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January 21, 2018

CST's Courtyard Theater

by Lolita Chakrabarti
directed by Gary Griffin

About the Director

Gary Griffin has directed more than twenty productions at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, including: King Charles III, Road ShowGypsy, Sunday in the Park with George, Follies, As You Like ItPrivate Lives, Amadeus, Passion, A Flea in Her Ear, A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures, The Herbal Bed and the Short Shakespeare! productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet. Recent Chicago credits include Hand to God and Never the Sinner (Victory Gardens). His Broadway credits include: Honeymoon in Vegas, The Apple Tree and The Color Purple. Off-Broadway directing credits include: seven productions for New York City Center Encores!, Saved, Beautiful Thing and Parade in concert (Lincoln Center). Mr. Griffin has spent seven seasons at the Stratford Festival of Canada, where his credits include: West Side StoryCamelot and Antony and Cleopatra. At the Lyric Opera his credits include: The Merry Widow, The Mikado and Oklahoma. Recent regional credits include: Road Show (Signature Theatre); Fiddler on the RoofInto the Woods (Muny, St Louis); and Moonshine (Dallas Theater Center). This spring he will direct Parade at Writers Theater. Mr. Griffin has won ten Joseph Jefferson Awards for Directing.

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