Jonathan Kent

Productions at Chichester include David Hare's Young Chekhov Trilogy: Ivanov, Platonov, The Seagull (and National Theatre), Gypsy (and West End), Private Lives (and West End), Sweeney Todd (and West End) and A Month in the Country.

Between 1990 and 2002 Jonathan was joint Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre, which he founded as a full-time producing theatre. His productions included Britannicus, Phèdre (and West End/New York), Hamlet (and Broadway), Plenty (West End), King Lear, The Tempest, Platonov, Lulu (and Washington), RichardII, Coriolanus (and New York /Tokyo), Naked (and West End), The Government Inspector, Ivanov (and Moscow), Tartuffe, Gangster No 1, The Life of Galileo, Chatsky, The Showman, The School for Wives, Medea (and West End/Broadway), The Rules of the Game, All for Love, When We Dead Awaken.

Other theatre work includes Long Day’s Journey into Night (Broadway), The Emperor and Galilean, Oedipus, Le Cid, Mother Courage and Her Children and The False Servant (all National Theatre), Good People (Hampstead Theatre and West End) Marguerite, The Sea and The Country Wife (all Theatre Royal Haymarket), Faith Healer (Dublin/Broadway), As You Desire Me (West End), King Lear (Sheffield Crucible), Hecuba (Donmar), Hamlet (Japan), Man of La Mancha (Broadway).

Opera work includes Manon Lescaut and Tosca (Royal Opera House), Hippolyte et Arici,Don Giovanni and The Turn of the Screw (Glyndebourne)The Flying Dutchman (ENO/Royal Danish Opera), and A Child of Our Time (ENO), The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne/Paris/New York), Die Frau ohne Schatten and Elektra (Mariinsky St Petersburg), The Letter, and The Marriage of Figaro,The Tempest, Lucio Silla and Kát'a Kabanová (Santa Fe).