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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman is an American actor and director. Hoffman began acting in television in 1991, and the following year started to appear in films. He gradually gained recognition for his supporting work in a series of notable films, including Scent of a Woman, Boogie Nights, The Big Lebowski, Happiness, Magnolia, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Almost Famous, 25th Hour, Punch Drunk Love, Cold Mountain, Mission: Impossible III and The Master.
In 2005, Hoffman played the title role in the biographical film Capote, for which he won multiple acting awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor. He received another three Academy Award nominations for his supporting work in Charlie Wilson's War, Doubt and The Master. Other critically acclaimed films in recent years have included Owning Mahowny, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, The Savages, Synecdoche, New York, Moneyball and The Ides of March. In 2010, Hoffman made his feature film directorial debut with Jack Goes Boating.
Hoffman is also an accomplished theater actor and director. He joined the LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995, and has directed and performed in numerous stage productions. His performances in three Broadway plays led to three Tony Award nominations: two for Best Leading Actor in True West and Death of a Salesman; one for Best Featured Actor in Long Day's Journey into Night.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman is preparing for

  • Seussical - Choreographer

    21:00, Sat 3rd July 2021 - Tue 6th July 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Seussical is a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based on the books of Dr. Seuss that debuted on Broadway in 2000. The play's story is a rather complex amalgamation of many of Seuss's most…

  • Lysistrata - Director

    14:30, Fri 23rd July 2021 - Tue 27th July 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Lysistrata is one of the few surviving plays written by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnes…

  • The Drowsy Chaperone - Publicity Designer

    23:30, Fri 10th September 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:45, Mon 13th September 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:15, Tue 14th September 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Thu 16th September 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    20:45, Sun 19th September 2021 at London Palladium
    18:45, Tue 21st September 2021 at Gielgud Theatre

    The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical with book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar and music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison. It is a parody of American musical comedy of the 1920s. The story conce…

  • The Imaginary Invalid - Fleurant

    19:30, Sun 5th December 2021 - Thu 9th December 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    The Imaginary Invalid is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière with dance sequences and musical interludes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. It premiered on 10 February 1673 at the Théâ…

  • The Book of Mormon - Elder McKinley

    20:00, Sat 11th December 2021 - Thu 16th December 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    17:45, Sat 18th December 2021 - Thu 23rd December 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    11:00, Sat 25th December 2021 - Thu 30th December 2021 at Royal Court 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…

  • The Merry Wives of Windsor - Writer

    19:45, Fri 21st January 2022 - Thu 27th January 2022 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare, first published in 1602, though believed to have been written prior to 1597. It features the fat knight Sir John Falstaff. Though nominally…

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

    19:15, Sun 23rd January 2022 - Thu 27th January 2022 at Barbican Centre

    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…

  • Romeo and Juliet - Camera Operator

    19:45, Sun 20th February 2022 - Wed 23rd February 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre

    Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's…

  • Death of a Salesman - Letta

    20:45, Fri 13th May 2022 - Tue 17th May 2022 at Royal Court 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…

  • Romeo and Juliet - Lady Capulet

    20:00, Sat 5th November 2022 - Thu 10th November 2022 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:30, Sat 12th November 2022 - Thu 17th November 2022 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:00, Sat 19th November 2022 - Thu 24th November 2022 at Adelphi Theatre

    Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's…

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