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Hytner, Nicholas

Works: 198 works in 860 publications in 9 languages and 12,774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Televised operas  Teen films  Operas  Filmed operas 
Roles: Director, Producer, Translator, Author, fmd, Performer, Restager , Creator, win, Contributor, Recipient, Composer, Film editor, Adapter, dir, sgd, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nicholas Hytner
Arthur Miller's The crucible by Arthur Miller( Visual )

109 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. While the other girls attempt to cast love spells, Abigail Williams (Ryder) wishes for the death of her former lover's (Day-Lewis) wife. When their ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls suddenly find themselves accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by cries of witchcraft, and as the hysteria grows, blameless victims are torn from their homes, leading to a devastating climax
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

51 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode uit het leven van de schrijver, toen een excentrieke oudere dame meer dan vijftien jaar in een bestelwagen in zijn tuin woonde
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
The Madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

86 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late eighteenth century, King George suddenly takes ill in both his body and his head. This starts a round of backstabbing in the English court, as his son, the Prince of Wales, tries to take the throne for himself
Center stage by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artistic director of the American Ballet Company is evaluating a tight-knit group of students as they face the growing pains of their world of dance. Managing their ambitions, romances, and heartbreaks proves to be both invigorating and painful
The cunning little vixen by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live recording from Châtelet Théâtre Musical de Paris in June 1995
The object of my affection by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina is a young woman who falls in love with her new roommate, George, even though he's gay and loves her purely as a friend. When Nina becomes pregnant, she realizes she'd rather raise her child with George than with her boyfriend, a decision that forces the threesome to explore the fine line between love, sex, and friendship
La clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Tippett's retelling of the Homeric legend of Troy, centering on the character of King Priam
Xerxes by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xerxes love for Romilda sets off a series of intrigues which end with Xerxes agreeing to marry Amastris
Shakespeare on stage by Julian Curry( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title features enlightening, in-depth interviews with 12 star actors on performing Shakespeare's greatest characters
The history boys by Alan Bennett( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. A maverick English teacher at odds with the young and shrewd supply teacher; a headmaster obsessed with results; a History teacher who thinks he's a fool. Staffroom rivalry and the anarchy of adolescence provoke insistent questions about History and how you teach it; about education and its purpose." "The History Boys, the screenplay, contains Alan Bennett's diary of the filming, the shooting script and an Introduction by director Nicholas Hytner, as well as an extensive plate section showing stills from the film and behind the scenes."--BOOK JACKET
Xerxes : from the London Coliseum : opera in three acts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three acts about a water nymph, who, longing for human feeling, falls in love with a human prince
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A studio performance of one of Handel's best known operas by the English National Opera. The Opera, a tale of love and power based on Shakespeare's play, was first performed in 1724 at the Haymarket Theatre in London using castrati singers in the heroes roles. This lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Così fan tutte : dramma giocosa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A production of Mozart's comic opera set in a 1960's youth hostel
Xerxes : opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel's comic opera about Xerxes, King of Persia, who declares his love for the army commander's daughter and sets off a series of romantic intrigues
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio Pappano, artistic director of the Royal Opera, introduces Nicholas Hytner's production of Verdi's Don Carlo from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Based on Schiller's play, it tells the story of the conflicts in the life of Don Carlo, Prince of Spain after his betrothed Elizabeth of Valois is married to his father, Phillip II, as part of a peace treaty. Rolando Villazon sings the title role and Marina Poplavskaya is Elizabeth. Pappano conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Serse : opera in tre atti = Xerxes : opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( )

3 editions published in 1987 in Italian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balancing acts : behind the scenes at London's National Theatre by Nicholas Hytner( )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2003, Nicholas Hytner took up his position as Director of the National Theatre. He would dedicate the next twelve years of his life to the job, and it would occupy nearly every waking thought. 'Balancing Acts' is the story of those twelve years. It is a story about actors, writers and directors; about directing new plays like 'The History Boys' and 'One Man, Two Guvnors'; movies like 'The Madness of King George'; musicals and operas. About probing Shakespeare from every angle and reinventing the classics. About coming up time and again against the challenge of reconciling art and commerce. About opening the doors of the National to a broader audience than ever before, and changing the public's perception of what the theatre is for. Its cast includes the likes of Alan Bennett, Arthur Miller, Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Helen Mirren, Daniel Day-Lewis, John Gielgud and Mike Leigh
Making War Horse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making War Horse is the story of how Michael Morpurgo's children's novel became one of the most popular and acclaimed productions in the National Theatre's history. . From its early development in the NT Studio, see how Handspring Puppet Company created the groundbreaking techniques that brought a lifelike horse to the stage. . Behind the scenes and into the rehearsal room, featuring interviews with the cast and creative team, Making War Horse documents this unique theatrical collaboration and the creation of a stage classic
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Arthur Miller's The crucible
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Nicholas Hytner

Nicholas Hytner angol rendező

Nicholas Hytner Brits toneelregisseur

Nicholas Hytner brytyjski reżyser i producent filmowy i teatralny

Nicholas Hytner englischer Theater- und Filmregisseur

Nicholas Hytner réalisateur britannique

Nicholas Hytner regista britannico

Nicolaus Hytner

Николас Хайтнер

ניקולס היטנר

نیکلاس هایتنر

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King PriamShakespeare on stageThe history boysXerxes : opera in three acts