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Bartlett Sher

Directed PRAYER FOR MY ENEMY in its world premiere for Seattle’s Intiman Theatre, where he is Artistic Director, and Long Wharf Theatre. He received the 2008 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his direction of SOUTH PACIFIC at Lincoln Center Theater, where he is Resident Director. He was nominated for Tony Awards for his previous LCT productions, AWAKE AND SING! by Clifford Odets and THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel. Other Intiman credits include plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Wilder, Goldoni and Tony Kushner. Opera credits include ROMEO ET JULIETTE (Salzburg Festival) and THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (Metropolitan Opera). New York credits include CYMBELINE (2001 Callaway Award for Best Director; first American Shakespeare at the Royal Shakespeare Company) and WASTE (both Theatre for a New Audience) and THE BUTTERFLY COLLECTION (Playwrights Horizons). Upcoming: OTHELLO for Intiman and THE TALES OF HOFFMANN for the Metropolitan Opera. (As of November 2008)