See these Jamie Lloyd shows in the West End and on Broadway
As one of the most prolific directors in recent years, shows directed by Jamie Lloyd command unprecedented attention across the West End and Broadway. Throughout his career, he has directed shows at the Royal Court and the National Theatre, as well as productions at Trafalgar Studios and an epic Pinter at the Pinter season featuring some of the world’s biggest actors. Hailed as a director who is doing “sterling service” to beloved plays and musicals, see these Jamie Lloyd shows whether you’re in London or New York with us.
Jamie Lloyd shows in London
Cyrano de Bergerac
James McAvoy will star in the premiere of Martin Crimp’s adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac as the titular character in the first in a season of shows directed by Jamie Lloyd at the Playhouse Theatre. Cyrano de Bergerac follows the life of Cyrano, a talented French playwright who seeks the acceptance of his true love, Roxane. Even though his commanding use of language impresses everyone around him, he feels betrayed by a narcissistic society that bully him based on his appearance. Originally written by Edmond Rostand and first performed at the end of the 19th century, Jamie Lloyd’s direction of this classic text has excited West End critics, so book your Cyrano de Bergerac tickets now.
Best known as Daenerys Targaryen in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke will make her West End debut in The Seagull at the Playhouse Theatre. Originally written by Anton Chekhov in the late nineteeth-century, Clarke will play Nina in a play where personal and professional relationships collide as four individuals find themselves on an isolated estate. In a new adaptation by Anya Reiss, you’ll want to experience this modern-day interpretation, so book your The Seagull tickets now.
Future shows as part of Jamie Lloyd’s season at the Playhouse Theatre include Jessica Chastain in star in Frank McGuinness’s new version of Ibsen’s A Doll House.
Turning his directorial cap to musicals, Jamie Lloyd directed a London revival of Evita at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, complete with confetti cannons and explosive staging. After wowing audiences under the stars, Evita transfers to the Barbican next year, featuring music and lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Centering around the life of Eva Perón, it’s an explosive, punchy musical that showcases her rags-to-riches journey to becoming an Argentine political leader and celebrity. With songs including ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’ and ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’, Jamie Lloyd directs this supercharged revival of a well-known classic.
Previous shows directed by Jamie Lloyd
|The Maids||Trafalgar Studios||2016|
|Doctor Faustus||Duke of York’s Theatre||2016|
|The Commitments||Palace Theatre||2013|