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Kate Whoriskey

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director

Photos

Lynn Nottage, Uzo Aduba and Kate Whoriskey Photo

Lynn Nottage, Uzo Aduba and Kate Whoriskey

From: 
Date:
05/20/2022
Lynn Nottage, Uzo Aduba and Kate Whoriskey Photo

Lynn Nottage, Uzo Aduba and Kate Whoriskey

From: 
Date:
05/20/2022
Lynn Nottage and Kate Whoriskey Photo

Lynn Nottage and Kate Whoriskey

From: 
Date:
04/11/2022

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director


Kate Whoriskey Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Direction of a Play
Kate Whoriskey, Clyde's
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Kate Whoriskey, Sweat
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Kate Whoriskey, Ruined
 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Director
Kate Whoriskey, Ruined

Kate Whoriskey News

Drury Lane's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS & More Top BroadwayWorld Chicago's Fall The Photo Drury Lane's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS & More Top BroadwayWorld Chicago's Fall Theatre Preview
by Team BWW - Sep 23, 2022

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre coming up in the city this fall. Check out our editor's picks!

MLIMA'S TALE Florida Premiere By Lynn Nottage Kicks Off The Theater Up Close Season,  Photo MLIMA'S TALE Florida Premiere By Lynn Nottage Kicks Off The Theater Up Close Season, October 13-30
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2022

Zoetic Stage and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County present the Florida premiere of MLIMA'S TALE, a haunting and powerful exploration of the international underground ivory market told through the eyes of the elephant who was poached for the prized possessions.

Review: CLYDE'S at Goodman Theatre Photo Review: CLYDE'S at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Sep 21, 2022

In CLYDE’S, playwright Lynn Nottage posits that salvation comes in the form of a sandwich...in more ways than one.

Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program Presents MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY  Photo Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program Presents MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022

The Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company MFA‚ÄĮPrograms in Acting and Directing present‚ÄĮMr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play¬†by‚ÄĮAnne Washburn with music by Michael Friedman, directed by‚ÄĮMolly Houlahan.‚ÄĮ

THE MOST SPECTACULARLY LAMENTABLE TRIAL OF MIZ MARTHA WASHINGTON & More Lead Chicago' Photo THE MOST SPECTACULARLY LAMENTABLE TRIAL OF MIZ MARTHA WASHINGTON & More Lead Chicago's September Top Picks
by BWW Staff - Sep 1, 2022

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in September are The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington, Dreamgirls, Clyde's and more!

Signature Theatre Announces Dates For 2022-2023 Season, Featuring Quiara Alegría Hud Photo Signature Theatre Announces Dates For 2022-2023 Season, Featuring Quiara Alegría Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, Sarah Ruhl, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

Signature Theatre has announced dates for its 2022-2023 season‚ÄĒfrom Resident playwrights Quiara Alegr√≠a Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, Sarah Ruhl, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. While the structure of Signature's seasons‚ÄĒproducing several plays by each resident writer‚ÄĒfundamentally brings audiences closer to playwrights, this season particularly offers a personal and profound view into each Resident writers' voice and vision.

FUN HOME opens TheaterWorks Hartford's 22/23 Season Photo FUN HOME opens TheaterWorks Hartford's 22/23 Season
by Grace Cutler - Aug 20, 2022

TheaterWorks Hartford, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero, has announced details for its upcoming 2022‚Äď2023 season which is filled with great music, captivating stories, and world-class writing.

De'Adre Aziza, Kevin Kenerly, Reza Salazar & More to Star in Chicago & West Coast Pre Photo De'Adre Aziza, Kevin Kenerly, Reza Salazar & More to Star in Chicago & West Coast Premieres of CLYDE'S
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Celebrated creative collaborators over two decades, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and director Kate Whoriskey will return to Goodman Theatre with their latest Broadway production, Clyde’s, launching the Goodman’s 2022/2023 Season.

Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer Photo Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Laura DiLorenzo, who was serving as the organization’s Director of Marketing & Communications, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.

World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Cent Photo World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 

Kate Whoriskey Videos

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: CLYDE'S' Uzo Aduba VideoMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: CLYDE'S' Uzo Aduba
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards continues! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Uzo Aduba!

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet at the 88th Annual Drama League Awards VideoVIDEO: On the Red Carpet at the 88th Annual Drama League Awards
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2022

On Friday afternoon, the best of Broadway gathered for the the 88th Annual Drama League Awards, honoring achievements on and off-broadway in the 2021-22 season, celebrated at the Ziegfeld Ballroom.

VIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Nov 30, 2021

Uzo Aduba appeared on The View this morning to discuss returning to Broadway as the title role in Clyde's. She speaks on when she first fell in love in theatre and the role her costumes play in her approach to her character in the play. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of CLYDE'S on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of CLYDE'S on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Nov 24, 2021

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play CLYDE'S opened just last night, Tuesday November 23, 2021, at Second Stage's Broadway home, the Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street at 8th Avenue).

VIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan VideoVIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2021

Uzo Aduba appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss returning to Broadway in the new play Clyde's. Watch Aduba discuss her character in the full interview with Ryan Seacrest and guest-host Alexandra Wentworth now!

BWW TV: Karen Olivo, Daniel Breaker and More Call for Passage of the HALT Solitary Co VideoBWW TV: Karen Olivo, Daniel Breaker and More Call for Passage of the HALT Solitary Confinement Act
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2020

Today, actors and activists with roles in some of Broadway's biggest hits launched a video in which they read the devastating words of people in solitary confinement in New York's prisons. While Broadway is shuttered and as people are struggling with home confinement, New Yorkers are getting just a glimpse of the horrors of solitary confinement.

BWW TV: What Is ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS All About? The Company Explains! VideoBWW TV: What Is ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS All About? The Company Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 18, 2020

All The Natalie Portmans- a fantastical new coming-of-age comedy written by C.A. Johnson (MCC debut) and directed by Kate Whoriskey (Sweat, Ruined)- is now in rehearsals. The cast features Joshua Boone, Montego Glover, Elise Kibler, Renika Williams and Kara Young. All The Natalie Portmans begins performances on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 in the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space ,511 West 52nd Street with official opening night set for Monday, February 24th. What's the show all about?

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore Sings 'King of the World' from SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD VideoVIDEO: Mykal Kilgore Sings 'King of the World' from SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced the second single from Jason Robert Brown's landmark musical Songs for a New World. Preview the music video of 'King of the World' below!

BWW TV: Get a First Look at Encores! SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD VideoBWW TV: Get a First Look at Encores! SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2018

Opening the 2018 Off-Center season on June 27 (through 30), Songs for a New World was the first musical from three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown. This powerful collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments. From the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise, each character faces a new world which follows the unique challenge they encounter.

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Sings from Encores! Off-Center's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD- Meet th VideoBWW TV: Shoshana Bean Sings from Encores! Off-Center's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD- Meet the Cast!
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 19, 2018

Opening the 2018 Off-Center season on June 27 (through 30), Songs for A New World was the first musical from three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown. This powerful collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments. From the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise, each character faces a new world which follows the unique challenge they encounter.


Kate Whoriskey Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Kate Whoriskey been nominated for?
Outstanding Direction of a Play (Drama League Awards) for Clyde's , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sweat Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Ruined and Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Ruined .

What awards has Kate Whoriskey won?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Ruined.