He directed Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Company," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Adrian Lester, Paul Bentley, Clare Burt, Anna Francolini, Rebecca Front, Sheila Gish, Kiran Hocking, Hannah James, Teddy Kempner, Clive Rowe, Liza Sadovy, Michael Simkins, Gareth Snook, and Sophie Thompson in the cast.
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[on directing Jarhead
(2005) without having a military background] This is new territory to me, but I hadn't spent two days in American suburbia when I directed American Beauty
(1999). I only knew the script had an unusual and original voice and it was a challenge I wanted to take on. "Jarhead" is equal parts black humor, honesty, rage, lyricism, profanity and the mixture of machismo jarhead ...
He was nominated for Best Director at the 1999 Laurence Olivier
Theatre Awards for the 1998 production of "The Blue Room".
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