Artist Bio

Jimmy McDermott 

(Bio as of February 2023)

Jimmy McDermott, 2012-2013 Michael Maggio Directing Fellow at The Goodman Theatre. Credits include The Maids and The Puppetmaster of Lodz (Writers Theatre, where he also served as Associate Artistic Director), The Fourth Graders Present an Unnamed Love Suicide and Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and Salome (the side project), Waiting for Godot (Redtwist Theatre), 2,000 Feet Away (Steep Theatre), and the U.S. premieres of Boojum! Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll (Chicago Opera Vanguard & Caffeine Theatre) and Paulus (Silk Road Rising). He received the Joseph Jefferson Award (non-Equity wing) for his direction of Strange Tree’s The Three Faces of Dr. Crippen, part of Steppenwolf’s 2011 Garage Rep.