Nicholas Hytner Biography

Gender: Male

Nicholas Hytner has been Director of the National Theatre since 2003, and heads a team that produces around 20 new shows each year.



Since 1989 he has directed 28 productions at the National, including The Madness of George III, Henry V, His Dark Materials, The History Boys, Stuff Happens, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Much Ado About Nothing, England People Very Nice, Phedre, The Habit of Art, London Assurance, Hamlet and Collaborators.



On Broadway he has directed The History Boys, Sweet Smell of Success and Miss Saigon; and at Lincoln Center Theater Carousel and Twelfth Night.



He has directed opera at the Royal Opera House, the Metropolitan Opera (Don Carlo, 2010) and the Paris Opera.



Films: The Madness of King George, The Crucible, The Object of My Affection, The History Boys.



He has won two Tony awards for directing Carousel and The History Boys, and one as producer of War Horse.

Nicholas Hytner Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Best Director
Nicholas HytnerOthello
Nicholas Hytner TImon of Athens
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2012 - Lebedev Special Award
Nicholas Hytner
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Nicholas Hytner, One Man, Two Guvnors
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Play
Nicholas Hytner, One Man, Two Guvnors
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Play
Nicholas Hytner, War Horse
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Direction of a Play
Nicholas Hytner, London Assurance
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Nicholas Hytner, The History Boys
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Nicholas Hytner, The History Boys
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Direction of a Play
Nicholas Hytner, The History Boys
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Director
Nicholas HytnerHistory Boys
Nicholas HytnerOrpheus Descending
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Nicholas Hytner, Carousel
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Direction of a Musical
Nicholas Hytner, Carousel
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Director of a Musical
Nicholas Hytner, Carousel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1991 - Best Director
Nicholas Hytner , Miss Saigon
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Direction of a Musical
Nicholas Hytner, Miss Saigon
 
Olivier Awards - 1990 - Director of the Year
Nicholas HytnerGhetto
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1989 - Best Director
Nicholas HytnerGhetto

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