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Laurence-Connor

Laurence Connor

Director

Career Highlights

Currently for ENO: Chess

Directorial credits include: School of Rock (Broadway and London); Les Misérables (London, Broadway and worldwide); Miss Saigon (Broadway and London); Jesus Christ Superstar (UK, US and Australian Arena tour and released on DVD); the entirely new stage production of The Phantom of the Opera (US and UK); Oliver! (UK tour); and Miss Saigon (UK tour and worldwide), which received critical acclaim for two years and won the Manchester Evening News Award for Best Touring Musical, best New Foreign Production (Korea), Best Ensemble in a Musical (Korea) and the Green Room Award for Best Director of a Musical (Australia). Laurence is also the Co-Director of the new version of Les Misérables which has enjoyed worldwide success including Broadway, UK, US and Australian tours and won awards including Best Musical at the prestigious Manchester Evening News Awards, Best Musical at the 2015 Helpmann Awards and Best Director of a Musical in Korea. Laurence directed the 25th Anniversary concert of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall and the 25th Anniversary concert of Les Misérables at the O2 in London, both of which were simultaneously broadcast in cinemas worldwide and subsequently released on DVD. Laurence has also been associated with the London production of The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Oliver! (Drury Lane), The King and I (London Palladium) and A Slice of Saturday Night (Liverpool Empire).

Cinema and Television: Jesus Christ Superstar (cinema streaming worldwide and DVD); The Phantom of the Opera (cinema streaming worldwide and DVD); Les Misérables at the O2 London (cinema streaming worldwide and DVD).

Last updated: 6th April 2018

Current ENO Production