tue 18th January 2022 at The Old Vic

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
    Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright…

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