'History'win rewrites Hytner's expectations

Benedict, David
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/12/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 50, p36
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The article focuses on the wrong expectations of National Theater artistic director Nicholas Hytner about Alan Bennett's "The History Boys." Hytner predicted earlier that there would be no film about "The History Boys" and Americans will not support the play. Hytner was proven wrong after the play won six Tony awards. He even wrote the play's screen version with the original London cast intact for Fox Searchlight scheduled for an October 2006 release in Great Britain. INSET: Winners.


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