Liverpool Playhouse

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse together make up a single engine for creative excellence, artistic adventure and community involvement. In recent years we have been on a remarkable journey, described as “a theatrical renaissance on Merseyside” (Observer).

In 2004, with the arrival of Artistic Director, Gemma Bodinetz, and Executive Director, Deborah Aydon, an integrated programme across the two buildings was created, that has generated critical acclaim and audience growth, and been the springboard for forward-looking programmes of artist development and youth and community engagement.



In eight years we have produced over 25 world premières (the majority by Liverpool writers); audiences have grown by 47%; over 90,000 school and college students have participated in our work, and each year we have worked closely with over 10,000 people who had never been involved with theatre before.


beyond liverpool
Over the last few years we have repeatedly collaborated with partners beyond Liverpool and the UK, taking work to new audiences and putting Liverpool theatres firmly on the national cultural map.

Recent productions to have a further life beyond Liverpool include West End transfers of Graham Linehan's The Ladykillers a co-production with Fiery Angel, West End and International transfers of Harold Pinter's The Caretaker starring Jonathan Pryce with Bath Theatre Royal and Ghost Stories by Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson with co-producers Lyric Hammersmith, and King Lear starring Pete Postlethwaite with Headlong and the Young Vic.

Recent collaborations include Oedipus by Steven Berkoff after Sophocles and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht in a new translation by Liverpool writer Stephen Sharkey with Nottingham Playhouse, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson with Lyric Hammersmith, Anthology with Slung Low, Tiny Volcanoes with Paines Plough, Liverpool writer Lizzie Nunnery's The Swallowing Dark with London's Theatre503, and award-winning tours of Roger McGough's adaptations of The Hypochondriac and Tartuffe with English Touring Theatre.




Artistic Director: Gemma Bodinetz
Executive Director: Deborah Aydon


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Connected mandy members:

Andreas Ayling
Andreas Ayling
Production Manager
2020, Miracle on 34th Street, Production Manager
Playhouse Theatre
Mark Rice-Oxley
Mark Rice-Oxley
Voice Over: English
2020, Miracle on 34th Street, Mr Sawyer
Helen Lainsbury
Helen Lainsbury
Company Stage Manager
2019, The Snow Queen - Rock and Roll Panto, Deputy Stage Manager
Liverpool Everyman
Heather Fox
Heather Fox
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, The Snow Queen, Stage Management Cover
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Christos Cailleux
Christos Cailleux
Deputy Stage Manager
2019, The Snow Queen, Production Assistant
Everyman Theatre
Andrew Nance
Andrew Nance
Actor
2019, The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk, Marc Chagall
Everyman Theatre
Rosanna Harrison-Pope
2019, The Circus, Clown
Liverpool Playhouse
Darren Begley
2019, The Circus, Vertenov
Christos Cailleux
Christos Cailleux
Deputy Stage Manager
2019, Sweeney Todd, Production Assistant
Everyman Theatre
Stephanie Carter
Stephanie Carter
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, Sweeney Todd, Deputy Stage Manager
Liverpool Everyman
Mark Rice-Oxley
Mark Rice-Oxley
Voice Over: English
2019, Sweeney Todd, Beadle Bamford
Christos Cailleux
Christos Cailleux
Deputy Stage Manager
2019, Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol, Production Assistant
Playhouse Liverpool
Amy Balmforth
2019, Out of Love, Grace
Everyman Theatre
Stefanie Murphy
2019, Life on a Plum, Janet
Liverpool Everyman
James Morris
James Morris
Sound Designer
2019, Brave New World, Sound Designer
Liverpool Playhouse Studio
Paula Cain
Paula Cain
Costume Supervisor
2018, The Snow Queen, Costume Maker
Helen Lainsbury
Helen Lainsbury
Company Stage Manager
2018, The Little Mermaid - Rock and Roll Panto, Deputy Stage Manager
Liverpool Everyman
Gemma Dunne
Gemma Dunne
Stage Manager
2018, The Little Mermaid, Stage Manager
Everyman
Stephanie Hockley
2018, The Little Mermaid, Marina
Liverpool Everyman
Heather Fox
Heather Fox
Assistant Stage Manager
2018, The Little Mermaid, Stage Management Cover
Everyman and Playhouse

Liverpool Playhouse Jobs

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Alternative Company Names

Everyman Playhouse, Liverpool Everyman, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Liverpool Everyman Theatre, Liverpool Merseyside Theatres Trust, The Liverpool Everyman, The Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, The Liverpool Everyman Theatre and Slung Low, The Liverpool Playhouse