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


A new musical by Robert Farquhar & Jonathan Glew


At the beginning of 2022, Jonathan had the pleasure of directing the 3rd year LIPA Acting Showcase.  The production played at the SOHO Theatre, London and HOME Theatre, Manchester for an invited audience of industry professionals , agents casting directors and producers.  He also made a digital version of the show which can be seen HERE.  Filmed by Brian Roberts with sound by Robert Atkinson.


Jonathan worked as Associate Director on the hugely acclaimed production of The Seagull which ran in London’s West-End.  The production was laterly screened at cinemas across the world on November 3rd 2022 and can 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 has recently  completed work on a musical adaptation of ‘A RAKE’S PROGRESS’ in collaboration with Robert Farquhar.  The production is based on the series of William Hogarth paintings of the same name and follows the rise and fall of Thomas Rakewell as he attempt to negotiate his way through the ranks of British society.

The production is currently being considered by a number of producers.   If you woud be interested in reading / hearing the show please email Jonathan at


Jonathan is working as associate director on the Broadway production of ‘A Dolls House’ at the Hudson Theatre, New York for the Jamie Lloyd Company.  The production runs until June 12th 2023.  For more information please visit