Good Canary

  • Fri 16 Sep - Sat 8 Oct
  • Directed by John Malkovich

John Malkovich


As a guiding member of Chicago's landmark Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Malkovich has had a profound impact on the American theatre landscape.  He acted in, directed or designed costumes for more than fifty Steppenwolf Theatre Company productions. His theatre credits include True West (Obie Award winner), Death of a Salesman, Slip of the Tongue, State of Shock and Burn This across New York, London and Los Angeles. His directing credits for theatre include Balm in Gilead (Steppenwolf), The Caretaker and Libra. Malkovich's 2003 French stage production of Hysteria was honoured with five Molière Award nominations including Best Director. For film, he recently finished work on Deepwater Horizon opposite Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russel due to open in cinemas later this year. His other recent film acting credits include Penguins of Madagascar, Cut Bank, Red, Red 2, Secretariat, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Burn After Reading and The Changeling. Further film credits include Being John Malkovich (New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor), Dangerous Liaisons, The Portrait of a Lady, In The Line of Fire, Of Mice and Men, The Great Buck Howard, Beowulf, Klimt, Ripley's Games, The Sheltering Sky, Empire of the Sun, The Glass Menagerie, The Killing Fields and Places in the Heart. For television his credits include Death of a Salesman (Emmy® Award), Heart of Darkness, Napoleon and RKO 281.