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Deborah Warner

Deborah Warner's work in theater includes: The Good Person of Szechuan, Woyzeck, The Tempest, Measure for Measure, King Lear, and Coriolanus for Kick Theatre Company; Titus Andronicus (Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Direction), King John, and Electra for the RSC; The Good Person of Sichuan, King Lear, Richard II (French Critics' Best Foreign Production), The PowerBook for the National Theatre; Hedda Gabler (Olivier Awards for Direction and Production) at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin and Playhouse Theatre, London; Beckett's Footfalls at the Garrick Theatre, London; Coriolanus with Bruno Ganz at Salzburg Festival; Une Maison de Poupée at the Odéon, Paris; Medea (Evening Standard Award for Direction, three Tony nominations and two Obies) at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin and Queen's Theatre, London, also U.S. tour and Broadway; and three devised installation pieces--The St Pancras Project, The Tower Project for LIFT, and The Angel Project for Perth International Arts Festival and Lincoln Center Festival. Her production of The Waste Land with Fiona Shaw visited Brussels, Dublin, Paris, Montreal, Toronto, Brighton, Adelaide, Bergen, Perth, London--at Wilton's Music Hall (where it was the first live theater event since the theater closed in the nineteenth century)--and the Liberty Theatre, New York, where it won two New York Drama Desk Awards. Most recently she directed Julius Caesar at the Barbican, starring Ralph Fiennes, Anton Lesser, Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw, which toured to Paris, Madrid, and Luxembourg; and Readings with Fiona Shaw for Fitzroy Productions at the Theâtre National de Chaillot.

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Happy Days Part 6 of 6

The Path to the Stage: Fiona Shaw and Deborah Warner discuss the necessity of education in preparing for a theatrical career.

Happy Days Part 5 of 6

The state of things: Fiona Shaw and Deborah Warner share their insights on the current state of theatre.

Happy Days Part 4 of 6

Construction in the midst of destruction: Fiona Shaw shares her process in shaping "Winnie.

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