Joe Wright - Joe Wright Making Theatre Directorial Debut

Moviemaker Joe Wright is preparing for his directorial debut in theatre after signing up to oversee a new London show.
Wright will direct a production of Arthur Wing Pinero's Trelawny of the Wells.
The show is set to debut at the Donmar Warehouse in February (13), and the venue's artistic director, Josie Rourke, says, "Joe is one of the leading lights of British film. It feels very apt that having grown up in a theatre, Joe should be directing Trelawny of the Wells, as it's a play set in that corner of London, and a love letter to actors and life in the theatre."
Atonement director Wright is also backing a new initiative to encourage locals to attend the theatre, by selling selected tickets for just $16 (£10).
He adds, "It's very important theatre is an inclusive experience."


Contactmusic

Tags: JOE WRIGHT

Advertisement

More Joe Wright

Rooney Mara Cast As Tiger Lily In Peter Pan Origins Movie, 'Pan'

Rooney Mara has landed a role in Joe Wright's upcoming Peter Pan origins movie, Pan - she will playTiger Lily. Mara, who is best known...

Hey 11 to 13-Year-Old Boys, Come on Down and Audition For 'Peter Pan'

Ironically, the majority of people reading this will be too old to audition for Peter Pan – the boy who would never grow up, but...

Director Joe Wright Is The Latest Inductee To 'The 50 Shades of Grey' Merry-Go-Round

Director Joe Wright is the latest Hollywood name to be chucked in the pile of potential suitors for the big-screen adaption of EL James' 50...

50 Shades Has Maybe Possibly Found Its Director In Joe Wright

Director Joe Wright is known for his skillful adaptations of literary classics like “Anna Karenina” and “Pride and Prejudice”, but he’s casting his gaze on...

Advertisement

'Anna Karenina' Director Joe Wright To Helm Risque 'Fifty Shades' Movie?

Joe Wright is rumoured to direct the upcoming movie adaptation of E.L. James' best-selling erotica novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The director looks to be a...

PICTURES: Keira Knightley Steals Anna Karenina Premiere As Jude Law No-Shows

Keira Knightley starred in the off-the-wall adaptation of Tolstory novel Anna KareninaThere's been talk about it for months; just what has director Joe Wright done...

Keira Knightley: Wait A Minute, Maybe I Am Anorexic?

Keira Knightley, the British actress currently starring in Joe Wright's big-screen adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, admits she almost convinced herself that she was anorexic...

Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 Ad Campaign: It Just Gets Weirder, Folks

If you thought the Brad Pitt Chanel No. 5 advert that went out earlier this week was weird, just wait until you see this latest...

Advertisement

Comments

JOE WRIGHT Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on JOE WRIGHT

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All