Jenny Eastop

Director | Acting Tutor

Jenny combines directing new musicals with straight plays, most recently a co-production of a new UK/US musical Killing the Cat by Warner Brown and Joshua Schmidt at Riverside Studios before a projected Off-Broadway run, and Urinetown at Lincoln Arts Centre. She is currently developing two new musicals, directing a Laura Wade play and devising/directing a new one woman show in Lisbon.  She is the Triple Offie nominated Director and Producer of Mercurius Theatre for which she has directed 18 productions.

Further London productions include Warde Street, Different From the Others, The Waiting Room, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Around the World in 80 Days, Henna Night, productions for London New Play Festival, Shakespeare's Globe, the National Theatre Studio and in the West End, Everlasting Rose and Spirit of the Ogoni.

Outside London, Jenny's productions have included the premiere of Peter Nichols' So Long Life, The Merchant at West Yorkshire Playhouse and new musical Flying Bedrooms for a North West tour. Jenny has been Associate Director to Michael Blakemore since 2003 in the West End, National Theatre, Chichester Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Broadway, New York and most recently for Cy Coleman's musical The Life at Southwark Playhouse.