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Kevin Spacey to be succeeded by Matthew Warchus at Old Vic
Kevin Spacey to be succeeded by Matthew Warchus at Old Vic

Kevin Spacey, who has led the Old Vic as artistic director since 2004, will hand over the reins of the company to veteran stage director Matthew Warchus starting in the fall of 2015, the London theater announced on Thursday. Warchus is a versatile director whose stage productions have run the gamut between prestige dramas and family-friendly musicals. He won a Tony Award for directing Yasmina Reza's "God of Carnage," which was seen in London, New York and Los Angeles. His other directing credits include the musical "Matilda," which is currently on Broadway and will tour the U.S.; and the revival of Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy "The Norman Conquests," which was seen at the Old Vic and on...

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