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Ivo van Hove

 
Bio:
Ivo van Hove began his career in 1981 and has been director of Toneelgroep Amsterdam since 2001. He has also been director of Het Zuidelijk Toneel. From 1998 to 2004, he managed the Holland Festival, annually presenting his selection of international theater, music, opera and dance. Until 2010 he ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ivo van Hove began his career in 1981 and has been director of Toneelgroep Amsterdam since 2001. He has also been director of Het Zuidelijk Toneel. From 1998 to 2004, he managed the Holland Festival, annually presenting his selection of international theater, music, opera and dance. Until 2010 he ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022] [Replacement]
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[Broadway, 2020]
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[West End, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
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[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[West End, 0]
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Writing

Adaptation

Photos

Director Ivo van Hove Photo

Director Ivo van Hove

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Ivo Van Hove and Choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Photo

Ivo Van Hove and Choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

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Director Ivo van Hove and set designer Jan Versweyveld  Photo

Director Ivo van Hove and set designer Jan Versweyveld

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Ivo van Hove, Jan Versweyveld Photo

Ivo van Hove, Jan Versweyveld

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Ivo van Hove, Jan Versweyveld Photo

Ivo van Hove, Jan Versweyveld

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Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2020]
Director

[West End, 2019]
Director

[Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[West End, 2017]
Director

[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director

[West End, 0]
Director

Writing
Adaptation

Ivo van Hove Biography

Ivo van Hove began his career in 1981 and has been director of Toneelgroep Amsterdam since 2001. He has also been director of Het Zuidelijk Toneel. From 1998 to 2004, he managed the Holland Festival, annually presenting his selection of international theater, music, opera and dance.
Until 2010 he was one of the artistic leaders of the Dramatic Arts department in Antwerp. Ivo van Hove's production work in theater includes Hedda Gabler at the National Theatre, A View From the Bridge at Young Vic, West End and Broadway, The Crucible on Broadway, Lazarus in New York and London, and Visconti√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs The Damned at Comedie-Francaise.
Ivo van Hove√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs work as director for theater includes Angels in America, Roman Tragedies, Kings of War, Opening Night, Obsession, Antonioni, Taming of the Shrew, Scenes from a Marriage, After the Rehearsal/Persona, The Human Voice, Othello, Children of the Sun, The Miser, Mourning Becomes Electra, Long Day√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Journey into Night and The Fountainhead at Toneelgroep Amsterdam.
His work for musicals includes Rent and David Bowie and Enda Walsh√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Lazarus. His work for opera includes Lulu, the entire Der Ring des Nibelungen, The Makropulos Affair and Salome at the Dutch National Opera, and the world premiere of the opera Brokeback Mountain in Madrid. His film and TV work includes Home Front and Amsterdam.
Ivo van Hove has been recognized for his work with several awards, including two Olivier awards and two Tony awards for A View From the Bridge; an Amsterdam Oeuvre Award; two Obie Awards for More Stately Mansions and Hedda Gabler; the Archangel Award at the Edinburgh Festival; the Critics√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ Circle Theatre Award; a Moliere Award for best production in France; and a Dutch Oeuvre Award, together with Jan Versweyveld.
He has also received an honorary doctorate for general merit from the University of Antwerp and the Flemish Culture Prize for Overall Cultural Merit from the Flemish government.
Ivo van Hove is Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France, and King Filip of Belgium awarded him Commander of the Order of the Crown.


Ivo van Hove Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Ivo van Hove, West Side Story
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Direction of a Play
Ivo van Hove, Network
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Ivo van Hove, A View from the Bridge
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Gold Star
Ivo van Hove
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Special Citation Gold Star
Ivo van Hove
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Ivo van Hove, A View From the Bridge
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Ivo Van Hove, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Director Gold Star
Ivo Van HoveA View From The Bridge
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Director
Ivo van Hove, Scenes from a Marriage
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Director
Ivo van HoveA View From The Bridge
 
Obie Awards - 2005 - Direction Gold Star
Ivo van Hove, Hedda Gabler
 
Obie Awards - 1998 - Direction Gold Star
Ivo van Hove, More Stately Mansions

Ivo van Hove News

Met Opera's 22-23 Season Will Be Broadcast Live In UK Cinemas Photo Met Opera's 22-23 Season Will Be Broadcast Live In UK Cinemas
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live high-definition cinema broadcasts, distributed in the UK by Trafalgar Releasing, will begin its 16th season this October with a live broadcast of Cherubini's rarely performed Medea.¬† From October 2022 ‚Äď June 2023, ten incredible performances will be broadcast live from the Met stage in New York to cinemas worldwide.¬†

BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE Extends at The Public Through Late October Photo BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE Extends at The Public Through Late October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

The Public Theater and Elevator Repair Service will begin previews for the New York premiere production of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE with a Joseph Papp Free Performance on Saturday, September 24 in the Anspacher Theater.

Ivo Van Hove Directs AUFSTIEG UND FALL DER STADT MAHAGONNY in Belgium Photo Ivo Van Hove Directs AUFSTIEG UND FALL DER STADT MAHAGONNY in Belgium
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen is opening the upcoming opera season 2022-2023 in style with a new production of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny. This also marks the return of director Ivo van Hove to the house where it all began for him.

The American Vicarious' DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Tour All Five NYC Boroughs Photo The American Vicarious' DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Tour All Five NYC Boroughs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

the american vicarious will present a Five-Borough NYC Tour (5BT) of their critically acclaimed production of Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley, a staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Starring Radcliffe, Groff & Mendez Announces TodayTix Lottery & Photo MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Starring Radcliffe, Groff & Mendez Announces TodayTix Lottery & Two-Week Extension
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced details for the Merrily We Roll Along CHEAPTIX Digital Lottery and, due to popular demand during the priority access period for NYTW members and Repeat Defenders, an additional two weeks of performances.

Review: WHO KILLED MY FATHER, Young Vic Photo Review: WHO KILLED MY FATHER, Young Vic
by Charlie Wilks - Sep 12, 2022

√ądouard Louis‚Äô book about love and anger is loved around the world. In the story, a son returns home to his remote part of northern France.

Linedy Genao & Brandon Espinoza to Star in ON YOUR FEET! at Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Linedy Genao & Brandon Espinoza to Star in ON YOUR FEET! at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, the first production of Paper Mill’s 2022-2023 season. The production will feature Linedy Genao (On Your Feet! on Broadway) as Gloria, and Brandon Espinoza (Broadway’s SpongeBob SquarePants) as Emilio.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to the New National Theatre Next Month Photo THE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to the New National Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

In collaboration with the Od√©on-Th√©√Ętre de l'Europe in Paris, the New National Theatre will present the Japanese premiere of a new production of Tennessee WILLIAM's masterpiece¬†The Glass Menagerie, which had its world premiere in Paris in March 2020.

New York Premiere of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE to Kick Off Fall Season at The  Photo New York Premiere of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE to Kick Off Fall Season at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

The Public Theater and Elevator Repair Service will kick off The Public’s 55th anniversary season with the New York premiere production of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE. BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE will begin performances in the Anspacher Theater with a Joseph Papp Free Performance on Saturday, September 24.

Ivo Van Hove Will Direct AUFSTIEG UND FALL DER STADT MAHAGONNY in September Photo Ivo Van Hove Will Direct AUFSTIEG UND FALL DER STADT MAHAGONNY in September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen is opening the upcoming opera season 2022-2023 in style with a new production of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny. This also marks the return of director Ivo van Hove to the house where it all began for him.

Ivo van Hove Videos

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For The Met: Live in HD's 2022/2023 Season VideoVIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For The Met: Live in HD's 2022/2023 Season
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2022

Tickets are on sale now for the Met‚Äôs 2022‚Äď23 Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, which features ten spectacular productions, including exciting company premieres, new productions, and repertory favorites, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes content. Watch an all new trailer and get a first look inside the productions and season!

VIDEO: See Highlights From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Paper Mill Playhouse! VideoVIDEO: See Highlights From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Paper Mill Playhouse!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2021

See highlights from Paper Mill Playhouse opening production of the 2021-2022 season, Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World, directed by Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Starring Carolee Carmello, Roma VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Starring Carolee Carmello, Roman Banks & More at Paper Mill
by Alan Henry - Oct 13, 2021

Paper Mill Playhouse begins performances tonight, October 13, 2021, for the opening production of the company's 2021-2022 season, Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World, directed by Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee. Get a first look at the cast in rehearsal!

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE VideoVIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company VideoVIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

Broadway star Judy Kuhn has released a short message on behalf of John Doyle's star-studded production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins at Classic Stage Company.

Broadway Rewind: WEST SIDE STORY Rumbles Back to Broadway in 2009! VideoBroadway Rewind: WEST SIDE STORY Rumbles Back to Broadway in 2009!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2020

Just last month, Broadway celebrated the return of West Side Story- a daring new interpretation from director Ivo van Hove. In 2009, Broadway was celebrating the opening of a different West Side Story. This version, which opened March 19 at the Palace Theatre, starred Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione, and Tony winner Karen Olivo, and new Spanish lyrics from Lin-Manuel Miranda. The revival would go on to play 748 performances, running just under two years.

BWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening N VideoBWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening Night Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Feb 21, 2020

Some of Broadway's biggest stars, including Sierra Boggess, Joshua Henry, Jessica Vosk, Robin de Jes√ļs, Will Hochman, Sherie Rene Scott and so many more tell us all about what the iconic West Side Story means to them!

Showtune Shuffle: Broadway's Leading Men Sing 'Something's Coming' VideoShowtune Shuffle: Broadway's Leading Men Sing 'Something's Coming'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2020

Some of the most beloved songs of the musical theatre canon come from Bernstein's score, which includes 'Tonight,' 'America,' 'Maria,' and of course, Tony's big Act I moment, 'Something's Coming.' Today, we celebrate the show's return with that very tune, featuring original Tonys Larry Kert (original Broadway cast) and Richard Beymer (1961 film), Broadway leading men Matt Cavenaugh (2009 revival), Jeremy Jordan (2009 revival), Cheyenne Jackson, Gavin Creel, Colton Ryan, Santino Fontana, and Darren Criss, and even Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey and Judy Garland.

VIDEO: Isaac Powell Sings WEST SIDE STORY's 'Something's Coming' VideoVIDEO: Isaac Powell Sings WEST SIDE STORY's 'Something's Coming'
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Something great is coming! With the Broadway revival of West Side Story currently in previews, the show's very own Tony, Isaac Powell, took to the stage at Live from Here with Chris Thile to perform the show's iconic song 'Something's Coming.' Check out the full performance with this video!

VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Talks Breaking the Fourth Wall in NETWORK VideoVIDEO: Bryan Cranston Talks Breaking the Fourth Wall in NETWORK
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2019

Bryan Cranston was a guest on Tuesday night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about his Tony-nominated performance in the Broadway play 'Network.'


Ivo van Hove Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ivo van Hove written?
Ivo van Hove has written 1 shows including All About Eve (Adaptation).

What awards has Ivo van Hove been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for West Side Story , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Network , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A View from the Bridge , Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards) , Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A View From the Bridge , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for A View From The Bridge , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Scenes from a Marriage , Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for A View From The Bridge Direction (Obie Awards) for Hedda Gabler and Direction (Obie Awards) for More Stately Mansions .

What awards has Ivo van Hove won?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for West Side Story, Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A View from the Bridge, Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards), Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A View From the Bridge, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for A View From The Bridge Direction (Obie Awards) for Hedda Gablerand Direction (Obie Awards) for More Stately Mansions.