Jonathan O'Boyle


Jonathan trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Jonathan's 50th Anniversary production of HAIR won the 2018 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Off-West End Production and was also nominated for Best Musical Revival.

Directing credits: Aspects of Love (Southwark Playhouse and Hope Mill Theatre), Peter Pan (Park Theatre, nominated for Best Direction Off-West End Awards), A Guide for the Homesick (Trafalgar Studios), This House (Headlong and UK Tour. Co-directed with Jeremy Herrin, Olivier Award nomination for Best Revival 2017); Rasheeda Speaking (Trafalgar Studios, nominated for Best Direction Off-West End Awards); Pippin (Southwark Playhouse and Hope Mill Theatre, nominated for Best Direction Off-West End Awards); Dear Brutus (Southwark Playhouse); HAIR (The Vaults and Hope Mill Theatre); Four Play (Theatre503, nominated for Best Direction Off-West End Awards); Sense of an Ending and Water Under the Board (Theatre503); The Surplus and All The Ways To Say Goodbye (Young Vic); The Verb, To Love and Made In Britain (Old Red Lion Theatre); Bash Latterday Plays (Trafalgar Studios); King Lear and Broken Glass (Central School of Speech and Drama); Season's Greetings (Arts Educational Schools) and The Monster Bride (Tristan Bates Theatre).

Associate Director credits:  An American In Paris (Dominion Theatre) This House (Chichester Festival Theatre/Headlong & Garrick), The Judas Kiss (Chichester Festival Theatre/Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto/BAM, New York), Mack and Mabel (Chichester Festival Theatre & UK Tour), Bull (Young Vic/Sheffield Crucible/New York), This Is My Family (Sheffield Theatres & UK Tour), Amadeus (Chichester Festival Theatre), The Scottsboro Boys (Young Vic), Manon (Royal Opera House), My Fair Lady (Sheffield Crucible).

Jonathan trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama and Birkbeck, University of London. Previously he was Trainee Associate Director at Chichester Festival Theatre and Resident Director at Sheffield Crucible. Jonathan was named as one of the Guardian's Rising Stage Stars in 2014.