Julianne Boyd is an American director. She directed several productions in New York including Just So, Onward Victoria, Personals, and Stop The Parade, before co-founding the Barrington Stage Company in January 1995. She has directed many productions at BSC, including Much Ado About Nothing,Dr. Ruth, All The Way, The Best of Enemies, The Crucible, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Streetcar Named Desire, West Side Story, Follies, the world premiere musical The Game, based on Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Mack and Mabel, Cyrano de Bergerac and The Importance of Being Earnest. In 1997 she directed BSC’s smash hit production of Cabaret, which won six Boston Theatre Critics Awards and transferred to the Hasty Pudding Theatre in Cambridge for an extended run.
Ms. Boyd conceived and directed the Broadway musical Eubie!, a show based on the music of Eubie Blake which starred Gregory Hines and garnered three Tony nominations. She has also worked extensively in New York and in regional theatres where her directorial credits include As You Like It and Tea at the Old Globe Theatre; Sweet and Hot: The Songs Of Harold Arlen at the McCarter Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse and the Coconut Grove Playhouse; and The Country Wife at Syracuse Stage.
From 1992 to 1998 Ms. Boyd served as President of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, the national union representing professional directors and choreographers in the U.S.