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Jonathan Kent

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 0]
Director
 
[London, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[West End, 2014]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Director

Writing

Bookwriter

Photos

Lisa O√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘHare, Lucy Cohu, Jonathan Kent, Eileen Atkins, Jonathan Pryce, Amanda D Photo

Lisa O√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘHare, Lucy Cohu, Jonathan Kent, Eileen Atkins, Jonathan Pryce, Amanda Drew, James Hillier, Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton

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09/25/2019
Florian Zeller, Jonathan Kent and Christopher Hampton Photo

Florian Zeller, Jonathan Kent and Christopher Hampton

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09/25/2019
James Hillier, Lucy Cohu, Eileen Atkins, Jonathan Pryce, Amanda Drew, Lisa O'Hare, Jo Photo

James Hillier, Lucy Cohu, Eileen Atkins, Jonathan Pryce, Amanda Drew, Lisa O'Hare, Jonathan Kent

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09/04/2019
Jonathan Kent (director) and Jake Smith (assistant director) Photo

Jonathan Kent (director) and Jake Smith (assistant director)

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08/10/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2019]
Director

[West End, 2019]
Director

[West End, 2019]
Director

[West End, 0]
Director

[London, 2018]
Director

[West End, 2016]
Director

[Broadway, 2016]
Director

[West End, 2014]
Director

[West End, 2013]
Director

[West End, 2012]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2002]
Director

[Broadway, 1995]
Director

[Broadway, 1994]
Director

Writing
Bookwriter

Jonathan Kent Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Director
Jonathan KentGypsy
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Direction of a Play
Jonathan Kent, Long Day's Journey Into Night
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Jonathan Kent, Richard II
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1998 - Theatrical Achievement Gold Star
Jonathan Kent
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director - Play
Jonathan Kent , Medea
 
Olivier Awards - 1991 - Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Jonathan KentThe Rehearsal

Jonathan Kent News

THE BREACH and WOLF CUB Come to Hampstead Theatre This Spring Photo THE BREACH and WOLF CUB Come to Hampstead Theatre This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022

The Breach by Naomi Wallace, with direction by Sarah Frankcom, will run on its Main Stage from 6 May until 4 June.  Wolf Cub, written and directed by Ché Walker, will run at Hampstead Downstairs from 8 April until 7 May.

BWW Review: THE FOREST, Hampstead Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE FOREST, Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 15, 2022

How might Florian Zeller return to the theatre following his Oscar triumph for The Father? London's Hampstead Theatre hosts the world premiere of his latest play, The Forest.

Photos: First Look at THE FOREST at Hampstead Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at THE FOREST at Hampstead Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2022

Hampstead Theatre has released production images for the world premiere of Florian Zeller’s new play, The Forest.  Running until 12 March 2022, The Forest is translated by Zeller’s long-time collaborator Christopher Hampton, and directed by Jonathan Kent, who re-unites with Zeller after his critically acclaimed production of The Height of the Storm.

Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast & Creative Team For THE FEVER SYNDROME Photo Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast & Creative Team For THE FEVER SYNDROME
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2022

Hampstead Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Alexis Zegerman's vivid, new play, The Fever Syndrome.  Directed by Roxana Silbert,  The Fever Syndrome will run from 19 March until 23 April 2022.

THE FOREST Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows Photo THE FOREST Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 29, 2022

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Florian Zeller’s latest to a starry Shakespeare and thrilling art duel, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

HACKS, EMILY IN PARIS, THIS IS US & More Join PaleyFest Lineup Photo HACKS, EMILY IN PARIS, THIS IS US & More Join PaleyFest Lineup
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2022

For the first time in three years, PaleyFest LA returns in person as the spring's hottest television festival with exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations with leading stars from the most acclaimed and buzzworthy TV shows, screenings of special preview and premiere content, never-before-seen TV footage, and a Q&A with festival attendees.

VIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Finale From TOSCA at the Roy Photo VIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Finale From TOSCA at the Royal Opera House
by Stephi Wild - Dec 30, 2021

In a new video from the Royal Opera House, Elena Stikhina, as Floria Tosca and Freddie De Tommaso, as Cavaradossi perform the finale from the company's production of Tosca.

VIDEO: Oksana Lyniv Discusses Conducting The Royal Opera's TOSCA Photo VIDEO: Oksana Lyniv Discusses Conducting The Royal Opera's TOSCA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021

Watch Oksana Lyniv discuss the role of the conductor and the musical elements for The Royal Opera's Tosca.

VIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Act I Love Duet in TOSCA at  Photo VIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Act I Love Duet in TOSCA at The Royal Opera
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

The Royal Opera House has released a new video, featuring Elena Stikhina, as Floria Tosca and Freddie De Tommaso, as Cavaradossi performing the Act I Love Duet from Puccini’s great opera of passion and politics.

Jonathan Church Appoints Becky Barber as New Executive Producer Photo Jonathan Church Appoints Becky Barber as New Executive Producer
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

Leading theatre director,¬†Jonathan Church CBE, has announced the appointment of¬†Becky Barber¬†as¬†Executive Producer¬†at¬†Jonathan Church Theatre Productions (JCTP)¬†‚Äď part of¬†Trafalgar Entertainment.¬†Becky will join the company on 17 January 2022 as the successor to¬†Georgia Gatti.

Jonathan Kent Videos

VIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Finale From TOSCA at the Roy VideoVIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Finale From TOSCA at the Royal Opera House
by Stephi Wild - Dec 30, 2021

In a new video from the Royal Opera House, Elena Stikhina, as Floria Tosca and Freddie De Tommaso, as Cavaradossi perform the finale from the company's production of Tosca.

VIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Act I Love Duet in TOSCA at  VideoVIDEO: Elena Stikhina and Freddie De Tommaso Perform the Act I Love Duet in TOSCA at The Royal Opera
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

The Royal Opera House has released a new video, featuring Elena Stikhina, as Floria Tosca and Freddie De Tommaso, as Cavaradossi performing the Act I Love Duet from Puccini’s great opera of passion and politics.

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM with Jonathan Pryce, Eilee VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM with Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Sep 25, 2019

The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre  was the place to be last night as Florian Zeller's new play, The Height of the Storm officially opened. Translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night), the play features Olivier and Tony Award Winner Jonathan Pryce,  three-time Olivier Award Winner Eileen Atkins, Lucy Cohu, Amanda Drew, James Hillier and Lisa O'Hare.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2019

Get a first look at Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night).

BWW TV: Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins, and More Talk Bringing THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM VideoBWW TV: Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins, and More Talk Bringing THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2019

Two of the greatest actors of their generation come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life, and all of its complexities. The pair, along with the show's creatives, recently met the press, chatting with our own Richard Ridge about the production.

VIDEO: Jessica Lange on LONG DAY'S JOURNEY: 'It's Universal In Its Deadly Truth'
by Caryn Robbins - May 10, 2016

Tony nominee Jessica Lange stopped by today's LIVE WITH MICHAEL AND KELLY to talk about starring in Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT on Broadway.

BWW TV: Take a LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT with Highlights of Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Ryan Murphy, presents Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, starring Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as 'Mary Tyrone' alongside Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nomineeGabriel Byrne as 'James Tyrone,' Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon as 'James Tyrone, Jr.,' and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as 'Edmund Tyrone', and Colby Minifie as 'Cathleen.'

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/22/15 - Ralph Fiennes
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2015

Happy Birthday, Ralph Fiennes! Fiennes' 2006 performance in the play Faith Healer gained him a nomination for a 2007 Tony Award. In 2008, Fiennes worked with frequent collaborator director Jonathan Kent to play the title role in Sophocles's Oedipus the King at The National Theatre in London. He has appeared in films such as The English Patient, In Bruges, The Constant Gardener, Strange Days and Maid in Manhattan. He is also well known for his portrayals of three infamous villains: Nazi war criminal Amon Goth in Schindler's List, serial killer Francis Dolarhyde in the 2002 film Red Dragon, and Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter film series. Most recently, he appeared in The Reader (2008), The Hurt Locker (2009) and as Hades in Clash of the Titans (2010).

STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2015

The first production to be seen in London for forty years in a strictly limited season, Gypsy opens at the Savoy Theatre on 15 April 2015 with previews from 28 March 2015 and is produced in the West End by Michael Harrison and David Ian. Joining Imelda Staunton, who stars as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's production of Gypsy, are Lara Pulver who will reprise the role of Louise and Peter Davison who joins the cast to play Herbie. Check out highlights of Staunton in action below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/22 - Ralph Fiennes
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2014

Happy Birthday, Ralph Fiennes! Fiennes' 2006 performance in the play Faith Healer gained him a nomination for a 2007 Tony Award. In 2008, Fiennes worked with frequent collaborator director Jonathan Kent to play the title role in Sophocles's Oedipus the King at The National Theatre in London. He has appeared in films such as The English Patient, In Bruges, The Constant Gardener, Strange Days and Maid in Manhattan. He is also well known for his portrayals of three infamous villains: Nazi war criminal Amon Goth in Schindler's List, serial killer Francis Dolarhyde in the 2002 film Red Dragon, and Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter film series. Most recently, he appeared in The Reader (2008), The Hurt Locker (2009) and as Hades in Clash of the Titans (2010).


Jonathan Kent Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jonathan Kent been nominated for?
Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Gypsy , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Richard II , Theatrical Achievement (Evening Standard Awards) Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Medea and Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Rehearsal .

What awards has Jonathan Kent won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Richard IIand Theatrical Achievement (Evening Standard Awards).