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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)

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[Off-Broadway, 2022]
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[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]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Director
 
[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

Exclusive Presale for A LITTLE LIFE at the Harold Pinter Theatre Photo Exclusive Presale for A LITTLE LIFE at the Harold Pinter Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 30, 2022

Exclusive presale for A Little Life, starring James Norton, Omari Douglas, Zach Wyatt and Elliot Cowan.

Preview Performances of DES MOINES at Theatre for a New Audience Rescheduled to Due C Photo Preview Performances of DES MOINES at Theatre for a New Audience Rescheduled to Due Covid
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Due to Covid cases within the company, Theatre for a New Audience is canceling five preview performances of the Off-Broadway premiere of iconic American writer Denis Johnson's Des Moines, directed by Arin Arbus and featuring Johanna Day, Arliss Howard, Hari Nef, Michael Shannon, and Heather Alicia Simms.

James Norton, Omari Douglas, Luke Thompson, and Zach Wyatt Will Lead Ivo van Hove's E Photo James Norton, Omari Douglas, Luke Thompson, and Zach Wyatt Will Lead Ivo van Hove's English Language Premiere of A LITTLE LIFE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022

Ivo van Hove will stage the English language première of Hanya Yanagihara's critically acclaimed prize-winning novel, A Little Life in the West End. Van Hove directs James Norton (Jude), Luke Thompson (Willem), Omari Douglas (JB), Zach Wyatt (Malcolm), Elliot Cowan (Brother Luke/Doctor Traylor/Caleb), Zubin Varla (Harold), Nathalie Armin (Ana), and Emilio Doorgasingh (Andy).

Barbara Warner Howard, Founding Member of New York Theatre Workshop, Passes Away Photo Barbara Warner Howard, Founding Member of New York Theatre Workshop, Passes Away
by Team BWW - Nov 15, 2022

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Barbara Leah Warner Howard died on November 9, 2022, peacefully at home while listening to Ella Fitzgerald, surrounded by family and friends. 

Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program Photo Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

The 38th Adelaide Festival, to be launched this Wednesday 9 November, at Adelaide Town Hall and via livestream offers a total of 52 events in theatre, music, opera, dance, media and visual arts, including major festivals-within-the-festival Adelaide Writers' Week, UKARIA¬†Chamber Landscapes and WOMADelaide ‚Äď over 17 days and nights from Friday 3 to Sunday 19 March.

Meet the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL; Beginning Previews on B Photo Meet the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin preview performances tonight, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Meet the cast here!

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Starring Teagle F. Bougere & Eric T. Miller to be Presente Photo DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Starring Teagle F. Bougere & Eric T. Miller to be Presented at Queens Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022

Queens Theater will present Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley from the american vicarious. Adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Christopher McElroen, this staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. will take place on November 11 at 8pm and 12 at 3pm & 8pm.

Verdi's DON CARLO to Return to the Metropolitan Opera in November Photo Verdi's DON CARLO to Return to the Metropolitan Opera in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Verdi‚Äôs sweeping historical tragedy¬†Don Carlo will return to the Metropolitan Opera for nine performances of the four-act Italian version November 3‚ÄďDecember 3, 2022,¬† following the successful¬†company premiere¬†of the five-act¬†French version¬†last season.

Taibi Magar to Direct THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop Photo Taibi Magar to Direct THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced that Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Taibi Magar (Help) will direct the previously announced production of The Half-God of Rainfall by Hay Festival Medal for Poetry winner Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles), part of NYTW’s 2022/23 season.

Michael Shannon, Johanna Day, Hari Nef & More to Star in DES MOINES Off-Broadway Prem Photo Michael Shannon, Johanna Day, Hari Nef & More to Star in DES MOINES Off-Broadway Premiere at TFANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience will present Denis Johnson‚Äôs¬†Des Moines, the final play from the late author, and the first play by Johnson TFANA has staged, November 29, 2022‚ÄďJanuary 1, 2023, at¬†Polonsky Shakespeare Center.

Ivo van Hove Videos

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For The Met: Live in HD's 2022/2023 Season Videoplay
VIDEO: 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! Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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! Videoplay
Broadway 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 Videoplay
BWW 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' Videoplay
Showtune 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' Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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.