Interview With… Ellen McDougall

The Gate Theatre’s Artistic Direcotr spoke to Emma Clarendon about Faces in the Crowd. Hi Ellen, could you explain a bit more about what Faces in the Crowd is about? Faces In The Crowd is a novel by Valeria Luiselli, which I have adapted and directed. The play introduces us to the mind of a Mexican… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Ellen McDougall’s Production of Faces in the Crowd

The production will run at the Gate Theatre from the 16th January. Casting has today been confirmed for Ellen McDougall’s upcoming production based on Valeria Luiselli’s dazzlingly original debut novel Faces in the Crowd. The cast for the production is set to include: Jimena Larraguivel (TV’s Apple Tree Yard/ RSC’s Day of the Living) as The Woman, Neil… Read More

Review Round Up: Our Town, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Regent Park Open Air Theatre’s revival of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Time Out: *** “Compared to the brilliant US production that ran at the Almeida in 2014, McDougall’s ‘Our Town’ feels chillier and more cerebral – neither of which are bad things, but it doesn’t… Read More

Review Round Up: Othello, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe

Ellen McDougall’s production of Shakespeare’s tragedy is currently playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse – but what have critics been saying about it?  The Stage: **** “Ellen McDougall’s stunning staging tells the many stories of what it means to be female in this play.” The Guardian: *** “The cast go for a low-key, conversational style… Read More

NEWS: Casting Confirmed for John Webster’s The White Devil and Shakespeare’s Othello

The Shakespeare’s Globe has confirmed casting for two productions opening the new year at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.  Running at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from the 26th January until the 16th April, Annie Ryan’s production of John Webster’s The White Devil will star Kate Stanley-Brennan, Jamie Ballard, Joseph Timms, Paul Bazely and Michael Feast. In the… Read More