Benedict Andrews, the play’s director, leads me to a model box featuring the same set in miniature. For Belvoir Street Theatre, Sydney, he has directed The Seagull, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Quibi announced it’s shutting down next month, and Hollywood is trying to pinpoint what went wrong. in which George and Martha stalked each other behind glass walls. Douglas Stuart’s “Shuggie Bain” is not a book to miss. [3] His first feature film Una (an adaption of Blackbird by David Harrower) was released in 2016. Benedict Andrews directs Chekhov: 'My actors cannot hide' Maddy Costa Cate Blanchett called him 'brutal' and a critic branded him 'my nightmare' – now he's messing with Chekhov. Benedict Andrews, Director: Seberg. His production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire[7] (with Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster[17]) at London's Young Vic will open at St. Ann's Warehouse, New York City, in April 2016. from Hollywood Breakdown. In 2018, his Young Vic production of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof (starring Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney) sold out its West End run at the Apollo Theatre. from Bookworm. [26], In March 2018, it was announced that Andrews will direct Seberg, a political thriller that tells the true story of the attempts made by the FBI to discredit actress Jean Seberg through its COINTELPRO program in response to her support of the Black Panther Party. Andrews has directed for theatres in both Australia and Europe. His prior ENO production, Detlev Glanert’s Caligula (2012), was nominated for an Olivier Best New Opera Production award and toured to Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires in 2014. In autumn 2017, Dutch National Opera revived Benedict’s production of La Bohème, a co-production with English National Opera. from Arts & Culture Stories. [27], Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production, "Benedict Andrews returns to Australia with new play, The Telegraph, Charles Spencer, July 2014, The Telegraph (Jane Shilling) October 2012, http://www.helpmannawards.com.au/2012/past-nominees-and-winners/theatre, https://variety.com/2014/legit/reviews/theater-review-the-maids-cate-blanchett-isabelle-huppert-1201279258, http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/06/detlev_glanerts.php, https://australianplays.org/script/CP-2528/extract, "Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn Star In 'Blackbird'; First Film For Theater Helmer Benedict Andrews", "Telluride Film Festival Lineup: 'Sully', 'La La Land', 'Arrival', 'Bleed For This' & More", https://variety.com/2018/film/news/kristen-stewart-jean-seaberg-against-all-enemies-1202727247/, Helpmann Award for Best Direction of a Play, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Benedict_Andrews&oldid=965182015, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 June 2020, at 21:20.