Artist Bio

Leigh Silverman

(Bio as of February 2020)

Leigh Silverman (Director) directed the world premiere of Chinglish at Goodman Theatre, as well as the subsequent Broadway transfer. Other Broadway credits include Grand Horizons (WTF, 2ST); The Lifespan of a Fact (Studio 54); Violet (Roundabout, Tony nomination); Well (Longacre Theatre). Recent credits: Soft Power (Public Theater, Ahmanson Theater, Curran Theater); Hurricane Diane (New York Theatre Workshop); Harry Clarke (Vineyard Theatre, Minetta Lane, Lortel nomination); Wild Goose Dreams (Public Theater); Sweet Charity (New Group); On The Exhale (Roundabout); The Outer Space (Public); All The Ways To Say I Love You (MCC); The Way We Get By (2ST); Tumacho (Clubbed Thumb); American Hero (WTF, 2ST); No Place to Go (Public Theater); Kung Fu (Signature Theatre); The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Playwrights Horizons). Encores: VioletThe Wild PartyReally Rosie. She received the 2011 and 2019 Obie Awards for Sustained Excellence.

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