Alexis Zegerman

Alexis Zegerman is a playwright and actor. Her plays include The Fever Syndrome (Hampstead Theatre, MTC/Alfred P Sloan commission), Holy Shit, (Kiln Theatre),The Steingolds, (NT Studio, finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), Lucky Seven (Hampstead Theatre), Noise (Soho Theatre, Westminster Prize.) She was writer-in-residence at the Hampstead Theatre and Paines Plough and is currently under commission with Manhattan Theater Club/Bobbie Olsen, National Theatre, and Hampstead Theatre. Alexis also writes across film, TV and radio, winning the Prix Europa for her original BBC radio drama Deja Vu. Her latest film, Arthur's Whiskey, has been greenlit with Diane Keaton playing the lead. As an actor, Alexis has worked at the National Theatre, the Royal Court and the West Endmost recently appearing in the original cast of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt. She won a British Independent Film Award for best supporting actress for her role in Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky. Photo cr. Mark Douet
Case Histories to Drama: Sacks, Pinter & Friel
Our latest specially commissioned production celebrating great writers focuses on renowned British neurologist Oliver Sacks. His 1973 collection of beautifully crafted case histories, Awakenings was an instant success, inspiring many writers and artists. Via performance and commentary we explore two outstanding examples, Harold Pinter’s A Kind of Alaska and Brian Friel...