Artist Bio

Chay Yew

Chay Yew

(Bio as of October 2021)

Chay Yew (Director) previously collaborated with the Goodman on Lady in Denmark, Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men, and Dartmoor Prison. Other Chicago credits include Po Boy Tango at Northlight Theatre; Where Did We Sit on the Bus? at Teatro Vista; Packing at About Face; and Lettie, A Wonder in My Soul, Hillary and Clinton, The House That Will Not Stand, Oedipus el Rey, Death and the Maiden, An Issue of Blood, The Gospel of Lovingkindness, Mojada, and Universes’ Ameriville at Victory Gardens Theater. In New York, he has directed at The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Rattlestick, Playwrights Theatre, Playwrights Realm, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and National Asian American Theatre Company. Regionally, he has directed at the American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Center Theatre Group, Denver Center Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, Singapore Repertory Theatre, amongst others. For his direction, he has been awarded an Obie Award. From 2011-2020, he was the artistic director of Victory Gardens Theater.

Watch & Listen More

  • Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men: Behind the Scenes
  • Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men

With Goodman Theatre