Artist Bio

Wendy C. Goldberg

WENDY C. GOLDBERG (Director, Rödvinsvänster (Red-Wine Leftists): 1977) returns to Goodman Theatre, where she directed Rebecca Gilman’s The Crowd You’re In With during the 2008/2009 Season, as well as workshops/readings of work by Alice Austen, Tanya Saracho and Nilo Cruz in the New Stages Festival and for the Playwrights Unit. She is in her 11th season as artistic director of the Tony Award-winning National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Recent directing credits include the regional premiere of Terrence McNally’s Mothers and Sons (Philadelphia Theater Company), Tribes and Dollhouse (Guthrie Theater), the world premiere of Leveling Up (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), the world premiere of How We Got On (The Humana Festival of New American Plays) and the world premiere of Two Things We Don’t Talk About at Dinner (Denver Center for the Performing Arts). Ms. Goldberg was represented for five years on Broadway as the creative advisor on the five-time Tony Award-nominated Rock of Ages. She teaches at the Iowa Playwrights Workshop, the Yale School of Drama and the Commercial Theater Institute with the Broadway League. She has served on the SDC Executive Board for 10 years. Ms. Goldberg is a graduate of the University of Michigan and UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television, where she received the honorary alumni award in 2014.