Curious Incident

‘Magical and Moving.’

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Simon Stephens

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Simon Stephens is an Associate Artist of the Lyric Hammersmith and the Royal Court Theatre.

Simon Stephens’ new translation of The Threepenny Opera, directed by Rufus Norris is currently running at the National Theatre.


His other plays for the NT include:  Port (originally produced at the Royal Exchange and directed by Marianne Elliott) at the National Theatre’s Lyttelton Theatre, Harper Regan and On the Shore of the Wide World (co-production with Royal Exchange, Manchester: Olivier Award for Best New Play). 

His many other plays include Carmen Disruption, Heisenberg, BirdlandBlindsidedThree Kingdoms, Wastwater, Punk Rock, Seawall, Pornography, Country Music, Christmas and Herons; A Thousand Stars Explode in the Sky (co-written with Robert Holman and David Eldridge); an adaptation of Jon Fosse’s I Am the Wind and Motortown.  His version of A Doll’s House for the Young Vic transferred to the West End and then New York in 2014.

Cargese, Dive, Pornography

Digging, Five Letters Home to Elizabeth

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Olivier Award for Best New Play; Tony Award for Best Play
On the Shore of the Wide World – Olivier Award for Best New Play