A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE's Ivo Van Hove Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE's Ivo Van Hove Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play

Ivo Van Hove has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for ARTHUR MILLER'S A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. The production marks his Broadway debut.

As General Director of Holland's leading theatre company Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Ivo Van Hove has staged many internationally acclaimed productions, including, in New York: Alice in Bed, More Stately Mansions (Obie Award), A Streetcar Named Desire, Hedda Gabler(Obie), The Misanthrope, The Little Foxes, and Scenes From a Marriage, all at the New York Theatre Workshop; Roman Tragedies, Cries and Whispers, Opening Night, Angels in America, and Antigone at BAM; and Teorema at the Lincoln Center Festival.

Van Hove's opera credits include the premiere of Brokeback Mountain at Teatro Real in Madrid, as well as productions of The Clemency of Titus, Idomeneo, Mazeppa, Macbeth, Iolanta, The Makropulos Case, Lulu, and The Ring Cycle.

Direct from two completely sold-out engagements in London, producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater brought the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge to Broadway this fall. The production, which swept the 2015 Olivier Awards - winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong) -began previews on October 21 and opened on November 12 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45 Street. A View from the Bridge played an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 21, 2016.

The cast of A View from the Bridge - Arthur Miller's dark and passionate classic drama set on the Brooklyn waterfront - will be headed by Mark Strong (as Eddie Carbone), Nicola Walker (as Eddie's wife Beatrice), Phoebe Fox (as his niece Catherine), Emun Elliott (as Marco), and Michael Gould (as Alfieri). The production has scenic and lighting design by longtime van Hove collaborator Jan Versweyveld and costume design by An D'Huys.

Photo Credit: Henry McGee

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