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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.

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Pam MacKinnon Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2023 - Outstanding Director of a Play

Pam MacKinnon, Downstate

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


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Obie Awards - 2010 - Directing

Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park

The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Director

Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park

Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play

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Clubbed Thumb Reveals Complete Lineup for 2024 SUMMERWORKS

Clubbed Thumb has revealed the complete line-up for the 27th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

Meet the Cast of PATRIOTS, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Almeida Theatre production of Patriots officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, April 1. Meet the cast of Patriots here!

Reimagined PRIVATE LIVES And More Announced for American Conservatory Theater 2024/25 Season

The 2024/25 season line-up has been announced at the American Conservatory Theater.

Video: Watch a Trailer for Kristina Wong's SWEATSHOP OVERLORD, Coming to A.C.T. This Month

Watch a trailer for Kristina Wong’s award–winning solo show, Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater beginning Saturday, March 30 and running through Sunday, May 5, 2024 in the video here!

John-Andrew Morrison, Malachi McCaskill & More to Star in A STRANGE LOOP West Coast Premiere

The cast and creative team has been set for the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award–winning acclaimed musical, A Strange Loop, making its West Coast premiere. Learn where and when you can see the show!

TRW Plays Acquires GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR and DOWNSTATE

TRW Plays, a division of Theatrical Rights Worldwide, has acquired the global licensing rights for two new plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR by Doug Wright and DOWNSTATE by Bruce Norris. Learn more about both plays here!

Full Broadway Cast Set For PATRIOTS, Starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Keen, and More

The full Broadway cast has been announced for the Almeida Theatre production of Patriots, the new play by Peter Morgan. Learn more about the show and find out who is starring here!

Video: Watch a Teaser Trailer for A STRANGE LOOP, Coming to A.C.T. in April

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present the Tony Award–winning musical A Strange Loop as the final production of its 2023/24 season. Watch a video preview of the production here!

Review: BIG DATA at American Conservatory Theatre

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is THE hot topic of the day, touted as the panacea for societies’ ills and capable of providing more leisure time and making life easier. The flip side is getting equal play time – we’re being overrun with technology, ostensibly losing our identity to algorithms, and reducing us to big data.

2024 Mike Ockrent Fellowship Recipient To Serve As Fellow On SUFFS On Broadway

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces the recipient of the 2024 Mike Ockrent Fellowship.

KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD to be Presented at A.C.T. This Spring

This Spring, American Conservatory Theater will present Kristina Wong’s award–winning solo show, Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.

Video: BD Wong Explains What BIG DATA is All About

Up next at American Conservatory Theater is the world premiere of Kate Attwell's Big Data, performing at A.C.T.'s Toni Rembe Theater. In this video, watch as BD Wong explains what the new play is all about!

Video: Kate Attwell On The World Premiere Play BIG DATA at American Conservatory Theater

Get a first look at American Conservatory Theater's world premiere of Kate Attwell's Big Data, performing at A.C.T.'s Toni Rembe Theater, on stage from February 15 through March 10, 2024.

Ryan J Haddad, William Jackson Harper, Marla Mindelle, and More Win Obie Awards - Full List of Winners!

The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of The 67th Obie Awards. Check out the full list of winners here!

Pam MacKinnon and Orlando Pabotoy to Receive 2022-2023 Joe A. Callaway Awards From SDCF

Pam MacKinnon and Orlando Pabotoy receive the 2022-2023 Joe A. Callaway Awards from Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation for excellence in directing and choreography.

American Conservatory Theater's A.C.T. Out Tour Will Bring MEASURE FOR MEASURE to the San Francisco Bay Area

American Conservatory Theater will present A.C.T. Out Tour, bringing theater experiences to communities across the country.

Crystal Finn, Heather Raffo, and Kurt Rhoads to Star in MUNICH MEDEA: HAPPY FAMILY World Premiere

PlayCo and WP Theater have revealed the cast of their world premiere co-production of Corinne Jaber’s Munich Medea: Happy Family.

PlayCo And WP Theater Reveal Dates For Corinne Jaber's MUNICH MEDEA: HAPPY FAMILY

PlayCo and WP Theater have revealed the dates for the world premiere production of Corinne Jaber's 'Munich Medea: Happy Family,' directed by Lee Sunday Evans, from January 30 to February 25.

Cast And Creative Team Set For BIG DATA At American Conservatory Theater

The cast and creative team has been revealed for 'Big Data' at A.C.T. - Find out who will be bringing this exciting new production to life.

World Premiere Of HOTEL HAPPY to be Presented at Houses on the Moon Theater Company This Winter

Houses on the Moon Theater Company will present the world premiere of the play HOTEL HAPPY, written by Camilo Almonacid (The Assignment), directed by Estefanía Fadul (Repertorio Español's Eva Luna), and featuring puppet direction by Matt Acheson (Broadway's War Horse).

Pam MacKinnon FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Pam MacKinnon been nominated for?

Pam MacKinnon has been nominated for several awards throughout her career, including Outstanding Director of a Play by the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Downstate" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", Drama Desk Awards for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", Tony Awards for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "Clybourne Park", Obie Awards for directing "Clybourne Park", The Lortels for Outstanding Director for "Clybourne Park", and Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Play for "The Unmentionables".

What awards has Pam MacKinnon won?

Pam MacKinnon has won the Directing Obie Award for her work on Clybourne Park.

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