H.M.S. PINAFORE

Sasha Regan's All Male

By W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan

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SASHA REGAN - Director

Sasha Regan founded the Union Theatre in 1998, converting a derelict paper warehouse into a studio theatre with bar and the Union was nominated for The Peter Brook, Empty Space Awards – Best Studio Space 2010.  The Union did win the Best Up-and-coming Studio at the same   Awards in 2008.

 

Sasha Regan, starting directing at University, where she gained a 2:1 in Drama.  Theatre directing credits include; ‘We’re all doing Time’ (CRITICS CHOICE), ‘Chelinot’ (SUNDAY TIMES CRITICS CHOICE), Kander & Ebb’s ‘Cabaret’, ‘Sweeney Todd’ (CRITICS CHOICE) and ‘Pirates of Penzance’ (WINNER OF THE WHAT’SONSTAGE, BEST OFF WEST END PRODUCTION, 2010). After performing at The Prince of Wales Theatre for the What’sonStage.com Awards, the Pirates then transferred to the beautiful Wilton’s Music Hall in the spring of 2010 and then moved to The Rose Theatre in Kingston.  

 

Pirates has just completed a tour of Australia, including a month’s run at The Sydney Theatre.  Sasha also worked with Chris O’Dowd at The British Independent Film Awards in the staging of the awards this year.

 

Other directing credits include ‘Iolanthe’ (CRITICS CHOICE & TIME OUT’s top 10 musicals of 2010). ‘Iolanthe’ transferred to Wilton’s Music Hall where the cast enjoyed a sold-out run and broke all Wilton’s box office records from the previous 12 years. ‘Patience’ (CRITICS CHOICE).  Most recently Sasha directed the European premiere of Rodgers and Hammersteins 'Pipe Dream'.

 

In 2010 Sasha was nominated as Best Director in the BroadwayWorld.com Awards, alongside directors of such notable shows such as, Legally Blonde, Priscilla, Love Never Dies, Sweet Charity and Hair and again in 2013 Sasha was nominated for Best Director in the same awards for  Pipe Dream.

 

When Sasha isn’t directing she produces as one half of Regan De Wynter Productions.  Their most recent successes have been ‘The Baker’s Wife’ with Michael Matus, ‘Dames at Sea’ with Rosemary Ashe, ‘Assassins’ which won Best Production at The Offies in 2011, ‘Company’, ‘Absent Friends’,  ‘Assassins’ and  ‘A Man of No Importance’, which transferred to The Arts Theatre in London’s West End.

 

Sasha won the Stage One Bursary for New Producers in 2010 and has been nominated for Best Artistic Director for two years running in the Off West End Awards.  

 

Sasha won ‘Best Venue Programmer’ at The Fringe Report Awards 2012.

 

Sasha is thrilled that The Union was awarded ‘Fringe Venue of The Yea’, 2013’ at The Stage 100 Awards.

 

 

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