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Josh Seymour

Director

Josh was the Runner-Up for the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2018.  He was Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse from 2014-5 and won Best Director at the 2016 Off-West End Awards for his production of Tennessee Williams’ One Arm at Southwark Playhouse. Josh graduated in 2010 from the University of Cambridge with a First in English Literature and was a Finalist for the JMK Award in 2012.

Credits

THEATRE
Date: 2025
Production (role):
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Director)
Company:
Sheffield Theatre
Project details:
Written by Tennessee Williams
Date: 2024
Production (role):
HELLO DOLLY! (Associate Director)
Company:
The London Palladium
Project details:
Book by Michael Stewart
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Date: 2024
Production (role):
ROMEO & JULIET (Director)
Company:
Cambridge Arts Theatre
Project details:
Written by William Shakespeare
Date: 2021 - 2024
Production (role):
FAITH, HOPE AND CHARITY (Associate Director)
Company:
Alexander Zeldin Company
Project details:
Written by Alexander Zeldin
Date: 2023
Production (role):
THAT FACE (Director)
Company:
Orange Tree Theatre
Project details:
Written by Polly Stenham
Date: 2023
Production (role):
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (Director)
Company:
English Theatre Frankfurt
Project details:
Written by Tennessee Williams
Date: 2023
Production (role):
PAINS OF YOUTH (Director)
Company:
LAMDA
Project details:
Adapted by Martin Crimp
Date: 2019 - 2023
Production (role):
A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Associate Director)
Company:
Old Vic Theatre
Project details:
Adapted by Jack Thorne
Date: 2022
Production (role):
THE NARCISSIST (Director)
Company:
Chichester Festival Theatre
Project details:
Written by Christopher Shinn
Date: 2021
Production (role):
THE NORMAL HEART (Associate Director)
Company:
National Theatre
Project details:
Written by Larry Kramer
Date: 2020
Production (role):
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Director)
Company:
LAMDA
Project details:
Written by Howard Ashman
Date: 2019
Production (role):
MUSIK (Director)
Company:
Assembly Rooms Edinburgh & Leicester Square Theatre
Project details:
Written by Jonathan Harvey, score by Pet Shop Boys
Date: 2019
Production (role):
FOLLIES (Associate Director)
Company:
National Theatre
Project details:
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Goldman
Date: 2018
Production (role):
PARADE (Director)
Company:
Mountview Academy
Project details:
Written by Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry
Date: 2018
Production (role):
RED(Associate Director)
Company:
Wyndhams Theatre
Project details:
Written by John Logan
Date: 2018
Production (role):
HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA (Director)
Company:
Finborough Theatre
Project details:
Written by Jordan Seavey
Date: 2018
Production (role):
AMERICAN IDIOT (Director)
Company:
Mountview Academy
Project details:
Written by Green Day & Michael Mayer
Date: 2017
Production (role):
FOLLIES (Staff Director)
Company:
National Theatre
Project details:
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Goldman
Date: 2017
Production (role):
URINETOWN (Director)
Company:
Mountview Academy
Project details:
Written by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman
Date: 2016
Production (role):
BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROL KING MUSICAL (Associate Director)
Company:
Aldwych Theatre
Project details:
Music and Lyrics by Carole King & Gerry Goffin/ Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann
Book by Douglas McGrath
Date: 2016
Production (role):
ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL (Director)
Company:
Finborough Theatre
Project details:
Written by Joshua Schmidt and Jason Loewith
Date: 2016
Production (role):
LOSERVILLE

Company:
Stafford Gatehouse
Project details:
James Bourne and Elliot Davis
Date: 2015
Production (role):
ONE ARM (Director)
Company:
Southwark Playhouse
Project details:
Written by Moises Kaufman and Tennessee Williams
Date: 2015
Production (role):
MY NIGHT WITH REG (Associate Director)
Company:
Apollo Theatre
Project details:
Written by Kevin Elyot
Date: 2015
Production (role):
LES MISERABLES
Company:
Arts at Shows
Project details:
Written by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boubil
Date: 2014
Production (role):
CITY OF ANGELS (Assistant Director)
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Project details:
Written by Cy Coleman, David Zippel and Larry Gelbart
Date: 2014
Production (role):
MY NIGHT WITH REG (Assistant Director)
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Project details:
Written by Kevin Elyot
Date: 2014
Production (role):
FATHERS AND SONS (Assistant Director)
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Project details:
Written by Kevin Elyot
Date: 2014
Production (role):
PRIVACY (Assistant Director)
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Project details:
Written by James Graham
Date: 2014
Production (role):
VERSAILLES (Assistant Director)
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Project details:
Written by Peter Gill
Date: 2013
Production (role):
CANDIDE (Assistant Director)
Company:
Menier Chocolate Factory
Project details:
Written by Leonard Bernstein and Hugh Wheeler
Date: 2013
Production (role):
OUR HOUSE (Assistant Director)
Company:
New Wolsey/UK Tour
Project details:
Written by Tim Firth and Madness
Date: 2013
Production (role):
CAPTAIN BLOOD'S REVENGE (Assistant Director)
Company:
Glyndebourne/Brighton Festival
Project details:
Written by Lynne Plowman and Martin Riley
Date: 2012
Production (role):
GOOD GRIEF (Assistant Director)
Company:
Theatre Royal Bath/UK Tour
Project details:
Written by Keith Waterhouse
Date: 2012
Production (role):
TITANIC (Assistant Director)
Company:
MAC Belfast
Project details:
Written by Owen McCafferty
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THE LARAMIE PROJECT (Director)
Company:
Curve
Project details:
Written by Moises Kaufman
Date: 2012
Production (role):
SEX WITH A STRANGER (Assistant Director)
Company:
Trafalgar Studios
Project details:
Written by Stefan Golazewski
Date: 2011
Production (role):
SIXTY- SIX BOOKS (Assistant Director)
Company:
Bush Theatre
Project details:
Various writers

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2025
    Production (role): A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Director)
    Company: Sheffield Theatre
    Project details: Written by Tennessee Williams
  • Date: 2024
    Production (role): HELLO DOLLY! (Associate Director)
    Company: The London Palladium
    Project details: Book by Michael Stewart
    Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Date: 2024
    Production (role): ROMEO & JULIET (Director)
    Company: Cambridge Arts Theatre
    Project details: Written by William Shakespeare
  • Date: 2021 - 2024
    Production (role): FAITH, HOPE AND CHARITY (Associate Director)
    Company: Alexander Zeldin Company
    Project details: Written by Alexander Zeldin
  • Date: 2023
    Production (role): THAT FACE (Director)
    Company: Orange Tree Theatre
    Project details: Written by Polly Stenham
  • Date: 2023
    Production (role): SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (Director)
    Company: English Theatre Frankfurt
    Project details: Written by Tennessee Williams
  • Date: 2023
    Production (role): PAINS OF YOUTH (Director)
    Company: LAMDA
    Project details: Adapted by Martin Crimp
  • Date: 2019 - 2023
    Production (role): A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Associate Director)
    Company: Old Vic Theatre
    Project details: Adapted by Jack Thorne
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): THE NARCISSIST (Director)
    Company: Chichester Festival Theatre
    Project details: Written by Christopher Shinn
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): THE NORMAL HEART (Associate Director)
    Company: National Theatre
    Project details: Written by Larry Kramer
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Director)
    Company: LAMDA
    Project details: Written by Howard Ashman
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): MUSIK (Director)
    Company: Assembly Rooms Edinburgh & Leicester Square Theatre
    Project details: Written by Jonathan Harvey, score by Pet Shop Boys
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): FOLLIES (Associate Director)
    Company: National Theatre
    Project details: Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Goldman
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): PARADE (Director)
    Company: Mountview Academy
    Project details: Written by Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): RED(Associate Director)
    Company: Wyndhams Theatre
    Project details: Written by John Logan
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA (Director)
    Company: Finborough Theatre
    Project details: Written by Jordan Seavey
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): AMERICAN IDIOT (Director)
    Company: Mountview Academy
    Project details: Written by Green Day & Michael Mayer
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): FOLLIES (Staff Director)
    Company: National Theatre
    Project details: Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Goldman
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): URINETOWN (Director)
    Company: Mountview Academy
    Project details: Written by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROL KING MUSICAL (Associate Director)
    Company: Aldwych Theatre
    Project details: Music and Lyrics by Carole King & Gerry Goffin/ Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann
    Book by Douglas McGrath
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL (Director)
    Company: Finborough Theatre
    Project details: Written by Joshua Schmidt and Jason Loewith
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): LOSERVILLE

    Company: Stafford Gatehouse
    Project details: James Bourne and Elliot Davis
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): ONE ARM (Director)
    Company: Southwark Playhouse
    Project details: Written by Moises Kaufman and Tennessee Williams
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): MY NIGHT WITH REG (Associate Director)
    Company: Apollo Theatre
    Project details: Written by Kevin Elyot
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): LES MISERABLES
    Company: Arts at Shows
    Project details: Written by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boubil
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): CITY OF ANGELS (Assistant Director)
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details: Written by Cy Coleman, David Zippel and Larry Gelbart
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): MY NIGHT WITH REG (Assistant Director)
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details: Written by Kevin Elyot
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): FATHERS AND SONS (Assistant Director)
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details: Written by Kevin Elyot
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): PRIVACY (Assistant Director)
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details: Written by James Graham
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): VERSAILLES (Assistant Director)
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details: Written by Peter Gill
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): CANDIDE (Assistant Director)
    Company: Menier Chocolate Factory
    Project details: Written by Leonard Bernstein and Hugh Wheeler
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): OUR HOUSE (Assistant Director)
    Company: New Wolsey/UK Tour
    Project details: Written by Tim Firth and Madness
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): CAPTAIN BLOOD'S REVENGE (Assistant Director)
    Company: Glyndebourne/Brighton Festival
    Project details: Written by Lynne Plowman and Martin Riley
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): GOOD GRIEF (Assistant Director)
    Company: Theatre Royal Bath/UK Tour
    Project details: Written by Keith Waterhouse
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): TITANIC (Assistant Director)
    Company: MAC Belfast
    Project details: Written by Owen McCafferty
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THE LARAMIE PROJECT (Director)
    Company: Curve
    Project details: Written by Moises Kaufman
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): SEX WITH A STRANGER (Assistant Director)
    Company: Trafalgar Studios
    Project details: Written by Stefan Golazewski
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): SIXTY- SIX BOOKS (Assistant Director)
    Company: Bush Theatre
    Project details: Various writers
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