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The Demolition Artist: 3 Critics Debate Ivo van Hove

Jan 09, 2019 - The New York Times

Who is Ivo van Hove and why are theatergoers saying such (thrilling) (furious) (mystified) things about him? How did the unassuming Belgian director, who since 2001 has made the theater company Toneelgroep Amsterdam his base of operations, turn into the most important auteur on the international stage circuit — and now a three-time Broadway director?

With Mr. van Hove’s divisive production of “Network” earning more than $1 million a week on Broadway — having Bryan Cranston as you...