Lou Stein is a London based Theatre Director/Writer who founded the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill and has worked with such actors as Dame Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Chris Eccleston, Sir John Mills, and Helena Bonham-Carter in London theatres including the West End, The Royal Court, and for the BBC.
Lou is writing an Afternoon Play for BBC R4 called MIND HACKERS, about the recent phone hacking scandal in the UK. To be broadcast June 2013.
THE FATHER INSTINCT, his BBC Radio 3 series, looks at the connections between being a father and creativity and features his own relationship to his son Ethan, who has Down Syndrome.
[Listen to Lou's final essay]
Lou Stein is preparing for the eagerly awaited revival of his smash hit adaptation of FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS,
with designs by iconic cartoonist Ralph Steadman.
Listen to an extract from Lou's award-winning Spoken Word CD starring Harry Dean Stanton and Jim Jarmusch
[Audio MP3 674kb]
Lou's vivid production of
CROSSING THE SEA, Deirdre Gribbin's
new one-woman opera with a Chinese theme,
using contemporary dance and film, is now available for international touring.
[Click to read a review]
REFLECTED GLORY, a performance piece for cello and video (composer Deirdre Gribbin), premiered at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and is available for touring.
"one of the exquisite moments of the Festival"
The Independent on Sunday.
DVD and CD clips and scripts are available for interested producing partners and venues. Excerpts from Deirdre Gribbin's one woman opera CROSSING THE SEA and REFLECTED GLORY...Brian Friel's PERFORMANCES...Dostoevsky's THE POSSESSED...and DOROTHY PARKER LIVES are available on request.
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