Theatre & Opera Director

THE RISE AND SHINE OF COMRADE FIASCO

Elayce was the winner of the 2014/2015 JP Morgan Award for Emerging Directors, under which she was Resident Director at the NT Studio and directed THE RISE AND SHINE OF COMRADE FIASCO, by Andrew Whaley, at the Gate Theatre, London. The production was nominated for 5 Off West End Theatre Awards, including Best Director.

CREATIVE TEAM

Design: Rosanna Vize
Lighting Design: Lee Curran
Sound Design: Richard Hammarton

CAST

Gary Beadle, Kurt Egyiawan, Joan Iyiola, Abdul Salis

 

Rehearsal & production photos by Michael Shelford

 

SELECTED REVIEWS

...startlingly mercurial and superbly staged by Elayce Ismail. She is deservedly the recipient of this year's JP Morgan Award for Emerging Directors... electrifying (The Times)

Elayce Ismail's compact, muscular production features a superbly dynamic ensemble cast (TimeOut)

... a strong production by Elayce Ismail... acted with total conviction (Guardian)

 

For more information, please visit the Gate's website here

 

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