Richard Nelson



RICHARD NELSON’s plays include The Michaels, Illyria, The Gabriels, The Apple Family Plays, Nikolai And The Others, Farewell To The Theatre, Conversations In Tusculum, Goodnight Children Everywhere (Olivier Award Best Play), Two Shakespearean Actors (Tony nomination, Best Play), Some Americans Abroad (Olivier nomination, Best Comedy), and others. His musicals include James Joyce’s The Dead (with Shaun Davey, Tony Award Best Book of a Musical); his screenplays include Hyde Park On Hudson (Roger Michell, director). With Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, he has co-translated plays by Chekhov, Gogol, Turgenev and Bulgakov. He is an honorary associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company and recipient of the PEN/Laura Pels “Master Playwright” Award.