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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver is an American actress. She is known especially for her role of Ellen Ripley in the four Alien films: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, and Alien Resurrection. Other notable roles include Dana Barrett in Ghostbusters and its sequel Ghostbusters II, Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey, Working Girl, The Ice Storm, Galaxy Quest, Prayers for Bobby and Grace Augustine in Avatar. She also acted in the film Holes as the Warden.
Weaver has been nominated for three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, two Emmy Awards, six Saturn Awards and seven Golden Globe Awards, winning two in 1988 for Gorillas in the Mist and Working Girl, becoming the first person ever to have won two acting Golden Globe Awards in the same year. She was also nominated for a Drama Desk Award and a Tony Award.
Her 1986 Academy Award nomination for Aliens is considered as a landmark in the recognition of science fiction, action, and horror genres, as well as a major step in challenging the gender role in cinema. Weaver progressively received fame for her numerous contributions to the science fiction film history and gained the nickname of "The Sci-Fi Queen". She played the lead role on USA Network's Political Animals miniseries as Elaine Barrish, a divorced former First Lady and Governor of Illinois, as well as the current Secretary of State.


Sigourney Weaver is preparing for

  • Sister Act the Musical - Clarinet

    20:15, Tue 20th October 2020 - Sun 25th October 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:15, Tue 27th October 2020 - Sun 1st November 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:15, Tue 3rd November 2020 - Sun 8th November 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Sister Act is a musical written by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. It is based on…

  • West Side Story - Keys

    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…

  • Lysistrata - Sound Designer

    20:00, Tue 1st December 2020 - Sun 6th December 2020 at Liverpool Empire 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…

  • Titus Andronicus - Sound Designer

    19:15, Mon 14th December 2020 - Fri 18th December 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Titus Andronicus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, and possibly George Peele, believed to have been written between 1588 and 1593. It is thought to be Shakespeare's first tragedy, and is often seen…

  • Company - Horn

    20:00, Tue 29th December 2020 - Sun 3rd January 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Company is a musical comedy based on a book by George Furth with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The original production was nominated for a record-setting fourteen Tony Awards and won six.

  • Shrek the Musical - Director

    20:00, Mon 18th January 2021 - Thu 21st January 2021 at Random Venue 76

    Shrek the Musical is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. It is based on the 2001 DreamWorks film Shrek and William Steig's 1990 book Shrek!. After a tryou…

  • Mamma Mia! - Donna

    16:15, Sun 24th January 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    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…

  • The Crucible - Set Designer

    12:15, Wed 27th January 2021 - Sat 30th January 2021 at Random Venue 11

    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 Good Person of Szechwan - Producer

    20:15, Mon 3rd May 2021 at Adelphi 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…

  • The Taming of the Shrew - Tranio

    20:45, Mon 31st May 2021 - Sat 5th June 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
    The play begins with a framing device, often referred to as the Induction, in which a…

  • The Imaginary Invalid - Argan

    21:00, Mon 14th June 2021 - Fri 18th June 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    20:15, Mon 21st June 2021 - Fri 25th June 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    20:45, Mon 28th June 2021 - Fri 2nd July 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 King and I - Director

    20:45, Tue 3rd August 2021 - Sat 7th August 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon, which deriv…

  • The Duchess of Malfi - Set Designer

    20:15, Sat 7th August 2021 at Gielgud Theatre

    The Duchess of Malfi is a macabre, tragic play written by the English dramatist John Webster in 1612–13. It was first performed privately at the Blackfriars Theatre, then before a more general audience…

  • Antigone - Set Designer

    13:45, Wed 13th October 2021 - Sun 17th October 2021 at Barbican Centre
    19:30, Wed 20th October 2021 - Sun 24th October 2021 at Barbican Centre
    20:30, Wed 27th October 2021 - Sun 31st October 2021 at Barbican Centre

    Antigone is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC. Chronologically, it is the third of the three Theban plays but was written first. The play expands on the Theban legend that predated it…

  • Assassins - Leon Czolgosz

    19:45, Mon 20th December 2021 - Sat 25th December 2021 at The Old Vic

    Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-st…


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