Willy Russell

Willy Russell

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist


Biography



Shows by Willy Russell

Title
Synopsis

Set in Britain, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers tells the story of fraternal twins who are separated at birth. One brother is raised in a family of great privilege and one brother is raised in poverty. Even with their differen... read more

Educating Rita is a witty yet poignant look at a working class woman’s attempts to change her social circumstances through pursuit of an Open University qualification. Rita is a twenty-six-year-old working-class hairdresser,... read more

Shirley Valentine is a bored, middle-aged housewife, trapped in a stale, loveless marriage. Her children are all grown up and she frequently talks to the wall in her kitchen while preparing her husband’s regular evening meal... read more

Overview

Born
8/23/1947
Show Categories
Musical, Play
Genres
Drama, Comedy