Friday, 15 January 2016

Sacha Wares to direct BOY by Leo Butler at the Almeida Theatre

Following her success with Game by Mike Bartlett, Sacha Wares is returning to the Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of Leo Butler’s new play Boy.

Boy opens at the Almeida Theatre on 12th April (previews from 5th April) and runs until 28th May 2016. 

Set design is by Miriam Buether with costume by Ultz, movement by Leon Baugh, lighting by Jack Knowles and sound by Gareth Fry. Wares is associate director at the Young Vic and was previously Associate Director of the Royal Court from 2007-2013. 

Her previous directorial credits include Wild Swans and Generations at the Young Vic, Sucker Punch, My Child and Credible Witness at the Royal Court, Random at the Royal Court and UK Tour, Trade at the Swan Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company and Soho Theatre, Platform at the Institute of Contemporary Arts London, A Number for the Theatre Project, Tokyo, Guantanamo: “Honour Bound to Defend Freedom” at the Tricycle Theatre, Ambassador’s Theatre and Lafayette Theater, New York, Bintou at the Arcola Theatre, Six Degrees of Separation at the Sheffield Crucible and Pera Palas at the Gate Theatre.

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