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Matthew Warchus

Tony Award-Winning Stage Director; Best Known for "Matilda the Musical" and "Groundhog Day"

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Recent projects included a production of Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy of plays The Norman Conquests at London's Old Vic Theatre, Boeing Boeing at New York's Broadhurst Theatre (Tony nomination for Best Director of a Play), a UK tour of the musical Our House and the stage adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, which played the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane from May 2007 through July 2008. It was the most expensive stage production at the time of its debut.

During the 2008-09 Broadway season, Warchus directed two productions. One was the critically lauded, 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play transfer of his Old Vic production of The Norman Conquests, for which he won the Drama Desk Award for Best Director. The other was the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Yasmina Reza's smash hit God of Carnage for which Warchus won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play.

In 2010, Warchus directed the acclaimed RSC musical production, Matilda The Musical, which transferred to the West End in October 2011 at the Cambridge Theatre, before opening at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway in March 2013. The musical has since gone on to tour the US, Australia and New Zealand, winning multiple awards with a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Director for Warchus.

Warchus's production of Ghost: The Musical, a stage adaptation of the Academy Award winning 1990 film, premiered at the Manchester Opera House in March 2011, and opened at the West End's Piccadilly Theatre in July 2011 and closed on 6 October 2012. The show transferred to Broadway beginning at the Lunt Fontanne Theater on 15 March 2012 and closed on 18 August 2012.

His film Pride was selected to be screened as part of the Directors' Fortnight section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Queer Palm award on 23 May 2014.

In May 2014 Warchus was announced as the new Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre London, succeeding Kevin Spacey.

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Matthew Warchus

Tony Award-Winning Stage Director; Best Known for "Matilda the Musical" and "Groundhog Day"

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Matthew Warchus Biography

Recent projects included a production of Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy of plays The Norman Conquests at London's Old Vic Theatre, Boeing Boeing at New York's Broadhurst Theatre (Tony nomination for Best Director of a Play), a UK tour of the musical Our House and the stage adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, which played the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane from May 2007 through July 2008. It was the most expensive stage production at the time of its debut.

During the 2008-09 Broadway season, Warchus directed two productions. One was the critically lauded, 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play transfer of his Old Vic production of The Norman Conquests, for which he won the Drama Desk Award for Best Director. The other was the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Yasmina Reza's smash hit God of Carnage for which Warchus won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play.

In 2010, Warchus directed the acclaimed RSC musical production, Matilda The Musical, which transferred to the West End in October 2011 at the Cambridge Theatre, before opening at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway in March 2013. The musical has since gone on to tour the US, Australia and New Zealand, winning multiple awards with a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Director for Warchus.

Warchus's production of Ghost: The Musical, a stage adaptation of the Academy Award winning 1990 film, premiered at the Manchester Opera House in March 2011, and opened at the West End's Piccadilly Theatre in July 2011 and closed on 6 October 2012. The show transferred to Broadway beginning at the Lunt Fontanne Theater on 15 March 2012 and closed on 18 August 2012.

His film Pride was selected to be screened as part of the Directors' Fortnight section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Queer Palm award on 23 May 2014.

In May 2014 Warchus was announced as the new Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre London, succeeding Kevin Spacey.

Matthew Warchus Videos

  • Matilda The Musical - interview with Matthew Warchus, Tim Minchin ...
  • "Groundhog Day" with Andy Karl, Danny Rubin, Matthew Warchus
  • Writer Stephen Beresford & Director Matthew Warchus Interview ...

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  • How to book Matthew Warchus?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Matthew Warchus for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Matthew Warchus, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Matthew Warchus or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Matthew Warchus?

    Booking fees for Matthew Warchus, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Matthew Warchus, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Matthew Warchus?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Matthew Warchus for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Matthew Warchus for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Matthew Warchus or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Matthew Warchus or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Matthew Warchus is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Matthew Warchus for your event is available upon request. Matthew Warchus generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rachel Chavkin, Christopher Ashley, Daniel J. Sullivan, Bartlett Sher and Michael Greif. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Matthew Warchus for an upcoming event.

Matthew Warchus Speaker Videos

  • Matilda The Musical - interview with Matthew Warchus, Tim Minchin ...
    "Groundhog Day" with Andy Karl, Danny Rubin, Matthew Warchus
  • Writer Stephen Beresford & Director Matthew Warchus Interview ...
    Pride - Interview with Director Matthew Warchus - YouTube

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