Simon Stephens’ plays for the National Theatre include The Threepenny Opera (in a new adaptation), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (also West End and Broadway; Olivier Award for Best New Play, Tony Award for Best Play), Port (originally produced at the Royal Exchange), 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 Song from Far Away, Heisenberg, Birdland, Blindsided, Three Kingdoms, Wastwater, Punk Rock, Seawall (also at the NT), Pornography, Motortown, Country Music, Christmas, Herons, Bluebird, A Thousand Stars Explode in the Sky (co-written with Robert Holman and David Eldridge); he has written English language versions of Jon Fosse’s I Am the Wind; Odon Von Horvath’s Kasimir and Karoline (titled The Funfair) and Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. His version of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House for the Young Vic transferred to the West End and then New York in 2014. His book A Working Diary is published by Methuen. Simon Stephens is an Associate at the Lyric, Hammersmith and Royal Court.