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Hytner, Nicholas

Works: 166 works in 755 publications in 9 languages and 11,770 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Historical films  Educational films  Biographical films  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Producer, Translator, fmd, Interviewee, Author, Performer, Restager , Creator, sgd, dir, Film editor, Composer, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nicholas Hytner
Arthur Miller's The crucible by Arthur Miller( Visual )

95 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Puritan town where one's life is dedicated to God, several teenage girls are discovered in the woods and are accused of engaging in "The Devil's" work. As time goes by, the village becomes consumed by cries of witchcraft and the victims of this mass hysteria are torn from their homes and families
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

32 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who 'temporarily' parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for fifteen years
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

49 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,183 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 )

79 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of King George III this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the king is being treated for an unknown illness. Is he actually mad?
Center stage by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 993 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 object of my affection by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 433 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
The cunning little vixen by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live recording from Châtelet Théâtre Musical de Paris in June 1995
La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 397 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
Xerxes by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

45 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xerxes love for Romilda sets off a series of intrigues which end with Xerxes agreeing to marry Amastris
Xerxes : from the London Coliseum : opera in three acts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three acts about a water nymph, who, longing for human feeling, falls in love with a human prince
The history boys by Alan Bennett( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 193 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
Così fan tutte : from the Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of double deceit between two young couples, Così fan tutte explores relationships through complex themes of sexual manipulation, love and forgiveness. Hytners beautiful production follows Mozarts lead, taking direction from conductor Ivàn Fischer and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Julius Caesar : a critical guide by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 158 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
Don Carlo : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 126 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

Making War horse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the National Theatre's production of War horse, adapted from the children's novel by Michael Murpurgo. Includes excerpts from interviews with Morpurgo and the production's creative team and performers, behind the scenes footage of rehearsals, and information about the book's central topic, the military use of horses during the First World War
The making of Miss Saigon by Claude-Michel Schönberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary tracing the creation of the musical Miss Saigon from the completion of the score, through auditions and rehearsals, to the opening night of the original London production on September 20, 1989
Xerxes : opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Locura del Rey Jorge( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la Inglaterra de 1786, la familia real británica ve tambalear sus cimientos cuando su máximo exponente, el rey Jorge III, soberano dotado de una vehemente y excéntrica personalidad se ve atacado por una extraña y desconocida dolencia física que le lleva al borde de la locura
Balancing acts : behind the scenes at the National Theatre by Nicholas Hytner( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Arthur Miller's The crucible
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Hytner Nicolas 1956-....

Nicholas Hytner

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

하이트너, 니콜라스




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