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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’s The Damned at Comedie-Francaise.
Ivo van Hove’s 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’s Journey into Night and The Fountainhead at Toneelgroep Amsterdam.
His work for musicals includes Rent and David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s 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’ 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.

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Ivo van Hove Productions

 
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Ivo van Hove Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Direction of a Play

Ivo Van Hove, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Director

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

Ivo van Hove, Hedda Gabler

Obie Awards - 1998 - Direction

Ivo van Hove, More Stately Mansions

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Jordan Dobson and George Salazar Join Keen Company's GLORY DAYS Benefit Concert

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Ivo van Hove FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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

Ivo van Hove has been nominated for several awards throughout their career. These include 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), 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."

Ivo van Hove has won several awards for his work. Some of his notable wins include Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "West Side Story," Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "A View from the Bridge," the Founders Award for Excellence in Directing at the Drama League Awards, a Special Citation at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding Director of a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "A View From the Bridge," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge," Best Director at the Olivier Awards for "A View From The Bridge," Direction at the Obie Awards for "Hedda Gabler," and Direction at the Obie Awards for "More Stately Mansions."

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