Marianne Elliott is Artistic Director of Elliott & Harper Productions. Marianne was an Associate Director at the National Theatre for 10 years where, most recently, she directed Tony Kushner’s Angels in America. It will transfer to Broadway in March 2018.
Her work for the NT includes the multi-award-winning War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. War Horse, co-directed with Tom Morris, transferred to the West End and Broadway, and has toured the UK and Ireland, had two tours of North America, plus runs in Canada, Toronto, Berlin and China. War Horse’s many awards include the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. Marianne’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time transferred from the NT to the West End and Broadway, as well as touring the UK and Ireland and North America, winning Marianne an Olivier and Tony Award for Best Director and the South Bank Show Arts Award.
At the National Theatre, Marianne also directed Husbands & Sons (a co-production with the Royal Exchange Theatre), Rules for Living, The Light Princess Port, Season’s Greetings, Women Beware Women, All’s Well That Ends Well, Mrs Affleck, Harper Regan, Saint Joan (Olivier Award for Best Revival, South Bank Show Award), Thérèse Raquin and Pillars of the Community (Evening Standard Best Director Award) for the NT. She was an Associate Director at the Royal Court, where her productions include Stoning Mary, Notes on Falling Leaves, The Sugar Syndrome and Local. Previously she was an Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre where she directed Port, Design for Living, Les Blancs, As You Like It, A Woman of No Importance, Nude with Violin, Fast Food, Martin Yesterday, Deep Blue Sea, Mad for It, Poor Superman and I Have Been Here Before. Other theatre includes Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic, Much Ado About Nothing for the RSC and The Little Foxes at the Donmar Warehouse.