BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- Pam MacKinnon Thrilled to Share the Tony Love with VIRGNIA WOOLF Cast
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Pam MacKinnon, a nominee for Best Direction of a Play for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Check out what she had to say below!
Tony and Lortel nominations and an Obie Award for direction of Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park (Playwrights Horizons, Taper, Broadway). Recent credits include: Horton Foote'sHarrison, TX (Primary Stages); David Bar Katz's Atmosphere of Memory (Labyrinth); Itamar Moses' Completeness (Playwrights Horizons, SCR) and The Four of Us (MTC, Old Globe) and Bach at Leipzig (NYTW); David Weiner's Extraordinary Chambers (Geffen); Rachel Axler's Smudge (WPP); Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman (Old Globe); Bruce Norris' The Unmentionables (Woolly Mammoth). She is a frequent interpreter of the plays of Edward Albee, having directed At Home at the Zoo (formerly Peter and Jerry, Second Stage, Hartford); Occupant (Signature); A Delicate Balance (Arena); The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?(Alley, Vienna); The Play About the Baby (Philadelphia, Goodman); Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Steppenwolf, Arena) She is an alumna of the Lincoln Center Directors' Lab and the Drama League and board chair of the downtown theater company Clubbed Thumb, Inc. committed to new American plays.
Directed by Tony Award nominee Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park), the critically acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of Edward Albee'S WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? opened on Broadway on Saturday, October 13, 2012, exactly 50 years to the day after the play's original Broadway opening on Saturday, October 13, 1962. The production featured the original Steppenwolf cast, led by Tracy Letts and Amy Morton, the playwright and the star of the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning smash hit August: Osage County.
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