Artist Bio

McCarter Theatre

(Bio as of February 2012)

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Emily Mann and Managing Director Timothy J. Shields, along with Producing Director Mara Isaacs, McCarter Theatre Center is recognized as one of the nation’s premier theater companies. Renowned for major contributions to the theatrical canon, McCarter premieres include Tarell Alvin McCraney’s The Brother/Sister Plays; Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man; Edward Albee’s Me, Myself & I; Emily Mann’s Mrs. Packard and Having Our Say; Marina Carr’s Phaedra Backwards; Beth Henley’s Ridiculous Fraud; Christopher Durang’s Miss Witherspoon; Regina Taylor’s Crowns; Dael Orlandersmith’s Yellowman; Athol Fugard’s Valley Song and Stephen Wadsworth’s Marivaux trilogy. McCarter has also produced major new productions of Brian Friel’s Translations, directed by Garry Hynes; Nilo Cruz’s Anna in the Tropics; Edward Albee’s All Over, directed by Emily Mann and Electra, directed by David Leveaux. McCarter is supported by Princeton University, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and over 3,000 individuals, corporations and foundations.

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