The Witches Seed


The rock opera, "The Witches Seed," composed by renowned international artist Stewart Copeland, unfolds a gripping tale inspired by the horrors of the Inquisition.

At its heart lies the intricate narrative crafted by British/Irish playwright Jonathan Moore, known for his collaborations with esteemed composers and institutions.

Moore not only crafts the libretto but also takes on the directorial mantle for the 2024 revival, alongside choreographer Valentina Versino.

“Electric Saint” a hit at German National Theatre

“Excellent… Imaginative… impressive… playful… Unique… Electric Saint strikes like lightning and electrifies the audience.”

Deutsche Buhne, ( German Theatre.) The oldest and among the most respected theatre journals in Germany. 

“Fabulous Electric Buzz” James Naughtie, BBC Today Show. 

“Fantastic… special… dynamic… precise… exciting… Jonathan Moore succeeds in this production”

(Online Merker, The International Culture Platform)

“Ecstatic… blissful…. Masterfully handled… penetrating… constant excitation…” 

Announcing the world premiere of Electric Saint at the German National Theatre

An opera by Stewart Copeland, libretto by and directed by Jonathan Moore

ELECTRIC SAINT takes the audience into the life of Nikola Tesla, highlighting the fierce rivalry between him and his fellow inventor and competitor Thomas Edison - both pioneers of electrical engineering, but with diametrically opposed life philosophies.

Freedom of The City

Jonathan was invited by the prestigious Arts Across Borders/ Frielfest at Derry. Jonathan directed a "spine tingling" (The Guardian, 5 Star review) site specific production at the Guldhall, where the play is set, to standing ovations every night.

"Deeply moving and thought-provoking ... In this specific site, directed by Jonathan Moore with a cast of 12, it’s spine-tingling."

 The Guardian

"Greek" a Smash Hit

"A full scale and sophisticated production. Compelling ... Brilliantly vivid..."

"A strong and enjoyably brutal performance directed by Jonathan Moore with exceptionally striking performances."

Opera Now Magazine

"A brilliant production by Jonathan Moore, a great collaborator"

Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE, Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4 ( 2.6 Million listeners)

"A terrifically watchable, first-rate and enthralling production, wonderfully sung and acted ... Jonathan Moore's compelling, meticulous and stylish direction"

Greek at Grimeborne

The opera "Greek" is a contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth based on the Berkoff play composed by Mark Anthony Turnage with text adapted by the composer and Moore which Jonathan directed in it's world premiere at Munich and ENO.

"A resounding, unanimous triumph... riveting total theatre."