Jonathan Glew

Jonathan Glew is a freelance theatre director and composer based in London.  

Whilst his work as a director and composer often overlap, this website aims to focus on Jonathan’s directoral output.  For more information on Jonathan’s compositional work please visit


Jonathan has just finished working as Staff Director on the National Theatre’s smash hit revival of ‘The Effect.’  Th production ran from August 1st through to October 7th.  More information can be found HERE.

At the beginning of 2023 Jonathan worked as Associate Director on the hugely acclaimed Broadway production of A Dolls House starring Jessica Chastain.  The show ran ran on Broadway at The Hudson between Feb & June 2023.  The production won numerous awards including ‘Best Revival at the 2023 Drama League Awards and was nominated for 6 Tonys.

The Seagull starring Emilia Clarke ran in London’s West-End throughout the summer of 2022.  The production was laterly screened at cinemas across the world on November 3rd 2022 and can now be seen on NT at Home.  Click HERE for the trailer.



Jonathan is currently working as director and composer on a new musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘TREASURE ISLAND’ in collaboration with celebrated playwright Robert Farquhar. 

Footage from a recent workshop with graduates from LIPA can be found HERE


photo Marc Brenner

photo Marc Brenner


Jonathan is currently directing two productions simultaneously at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts as part of the 3rd year BA actors ‘Youth Revolt’ season.

THE IT by Vivienne Fanzmann and a new adaptation of SPRING AWAKENING by Jonathan.  The shows run from the 21st-25th November and tickets and further information can be found HERE