Jonathan Kent


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Long Day's Journey Into Night
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 When We Dead Awaken; All for Love; Medea (also West End/Broadway); Chatsky; The Showman; The School for Wives; Gangster No 1; Tartuffe; The Life of Galileo; The Rules of the Game; Ivanov (also Moscow); The Government Inspector; Naked (also West End); The Tempest; Hamlet (also Broadway) Richard II; Coriolanus (also New York /Tokyo); Phèdre; Britannicus (also West End/New York); Plenty (West End); Lulu (also Washington); Platonov and King Lear. 

Other theatre work includes Le Cid, Mother Courage and Her Children, The False Servant, Oedipus and The Emperor and Galilean (all National Theatre); Man of La Mancha (Broadway); Hamlet (Japan); Hecuba (Donmar); Bond’s Lear (Sheffield Crucible); As You Desire Me (West End); The Country Wife; The Sea and Marguerite (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Faith Healer (Dublin/Broadway); A Month in the Country; Sweeney Todd; Private Lives (all Chichester Festival Theatre), Good People (The Hampstead Theatre), Gypsy (West End).
Opera work includes Elektra, Die Frau ohne Schatten (Mariinsky St Petersburg); The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne/Paris/New York); Tosca (Royal Opera House); A Child of Our Time and The Flying Dutchman (ENO/Royal Danish Opera); Lucio Silla, Kát'a Kabanová, The Tempest and The Marriage of Figaro (Santa Fe); The Turn of the Screw; Don Giovanni and Hippolyte et Aricie (Glyndebourne), Manon Lescaut at The Royal Opera House.