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Thank you to all who joined us for The New Galileos!

MAR 25, 2021 Thank you to all who joined us for The New Galileos, the first reading in BoHo Theatre’s 2021 In The Wings Series. This was a very special way to overcome my Zoom trepidation and tell a new story.

Amy Berryman’s The New Galileos

MAR 11, 2021 I’m thrilled to direct my first BoHo project – a reading of Amy Berryman’s The New Galileos featuring Mariah Copeland, Amira Danan, Eli Katz, and Annalise Raziq. The playwright is joining us for a post-reading talkback. I hope you can join us!

Hildegard Live Album Available for Purchase

JUL 21, 2020 The Hildegard Live Album is now available for purchase on Bandcamp! The songs on this album are selected from Hildegard: An Unfinished Revolution, a musical I’ve been developing with Ethan Krupp and Davyd Reddyk for the past 2 years. So what is this album? It’s not the official cast album, though it

Breon Arzell Wins Jeff for Best Choreography on HEAD OVER HEELS!

JUN 22, 2020 Congratulations to Breon Arzell who won a Jeff tonight for Best Choreography for his work on HEAD OVER HEELS! This award is so well deserved. Breon is a brilliant, dedicated artist, and his choreography set the perfect tone for the show. One review called his style “body-bending, binary-smashing.” You can see his

Head Over Heels Receives 6 Jeff Nominations

APR 28, 2020 The 2020 Jeff Award nominations came out today. I’m so excited to receive my first Jeff nomination for Best Director of a Musical! The nomination is for my work on Kokandy’s 2019 production of Head Over Heels. This musical was a game changer for me, and it was amazing to work with

Directing Workshop Production of The Bone Harp for Underscore Theatre Company

JAN 12, 2020 This month I’m directing a workshop production of The Bone Harp for Underscore Theatre Company. This new musical tells the fairytale of two sisters who befriend the ghosts they summon from the bone yard with their magical harp. One day a new ghost appears in the yard with a murder accusation that

Head Over Heels & I Know My Own Heart Listings

DEC 31, 2019 Both of my 2019 Chicago productions – Head Over Heels and I Know My Own Heart – appeared together on some fabulous end-of-year lists, including: ·  The Michael & Mona Heath Foundation’s “Favorites for 2019“ ·  Theatre by Numbers critic Sean Margaret Wagner’s “Top 5 Shows of 2019“ ·  Chicago Theatre Triathlon’s

Michael and Mona Heath Fund list I Know My Own Heart among favorite biographical plays

DEC 25, 2019 Best Christmas present ever: The Michael and Mona Heath Fund listed my Chicago directorial debut, I Know My Own Heart (Pride Films & Plays, 2019) among their all time favorite biographical plays. “What must it have been like to be the woman who has been called “the first modern lesbian?” Fortunately we

Hildegard Live Album Recorded

DEC 9, 2019 Some magic happened last night. We recorded the Hildegard Live Album for a sold out house at Sleeping Village in Chicago. Thank you, thank you to everyone who came out and especially to the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events for making last night possible. We can’t wait to share