Sean Mathias

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: St John Donald
Assistant: Jonny Jones

Film, TV & Theatre

Sean Mathias is a British Theatre Director, Film Director and Writer. He has worked at the Royal National Theatre, the West End, the Kennedy Centre, The Mark Taper Forum, Off-Broadway and many times on Broadway, as well as Paris, Sydney, Cape Town, Johannesburg, San Francisco and extensively in the UK.

He has written a number of plays including the award winning A Prayer for Wings, and the screenplay for the award winning BBC film The Lost Language of Cranes.

In 2009/2010 Sean was the Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Haymarket and his legendary production of Waiting for Godot played two seasons at the theatre, as well as touring the UK and internationally. In 2013 he directed and co-produced Two Plays in Rep, comprising Beckett’s Godot and Pinter’s No Man’s Land on Broadway at the Cort Theatre. His production of No Man’s Land, starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, was the highest grossing play in the history of the Wyndham's theatre. Earlier this year he directed the world premiere of Martin Sherman's play Gently Down the Stream at the Public Theatre in New York. He directed the award-winning film Bent.

He has won various awards including the Standard Award, the Critics’ Circle Award, a Fringe First at Edinburgh and the Prix de la Jeunesse at Cannes.

His production of The Exorcist was a hit in Birmingham and will transfer to the West End at the end of October 2017.

 

 

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE EXORCIST

2017

Phoenix Theatre, London

Director

GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM

2017

Public Theatre, New York

Director

THE EXORCIST

2016

Birmingham Rep Theatre

Director

NO MAN'S LAND

2016

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, Theatre Royal, Brighton, New Theatre, Cardiff & Wyndham's Theatre, London

Director Starring Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart

THE UNBUILT CITY

2015

New York Stage and Film

Director

NO MAN'S LAND

2013

The Cort Theatre, Broadway

2013-14
Director & Producer
As part of two plays in rep with WAITING FOR GODOT starring Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart

WAITING FOR GODOT

2013

The Cort Theatre, Broadway

2013-14
Director & Producer
As part of two plays in rep with NO MAN'S LAND starring Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart

NO MAN'S LAND

2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, California

Director
Starring Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

2013

The Cort Theatre Broadway

Director

THE SYNDICATE

2011

Chichester Festival Theatre

UK Tour 2011

WAITING FOR GODOT

2010

International Tour to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

2009

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Director

WAITING FOR GODOT

2009

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Director

RING ROUND THE MOON

2008

Playhouse Theatre, London

Director

TRIPTYCH

2008

Southwark Playhouse, London

Director

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

2006

Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles

Director

ALADDIN

2005

Old Vic, London

Director

SHOREDITCH MADONNA

2005

Soho Theatre, London

Director

ALADDIN

2004

Old Vic, London

Director

ANTIGONE

2004

Baxter Theatre Centre, Cape Town

Director

COMPANY

2002

Kennedy Centre, Eisen Hower Theatre, Washington D.C

Director

THE ELEPHANT MAN

2002

Royal Theatre, New York City

Director

DANCE OF DEATH

2001

Broadhurst Theatre, New York City

Director

SERVICEMEN

2001

The New Group, New York

Director

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

1999

Comedy Theatre, London

Director

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

1998

Olivier, National Theatre, London

Director

MARLENE

1997

Cort Theatre, New York City

Director

INDISCRETIONS

1995

Barrymore Theatre, New York

Director

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

1995

Olivier, National Theatre, London

Director

DESIGN FOR LIVING

1994

Donmar Warehouse, Gielgud Theatre, London

Director

LES PARENTS TERRIBLES

1994

Lyttleton, National Theatre, London

Director

GHOSTS

1993

Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Director

UNCLE VANYA

1992

Cottesloe, National Theatre, London

Director

BENT

1990

National Theatre /Lyttelton Theatre

Director

Film

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BENT

1997

Director

Radio

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LES PARENTS TERRIBLES

Director

Awards include;

La Prix de la Jeunesse- Cannes Film Festival

Fringe First Award- Edinburgh Festival

Critics Circle Award

Evening Standard Award, Best Director

Sean's productions have been nominated for 22 'Olivier' and 14 'Tony' Awards.