Diana Donnelly - Shaw Festival Theatre

Diana Donnelly

SHAW 2019: Director for The Russian Play; appearing in Sex; 11th season.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: directed, Far Away (Directors Project); Walk-Along-the-Shaw, Essay (Secret Theatre); City of Conversation (reading series); assistant director, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Orchard (After Chekhov); appeared in An Octoroon, Dancing at Lughnasa, Engaged, A Woman of No Importance, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide, Arcadia (and Mirvish), Love Among the Russians, Major Barbara, Bus Stop.
ELSEWHERE: associate director, Best of Dance & Music, Art of Time Ensemble; appeared in The Last Wife, Centaur; Lear, Groundling Theatre; Jerusalem (Dora award, best ensemble), Outside the March/Company Theatre; Private Lives, August: Osage County, Citadel; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Top Girls, Soulpepper; Way of the World, NAC/Soulpepper; East of Berlin (premiere), Tarragon (and national tour); Saint Joan, Theatre Calgary; As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Resurgence; Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Repercussion; assistant director, Orlando, National Theatre School.
TEACHING: mentor at National Theatre School.
TRAINING: National Theatre School.

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The Russian Play

A flower girl falls for a gravedigger. What can go wrong? Look at the title: this is a Russian play. A funny and moving ode to the thrill and danger of love.

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Mae West’s scandalously funny play asks: if Mr Right doesn’t know that you are Miss Wrong, should you break his heart or live a lie?

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