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Orange Tree Theatre announces Sarah Nicholson to step down as executive director

Nicholson has been running the theatre with Paul Miller

Sarah Nicholson
Sarah Nicholson
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The Orange Tree Theatre has today announced that executive director Sarah Nicholson will step down from the position in spring 2019.

Nicholson joined the theatre in November 2014, after Paul Miller was announced as artistic director.

She said: "I am incredibly proud of everything we've achieved, together with the team, in the last four years. Paul is second to none and I shall cherish being a part of his first OT chapter beyond measure."

Nicholson's previous roles included work was previously general manager at Sheffield Theatres, has twice worked at the National Theatre and was literary manager at the Donmar Warehouse.

With Miller, she has overseen the theatre since it left the Arts Council's National Portfolio in 2015. During her time at the venue, the Orange Tree has won 25 awards and produced revivals of plays by Bernard Shaw, Doris Lessing, Clare McIntyre, Charlotte Jones and Mustapha Matura.