British theatre director Timothy Sheader made his Royal Opera House debut in the 2018/19 season directing the World Premiere of The Monstrous Child by Gavin Higgins - the inaugural production in the newly renovated Linbury Theatre; he has directed Turn of the Screw and Hänsel und Gretel for English National Opera (co-productions with Regents Park Open Air Theatre) and his Olivier Award winning production of Jesus Christ Superstar was seen at the Lyric Opera, Chicago in 2018.
Sheader was appointed Artistic Director of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in November 2007. For Regent’s Park Theatre he has directed many plays and music-theatre works, including Jesus Christ Superstar (Olivier Award for Best Revival, 2018), A Tale of Two Cities, Running Wild, Porgy and Bess, To Kill a Mockingbird, Crazy for You (Olivier Award for Best Musical), Ragtime, Peter Pan, Lord of the Flies, Into the Woods (Olivier Award) and transferred to New York's Public Theatre, The Crucible (Whatsonstage Award for Best Director), Hello Dolly (Olivier and Evening Standard Awards), and Shakespeare plays including Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet and Twelfth Night.
Sheader’s other theatre credits include The Magistrate (National Theatre); Running Wild and Barnum (Chichester Festival Theatre), The Three Musketeers (Bristol Old Vic), Sweet Charity and Piaf (Sheffield Crucible), Achilles (Edinburgh, Fringe First Award) and Streetcar to Tennessee (Young Vic).
OWL Artist Management managed the Operatic Career of Timothy Sheader. Biography not for publication, for an up to date version please contact Oliver Clarke.