Norma. Previously: world premiere of O Columbia (2015); Mary Stuart (2012); and The Magic Flute (2008).
About the Artist:
Kevin Newbury is a theater, opera, and film director based in New York City. Previously for HGO, he directed Mary Stuart (2012), The Magic Flute (2008), and the HGOco world premiere of O Columbia (2015). He has directed over 60 original productions and his work has been presented by many opera companies, festivals, and symphonies including the Park Avenue Armory, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Minnesota Opera, the San Francisco Symphony, L’Ópera de Montreal, the Prototype Festival, Bard Summerscape, Portland Opera, Opera Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Orchestra, Seattle Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, the Virginia Arts Festival, the Wexford Festival, Center Theatre Group, and American Repertory Theatre, among many others.Recent world premiere highlights include Gregory Spears/Greg Pierce’s Fellow Travelers (Cincinnati Opera, Prototype Festival/NYC, Lyric Opera of Chicago); Mason Bates/Mark Campbell’s The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (Santa Fe Opera, upcoming: Seattle Opera and San Francisco Opera); Todd Almond’s Kansas City Choir Boy (starring Courtney Love, NYC, Boston, L.A., and Miami); Kevin Puts/Mark Campbell’s The Manchurian Candidate and Douglas J. Cuomo/John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt (Minnesota Opera); and Jimmy López/Nilo Cruz’s Bel Canto (Lyric Opera of Chicago, broadcast on PBS’s Great Performances). Theater includes Candy and Dorothy (GLAAD Media Award). Films include Monsura Is Waiting, Stag, and Epiphany V, which have played at over 40 festivals and won several awards.