The Marriage of Figaro. Previously: Madame Butterfly (2015, 2011, 2010).
About the Artist:
Michael Grandage’s work has been seen previously at HGO in his production of Madame Butterfly, which returned last season after its acclaimed premiere here in 2010. He is the artistic director of the Michael Grandage Company in London, where his work includes Photograph 51, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Peter and Alice, Privates on Parade, Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes (national tour and West End run at the Vaudeville Theatre later this year), and the forthcoming feature film Genius. At the Donmar Warehouse,where he served as artistic director from 2002 to 2012, his productions included Richard II, Luise Miller, King Lear, Red (also Broadway and Los Angeles), Hamlet with Jude Law (also Elsinore and New York), Ivanov, Twelfth Night, Madame de Sade, The Chalk Garden, Don Juan in Soho, Frost/Nixon (also Gielgud, New York, U.S. tour), Othello, The Wild Duck, Guys and Dolls, Grand Hotel, After Miss Julie, Caligula, Merrily We Roll Along, and Passion Play. With Sheffield Theatres, where he was the artistic director from 2000 to 2005, his numerous productions included Don Carlos, which also transferred to the Gielgud Theatre in London. Grandage’s The Marriage of Figaro and Billy Budd have been seen at Glyndebourne and his Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera. He has received Tony, Olivier, Evening Standard, Critics’ Circle, South Bank, and Drama Desk awards and was appointed CBE in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honors. His book, A Decade at the Donmar, was published in 2012 by Constable and Robins