JOHN CROWLEY(Director) is a BAFTA winner and Tony
Award-nominated director who
is internationally acclaimed for his work both on the stage and the screen.
For the screen, Crowley most recently directed the Oscar-nominated film
adapted by Nick Hornby from Colm Toibin's novel and starring Saoirse Ronan,
Gleeson and Emory Cohen. "Brooklyn" received three Academy Award nominations,
Best Picture, and won the 2016 BAFTA Award for Best British Film.
Crowley started his career in Ireland, directing plays, including "Master
Builder" and "The
Crucible." Following, he moved to London, where he was the Associate Director at
Donmar Warehouse, directing "Into the Woods," "The Maids" and "Tales from
In the West End, Crowley directed "Macbeth," starring Rufus Sewell; "On an
Day," starring Woody Harrelson and Kyle MacLachlan; and the Olivier
Pillowman," by Martin McDonagh, which starred David Tennant and Jim Broadbent.
Pillowman" transferred from The National Theatre to Broadway and earned Crowley
Award nomination for Best Director. Also on Broadway, Crowley directed "A Steady
starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig, and "A Behanding in Spokane," starring
Walken, Sam Rockwell and Zoe Kazan. Crowley more recently directed Cate
Richard Roxburgh in an adaptation of Chekov's "The Present," originally produced
Sydney Theatre Company.
Crowley's current stage work is directing "A Very Expensive Poison," based on
by Luke Harding. The play just opened at The Old Vic in London.
Crowley made his feature film directorial debut on "Intermission," starring
and Cillian Murphy, for which he won a British Independent Film Award for Best
For his next project, "Boy A," starring Andrew Garfield and Peter Mullan,
Crowley won the Best
Director (Fiction/Entertainment) BAFTA TV Award. His other film work includes
There?" starring Michael Caine, and "Closed Circuit," starring Rebecca Hall and
Eric Bana. On
the television side, Crowley directed episode five and the finale of "True
Detective" season two,
starring Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell.
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