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Loretta Greco

 
Bio:
In her 12-year tenure as artistic director of San Francisco's Magic Theatre, she created an artistic home for a wide range of writers such as Luis Alfaro, Jessica Hagedorn, John Kolvenbach, Taylor Mac, Sam Shepard, Octavio Solis, Lloyd Suh, and Mfoniso Udofia. As a prolific freelance director, she ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
In her 12-year tenure as artistic director of San Francisco's Magic Theatre, she created an artistic home for a wide range of writers such as Luis Alfaro, Jessica Hagedorn, John Kolvenbach, Taylor Mac, Sam Shepard, Octavio Solis, Lloyd Suh, and Mfoniso Udofia. As a prolific freelance director, she ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Producing Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director

Photos

Bob Yoerg and Sharon Yoerg with Loretta Greco Photo

Bob Yoerg and Sharon Yoerg with Loretta Greco

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04/11/2017
Loretta Greco and Jaimie Mayer Photo

Loretta Greco and Jaimie Mayer

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04/11/2017
Mark Luevano, Loretta Greco and company Photo

Mark Luevano, Loretta Greco and company

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04/11/2017
Michele Benjamin & David Benjamin, Loretta Greco, Ed Harris, Jessi Campbell and compa Photo

Michele Benjamin & David Benjamin, Loretta Greco, Ed Harris, Jessi Campbell and company

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04/11/2017

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Producing Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director

Loretta Greco Biography

In her 12-year tenure as artistic director of San Francisco's Magic Theatre, she created an artistic home for a wide range of writers such as Luis Alfaro, Jessica Hagedorn, John Kolvenbach, Taylor Mac, Sam Shepard, Octavio Solis, Lloyd Suh, and Mfoniso Udofia. As a prolific freelance director, she has directed a wide range of premieres to reimagined classics and has been produced all over the country. Previously she was producing artistic director of the WP Theater (formerly known as the Women's Project) in New York City, and was associate director and staff producer of McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ.

Loretta Greco Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Revival of a Play (tie)
Hamlet, Hamlet

Loretta Greco News

BHANGIN' IT: A BANGIN' NEW MUSICAL Rescheduled at The Huntington Due to Manufacturing Photo BHANGIN' IT: A BANGIN' NEW MUSICAL Rescheduled at The Huntington Due to Manufacturing Delay for Renovation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

The Huntington's production of Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical has been rescheduled due to the delay of a critical electronic component required for the new automated rigging system at the newly renovated Huntington Theatre.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) Is Accepting Nominations For The Photo Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) Is Accepting Nominations For The 2022 Zelda Fichandler Award
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announced today that nominations for the Zelda Fichandler Award, for a director or choreographer who is transforming theatre in the Central Region, are now being accepted through July 18, 2022. 

BWW Interview: Erin Mei-Ling Stuart of MONUMENT, OR FOUR SISTERS (A SLOTH PLAY) at Ma Photo BWW Interview: Erin Mei-Ling Stuart of MONUMENT, OR FOUR SISTERS (A SLOTH PLAY) at Magic Theatre Can Pretty Much Do It All
by Jim Munson - May 10, 2022

BroadwayWorld talks to multidisciplinary performer Erin Mei-Ling Stuart about her role in Magic Theatre's world premiere production of Sam Chanse's 'Monument, Or Four Sisters (A Sloth Play)' running May11 to 29.

Industry Pro Newsletter: AEA files with NLRB on Behalf of Waitress Tour, Vaccine Chec Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: AEA files with NLRB on Behalf of Waitress Tour, Vaccine Checks to End on Broadway
by Alex Freeman - Apr 18, 2022

While all Broadway theatres will still require strict audience masking through at least the end of May, many will stop checking audience members vaccination status on April 30th. Regionally, news about new businesses and new performance spaces for companies, and on Broadway, Disney Theatrical brings a new wrinkle to ticketing.

Sam Chanse's World Premiere MONUMENT, OR FOUR SISTERS (A SLOTH PLAY) Announced At Mag Photo Sam Chanse's World Premiere MONUMENT, OR FOUR SISTERS (A SLOTH PLAY) Announced At Magic Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

The Magic Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sam Chanse’s Monument, Or Four Sisters ( A Sloth Play).

SING STREET, BHANGIN' IT & More Announced for The Huntington's 2022-2023 Season Photo SING STREET, BHANGIN' IT & More Announced for The Huntington's 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

The Huntington has announced its 2022-2023 season, featuring 8 shows including 2 jubilant new musicals, 3 world premiere plays, one recent Broadway hit, and an outstanding revival of an August Wilson classic.   

SING STREET, BHANGIN' IT, and More Set for the Huntington's 2022-23 Season Photo SING STREET, BHANGIN' IT, and More Set for the Huntington's 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

The Huntington announces its 2022-2023 season, featuring 8 shows including 2 jubilant new musicals, 3 world premiere plays, one recent Broadway hit, and an outstanding revival of an August Wilson classic.   

Magic Theatre Presents World Premiere MONUMENT, OR FOUR SISTERS (A SLOTH PLAY) Photo Magic Theatre Presents World Premiere MONUMENT, OR FOUR SISTERS (A SLOTH PLAY)
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2022

The Magic Theatre¬†has announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sam Chanse‚Äôs¬†Monument, Or Four Sisters ( A Sloth Play). Directed by Giovanna Sardelli,¬†Monument, Or Four Sisters (A Sloth Play)¬†will perform from May 11 ‚Äď 29, 2022* at¬†Magic Theatre‚Äôs Fort Mason location¬†(Fort Mason,¬†2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123).

Industry Pro Newsletter: Associates Get a Union, Gulfshore Playhouse Joins LORT Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Associates Get a Union, Gulfshore Playhouse Joins LORT
by Alex Freeman - Feb 21, 2022

Congratulations to Gulfshore Playhouse on becoming the 77th member of the League of Resident Theatre’s - a story we have under the regional section of this week’s newsletter. We also have the story of Hollywood retaining their return to work protocols to keep their sets as safe as possible, even as several states and municipalities roll back their own mandates.

The Huntington Announces Loretta Greco as Artistic Director Photo The Huntington Announces Loretta Greco as Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

Chairman David Epstein and President Sharon Malt, on behalf of The Huntington’s Board of Trustees and Advisors, announced today the appointment of acclaimed stage director, producer, and community builder Loretta Greco as The Huntington’s next Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director.

Loretta Greco Videos

VIDEO: Ed Harris Talks Sam Shepard at Magic Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Arrivals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Magic Theatre's 50th anniversary gala fundraiser was held on Friday, April 7, at the Minnesota Street Project and celebrated 50 years of artistic trailblazing by honoring the theatre's previous Artistic Directors (including founder John Lion and successors Harvey Seifter, Larry Eilenberg, Mame Hunt, Chris Smith and current Artistic Director Loretta Greco). Hear what Ed Harris and others had to say during the arrivals for the event in the video below!

VIDEO: Playwright Paula Vogel Talks THE BALTIMORE WALTZ at Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Magic Theatre presents a legacy revival of Paula Vogel's award-winning drama The Baltimore Waltz at the Fort Mason location, with a press opening tomorrow, March 29. Vogel and the Magic's Artistic Director Loretta Greco recently sat down to discuss the playwright's theatrical homage to her brother Carl and the role of artists in today's world. Watch the interview below!


Loretta Greco Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Loretta Greco been nominated for?
Outstanding Revival of a Play (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamlet .