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The Seckerson Tapes: Director Des McAnuff | reviews, news & interviews

The Seckerson Tapes: Director Des McAnuff

The Seckerson Tapes: Director Des McAnuff

Award-winning director of Jersey Boys and Tommy tackles Zhivago and Faust

Des McAnuff, whose Broadway shows have garnered a staggering 18 Tony Awards
In the 1960s Des McAnuff played guitar and wrote songs to meet girls. Subsequently life became a little more complicated for the multi-talented writer/ director. His long-standing commitment to the Shakespeare Festival Theatre at the other Stratford - in Ontario, Canada - has won him many plaudits and he is now director emeritus of the La Jolla Playhouse in California where so many important projects have germinated, including his Tony Award-winning production of The Who's Tommy and the forthcoming musical adaptation of Doctor Zhivago with a score by Lucy Simon.

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