Resume

DIRECTOR

TEXTS IN UNEXPECTED SETTINGS

Ten Blocks on the Camino Real Tennessee Williams (in English)
National Theater of Ghana 2016 Accra Ghana
Also 2012  Paysandu, Uruguay (in Rioplatanese)

Three Tall Women
Edward Albee (in  Cantonese)
Hong Kong Repertory Theatre 2014 Hong Kong

Ah, Wilderness Eugene O’Neill (In Russian and in English)
Dom Aktyura, the Theatrical Union Hall of Samara 2005 Samara, Russia

Eccentricities of a Nightingale Tennessee Williams (in Cantonese)
Hong Kong Repertory Theatre 2003 Hong Kong

King Lear William Shakespeare (in Uzbek)
Abror Hidoyatov Theater 1997 Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The Maids Jean Genet (in Mongolian)
Youth Theater 1995 Ulan Baator, Mongolia

A Midsummer Night’s Dream William Shakespeare (in Buryat and Russian)
Buryati National Theater 1995 Ulan Ude, Buryatia

Auntie Mame Lawrence and Lee (in Russian)
Penza Drama Theater 1995 Penza, Russia

Macbeth William Shakespeare (in Russian)
Samara Drama Theater 1994 Samara, Russia

Suddenly Last Summer Tennessee Williams (in Russian)
Samara Drama Theater 1993 Samara, Russia

Man = Man  Bertolt Brecht
Boys Club of America 1989 East Harlem, NY

AMERICAN TEXTS
In the Summerhouse Jane Bowles
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival 2013 & 2014

Painting Churches
Tina Howe
Provincetown Players 1988 Cape Cod, MA

Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights Gertrude Stein
Ensemble Studio Theater 1985 Los Angeles, CA

 

TEXTS WRITTEN BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
Ten Blocks on the Camino Real

Tour of St. Louis, Anne Arbor, Detroit, Washington, DC, Provincetown and Worcester, Massachusetts 2017

The Last of My Solid Gold Watches, Mr. Paradise, In Our Profession
The St. Louis Boarding-House Plays 2016

The Lady of Larkspur Lotion, Lord Byron’s Love Letter,
The Last of My Solid Gold Watches
, Mr. Paradise

The New Orleans Hotel Plays 2014, 2015

The Dog Enchanted by the Divine View (world premiere 1948 text)
Boston Center for the Arts, Boston 2008

The Day on Which a Man Dies (2008 world premiere 1959 text)
Links Hall, Chicago 2008 / National Past Time, Chicago 2009
Provincetown 2009, 2015 / Port Elizabeth, South Africa 2016

The Traveling Companion & The Chalky White Substance
New Orleans; Columbus, Mississippi; Provincetown 2007
Dublin, Ireland 2010

The Eccentricities of a Nightingale (Hong Kong Rep, see above) 2003

Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen
WestBeth, New York 1996

Frosted Glass Coffin & A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot
Birmingham City Stages 1996 Birmingham, Alabama

Suddenly Last Summer (Samara, Russia, see above) 1993

ALSO
The Council of Love
Oscar Panizza
HOME 1987 New York, NY

The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov
Ensemble Studio Theater 1986 Los Angeles, CA

The Maids Jean Genet
Classic Stage Company 1983 New York, NY

Andrea Rescued Harry Kondoleon (premiere)
Double Image Theater 1983 New York, NY

Footlights Leslie Ayvazian (premiere)
Corner Loft 1982 New York, NY

DIRECTOR/ADAPTOR

Only a Paper Moon – a Tennessee Williams Songbook with Alison Fraser
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival 2011, New Orleans Tennessee Williams Festival 2013

A Fire Was in My Head adapted from the short story “Music from Spain” by Eudora Welty
performed by Brenda Currin. The 92nd Street Y, The Appalachian Arts Festival, 2005; Atlanta, Las Vegas and Venice, Italy 2011

Beautiful Dreamer Stephen Foster (with Mathew Nash)
Colorado Springs Summer Arts Festival 1992 Colorado Springs, CO

The Circus of Dr. Lao from the novel by Charles Finney
L.A. Theaterworks 1984 Los Angeles, CA

June Recital adapted with Brenda Currin from the collected works of Eudora Welty
Chelsea Theatre Center NY 1980, The Second Stage NY 1985, Northlight Theatre Evanston 1987, Plays & Players Philadelphia 1989 Twenty city tour 1987: New Orleans, Florence SC, Jacksonville, AL etc., Boston Museum of Fine Arts 1992, Wilmington DE 1997, Chautauqua NY Tour 2003: Natchez, Jackson, Memphis, Oxford, Rennes France, etc. . Sound Room Recording Compact Disc released 2002, Jackson, MS with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra 2015

The World of Ruth Draper with Patricia Norcia,
9 hour repertory  includes Ruth Draper’s The Italian Lesson
Chelsea Theatre Center NY 1980, Cherry Lane Theater NY 1983, London Duke of York’s 1985, Tokyo 1987, 1988
Carnegie Recital Hall NY 1992 1993 1994, Munich’s Gasteig Theatre Center 1998 1999 2000, Isabella Gardiner Museum 1985 In over twenty five states 1980-2003. Original Cast Record Compact Disc released 1999

 

DIRECTOR: SPECTACLES
The Burlesque Manifesto Dick Zigun
Webster Hall, NY 2015

The Pink Ribbon Sarajevo Winter Arts Festival
Sarajevo, Bosnia 1996

Tale of the Dog Kyoto Puppet Festival
Kyoto, Japan 1993

Benneton 25th Anniversary The Alvin Ailey Dancers and assorted musicians from around the world
Central Park Zoo New York City 1992

TableTop Theater Dick Zigun
Wax Musee 1981 Coney Island, NY

 

CURATOR
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
Co-founder of the Festival. Curated seasons 2006-2017

The Welty Biennial, Jackson MS 2015

A Rainy Day in New Orleans: Tennessee Williams in the French Quarter
August 2014 and ongoing at the Gallier House

 

PUBLICATIONS
Tenn Years: Collected Esssays, Hansen Press, 2015
Shakespeare, Shamans, and Show Biz: An Impolite Guide to Theater History Hansen Press, 2013
Tenn at a Hundred: the Reputation of Tennessee Williams (editor) Hansen Press, 2011
Tennessee Williams in Provinctown, Hansen Press, 2006
Five Approaches to Acting Series, Hansen Press, 2007
Five Approaches to Acting, West Broadway Press, 2001, first edition
Italian edition, Dino Audino Editore, Roma September 2003
“Ruth Draper” in Extreme Exposure, TCG Press 2000