Karl Sydow


New York: NT’s Happy Days starring Fiona Shaw

and directed by Deborah Warner (Brooklyn

Academy of Music); Haunted by Edna O’Brien;

Terra Haute by Edmond White; The Seagull

with Kristin Scott Thomas and Carey Mulligan;

All My Sons directed by Simon McBurney

with Katie Holmes; American Buffalo and Our

Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker (six

Tony nominations, NY Critics’ Award for Best

Foreign Play).

North America: Backbeat (Royal Alexandra,

Toronto and Ahmanson, Los Angeles).

International Tours: The Last Confession with

David Suchet; the centennial production of

Under Milk Wood; and the Out of Joint revival

of Our Country’s Good.

London: Sinatra: The Man and His Music

Backbeat directed by David Leveaux;

Dish of Tea With Dr Johnson directed by Max

Stafford-Clark; Triptych by Edna O’Brien;

Memory directed by Terry Hands; The Line

directed by Matthew Lloyd and Jenůfa directed

by Irina Brown, both written by Timberlake

Wertenbaker (Arcola); Ring Round the Moon

directed by Sean Mathias (Playhouse); Dirty

Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage (Piccadilly,

Aldwych, UK tour, Germany, France, Australia and

Italy); the spectacular multimedia production Sinatra

at the London Palladium directed by David

Leveaux with choreography by Stephen

Mear; And Then There Were None with Tara

Fitzgerald (Gielgud); the London and Sydney

production of Dance of Death with Sir Ian

McKellen, Frances de la Tour and Owen Teale;

Bea Arthur (Savoy); Auntie and Me with Alan

Davies and Margaret Tyzack (Wyndham’s);

Michael Moore, Live! (Roundhouse); the West

End revival of Noël Coward’s Semi-Monde;

Kevin Elyot’s Mouth to Mouth with Lindsay

Duncan and Michael Maloney (Albery); David

Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow with Mark Strong,

Patrick Marber and Kimberly Williams;

Drummers by Simon Bennet and Some Explicit

Polaroids by Mark Ravenhill – winner of the

Evening Standard Award for Most Promising

Newcomer – both directed by Max Stafford-

Clark for Out of Joint; Macbeth with Rufus

Sewell (Queen’s); A Swell Party – A Celebration

of Cole Porter (Vaudeville); Timberlake

Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good (Olivier

Award for Best Play); Hysteria (Olivier Award

for Best Comedy) and an adaptation of Sue

Townsend’s novel The Queen and I which was

Out of Joint’s inaugural production.


Karl Sydow