Druid Theatre's

The Cripple of Inishmaan

March 16 - 27, 2011

in CST's Courtyard Theater

A World's Stage Production
from Ireland
by Martin McDonagh
directed by Garry Hynes

Garry Hynes


GARRY HYNES co-founded Druid in 1975 and worked as the artistic director from 1975 to 1991, and again from 1995 to date. From 1991 to 1994 she served as the artistic director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Ms. Hynes has also worked with the Gate Theatre (Ireland), the Royal Shakespeare Company (UK), the Royal Court Theatre (UK), Center Theatre Group, Second Stage Theater, Signature Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Kennedy Center, Mark Taper Forum, and the Spoleto Festival. Her awards include: The Joe A. Callaway Award (New York) for Outstanding Direction for The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh (2009); Tony Award for Direction for The Beauty Queen of Leenane (1998); The Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Awards for Best Director for DruidShakespeare, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Waiting for Godot, and a Special Tribute Award for her contribution to Irish Theatre (2005). Ms. Hynes has also received honorary doctorate degrees from the University College Dublin, University of Dublin, the National University of Ireland, and the National Council for Education Awards. Ms. Hynes was made Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. She is also a member of the Honorary Council of the Royal Hibernian Academy. In 2011 Ms. Hynes was appointed adjunct professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at NUI Galway.

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