Richard Nelson

Richard Nelson, born in Chicago in 1950. Director, dramatist and librettist. He wrote the librettos for the musicals »Chess« and »James Joyce’s The Dead« as well as the screenplay for the film »Hyde Park on Hudson«. His theatre plays include »New England«, »Rip Van Winkle«, »Goodnight Children Everywhere« and »The Apple Family Plays« (2010–13). He has won numerous awards including the Tony, Obie and Olivier awards.