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Devisor and Director
Jonathan Butterell has worked at the
Donmar Wareouse as Co-Director and
Choreographer on Into the Woods; as Movement Director for How I Learned to Drive,
Electra (also for the Chichester Festival, McCarter Theatre/Princeton and Broadway),
The Maids and Habeas Corpus. He was Choreographer for the London premiere of
Nine (nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Musical), and undertook the Musical
Staging for Company (which moved to the Alberry).
His other theatre credits include Fair
Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards and Othello for
the Royal National Theatre (also world tour); Passion (which starred Michael Ball) at
the Queen's Theatre; Six Characters in Search of an Author at the Abbey Theatre,
Dublin; Double Helix at the Peacock, Dublin, and Sweeney Todd for Opera North.
This production is currently touring the UK, including a fortnight's run at Sadler's
More recent work includes a workshop
of Wise Guys with Stephen Sondheim and
John Weidman at the New York Theatre Workshop; Orpheus Descending and
Strindberg's Creditors for the Theatre Project Tokyo; Hamlet for the RSC and George
Stiles' and Anthony Drew's Peter Pan at the Royal Festival Hall.
This biography is based
on that which appeared in the Divas at the Donmar 2001 programme,
with additional information by Debbie Norris.
The design of this site, and the transcriptions herein are the copyright of Debbie Norris and Barbara Uram