Artist Bios

Lisa Peterson

Lisa Peterson

(Bio as of November 2021)

Lisa Peterson (Director) is a two-time Obie Award-winning writer and director. Her directing work includes the world premiere productions of new plays by Tony Kushner (Slavs, Humana Festival and NYTW), Beth Henley (Ridiculous Fraud, McCarter Theater), Donald Margulies (Collected Stories, Manhattan Theater Club; The Model Apartment and Shipwrecked at Primary Stages), Naomi Wallace (Trestle At Pope Lick Creek at NYTW and Birdy at WP Theater), Marlane Meyer (Patron Saint of Sea MonstersThe Chemistry of Change at Playwrights Horizons), Jose Rivera (Sueno at Hartford Stage and MCC), Basil Kreimendahl (We’re Gonna Be Okay at ATL) and many more, as well as classic plays at theaters across the country, including the Guthrie, Arena Stage, Yale Rep, Hartford Stage, Huntington Theater, Seattle Rep, Portland Center Stage, American Conservatory Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Baltimore Center Stage, California Shakespeare Theater, Actors’ Theater of Louisville, Dallas Theater Center, Alley Theater and South Coast Repertory, among others.

With Goodman Theatre