Mehmet Ergen

Mehmet Ergen

Based on the film "Little Miss Sunshine", written by Michael Arndt
Originally Directed by James Lapine
Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited

 Directed by


Mehmet Ergen


 Founder and artistic director of the Arcola Theatre, London; founder and artistic director of the Talimhane Theatre, Istanbul; co-founder and the first artistic director of the Southwark Playhouse, London (1993-1999), associate producer at the Battersea Arts Centre (1999-2001), advisor and judge for BBC Radio drama, founder of Arcola’s opera season Grimeborn, founder of the new writing festival: Oyun Yaz.

Directing work include; Truth by Florian Zeller, Piano by Trevor Griffiths, Dumb Show by Joe Penhall, Afterplay by Brian Friel, Noises Off by Michael Frayn, Lieutenant of Inishmore and Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, The Betrayal, Ashes to Ashes, One for the Road by Harold Pinter, Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman,  The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute, Fool for Love by Sam Shepard, The Nest by Kroetz, Much Ado About Nothing, and King Lear by W. Shakespeare, Roots by Arnold Wesker, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, The Protagonist by Georg Kaiser, In the Jungle of the Cities, Informer, Exception and the Rule by Bertold Brecht, Mandragola by Machievelli, The Painter by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, An Enemy of the People by Ibsen,  Silver Birch House by Leyla Nazli, Chasing the Moment by Jack Shepherd, The Plebeians Rehearse the Uprising by Günter Grass, Jitterbug by Bonnie Greer, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth by W. Shakespeare (both with Jack Shepherd) Operas and Musicals include; Sweet Smell of Success by Marvin Hamlisch & John Guare (Winner of WhatsOnStage Award, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Fiddler on the Roof, The Cradle Will Rock by Marc Blitzstein , Seven Deadly Sins by Brecht & Weill, I Can Get It For You Wholesale by Weidman & Rome, Dorian (Arts Theatre, West End), Treemonisha by Scott Joplin,  Lost in the Stars by Kurt Weill, Bliss by Simon Read & Zülfü Livaneli

His translations include works by Ibsen, Pinter, Shepard, LaBute, McDonagh, Enda Walsh


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