Raz Shaw

Raz Shaw Portrait

DIRECTOR 

Forthcoming projects include: THE PRODUCERS (Royal Exchange Theatre).

Theatre credits include: THE GREATEST PLAY IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD… (Traverse Theatre & Royal Exchange Theatre); WIT (Royal Exchange Theatre); THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY (Theatre Royal, Northampton); THE GOD OF SOHO and A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM (Shakespeare’s Globe); WIE ES WILL GEFALLT (Bremer Shakespeare Company); JENNY FAWCETT (Soho Theatre & Pleasance); CYMBELINE (South Sudan National Theatre at Shakespeare’s Globe); EDGAR AND ANNABEL (AracaWorks Festival NYC); GAMBLING (Royal Court & Soho Theatre); ROMEO AND JULIET (Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour); TORN and FACTORY GIRLS (Arcola Theatre);THINGS OF DRY HOURS (The Gate & Royal Exchange Theatre); OTHELLO; WOMAN IN MIND and BE MY BABY (Salisbury Playhouse); A STATE OF INNOCENCE/PHOTOS OF RELIGION (Theatre 503); THE TRESTLE AT POPE LICK CREEK (Southwark Playhouse & Royal Exchange Theatre); THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE (Brentwood Theatre); BELLY (Old Red Lion); 5:01 (Unity Theatre). 

Raz was the winner of the Young Vic's Jerwood Directors Award in 2006, and in 2016 he was awarded Best Director at the UK Theatre Awards for his work on WIT at the Royal Exchange Theatre. 

His first book, DEATH AND THE ELEPHANT: HOW CANCER SAVED MY LIFE, was published in March 2018 by Unbound.

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