Photo by marc abe

photo by marc abe

Performance

    LUcas's portfolio includes making original theatre,

directing gallery installation films,

writing plays and generating online arts content.

 

he attended Colchester Mercury Youth Theatre, 

The Russian School of Acting and Wolverhampton University.

His online series 'THeatremakers' continues to be streamed around the world

and cabaret-cult 'an evening without kate bush' opens at the soho in 2020.

 

He is the writer, producer and director of youtube channel

'THree hundred thoughts for theatremakers' 

 

russell is a qualified lecturer.

Astutely directed

the times

★★★★

everyone is good under russell lucas's direction.

THE LONDONIST

Photo by MARC ABE

Photo by MARC ABE

cabaret

an

evening

without

kate

bush

The Sun ★★★★
The Times ★★★★
The Stage ★★★★★
The Scotsman ★★★★
Broadway Baby ★★★★★

British Theatre ★★★★★
West End Wilma ★★★★★
Attitude Magazine ★★★★★

The SOHO THEATRE 2020

Photo by clive holland

a cabaret cult made with

sarah-louise young

'devised with the director Russell Lucas and surely bound for a longer life.'

★★★★

The Times

 

online

theatre is

a real job

a new series

talking to

theatre people

 
 

FILM

theatre

warped

by martin malcolm

Photo by alan powdrill

Photo by Richard davenport

video and live performance

in gallery settings

a play commissioned and directed by lucas that studies the idolisation of the krays.

 

vault festival 2019

 

THEatre

the american season

driving miss daisy | the understudy psychopomp - cctheatre, london

Photos by simon annand

three plays presented in

a non-traditional space

'Directed by Russell Lucas, 

brilliantly presented in the round.'

Broadway World

'A slow-burner, this is a full-bodied and fascinating play.'

LONDONTHEATRE1

'a masterful piece of contemporary writing, is given its fair dues in Russell Lucas’ captivating production.'

a younger theatre

education

the donmar warehouse

national youth theatre

lyric, hammersmith

the verbier festival

cmk foundation, korea

Photo by richard davenport

lucas has written and delivered

in educational settings for

over twenty years

online

an educational series

for theatre departments

OFF-BROADWAY| WEST END | CANADA

JULIE MADLY DEEPLY

THE LOVE LETTER TO JULIE ANDREWS THAT CONTINUES TO DELIGHT AUDIENCES AROUND THE WORLD.

C0-WRITTEN AND DIRECTED IN COLLABORATION WITH SARAH-LOUISE YOUNG

OTHER WORK

The Earthworks (short) by Tom Morton Smith, The Soho, 2013

(Director)

Dollywould by Shit Theatre

(contributions) 

Women's Hour by Shit Theatre

(choreography)

WORKSHOPS

Directors Guild of Great Britain

'Theatre and Screen directors forum'

'Make Your Show'

'The Actor's Study'

STUDENT PRODUCTIONS

 

Titus Andronicus

Vernon God Little

Henry V

Les Miserables

The Secret Garden

Crazy for You

Barnum

Blood Brothers

Clockwise

Guys and Dolls

Scrooge

Sweet Charity

Me and My Girl

The Wizard of Oz

Carousel

Annie

Fame

AS AN ACTOR

Bobby Kennedy

'Seven Days that Made a President'

National Geographic

 

Killer

'Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic?'

Discovery

Barrister

'Unforgiven'

BBC