Lisa Peterson


Recent N.Y. credits include An Iliad, written with Denis O’Hare (NYTW- 2012 Obie Award, Lortel Award, Drama Desk nominations); To The Bone by Lisa Ramirez (Cherry Lane); Patron Saint of Sea Monsters by Marlane Meyer (Playwrights Horizons); Shipwrecked by Donald Margulies (Primary Stages); The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace, Slavs by Tony Kushner, Traps by Caryl Churchill, The Waves (adapted from Virginia Woolf) by Peterson and David Bucknam (Drama Desk nominations); and Light Shining in Buckinghamshire by Caryl Churchill (Obie Award for Directing), all at New York Theatre Workshop; The Fourth Sister by Janusz Glowacki (Vineyard Theatre); The Poor Itch by John Belluso, The Square by 16 writers, and Tongue of a Bird (The Public); Collected Stories by Donald Margulies (MTC); The Chemistry of Change by Marlane Meyer (Playwrights Horizons/WP); The Model Apartment by Donald Margulies (Primary Stages); and Sueno by Jose Rivera (MCC). Lisa has directed regionally at the Mark Taper Forum (where she was Resident Director for 10 years), La Jolla Playhouse (Associate Director for 3 years), Guthrie, Berkeley Rep, Seattle Rep, Arena Stage, McCarter, Actors’ Theater of Louisville, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf, Yale Rep, Baltimore Center Stage, and many more. 

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