- Out of Joint Theatre Company
Out of Joint is a British and international touring theatre company based in London. It specialises in the commissioning and production of new writing, interspersed with occasional revivals and classic productions.
It was founded in 1993 by director Max Stafford-Clark and producer Sonia Friedman. Stafford-Clark remains as Artistic Director. Graham Cowley succeeded Friedman as producer in 1998.
The company has premiered plays by established writers such as David Edgar, Sebastian Barry, Caryl Churchill, April De Angelis, David Hare, Mark Ravenhill and Timberlake Wertenbaker, as well as work from first-time writers such as Stella Feehily. Classic productions include She Stoops to Conquer, Three Sisters and Macbeth. The company has performed on 6 continents and has coproduced with theatres such as The National Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, Bush Theatre, Hampstead Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company.
- 2011 A Dish of Tea with Dr Johnson adapted by Russell Barr, Ian Redford and Max Stafford-Clark from James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson and The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides.
- 2010 The Big Fellah by Richard Bean
- 2010 Andersen's English by Sebastian Barry
- 2009 Mixed Up North by Robin Soans
- 2009 Dreams of Violence by Stella Feehily
- 2008 The Convict's Opera by Stephen Jeffreys
- 2008 Testing the Echo by David Edgar
- 2007 Flight Path by David Watson
- 2007 King of Hearts by Alistair Beaton
- 2006 The Overwhelming by J. T. Rogers
- 2006 O go my Man by Stella Feehily
- 2005 Talking to Terrorists by Robin Soans
- 2004 Sisters, Such Devoted Sisters by Russell Barr
- 2004 Macbeth by William Shakespeare
- 2003 Duck by Stella Feehily
- 2003 The Permanent Way by David Hare
- 2002 She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith and A Laughing Matter by April De Angelis
- 2002 Hinterland by Sebastian Barry
- 2001 Sliding with Suzanne by Judy Upton
- 2001 Feelgood by Alistair Beaton
- 2000 Rita, Sue and Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar and A State Affair by Robin Soans
- 1999 Some Explicit Polaroids by Mark Ravenhill
- 1999 Drummers by Simon Bennett
- 1998 Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker
- 1998 Our Lady of Sligo by Sebastian Barry
- 1997 Blue Heart by Caryl Churchill
- 1998 The Positive Hour by April De Angelis
- 1996 Shopping and Fucking by Mark Ravenhill
- 1995 The Steward of Christendom by Sebastian Barry
- 1995 Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov and The Break of Day by Timberlake Wertenbaker
- 1994 The Man of Mode by George Etherege and The Libertine by Stephen Jeffreys
- 1994 The Queen and I by Sue Townsend and Road by Jim Cartwright
- Stafford-Clark, M. and Roberts, P. (2007) Taking Stock: The Theatre of Max Stafford-Clark, London: Nick Hern Books, ISBN 1-854-59840-6
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