Howard Davies is nominated for a 1999 Tony Award for his direction of The Iceman Cometh. Davies is the Associate Director of the Almeida Theatre and the Royal National Theatre. Previously he was an Associate Director at the Royal Shakespeare Company. While at the RSC he established and ran the Warehouse Theatre where he produced and directed 35 new plays.
Recent New York productions include My Fair Lady and Translations (both on Broadway) and New England (Manhattan Theater Club).
Work at the Royal National Theatre includes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (also Broadway), The Shaughran, The Secret Rapture, Hedda Gabler, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Crucible, Piano, Pygmalion, The Children's Hour, Mary Stuart, Chips With Everything and most recently Flight.
At The Royal Shakespeare Company, work includes The Time of Your Life and Troilus and Cressida. Also, for the West End, Piaf, Good and Les Liaisons Dangereuses (all of which moved to Broadway). For the Almeida he has directed The Tower and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (which transferred to the West End), The Iceman Cometh and The Play About the Baby.