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Natasha Richardson

Natasha Jane Richardson was an English actress of stage and screen.
A member of the Redgrave family, she was the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson and the granddaughter of Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson. Early in her career, she portrayed Mary Shelley and Patty Hearst in feature films, and she received critical acclaim and a Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut in the 1993 revival of Anna Christie.
She won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as Sally Bowles in the 1998 Broadway revival of Cabaret. Some of her notable films included Patty Hearst, The Handmaid's Tale, Nell, The Parent Trap, and Maid in Manhattan.
Her first marriage to filmmaker Robert Fox ended in divorce in 1992. In 1994, she married renowned movie star Liam Neeson, whom she had met when the two appeared in Anna Christie. The couple had two sons, Micheál and Daniel. Richardson's father died of AIDS-related causes in 1991. She helped raise millions of dollars in the fight against AIDS through the charity amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research. Richardson died in 2009 following a head injury sustained when she fell during a skiing lesson in Quebec, Canada.


Natasha Richardson is currently involved with

Annie - Tessie

21:00, Tue 26th May 2020 - Sun 31st May 2020 at Royal Opera House, London
20:30, Tue 2nd June 2020 - Sun 7th June 2020 at Royal Opera House, London
20:45, Tue 9th June 2020 - Sun 14th June 2020 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 Broadway production opened in 1977 and ran for nearly six years, setting a record for the Alvin Theatre. It spawned numerous productions in many countries, as well as national tours, and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical's songs "Tomorrow" and "Hard-Knock Life" are among its most popular musical numbers.

Natasha Richardson is preparing for

  • Billy Elliot the Musical - Technical Director, Billy Elliot

    19:30, Wed 18th November 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    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…

  • Julius Caesar - Publicist

    20:00, Thu 3rd December 2020 - Mon 7th December 2020 at Royal Court Theatre

    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination and…

  • The Miser - Brindavoine

    20:00, Wed 30th December 2020 - Sun 3rd January 2021 at Haymarket 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.

  • The History Boys - Hector

    13:45, Thu 14th January 2021 - Mon 18th January 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    19:45, Thu 21st January 2021 - Mon 25th January 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    19:30, Thu 28th January 2021 - Mon 1st February 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    The History Boys is a play by British playwright Alan Bennett. The play premiered at the Royal National Theatre in London on 18 May 2004. Its Broadway debut was on 23 April 2006 at the Broadhurst Theatr…

  • Twelfth Night, or What You Will - Fabian

    20:00, Thu 18th February 2021 - Sun 21st February 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Twelfth Night; or, What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–02 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play expan…

  • Mamma Mia! - Director

    19:45, Tue 23rd March 2021 - Fri 26th March 2021 at Sadler's Wells 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…

  • Pygmalion - Mrs Higgins

    21:15, Mon 24th May 2021 at Random Venue 100

    Pygmalion is a 1912 play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological character.
    Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza…

  • Fame - Master Carpenter

    20:15, Fri 28th May 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    15:30, Sun 30th May 2021 at The Old Vic
    17:30, Wed 2nd June 2021 at Random Venue 23
    21:00, Thu 3rd June 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    20:30, Sat 5th June 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:15, Mon 7th June 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    20:30, Tue 8th June 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    12:30, Thu 10th June 2021 at Barbican Centre

    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…

  • A Raisin in the Sun - Director

    20:15, Tue 8th June 2021 - Fri 11th June 2021 at London Palladium

    A Raisin in the Sun is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. The title comes from the poem "Harlem" by Langston Hughes. The story is based upon a black family's experiences in…

  • Jesus Christ Superstar - Apostle Peter

    20:15, Tue 20th July 2021 - Fri 23rd July 2021 at Random Venue 61
    21:00, Tue 27th July 2021 - Fri 30th July 2021 at Random Venue 61
    20:30, Tue 3rd August 2021 - Fri 6th August 2021 at Random Venue 61

    Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept recording before its first staging on Broadway in 1971. The musical…

  • Show Boat - Viola

    13:45, Thu 19th August 2021 - Mon 23rd August 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Show Boat is a 1927 musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on Edna Ferber's bestselling novel of the same name, the musical follows the lives…

  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Anthony 'Tick' Belrose / Mitzi Del Bra

    19:45, Tue 9th November 2021 - Mon 15th November 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    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…

Natasha Richardson has been involved with