Simon Stone is an Australian film and theatre director, writer and actor. In 2011 Stone became the Resident Director at Belvoir. In his first year in the role he wrote and directed The Wild Duck, after Henrik Ibsen, which won the 2011 Helpmann Award for Best Play and was staged in London at the Barbican in 2014. His reworking of Yerma at the Young Vic in 2016 was critically acclaimed and won two Oliviers: Best Actress for Billie Piper, and Best Revival.
"An extraordinary theatrical triumph" The Times* The Times *
"Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon Stone's inspired reworking of Lorca" The Observer* The Observer *
"A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar classic" The Independent* The Independent *
"Wonderfully bold and sensitive writing and direction from Simon Stone" The Sunday Times* The Sunday Times *
"Simon Stone's radical update of Lorca is astonishingly powerful" Time Out* Time Out *