The Golden Cockerel
The Sleeping Beauty (Ratmansky)
In 1988 he won a Laurence Olivier Award for the season at the Old Vic. Hudson’s set designs for The Lion King have won numerous awards including a Tony in 1988, the Critics Circle Design Award in 2000, and both the Ovations Award and the Hollywood NAACP Award for Best Set Design in 2001.
He has designed sets and costumes for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre, the Young Vic and The Gate, London. He has designed operas for the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Metropolitan Opera and in Zurich, Munich, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Venice, Florence, Turin, Houston and Washington. In 2003 he won The Gold Medal for Set Design at the Prague Quadrienale for his designs for Tamerlano at the Teatro alla Pergola in Florence. In 2005 he received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Surrey.