Mary Stuart

February 21

April 15, 2018

CST's Courtyard Theater

in a new version by Peter Oswald
directed by Jenn Thompson

Jenn Thompson


JENN THOMPSON makes her directorial Chicago debut. Her recent credits include: The Secret Garden (Denver Center for the Performing Arts); Oklahoma! (Goodspeed Musicals); and Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis). Her New York credits include: The Gravedigger's Lullaby (The Actors Company Theatre, world premiere); and Women Without Men, (Mint Theater Company, 2016 Lucille Lortel and Off Broadway Alliance Award nominations for Outstanding Revival, and five Drama Desk Award nominations, including Outstanding Director and Revival). Ms. Thompson served as co-artistic director of off-Broadway's The Actors Company Theater from 2011 to 2015, directing the critically acclaimed productions of Abundance (2015 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Revival), Natural Affection, Lost in Yonkers (2012 Drama Desk nomination), The Memorandum, The Late Christopher Bean, Bedroom Farce, and The Eccentricities of a Nightingale. Her additional credits include: Bye Bye Birdie (five Connecticut Critics Circle Award nominations, including Outstanding Director and Musical – Goodspeed Musicals); Angel Street (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Denver Center for the Performing Arts);  Abundance (four Connecticut Critics Circle nominations, including Outstanding Director and Play – Hartford Stage); All in the Timing, Noises Off, Barefoot in the Park, and Boeing-Boeing (Dorset Theatre Festival, where she is a resident director).

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