Max Webster is an Associate Director at The Old Vic Theatre, London. For the Old Vic he has directed three world premiere productions – Ingmar Bergman’s Fanny and Alexander, Cover My Tracks and Dr Seuss’s The Lorax, which transferred to San Diego Old Globe and Minneapolis Children’s Theatre in the US.
Currently for ENO: The Merry Widow
Other recent work includes: As You Like It, Twelfth Night (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Sea of Fertility, Mary Stuart (Parco, Tokyo); The Jungle Book (Fiery Angel, UK tour); The Twits (Leicester Curve); The Winter’s Tale (Edinburgh Lyceum); Owen Wingrave (British Youth Opera); Much Ado About Nothing (Globe Theatre); Shostakovich’s Hamlet (City of London Sinfonia); Orlando, To Kill a Mockingbird, My Young and Foolish Heart (Manchester Royal Exchange); James and the Giant Peach, My Generation (Leeds Playhouse); The Chalk Circle (Aarohan Theatre, Nepal); Carnival Under the Rainbow, Feast Kakulu (Hilton Arts Festival).
Forthcoming: world premiere stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s Life of Pi (Sheffield Crucible). This is his ENO debut.
Last updated: 24th January 2019