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The Lehman Trilogy (Mar 26, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
PlayOriginal
The Ferryman (Oct 21, 2018 - Jul 07, 2019)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
PlayOriginal
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Apr 23, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
  • Original Stage Production Directed by Sam Mendes
MusicalOriginal
Cabaret (Apr 24, 2014 - Mar 29, 2015)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Inspired by the 1993 production of CABARET at The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
  • The Donmar Warehouse production was directed by Sam Mendes
MusicalDramaRevival
Enron (Apr 27, 2010 - May 09, 2010)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
PlayDramaOriginal
Red (Apr 01, 2010 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
PlayDramaOriginal
After Miss Julie (Oct 22, 2009 - Dec 06, 2009)
  • World Stage Premiere presented on November 20th 2003 by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
PlayDramaOriginal
Hamlet (Oct 06, 2009 - Dec 06, 2009)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions/Carl Moellenberg
PlayTragedyRevival
Mary Stuart (Apr 19, 2009 - Aug 16, 2009)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions/Matthew Byam Shaw
PlayDramaRevival
Shrek The Musical (Dec 14, 2008 - Jan 03, 2010)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
MusicalComedyOriginal
To Be Or Not To Be (Oct 14, 2008 - Nov 16, 2008)
  • By special arrangement with Neal Street Productions
PlayOriginal
Sunday in the Park with George (Feb 21, 2008 - Jun 29, 2008)
  • Produced in association with Neal Street Productions
MusicalRevival
The Vertical Hour (Nov 30, 2006 - Mar 11, 2007)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
PlayOriginal
Gypsy (May 01, 2003 - May 30, 2004)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
MusicalDramaRevival
Take Me Out (Feb 27, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004)
  • Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
PlayDrama ComedyOriginal
The Real Thing (Apr 17, 2000 - Aug 13, 2000)
  • Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
PlayDramaRevival
Closer (Mar 25, 1999 - Aug 22, 1999)
  • Produced in the West End by Warehouse Productions
PlayDramaOriginal
The Blue Room (Dec 13, 1998 - Feb 25, 1999)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
PlayOriginal
Electra (Dec 03, 1998 - Mar 21, 1999)
  • Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
PlayTragedyRevival
Cabaret (Mar 19, 1998 - Jan 04, 2004)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Inspired by the 1993 production of CABARET at The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
  • The Donmar Warehouse production was directed by Sam Mendes
MusicalDramaRevival
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Sep 22, 2018 - Oct 13, 2019)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
  • Original Stage Production Directed by Sam Mendes
MusicalOriginal
Cabaret (Jan 26, 2016 - Aug 06, 2017)
  • Originally Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Inspired by the 1993 Production of Cabaret at The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
MusicalDramaRevival
Shrek The Musical (Jul 13, 2010 - Jul 31, 2011)
  • Produced by Neal Street Productions
MusicalComedyOriginal
Cabaret (Feb 23, 1999 - May 20, 2001)
  • Directed by Sam Mendes
  • Inspired by the 1993 production of 'Cabaret' at The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
  • The Donmar Warehouse production was directed by Sam Mendes
MusicalDramaRevival

Tony Award®

Best Direction of a Play

2019 | Winner  | The Ferryman
Directed by Sam Mendes

Best Play

2019 | Winner  | The Ferryman
Produced by Neal Street Productions

Best Play

2010 | Winner  | Red
Produced by Neal Street Productions
 

Best Musical

2009 | Nominee  | Shrek The Musical
Produced by Neal Street Productions
 

Best Revival of a Play

2009 | Nominee  | Mary Stuart
Produced by Neal Street Productions/Matthew Byam Shaw

Best Play

2003 | Winner  | Take Me Out
Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)

Best Revival of a Play

2000 | Winner  | The Real Thing
Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
 

Best Revival of a Play

1999 | Nominee  | Electra
Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1998 | Nominee  | Cabaret
Directed by Sam Mendes

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Director of a Play

2019 | Winner  | The Ferryman
Directed by Sam Mendes

Outstanding Play

2019 | Winner  | The Ferryman
Produced by Neal Street Productions
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2012 | Nominee
Sam Mendes (for "Richard III")

Outstanding Play

2010 | Winner  | Red
Produced by Neal Street Productions
 

Outstanding Revival of a Play

2010 | Nominee  | Hamlet
Produced by Neal Street Productions/Carl Moellenberg
 

Outstanding Musical

2009 | Nominee  | Shrek The Musical
Produced by Neal Street Productions
 

Outstanding Revival of a Play

2009 | Nominee  | Mary Stuart
Produced by Neal Street Productions/Matthew Byam Shaw
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2003 | Nominee
Sam Mendes (for "Twelfth Night" and "Uncle Vanya")

Outstanding New Play

2003 | Winner  | Take Me Out
Originally produced by The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director)
 

Outstanding Revival of a Play

2003 | Nominee
The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director) (for "Twelfth Night" and "Uncle Vanya")
 

Outstanding Direction of a Musical

1998 | Nominee  | Cabaret
Directed by Sam Mendes

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