ENO1920 The Marriage of Figaro: Jeremy Sams

Jeremy Sams


Currently for ENO:The Marriage of Figaro

Career Highlights

Translation credits include: Die schöne Müllerin, Winterreise, Schwanengesang (Ryedale Festival, Wigmore Hall); The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, The Merry Widow (ROH); Figaro’s Wedding, La bohème, The Magic Flute, Ring Cycle (ENO); Edmond de Bergerac (Birmingham Rep and tour); Exit the King (Theatre Royal Bath); The Rehearsal, Beckett, The Miser, Mary Stuart (RNT); Indiscretions.

Directing credits includeWhat’s in a Name? (Birmingham Rep, also translator); Monsieur Popular (Theatre Royal Bath, also translator); The Rehearsal (Chichester, also translator); Die Fledermaus (the Met, also translator); Peter Grimes (Grange Park Opera); The Wizard of Oz (West End, Toronto, US tour); Educating Rita (West End); The King & I (RAH); The Sound of Music (West End, Toronto, UK tour); 13 (Broadway); Little Britain (London, UK tour); Noises Off (RNT, Broadway); Passion, Wild Oats, Marat/Sade, Enter the Guardsman, The Wind in the Willows, Two Pianos, Four Hands, Spend Spend Spend, Benefactors.

Lyrics: Amour (Broadway – Tony Nominated).

Composer: Le Weekend, Hyde Park on Hudson (Film 4); Enduring Love (Pathé, Ivor Novello Award); The Mother (BBC); Persuasion (BBC Films, BAFTA Award); The Wind in the Willows, Arcadia (RNT); The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSC).

Adaptor: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London, New York). He created The Enchanted Island for the Metropolitan Opera and co-wrote the book for A Damsel in Distress (Chichester).

Last updated: 26th February 2020