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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

  • The Importance of Being Earnest - Cecily Cardew

    21:00, Tue 18th August 2020 - Sun 23rd August 2020 at Gielgud Theatre

    The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at St. James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the…

  • West Side Story - Production Manager

    21:00, Mon 7th September 2020 - Fri 11th September 2020 at Random Venue 83
    20:45, Mon 14th September 2020 - Fri 18th September 2020 at Random Venue 83
    20:15, Mon 21st September 2020 - Fri 25th September 2020 at Random Venue 83

    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…

  • The Good Person of Szechwan - Costume Designer

    20:45, Mon 12th October 2020 at Almeida Theatre

    The Good Person of Szechwan is a play written by the German theatre practitioner Bertolt Brecht, in collaboration with Margarete Steffin and Ruth Berlau. The play was begun in 1938 but not completed…

  • West Side Story - Flute

    19:45, Mon 9th November 2020 - Sun 15th November 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    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…

  • Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes - Director

    18:30, Wed 30th December 2020 - Sun 3rd January 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is a 1993 Pulitzer Prize-winning play in two parts by American playwright Tony Kushner. The two parts of the play are separately presentable and enti…

  • The Visit - Publicity Designer

    15:30, Mon 18th January 2021 - Thu 21st January 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre

    The Visit is a 1956 tragicomic play by Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

  • Grease - Director

    20:30, Tue 11th May 2021 - Fri 14th May 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    20:00, Tue 18th May 2021 - Fri 21st May 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Tue 25th May 2021 - Fri 28th May 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. The musical is named for the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers. The musical, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell…

  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Bassoon

    20:45, Wed 9th June 2021 - Sun 13th June 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    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…

  • Legally Blonde: The Musical - Brooke Taylor Windham

    20:45, Wed 7th July 2021 - Sun 11th July 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    21:00, Wed 14th July 2021 - Sun 18th July 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:30, Wed 21st July 2021 - Sun 25th July 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    Legally Blonde is a musical with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach. The story is based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the…

  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead - Rosencrantz

    20:15, Mon 16th August 2021 - Sat 21st August 2021 at The Old Vic
    20:15, Mon 23rd August 2021 - Sat 28th August 2021 at The Old Vic
    20:30, Mon 30th August 2021 - Sat 4th September 2021 at The Old Vic

    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy by Tom Stoppard, first staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1966. The play expands upon the exploits of two minor…

  • Starlight Express - Violin

    12:45, Mon 8th November 2021 - Sun 14th November 2021 at Random Venue 50

    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…

  • Avenue Q - Gary Coleman

    19:15, Mon 27th December 2021 - Sun 2nd January 2022 at Royal Opera House, London

    Avenue Q is an American musical in two acts, conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics. The book was written by Jeff Whitty and the show was directed by Jason Moore. Avenue…

  • The Merchant of Venice - Technical Director

    19:30, Thu 6th January 2022 at Random Venue 70
    19:45, Fri 7th January 2022 at Random Venue 49
    16:00, Sun 9th January 2022 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:30, Mon 10th January 2022 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    21:15, Thu 13th January 2022 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    19:15, Sun 16th January 2022 at Random Venue 95
    19:15, Tue 18th January 2022 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    20:00, Fri 21st January 2022 at Crucible Theatre
    16:15, Mon 24th January 2022 at The Old Vic
    19:45, Tue 25th January 2022 at Random Venue 21

    The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. Though classified as a comedy in the First Folio and sharing certain aspects with Shakespear…

  • God of Carnage - Production Manager

    20:00, Wed 19th January 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    19:30, Thu 20th January 2022 at Savoy Theatre
    22:00, Sun 23rd January 2022 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:30, Mon 24th January 2022 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    20:00, Tue 25th January 2022 at Random Venue 81
    19:30, Fri 28th January 2022 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:15, Sun 30th January 2022 at The Old Vic
    18:15, Mon 31st January 2022 at Haymarket Theatre
    19:30, Tue 1st February 2022 at Random Venue 72
    19:15, Fri 4th February 2022 at Savoy Theatre

    God of Carnage is a play by Yasmina Reza. It is about two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the…

  • The Music Man - Trombone

    19:15, Mon 24th January 2022 - Thu 27th January 2022 at Almeida Theatre

    The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys' band organizer…

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