Out of Joint theatre company

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" 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.


*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

External reference

* [http://www.outofjoint.co.uk/ Out of Joint theatre company Web site]

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