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Mary Zimmerman
MARY ZIMMERMAN is the recipient of a 1998 MacArthur Fellowship, the 2002 Tony Award for best direction and 10 Joseph Jefferson Awards, including ones for best production and best direction. She is the Manilow Resident Director of Goodman Theatre, a member of the Lookingglass Theatre Company of Chicago, an artistic associate of Seattle Repertory Theatre, and a professor of performance studies at Northwestern University. Works which she has adapted and directed include Silk at the Goodman Theatre; The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci at the Goodman, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and Seattle Repertory; The Odyssey at the Goodman, Lookingglass, McCarter Theatre and Seattle Repertory; Arabian Nights at Lookingglass, MTC and BAM; Journey To The West at the Goodman, Huntington Theatre and Berkeley Repertory; Metamorphoses at Lookingglass, Seattle Repertory, Berkeley Repertory, Mark Taper Forum and Second Stage; Secret in the Wings at Lookingglass, McCarter and Berkeley Repertory; and Eleven Rooms of Proust at Lookingglass and About Face. Ms. Zimmerman has also directed the highly acclaimed Pericles at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. in 2004; Measure for Measure and Henry VIII at New York Shakespeare Festival; A Midsummer Night's Dream at Huntington Theatre; All's Well That Ends Well and Seneca's Trojan Women at the Goodman. In 2002, she created a new opera with Philip Glass called Galileo Galilei which premiered at Goodman Theatre, and went on to the Barbicon in London and BAM.

Bio as of April, 2002.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Working in the Theatre (video)
Playwright and Director - April, 2002 - Watch now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)