Jeremy Webb


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Jeremy Webb

Artistic Director, Neptune Theatre

Jeremy Webb is the twelfth Artistic Director in Neptune Theatre’s history. Prior to Neptune, Jeremy was the Artistic Producer of Eastern Front Theatre.

Jeremy moved to Canada, from his native UK, in 1998, making Halifax home. For Neptune he has directed ELF The Musical, Misery, Alice, Peter Pan, The Woman In Black, Fully Committed, Mamma Mia, Shakespeare In Love, Cinderella, Noises Off, Little Thing Big Thing and Calendar Girls. Up next he’s directing Billy Elliot. In a 27 year career, numerous stage appearances include 'Gandalf' in The Hobbit, 'Cogsworth’ in Neptune Theatre’s Beauty and The Beast (twice), ‘Macbeth’ in Macbeth (WillPower Theatre),  ‘Max Bialystock’ in The Producers (Rainbow Stage, Winnipeg),  ‘Beowulf’ in Beowulf (Two Planks & A Passion), the title character in The Wizard of Oz and ‘Iago’ in Othello (Shakespeare By The Sea).

His one-man version of A Christmas Carol has been a great success for 19 years.

He won the 2010 Mayor’s Award for Achievement in Theatre and The Coast (Halifax’s weekly newspaper) Best Theatre Actor Award three times. In 2013, Jeremy won the Creative Arts Nova Scotia Established Artist Award. In 2017, he was awarded The ACTRA David Renton Award of Excellence (for service to the film & TV union.) In 2022, he was awarded The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Medal for service to the arts.