Deborah Warner Biography (1959-)

Born May 12, 1959, in Oxford, England; daughter of Roger Harold Metford (an antiques dealer) and Ruth Ernestine (maiden name, Hurcombe) Warner. Addresses: Contact: Conway Van Gelder, Ltd., 18-21 Jermyn St., 3rd Floor, LondonSW1Y 6HP, England.

Nationality
British
Gender
Female
Occupation
Director
Birth Details
May 12, 1959
Oxford, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Director
  • The Good Person of Sichuan, Kick Theatre Company, 1980
  • Woyzeck, Kick Theatre Company, 1981, 1982
  • The Tempest, Kick Theatre Company, 1983
  • Measure for Measure, Kick Theatre Company, 1984
  • King Lear, Kick Theatre Company, Almeida Theatre, London, 1985
  • Coriolanus, Kick Theatre Company, Almeida Theatre, 1986
  • The Swan, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England,1987
  • Titus Andronicus, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Pit, London, 1988
  • King John, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Pit, 1989
  • Electra, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Pit, 1989
  • The Good Person of Szechuan, National Theatre Company, Olivier Theatre, London, 1989
  • King Lear, National Theatre Company, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 1989
  • Hedda Gabler, Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, then Royal Shakespeare Company, The Playhouse, London, both 1991
  • Coriolan, Salzburg Festival, 1993
  • Wozzeck, Opera North Festival, 1993
  • Footfalls, Garrick Theatre, London, 1984
  • Don Giovanni, Glyndebourne Opera House, 1994
  • Richard II, Royal National Theatre, London, 1995-1996
  • Wozzeck, 1996
  • The Waste Land, London, 1995, then Liberty Theatre, New York City,1996-1997
  • Une maison de poupee, Odeon, Paris, 1997
  • Honegger's Joan of Arc at the Stake, BBC Proms, 1997
  • Bobigny, 1998
  • The Turn of the Screw, Royal Opera House, 1998
  • The Day of the One Who Vanished, English National Opera at the Dublin Festival, then Bobigny, Holland Festival, Lincoln Center Festival and theRoyal National Theatre, 1999
  • St. John Passion, English National Opera, 2000
  • Medea, Dublin, 2000-2001
  • Fidelio, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, 2001
  • The Powerbook, Royal National Theatre, 2002
  • Medea, Queen's Theatre, London, 2001, then Brooklyn Academy of Music, Harvey Theatre, 2002, then Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 2002-2003
  • Also directed The Tempest, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Major Tours
  • as Director
  • The Swan, European cities, 1987
  • Titus Andronicus, European cities, 1988
  • Also directed King Lear; Medea, U.S. cities; The Waste Land, world cities.
  • Film Director
  • The Waste Land, 1995
  • The Last September, Trimark Pictures, 1999
  • Television Director
  • Specials
  • Hedda Gabler, BBC, 1993
  • Don Giovanni, Channel 4, 1995
  • Richard II, 1997
  • Also directed St. John Passion, BBC.
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Changing Stages, PBS and BBC, 2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Plays
  • (With others) The Powerbook, produced at Royal National Theatre, London, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • American Theatre, March, 1997, p. 12

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