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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".


Jessica Chastain is preparing for

  • The Miser - Cléante

    17:00, Sun 14th February 2021 - Wed 17th February 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    The Miser is a five-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed on September 9, 1668, in the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris.

  • Le Cid - Don Rodrigue

    20:30, Sat 29th May 2021 - Wed 2nd June 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:45, Sat 5th June 2021 - Wed 9th June 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    13:30, Sat 12th June 2021 - Wed 16th June 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    Le Cid is a tragicomedy written by Pierre Corneille and published in 1636. It is based on the legend of El Cid.
    The play followed Corneille's first true tragedy, Médée, produced in 1635. An enormous…

  • My Fair Lady - Sound Designer

    13:45, Wed 4th August 2021 - Sun 8th August 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl…

  • Gypsy: A Musical Fable - Writer

    20:15, Tue 7th September 2021 - Sun 12th September 2021 at Random Venue 9

    Gypsy is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents. Gypsy is loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and…

  • Mother Courage and Her Children - Eilif

    20:45, Mon 13th September 2021 - Thu 16th September 2021 at Random Venue 21

    Mother Courage and Her Children is a play written in 1939 by the German dramatist and poet Bertolt Brecht with significant contributions from Margarete Steffin. After four very important theatrical prod…

  • Death of a Salesman - Charley

    20:00, Thu 11th November 2021 - Sun 14th November 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    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…

  • Our Town - Mrs. Gibbs

    19:45, Wed 17th November 2021 - Sat 20th November 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    Our Town is a 1938 three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. Set in the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners, it tells the story of an average town's citizens in the early twen…

  • Wicked - Carpenter

    20:00, Sun 21st November 2021 - Sat 27th November 2021 at Random Venue 24

    Wicked is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a…

  • 42nd Street - Trombone

    19:15, Wed 15th December 2021 - Mon 20th December 2021 at The Old Vic

    42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrat…

  • Annie - Writer

    20:45, Thu 16th June 2022 - Sun 19th June 2022 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:15, Thu 23rd June 2022 - Sun 26th June 2022 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:45, Thu 30th June 2022 - Sun 3rd July 2022 at Royal Opera House, 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…


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