Artist Bio

Linda Gehringer

(Bio as of August 2018)

Linda Gehringer returns to the Goodman, having previously appeared in The Crowd You’re in With by Rebecca Gilman (Jeff Award nomination) and the New Stages Festival reading of Lady in Denmark. She devotes much of her time to developing new plays, most recently appearing in the world premieres of Vicuna by Jon Robin Baitz (developed at the Ojai Playwright’s Festival) at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles and Bekah Brunstetter’s Going to a Place Where You Already Are at South Coast Repertory. She also premiered Bill Cain’s How to Write a New Book for the Bible at Berkeley Repertory Theatre (San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award), Seattle Repertory Theatre (Footlight Award) and South Coast Repertory (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award nomination) and Laura Schellhardt’s The Comparables at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Beau Willimon’s The Parisian Woman, Julia Cho’s The Language Archive and The Piano Teacher, Richard Greenberg’s Naked Girl on the Appian Way, Horton Foote’s Getting Frankie Married and Afterwards, Annie Weisman’s Hold Please, Keith Reddin’s But Not For Me and The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, all at South Coast Repertory, and the New York premiere of Jenny Chow at Atlantic Theater Company. At the La Jolla Playhouse, she premiered Weisman’s Be Aggressive and Surf Report and, at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and Didn’t Even Smile by Suzanne Heathcote (produced with New Neighborhood). She has also been seen in many West Coast premieres including Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation and The Roommate by Jen Silverman. Television work includes Fear the Walking Dead, Grey’s Anatomy, N.C.I.S., S.W.A.T.; recurring roles on Justified, Touch and The Division, and Gilmore Girls, The West Wing, The Larry Sanders Show and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Films include Into the Storm, Kreep and As Good As It Gets

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