Wayne Jordan

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Wayne’s work at the Abbey Theatre includes Oedipus, The Shadow of a Gunman, Twelfth Night, Shakespeare in Music (with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra), The Plough and the Stars (2012 & 2010), Alice in Funderland, 16 Possible Glimpses, No Romance, Christ Deliver Us! and La Dispute. Other recent theatre work includes Romeo and Juliet, The Threepenny Opera, Enemy of the People and Celebration (Gate Theatre) and Prodijig; The Revolution (Cork Opera House). At Project Arts Centre, he has directed Ellamenope Jones, Everybody Loves Sylvia, Fewer Emergencies, The Public, The Drowned World, The Illusion, Eeeugh!topia (Randolf SD | The Company) and Elevator (THISISPOPBABY) and designed Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Making Strange). Other work includes La Voix Humaine (Dublin Fringe Festival 2008), Crave (Samuel Beckett Theatre and Studiobühne, Cologne), Cradle Will Rock, Tarry Flynn and Pains of Youth (The Lir Academy). As a writer Wayne has written a new version of Sophocle’s Oedipus for the Abbey Theatre, an adaptation of Marivaux’s La Double Inconstance called Everybody Loves Sylvia and a play with songs Ellamenope Jones, both of which were performed at Project Arts Centre. He is a graduate of the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin.