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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

  • Mamma Mia! - Director

    19:15, Thu 26th March 2020 - Tue 31st March 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:30, Thu 2nd April 2020 - Tue 7th April 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:30, Thu 9th April 2020 - Tue 14th April 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre

    Mamma Mia! is a stage musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, based on the songs of ABBA, composed by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, former members of the band. The title of the…

  • King Lear - Goneril

    20:30, Thu 2nd April 2020 - Mon 6th April 2020 at Random Venue 31
    20:30, Thu 9th April 2020 - Mon 13th April 2020 at Random Venue 31
    20:45, Thu 16th April 2020 - Mon 20th April 2020 at Random Venue 31

    King Lear is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The title character descends into madness after disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequ…

  • Man of La Mancha - Don Quixote

    20:15, Fri 10th April 2020 - Wed 15th April 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn…

  • West Side Story - Director

    20:30, Thu 16th April 2020 - Wed 22nd April 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    West Side Story is an American musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and conception and choreography by Jerome Robbins. It was inspired by Willi…

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Maggie Pollitt

    20:15, Thu 16th July 2020 - Wed 22nd July 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a play by Tennessee Williams. One of Williams's best-known works and his personal favorite, the play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1955. Set in the "plantation home in…

  • Three Sisters - Olga Sergeyevna Prozorova

    20:15, Fri 7th August 2020 - Tue 11th August 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Three Sisters is a play by Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov, perhaps partially inspired by the situation of the three Brontë sisters. It was written in 1900 and first performed in 1901 at…

  • The Miser - Élise

    21:00, Fri 9th October 2020 - Mon 12th October 2020 at Almeida Theatre
    20:45, Fri 16th October 2020 - Mon 19th October 2020 at Almeida Theatre
    20:45, Fri 23rd October 2020 - Mon 26th October 2020 at Almeida 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.

  • Billy Elliot the Musical - George Watson

    19:45, Thu 26th November 2020 - Tue 1st December 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:45, Thu 3rd December 2020 - Tue 8th December 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:30, Thu 10th December 2020 - Tue 15th December 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot. The music is by Elton John, and book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film's screenplay. The plot revolves around moth…

  • The Crucible - Lighting Designer

    19:30, Thu 3rd December 2020 - Mon 7th December 2020 at Almeida Theatre

    The Crucible is a 1953 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It was initially called "The Chronicles of Sarah Good". It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Provi…

  • The Book of Mormon - Violin

    19:30, Thu 14th January 2021 - Tue 19th January 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:30, Thu 21st January 2021 - Tue 26th January 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
    11:45, Thu 28th January 2021 - Tue 2nd February 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    The Book of Mormon is a religious satire musical with book, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. Best known for creating the animated comedy South Park, Parker and Stone co-cr…

  • A Chorus Line - Harspichord, Zach

    20:15, Fri 2nd July 2021 - Wed 7th July 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre

    A Chorus Line is a musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante. Centred on seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on…

  • War Horse - Director, Sgt. Sam Perkins

    21:00, Thu 22nd July 2021 - Wed 28th July 2021 at Globe Theatre, London

    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" to try to make…

  • August: Osage County - Charlie Aiken

    21:00, Fri 13th August 2021 - Wed 18th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    August: Osage County is a darkly comedic play by Tracy Letts. It was the recipient of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago on 28 June 2007, and…

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