Nitzan Omri, director

Nitzan Omri, director

Was born in Israel. He is the artistic director of the Cameri Theater and was the artistic director of the Haifa Theater, the Habima National Theater and the Israel Festival. Among his Shakespearean productions are A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Richard III, The Merchant of Venice, Comedy of Errors, Much Ado About Nothing, As you like It and Hamlet. His Brecht repertoire includes The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Good Woman of Sechuan, The Wedding and Mother Courage and her Children. Other plays he directed include The Death of a Salesman, The Kitchen, Servant of Two Masters, Murder, The Rebels, Democracy, An Enemy of the People and many others. His production of Comedy of Errors has been presented in Vienna’s Burgtheater and his production of A Servant of Two Masters has toured to festivals in Venice and Rome. He was nominated Best Director of the Year a few times and won the Israeli Theatre prize and the David Harp’s award for a few of his works. He has directed Nabucco (Verdi) in Tokyo.

At the Israeli Opera he directed:
L’elisir d’amore (1997, 1999, 2005, 2007)
L’Italiana in Algeri (2000)
Otello (2001)
A Journey to the End of the Millenium (2004, 2008)
Aufsteig und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (2012)

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