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Patricia McGregor

 
Bio:
PATRICIA McGREGOR has twice been profiled by The New York Times for her direction of world premieres. Her recent credits include co-author and director of the world premier of Lights Out, Nat King Cole (Peoples Light ) Skeleton Crew (Geffen Theater) Grief (Center Theater Group) Parchman Hour ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
PATRICIA McGREGOR has twice been profiled by The New York Times for her direction of world premieres. Her recent credits include co-author and director of the world premier of Lights Out, Nat King Cole (Peoples Light ) Skeleton Crew (Geffen Theater) Grief (Center Theater Group) Parchman Hour ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Stage Manager

Photos

Playwright/Actress Ngozi Anyanwu, Director Patricia McGregor and Daniel J Watts Photo

Playwright/Actress Ngozi Anyanwu, Director Patricia McGregor and Daniel J Watts

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Xavier Scott Evans, Playwright/Actress Ngozi Anyanwu, Director Patricia McGregor and  Photo

Xavier Scott Evans, Playwright/Actress Ngozi Anyanwu, Director Patricia McGregor and Daniel J Watts

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Date:
09/14/2021
Tarell Alvin McCraney, Patricia McGregor and Mfoniso Udofia Photo

Tarell Alvin McCraney, Patricia McGregor and Mfoniso Udofia

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09/14/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Broadway, 2002]
Stage Manager

Patricia McGregor Biography

PATRICIA McGREGOR has twice been profiled by The New York Times for her direction of world premieres. Her recent credits include co-author and director of the world premier of Lights Out, Nat King Cole (Peoples Light ) Skeleton Crew (Geffen Theater) Grief (Center Theater Group) Parchman Hour (Guthrie Theater), Hamlet (The Public Theater), Ugly Lies the Bone (Roundabout Theatre Company), brownsville song (b-side for tray) (Lincoln Center Theater), the world premiere of Stagger Lee (Dallas Theater Center), and the world premiere of Hurt Village (Signature Theatre Company). Her other credits include A Raisin in the Sun, Winter's Tale, Spunk, Adoration of the Old Woman, Blood Dazzler, Holding It Down, Four Electric Ghosts, Nothing Personal, and The House That Will Not Stand. She served as tour consultant on J. Cole World Tour and will premier a new piece at BAM by composer Ted Hearne and poet Saul Williams. For several years she has directed the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway. She is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, a co-founder of Angela's Pulse with he sister choreographer and organizer Paloma McGregor and was a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow at Yale School of Drama, where she also served as Artistic Director of the Yale Cabaret.




Patricia McGregor News

Industry Pro Newsletter: Is a Subscription Model the Correct Model for an Arts Organi Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Is a Subscription Model the Correct Model for an Arts Organization?
by Alex Freeman - May 31, 2022

As we hit the unofficial start of summer, overall the trends are looking up for Broadway and the broader theatre industry. That isn’t to say there aren’t ongoing challenges: ever-shifting health and safety protocols, continued reports of toxic work environments that need to be sorted, and a major shift in how audiences are buying tickets.

DIGNITY, ALWAYS DIGNITY, JELLY'S LAST JAM Concert & More Announced for Long Wharf The Photo DIGNITY, ALWAYS DIGNITY, JELLY'S LAST JAM Concert & More Announced for Long Wharf Theatre 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Long Wharf Theatre yesterday announced the launch of its 2022/2023 season, “Everywhere for Everyone.” Under its new model, audiences will see programming radiating out from the institution's storied home at 222 Sargent Drive and into communities across Greater New Haven.

Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop Photo Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Patricia McGregor will succeed James C. Nicola as Artistic Director, following a yearlong search led by ALJP Consulting and a dedicated search committee of artists, staff and Trustees.

1660 VINE Musical to Stream Online Ahead of Targeted Broadway Run Photo 1660 VINE Musical to Stream Online Ahead of Targeted Broadway Run
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022

Viral singer-TikTok vocal coach Cheryl Porter, American Idol alum Pia Toscano, actor and TikTok star Chris Olsen, and Prince Khemuni Norodom of the Cambodian Royal Family have been announced to lead 1660 Vine, a new movie musical that will stream online ahead of its targeted 2024 Broadway debut.

The Old Globe Announces The Cast For THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Photo The Old Globe Announces The Cast For THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Shana Cooper (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Chicago Shakespeare, Yale Rep) directs a cast of 20.

Nathaniel Gumbs, J'Nai Bridges & More Announced for LA Phil's POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Fe Photo Nathaniel Gumbs, J'Nai Bridges & More Announced for LA Phil's POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock will bring together distinguished artists and guests for Power to the People!, a multidimensional vision of music and social change, May 29 through June 10, 2022.

Steppenwolf Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring 4 World Premieres & More Photo Steppenwolf Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring 4 World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the 2022/23 Season today. With six Steppenwolf Membership Series productions and two SYA productions, the 47th season is the storied company’s first full season in its expanded home—welcoming audiences back to experience the next chapter of Steppenwolf’s bold, visceral and muscular work.

People's Light to Present World Premiere of BAYARD RUSTIN INSIDE ASHLAND Photo People's Light to Present World Premiere of BAYARD RUSTIN INSIDE ASHLAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

People’s Light will present Bayard Rustin Inside Ashland, the world premiere of a play with music inspired by the true story of West Chester, PA native Bayard Rustin. Chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and openly gay Civil Rights activist, Bayard Rustin was nearly written out of the history books.

Geffen Playhouse Announces 2022/2023 Season, Including New Musical THE LONELY FEW Sta Photo Geffen Playhouse Announces 2022/2023 Season, Including New Musical THE LONELY FEW Starring Lauren Patten
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

Geffen Playhouse today announced six productions that will make up the 2022/2023 season in its Gil Cates and Audrey Skirball Kenis Theaters, with one additional production to be announced for the Gil Cates Theater.

Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 San Diego Awards Photo Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 San Diego Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 14, 2022

Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Patricia McGregor Videos

VIDEO: The Juilliard School Releases NOTHING PERSONAL BUT... Director's Cut VideoVIDEO: The Juilliard School Releases NOTHING PERSONAL BUT... Director's Cut
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2020

The Juilliard School has released the director's cut of of 'Nothing Personal, but...', a work inspired by James Baldwin's collaboration with the brilliant photographer Richard Avedon.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Geffen Playhouse's LIGHTS OUT: NAT KING COLE VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Geffen Playhouse's LIGHTS OUT: NAT KING COLE
by Alan Henry - Feb 19, 2019

In this electrifying exploration into the soul of an American icon, Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor imagine Nat 'King' Cole as he faces the final Christmastime broadcast of his groundbreaking variety show and weighs the advice of his friend Sammy Davis Jr. to 'go out with a bang.' Cole's hit songs, such as 'Nature Boy,' 'It's a Good Day' and 'Smile,' underscore this boldly original homage to the renowned performer who struggled to break through America's color barrier in the early days of television.

VIDEO: LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE - Catch it Before the Lights Go Out! VideoVIDEO: LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE - Catch it Before the Lights Go Out!
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2017

The world premiere of LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE is running now through December 3 at People's Light Theatre. When his groundbreaking NBC variety show failed to attract a national sponsor, Nat 'King' Cole famously declared that 'Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark.' In this theatrical exploration into the soul of an American icon,Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregorimagine Nat as he faces his final Christmastime broadcast, and weighs the advice of his friend Sammy Davis Jr. to 'go out with a bang.'

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LCT3's BROWNSVILLE SONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2014

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater's production of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a new play by Kimber Lee, directed by Patricia McGregor, opened last night, October 20, at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). This New York premiere, which features Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell, Chris Myers and Taliyah Whitaker, is playing a limited engagement through Sunday, November 16. Click below for a first look at highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Chatting with LOOKING's Raul Castillo & the Company of ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2014

INTAR presents the next production of its 2013-14 season: Adoration of the Old Woman, by Academy Award-nominated and Obie Award winning Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor will star Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles. This limited Off-Broadway engagement begins tonight, March 13th and continues through April 6th only. Opening Night is set for Wednesday March 19th. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say about the play below!

STAGE TUBE: Promo Video of THE MOUNTAINTOP at Philadelphia Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2013

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the man and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader merge in Katori Hall's award-winning drama The Mountaintop, receiving its Philadelphia premiere at Philadelphia Theatre Company on January 18-February 17 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Patricia McGregor, the two-person cast features Sekou Laidlow and Amirah Vann. BroadwayWorld has a promo video below.

BWW TV: First Look at Katori Hall's HURT VILLAGE - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2012

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Katori Hall's HURT VILLAGE, directed by Patricia McGregor. HURT VILLAGE runs through March 18, 2012 with a February 27th opening night and is the inaugural production in the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Company's new home The Pershing Square Signature Center. Check out video highlights below!

BWW TV: Signature Theatre Breaks Ground on New Signature Center; Norton et al. Announce New Season
by Broadway Beat - Sep 29, 2011

At a special press event on the construction site of the new venue, Signature Theatre loyalists Edward Norton, Edward Albee and more were on hand to discuss the future plans of the company. Broadway Beat was there and brings you coverage below!