Warchus was nominated for a Tony Award for his direction of the Broadway hit Art, starring Alan Alda, Victor Garber and Alfred Molina. He has won the Globe's Most Promising new comer Award and The Evening Standard Best Director Award for Much Ado About Nothing at the West End. For Henry V and Volpone, he earned Oliver nominations.
Warchus' other productions include Sejanus, His Fall, Master Harold and The Boys, The Suicide, Coriolanus, Life is a Dream, Plough and the Stars, True West, Henry V, Devil is an Ass, Hamlet, Volpone, Toilus and Cressida, Rake's Progress and Falstaff.
His recent productions of Hamlet at the Barbian Theatre and Falstaff at the English National Opera have been nominated for several Olivier awards including Best Director. Hamlet has also been seen at the Brooklyn Academy in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. most recently, Warchus directed Yasmina Rexa's The Unexpected Man for the Royal Shakespeare Co.
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