On Broadway this season: Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies (Cort Theatre), The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino (Broadhurst Theatre), and David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People (MTC's Friedman). Also for MTC, Mr. Sullivan directed Time Stands Still, Accent on Youth, Rabbit Hole, Brooklyn Boy, Sight Unseen, After the Night and the Music, Proof, In Real Life and Psychopathia Sexualis. Among his Broadway credits are The Homecoming; Prelude to a Kiss; Julius Caesar; Morning's at Seven; I'm Not Rappaport; A Moon for the Misbegotten; The Heidi Chronicles; Conversations With My Father; Ah, Wilderness!; and The Sisters Rosensweig. Among his Off-Broadway credits are The Merchant of Venice, The Night Watcher, Twelfth Night, A Midsumemr Night's Dream, Intimate Apparel, Stuff Happens, Far East, Spinning Into Butter, Dinner With Friends, and The Substance of Fire. From 1981 to 1997, Mr. Sullivan served as Artistic Director of Seattle Repertory Theatre, where he directed more than 60 productions and established a New Play Program. Mr. Sullivan's film and television credits include The Substance of Fire and Far East. Mr Sullivan is the Swanlund Professor of Theatre at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Bio as of August, 2010.
Not many plays manage Heidi's feat of inducing almost continuous laughter while forcing the audience to examine its preconceptions…It's the play of the season.—Variety
Witty, hilarious…not just a funny play, but a wise one…I doubt we'll see a better play this season.—New York Daily News