The Little Prince. Previously: The Little Prince (2003 world premiere, 2004).
About the Artist:
The Little Prince, which received its world premiere at HGO in 2003, represents playwright Nicholas Wright’s first work in opera; he later wrote the libretto for the opera Man on the Moon for British television. His plays include Treetops and One Fine Day (Riverside Studios); The Gorky Brigade (Royal Court); The Crimes of Vautrin (Joint Stock); The Custom of the Country and The Desert Air (Royal Shakespeare Company); Cressida (Almeida Theatre at the Albery); Rattigan’s Nijinsky (Chichester); The Last of the Duchess (Hampstead); and Travelling Light, Mrs. Klein, Vincent in Brixton, and The Reporter (National Theatre). He also adapted His Dark Materials for the stage and wrote versions of Naked, Lulu, John Gabriel Borkman, Three Sisters, and Thérèse Raquin. His adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizelas’s A Human Being Died That Night was produced at Hampstead Theatre in 2013 and 2014 and at Brooklyn Academy of Music in 2015, and his adaptation of Pat Barker’s Regeneration was produced in Northampton and on tour in 2014.