Tom Morris



Tom Morris is Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic and Associate Director of the National Theatre. As Artistic Director of Battersea Arts Centre from 1995 to 2004 he wrote Ben Hur, Jason and the Argonauts and World Cup Final 1966 with Carl Heap and directed many shows including Newsnight the Opera, Macbeth and Othello Music. He also founded BAC Opera, which launched Jerry Springer: The Opera and the opera company Tête à Tête. War Horse, which he conceived and co-directed with Marianne Elliott, won five Tony awards (including best director) in 2011 and is playing internationally. For Bristol Old Vic, Tom Morris’ work includes Swallows and Amazons, Juliet And Her Romeo, Bristol Proms and his most recent collaboration with Handspring Puppet Company, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He has also launched Bristol Ferment, Bristol Old Vic’s artist development programme, and created Bristol Jam – a festival of improvisation. Other credits include: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, and Coram Boy at the National Theatre; The Death of Klinghoffer at the ENO and Metropolitan Opera; Nights at the Circus and The Wooden Frock for Kneehigh.

London National Theatre

08 November 2018 - 05 January 2019

Glasgow SEC

15 January 2019 - 02 February 2019

Sunderland Empire Theatre

06 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

Canterbury Marlowe Theatre

27 February 2019 - 16 March 2019

Stoke-on-Trent Regent Theatre

27 March 2019 - 06 April 2019

Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre

10 April 2019 - 27 April 2019

Hong Kong Lyric Theatre

10 May 2019 - 26 May 2018

Auckland Civic Theatre

21 June 2019 - 07 July 2019

Liverpool Liverpool Empire

31 July 2019 - 17 August 2019

Leicester Curve

18 September 2019 - 12 October 2019
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