Peter Oswald (b. 1965) is a well-known English playwright. He is married to the poet Alice Oswald, with whom he has three children. They live in Devon, South West England.
Playwright-in-Residence at Shakespeare's Globe theatre, London, for whom he wrote three new plays. Later he was playwright-in-residence at the Finborough Theatre, London.
Plays - an overview [ edit ]
Mary Stuart (Synopsis: The events leading up to the trial and execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1587, after a play by Friedrich von Schiller) - First Produced 2005, Scary Little Girls company Union Theatre (London) SE1, UK, then performed at the Donmar Warehouse (London) and later transferred to the Apollo Theatre in London's West End running until 2006, directed by acclaimed British opera, film and theater director Phyllida Lloyd with Janet McTeer as Mary Stuart and Harriet Walter as Elizabeth I of England. Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter starred also in the 2009 Broadway transfer of the production at the Broadhurst Theatre, New York. It earned seven [1 ] Tony Award nominations including Best Revival of a Play. McTeer received a Tony Award nomination for her role in Mary Stuart and won the Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actress in a Play. In 2008, the play was also produced at the Ensemble Theatre, Sydney, Australia with Kate Raison as Mary Stuart and Greta Scacchi as Elizabeth I of England, who won a nomination for best actress in a lead role at the Sydney Theatre Awards 2008.
Other People's Shoes, Part 1: Blighty - Produced by the Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, UK. 2004
The (after an Indian legend of Prince Rama) - First Produced 2000 Birmingham Rep, Birmingham, UK Ramayana
Augustine's Oak (ref. to St. Augustine of Canterbury and the Christianization of Roman Britain) - First Produced 1999 Shakespeare's Globe, London, UK
(verse adaptation after The Odyssey Homer)- First Produced 1999 Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, London, UK
The Haunted House (after a play by Plautus)
(after the play by Phaedra Racine) - First Produced 1998 BAC 2, London, UK
(after a play by Shakuntala Kalidasa) - First Produced 1997 Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, London, UK
- First Produced 1995 BAC Main, London, UK Cinderella and the Coat of Skins
The Last Days of - First Produced 1995 BAC 1, London, UK Don Juan
Valdorama - First Produced 1992 Latchmere, London, UK
Allbright First Produced 1991 Turtle Key Fulham, London, UK
The Swansong of Ivanhoe Westeway First Produced at the Edinburgh Festival and the Brain Club, London, UK
The Golden Ass or the Curious Man. Comedy in three parts after the novel Metamorphoses by Lucius Apuleius. Oberon Books: London, GB. 2002. ISBN 1-84002-285-X.
Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards. A drama in verses after an eighteenth-century Japanese puppet play by the Kabuki playwright Chikamatsu Monzaemon. Methuen Drama, London, GB. 1996 (USA: Heinemann, Portsmouth, New Hampshire). ISBN 0-413-71510-8.
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