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Jonathan Butterell

Director

Agent

Katie Haines

Jonathan is a stage director and choreographer who has worked in London, New York and around the world. The new musical he developed with Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, recently ran at Sheffield Crucible and will transfer to the Apollo Theatre in November.

U.S.:

SECOND CHANCE
Director
Signature Theatre, Arlington and New York Public Theatre in Winter 2014

WHIDA PERU, RESSURECTION TANGLE (Josh Schmidt)
Director
World Premiere
59E59 New York, Inner Voices for Premier Stages.

TRES NIÑAS
Director
Zipper Theatre, New York

GIANT
World Premiere
Based on Edna Ferber’s sweeping American novel,
Signature Theatre, Arlington – part of their New American Voices commission program.

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
Created Musical Staging
2005 Tony Award Winning
Lincoln Centre Theatre (director Bartlett Sher)

ASSASSINS
Created Musical Staging
2004 Tony Award Winning
Studio 54, Broadway (director Joe Mantello)

NINE
Choreographer
Starring Antonio Banderas & Chita Rivera
2003 Tony Award winning revival,
O’Neil Theatre, Broadway (director David Leveaux)
Also choreographed productions at the London Donmar Warehouse, Buenos Aires and Tokyo productions of NINE, all directed by David Leveaux

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
New Musical Staging for revival
Minskoff Theatre, Broadway (director David Leveaux)

WISE GUYS
Musical Staging for the original workshop of Sondheim’s musical with Nathan Lane and Victor Garber at New York Theatre Workshop. (director Sam Mendes)

A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
Choreographer
Mitzi Newhouse, Lincoln Centre Theatre (director Joe Mantello)

PUBLIC SINGS!
Staged the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Public Theatre.
With Meryl Streep, Elaine Stritch, Eartha Kitt, Natalie Portman, Ben Stiller and a cast of hundreds.
New York City Centre.

UK:

FLOYD COLLLINS
Director
Wilton’s Music Hall

PETER PAN
Director
Royal Festival Hall

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WIHTOUT REALLY TRYING
Director
Royal Festival Hall

SOHO CINDERS
Director
Soho Theatre
Stiles & Drewe

COMPANY
Choreographer
Donmar Warehouse
(director Sam Mendes, West End transfer)

HABEAS CORPUS
Choreographer
Donmar Warehouse
(director Sam Mendes)

INTO THE WOODS
Co-directed with John Crowley
Donmar Warehouse

ELECTRA
Movement Director Donmar Warehouse
Starring Zoe Wanamaker
Broadway transfer (director David Leveaux)

ALONE TOGETHER
Devised and directed Michael Ball
Donmar Warehouse, West End transfer, Royal Haymarket Theatre

SWEENEY TODD
Co-directed with David McVicker
Opera North, Sadlers Wells

PETER PAN
Co-directed with Julia McKenzie
Royal Festival Hall

PASSION
Musical Staging
Queens Theatre, West End (director Jeremy Sams)

As Associate Director:

OTHELLO
Royal National Theatre
Director Sam Mendes

HAMLET
Royal Shakespeare Company
Director Stephen Pimlott

International:

LOVE MUSIC
Director
Pazeo La Plaza Argentina

THE SOUND OF MUSIC
Director
The Opera Theatre (Buenos Aires)

ORPHEUS DESCENDING
Director
Theatre Project Tokyo

CREDITORS
Director
Theatre Project Tokyo

Film:

FINDING NEVERLAND
Choreographor
Starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet
7 Academy Award nominations

STAY
Starring Ewan McGregor

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