Emily Mann


Director and playwright Emily Mann recently celebrated her 20th season as Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ. Under her leadership, McCarter was honored with the 1994 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. Directing credits include the world premiere of Edward Albee’s Me, Myself & I; Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics (also on Broadway); A Seagull in the Hamptons (also adapted); the world premiere of Christopher Durang’s Miss Witherspoon (also at Playwrights Horizons); Uncle Vanya (also adapted); All Over (also at Roundabout; 2003 ObieAward for Directing); and The Cherry Orchard (also adapted). Her plays include Mrs. Packard (2007 Kennedy Center Fund for NewAmerican PlaysAward); Execution of Justice (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations; Helen Hayes, HBO awards); Still Life (six Obie Awards); Greensboro (A Requiem); and Annulla, An Autobiography. Ms. Mann wrote and directed Having Our Say, adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany andA. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations; NAACP Award; Peabody and Christopher awards and WGA nomination for her screenplay). A winner of the Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner Award, she is a member of the Dramatists Guild and serves on its Council. (As of August 2010)

Appears in
Edward Albeeā€™s Me, Myself, and I
Miss Witherspoon