One of the most infamous scandals in financial history becomes a unique theatrical event in ‘Rupert Goold’s brilliant production’ (Guardian). Inspired by real-life, and using music, movement and video, ENRON follows a group of flawed men and women in a narrative of greed and loss, reviewing the tumultuous 1990s and casting a new light on the financial turmoil in which the world finds itself today.
This record breaking production is directed by Headlong Theatre’s Artistic Director Rupert Goold (winner of the 2010 Best Director Olivier Award for ENRON). Recent credits for the company include Six Characters in Search of an Author, which transferred to the West End in 2008, and King Lear starring Pete Postlethwaite. Goold’s other credits include the multi award-winning Macbeth with Patrick Stewart (West End/Broadway), No Man’s Land (West End) and Oliver! (West End).
Rupert Goold was awarded the Evening Standard, Critics’ Circle and Olivier Awards for Best Director for ENRON. Lucy Prebble was nominated for the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best New Play and in 2010 won the TMA Award for Best New Play. ENRON was also nominated for the Olivier Awards for Best Set Design, Best Lighting Design, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor and for the Evening Standard Award for Best Actor. The UK tour of ENRON was nominated for the Manchester Evening News Award in 2010. In 2010, ENRON was also nominated for four Tony Awards for Best Sound Design, Best Original Score, Best Lighting Design and Best Performance by a featured actor in a play.
ENRON was presented in the West End by Matthew Byam Shaw, Act Productions, Caro Newling for Neal St Productions, Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel.
ENRON was produced on Broadway by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Matthew Byam Shaw, Act Productions, Caro Newling for Neal St. Productions and The Shubert Organization.