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Taibi Magar

 
Bio:
Taibi Magar (Directing) is an Egyptian-American director based in New York, and a graduate of the Brown/Trinity MFA program. Most recently she directed a new musical We Live in Cairo (A.R.T.). Other NY credits: Blue Ridge starring Marin Ireland and The Great Leap starring BD Wong (Atlantic Theatre ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Taibi Magar (Directing) is an Egyptian-American director based in New York, and a graduate of the Brown/Trinity MFA program. Most recently she directed a new musical We Live in Cairo (A.R.T.). Other NY credits: Blue Ridge starring Marin Ireland and The Great Leap starring BD Wong (Atlantic Theatre ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2022]
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[Off-Broadway, 2021]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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Taibi Magar Biography

Taibi Magar (Directing) is an Egyptian-American director based in New York, and a graduate of the Brown/Trinity MFA program. Most recently she directed a new musical We Live in Cairo (A.R.T.). Other NY credits: Blue Ridge starring Marin Ireland and The Great Leap starring BD Wong (Atlantic Theatre Company); Is God Is (Soho Rep, 2018 Obie Award;) Master (The Foundry, NYT Critics Pick); Underground Railroad Game (Ars Nova, NYT Critics Pick). Regional: A.R.T., Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Alley Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, and Seattle Repertory Theatre, among others. International: Hamburg Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Malthouse Theatre (Melbourne), and Soho Theatre (London). Other: She is the recipient of a Stephen Sondheim Fellowship, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Fellowship, Public Theater Shakespeare Fellowship, and TFANA Actors and Director Project Fellowship. Taibi is an alumni of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and a NYTW Usual Suspect. Upcoming:; The Christians (Chautauqua Theater Company); Spring Awakening, (TUTS), Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 (Signature Theatre) .

Taibi Magar Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Taibi Magar, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

Taibi Magar News

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Adds Final Benefit Performance in January Photo MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Adds Final Benefit Performance in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has added a final benefit performance of Merrily We Roll Along on Sunday January 22, 2023, at 2pm. Proceeds from the performance will benefit NYTW’s education and engagement programming across the 2022/23 season.

Taibi Magar to Direct THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop Photo Taibi Magar to Direct THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced that Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Taibi Magar (Help) will direct the previously announced production of The Half-God of Rainfall by Hay Festival Medal for Poetry winner Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles), part of NYTW’s 2022/23 season.

Soho Rep Directors Sarah Benson and Meropi Peponides to Depart at the End of 2022-23  Photo Soho Rep Directors Sarah Benson and Meropi Peponides to Depart at the End of 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

Sarah Benson and Meropi Peponides, two of Soho Rep's three Directors, will step down at the end of the current season, after 15 and 8 years with the influential Off Broadway theater.

Philadelphia Theatre Co. Presents World Premiere of THE TATTOOED LADY Starring Jackie Photo Philadelphia Theatre Co. Presents World Premiere of THE TATTOOED LADY Starring Jackie Hoffman
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

Philadelphia Theatre Company is excited to bring the theatre season alive with a world premiere rock musical about the radical history of the tattooed ladies.

Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October Photo Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Ars Nova and PlayCo will present the world premiere of HOUND DOG by 2019 Ars Nova resident artist Melis Aker. Directed by Machel Ross with music by Aker and the Lazours, this cross-cultural jam-session-meets-play explores the winding path towards forgiveness and belonging.

American Repertory Theater Announces September Programming Featuring TWILIGHT: LOS AN Photo American Repertory Theater Announces September Programming Featuring TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2022

A.R.T. has announced September programming, centered around Anna Deveare Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. See the full September schedule here!

Photos: First Look at TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at American Repertory Theater Photo Photos: First Look at TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at American Repertory Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 is playing now ‚Äď September 24, 2022 at the Loeb Drama Center.¬†Get a first look at photos here!

SING STREET, MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS & More Lead Boston's September Theater Top 10 Photo SING STREET, MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS & More Lead Boston's September Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Sep 1, 2022

Boston 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, check out Sing Street, Mr. Holland's Opus, The Fantasticks and more!

PlayCo Announces Productions Through Fall 2023, Including the World Premiere of 9 KIN Photo PlayCo Announces Productions Through Fall 2023, Including the World Premiere of 9 KINDS OF SILENCE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

PlayCo has announced its programming through 2023‚ÄĒthree plays that, in radically disparate styles, offer generous and probing explorations of human connection across the complexities of geopolitics, cultural identity, and elaborate workplace lunches.

Ars Nova Announces 'Name Your Price' Tickets for 20th Anniversary Season Photo Ars Nova Announces 'Name Your Price' Tickets for 20th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

Ars Nova has announced details for its 20th Anniversary Season, which introduces the What’s Ars Is Yours: Name Your Price ticket initiative.

Taibi Magar Videos

VIDEO: Claudia Rankine  Talks HELP at The Shed Videoplay
VIDEO: Claudia Rankine Talks HELP at The Shed

by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

After closing during previews two years ago due to the pandemic, this March¬†The Shed¬†presents the world premiere of¬†Help, a new play by acclaimed author and poet¬†Claudia Rankine¬†(Just Us,¬†Citizen:¬†An American Lyric), directed by Obie Award‚Äďwinner¬†Taibi Magar¬†(Twilight: Los Angeles,¬†1992,¬†Signature Theater; Is God Is,¬†Soho Rep).¬†

VIDEO: Watch 'There is Nothin' Like A Dame' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch 'There is Nothin' Like A Dame' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC

by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Watch 'Bali Ha'i' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch 'Bali Ha'i' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC

by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: 'I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC Videoplay
VIDEO: 'I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy' From TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC

by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC

by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For TUTS' SOUTH PACIFIC

by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

VIDEO: The Lazours Perform a Jam Session For New York Theatre Workshop Videoplay
VIDEO: The Lazours Perform a Jam Session For New York Theatre Workshop

by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

As part of New York Theatre Workshop's virtual programming, The Lazours played original songs from their musicals and their recent E.P. freres in an Instagram Live session. 

VIDEO: First Look at SPRING AWAKENING at TUTS Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at SPRING AWAKENING at TUTS

by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Spring Awakening!


Taibi Magar Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Taibi Magar been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 .