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Pam MacKinnon

 
Bio:
Pam MacKinnon is an Obie and Lilly Award recipient. Recent credits include: 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); Cusi Cram's A Lifetime ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Pam MacKinnon is an Obie and Lilly Award recipient. Recent credits include: 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); Cusi Cram's A Lifetime ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2015]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director

Photos

Pam MacKinnon, Camille A. Brown, Lydia R. Diamond Photo

Pam MacKinnon, Camille A. Brown, Lydia R. Diamond

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06/21/2019
Pam MacKinnon, Camille A. Brown, Lydia R. Diamond Photo

Pam MacKinnon, Camille A. Brown, Lydia R. Diamond

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06/21/2019
Lydia R. Diamond, Pam MacKinnon and Camille A. Brown Photo

Lydia R. Diamond, Pam MacKinnon and Camille A. Brown

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05/06/2019
Jonathan Burke, April Matthis, Daniel J. Bryant and Pam MacKinnon Photo

Jonathan Burke, April Matthis, Daniel J. Bryant and Pam MacKinnon

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05/06/2019
John Procaccino, Pam MacKinnon Photo

John Procaccino, Pam MacKinnon

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05/06/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Los Angeles, 2016]
Director

[Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Los Angeles, 2015]
Director

[Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director

[Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director

Pam MacKinnon Biography

Pam MacKinnon is an Obie and Lilly Award recipient. Recent credits include: 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); Cusi Cram's A Lifetime Burning (Primary Stages); Bruce Norris's CLYBOURNE PARK (Playwrights Horizons, Taper) and The Unmentionables (Woolly Mammoth).

She is a frequent interpreter of the plays of Edward Albee, having directed 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, upcoming Broadway).

She is an alumna of the Lincoln Center Directors' Lab and the Drama League and sits on the board of the downtown theater Clubbed Thumb, Inc. committed to new American plays.

Pam MacKinnon Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Pam MacKinnon, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Pam MacKinnon, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Direction of a Play
Pam MacKinnon, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Play
Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park
 
Obie Awards - 2010 - Directing Gold Star
Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Director
Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Pam MacKinnonThe Unmentionables

Pam MacKinnon News

Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS I Photo Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced casting and design team for the upcoming World Premiere of Lessons in Survival: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) now on-sale. Lessons In Survival: 1971 will begin previews at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) May 26, 2022 and play through June 30 with an opening night set for June 9.  

Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba & More Join CLYBOURNE PARK Film Adaption Photo Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba & More Join CLYBOURNE PARK Film Adaption
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba, Anthony Mackie, Martin Freeman, Nick Robinson, and Hillary Baack will star in a new film adaption of Bruce Norris' Claybourne Park. Tony-nominee Pam MacKinnon is also set to direct the new film. The play premiered on Broadway in 2012, winning the Tony Award for Best Play.

Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box Photo Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box PAC
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Black Box PAC's 2022 Save Our Stages season continues with the world premiere production of Exposed by Beth Henley. The show runs at The Black Box Performing Arts Center - 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ - now through Saturday May 28. On Sunday May 22,

2022 Drama League Directors Project Recipients Announced Photo 2022 Drama League Directors Project Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

The stage directors receiving the fellowships, assistantships and residencies of the 2022 Drama League Directors Project: NJ Agwuna, Jean Carlo Yunén Aróstegui, Jennifer Chang, Andrew Coopman, Justin Emeka, Nadia Guevara, Emily Hartford, Susanna Jaramillo, Ibi Owolabi, Logan Gabrielle Schulman, Noam Shapiro, Jessica Natalie Smith, and Kendra Ware.

Review Roundup: Zachary Quinto, Calista Flockhart, Graham Phillips & Aimee Carrero in Photo Review Roundup: Zachary Quinto, Calista Flockhart, Graham Phillips & Aimee Carrero in Geffen Playhouse's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by Review Roundups - May 4, 2022

Geffen Playhouse is presentiing Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Gordon Greenberg (Guys and Dolls, Irving Berlin's Holiday). Performances for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? began Tuesday, April 19 in the Gil Cates Theater at Geffen Playhouse.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. 

Pre-Broadway SOUL TRAIN, THE HEADLANDS & More Announced for American Conservatory The Photo Pre-Broadway SOUL TRAIN, THE HEADLANDS & More Announced for American Conservatory Theater 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2022

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon and Executive Director Jennifer Bielstein announced today the productions that will make up the company’s 2022/23 season.

BWW Review: FEFU AND HER FRIENDS at A.C.T. Delivers a Uniquely Compelling Theatrical  Photo BWW Review: FEFU AND HER FRIENDS at A.C.T. Delivers a Uniquely Compelling Theatrical Experience
by Jim Munson - Apr 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld reviews A.C.T.'s funny and moving new production of Maria Irene Fornes' multi-layered feminist classic, 'Fefu and Her Friends,' running through May 1st at the Strand Theater.

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Playwrights Horizons¬†today announced¬†its 2022‚Äď2023 season. Brought together amidst the easing of a reality-altering pandemic ‚ÄĒduring which desire for a ‚Äúreturn to normal‚ÄĚ began to feel at once futile and shortsighted‚ÄĒthe lineup consists of five works that consider and radically challenge the very idea of normalcy.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has¬†announced the complete line-up for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 20 ‚Äď July 2, 2022 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) and will feature productions of three new plays.

Pam MacKinnon Videos

Video Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at VideoVideo Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2020

Center Theatre Group has released a new video in its Scenes From the Vault series. This time, they're flashing back with a clip of Phillipa Soo in the pre-Broadway run of Amelie at the Ahmanson in 2016!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's TONI STONE VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's TONI STONE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone, by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: Uma Thurman Talks Broadway Debut in THE PARISIAN WOMAN on 'LIVE' VideoVIDEO: Uma Thurman Talks Broadway Debut in THE PARISIAN WOMAN on 'LIVE'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 11, 2018

Uma Thurman stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to discuss her Broadway debut in THE PARISIAN WOMAN. 'What' so fun about it is it's set in this exact moment, so it's almost real time. It's political, it's emotional, it's about complex relationships.' Watch the appearance below

VIDEO: Josh Lucas Talks Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN on LIVE VideoVIDEO: Josh Lucas Talks Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN on LIVE
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 27, 2017

Josh Lucas stops by this week's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to talk about his Broadway comedy THE PARISIAN WOMAN, co-starring Uma Thurman

VIDEO: MILES FOR MARY Makes New York Return and Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwright's VideoVIDEO: MILES FOR MARY Makes New York Return and Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwright's Horizons
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2017

After a smash run last fall, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will present MILES FOR MARY, a new play by The Mad Ones. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, MILES FOR MARY received critical acclaim during its fall 2016 run at The Bushwick Starr. Watch the new trailer below!

BWW TV: Hangin' with the Company of THE PARISIAN WOMAN on Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: Hangin' with the Company of THE PARISIAN WOMAN on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Dec 1, 2017

The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), starring Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman in her Broadway debut, opened just last night at Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street).

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE PARISIAN WOMAN on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE PARISIAN WOMAN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 29, 2017

The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), starring Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman in her Broadway debut, opens on Broadway this Thursday, November 30, at Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld has a full first look at Thurman and the cast in action below!

'PARISIAN WOMAN' Star Uma Thurman Speaks Out on Harvey Weinstein Video'PARISIAN WOMAN' Star Uma Thurman Speaks Out on Harvey Weinstein
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 24, 2017

Uma Thurman, currently making her Broadway debut in in The Parisian Woman, took to Instagram on Thanksgiving Day to send a strong message to Harvey Weinstein and his 'wicked conspirators.' The actress starred in the Weinstein-produced cult films PULP FICTION and KILL BILL.

BWW TV: What's THE PARISIAN WOMAN All About? Uma Thurman and Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What's THE PARISIAN WOMAN All About? Uma Thurman and Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 18, 2017

Previews begin on Thursday, November 9 for The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon and starring Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman. As previously announced, The Parisian Woman will open on Thursday, November 30 at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street).

VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Reveals She Geeked Out When Julie Andrews Came to HAMILTON
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 28, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony nominee Phillipa Soo, who currently stars in AMELIE on Broadway, told Stephen Colbert that she never wanted to know which celebrities were in attendance at HAMILTON


Pam MacKinnon Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Pam MacKinnon been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Clybourne Park , Directing (Obie Awards) for Clybourne Park Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Clybourne Park and Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Unmentionables .

What awards has Pam MacKinnon won?
Directing (Obie Awards) for Clybourne Park.