Nicholas Hytner

Internationally acclaimed director Nicholas Hytner is equally at home in theater, opera and film. He currently serves as artistic director of London’s Royal National Theatre. Hytner began his career with Kent Opera where his productions included The Turn of the Screw, Le Nozze di Figaro, and King Priam. Subsequent productions include The King Goes Forth to France, and The Knot Garden for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; Rienzi, The Force of Destiny, and Xerxes with English National Opera; Giulio Cesare and The Cunning Little Vixen with Paris Opera; Le Nozze di Figaro in Geneva; La Clemenza di Tito at the Glyndebourne Festival; and Don Giovanni in Munich. Theater productions include Schiller's Don Carlos at the Royal Exchange; Miss Saigon in London’s West End and on Broadway; Measure for Measure, The Tempest, and King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company; Volpone at the Almeida; The Importance of Being Ernest at the Aldwych; and Ghetto, The Wind in the Willows, The Madness of George III (which he has also filmed to great critical acclaim), The Recruiting Officer, and Carousel for the Royal National Theatre.