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Timothy Douglas

 
Birth Place:
New York, New York
Bio:
Timothy Douglas A theatre director, actor, and educator, TIMOTHY DOUGLAS is a recipient of the Lloyd Richards Director Award from the National Black Theatre Festival, and currently serves as Distinguished Artist in Residence at Emerson College, as well as an Associate Artist with Cincinnati ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York, New York

Bio:
Timothy Douglas A theatre director, actor, and educator, TIMOTHY DOUGLAS is a recipient of the Lloyd Richards Director Award from the National Black Theatre Festival, and currently serves as Distinguished Artist in Residence at Emerson College, as well as an Associate Artist with Cincinnati ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

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Music Director Darius Smith, Theresa Cunningham (Sarah), Felicia Curry (Sweet Thing), Photo

Music Director Darius Smith, Theresa Cunningham (Sarah), Felicia Curry (Sweet Thing), Playwright Christina Ham, Harriett D. Foy (Nina Simone), Toni L. Martin (Sephronia) and Director Timothy Douglas

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11/17/2017
Music Director Darius Smith and Director Timothy Douglas Photo

Music Director Darius Smith and Director Timothy Douglas

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11/17/2017
Director Timothy Douglas and Playwright Christina Ham Photo

Director Timothy Douglas and Playwright Christina Ham

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11/17/2017
 Timothy Douglas and Playwright Christina Ham Photo

Timothy Douglas and Playwright Christina Ham

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10/10/2017
Arena Stage chair elect Judith N. Batty and  Timothy Douglas Photo

Arena Stage chair elect Judith N. Batty and Timothy Douglas

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04/29/2016

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

Timothy Douglas Biography

Timothy Douglas

A theatre director, actor, and educator, TIMOTHY DOUGLAS is a recipient of the Lloyd Richards Director Award from the National Black Theatre Festival, and currently serves as Distinguished Artist in Residence at Emerson College, as well as an Associate Artist with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park where he has staged the world premiere of Keith Josef Adkins’ SAFE HOUSE, JITNEY, TWO TRAINS RUNNING, BUZZER, CLYBOURNE PARK, The NORTH POOL, The LAST FIREFLY, a mixed-race MOTHERS & SONS, and his African-American take on Horton Foote’s The TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL.

Recent directing credits include the world & virtual premiere of Adrienne Kennedy's ETTA & ELLA ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE for McCarter & Round House Theaters (Dramaleague Award nomination), the American premiere of Tristan Bernays' adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN for off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company, the China tour of Ayad Akhtar’s DISGRACED for Ping Pong Productions, which also enjoyed a run at The Great Theatre Of China (Shanghai), Ione Lloyd’s EVE’S SONG for the Sundance Theatre Institute/Lab in Morocco, the premiere stage adaptation of Jason Reynolds' LONG WAY DOWN for the Kennedy Center, and productions of The COLOR PURPLE for Portland Center Stage, SEVEN GUITARS for Yale Repertory Theater, NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN, DISGRACED and KING HEDLEY II for Arena Stage, GEM OF THE OCEAN, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS Parts 1, 2 & 3 for Roundhouse Theatre, RICHARD II for Shakespeare & Company, and off-Broadway with YELLOWMAN for the Billie Holiday Theatre, and BRONTË for the Alloy Theatre Company.

Timothy counts among his many national and international credits the world premieres of August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF for Yale Rep and Rajiv Joseph’s The LAKE EFFECT for Chicago’s Silk Road Rising (2013 Jeff Award for Best New Work), the NPN rolling world premiere of DONTRELL WHO KISSED THE SEA (6 Helen Hayes Award nominations) for Theater Alliance, as well as his critically acclaimed Caribbean-inspired MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for the Folger Shakespeare Theatre, the premiere of a new translation/adaptation of Ibsen’s ROSMERSHOLM off-Broadway for Oslo Elsewhere, and MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA and Marivaux’s CHANGES OF HEART for Remy Bumppo Theatre Company where he served for a time as Artistic Director.

He was the Associate Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville for three seasons where he directed numerous projects including three Humana Festival premieres, the 25th-anniversary production of CRIMES OF THE HEART, and introduced audiences there to August Wilson with productions of The PIANO LESSON, JITNEY and FENCES. In addition, he served as a director-in-residence in new play development at the Mark Taper Forum/Center Theatre Group under a Mellon Foundation fellowship. During his time as an NEA/TCG directing fellow, he served as Resident Director at New Dramatists and Assistant Stage Director on Handel’s RODELINDA for Virginia Opera.

The list of theaters Timothy has made productions for include American Conservatory Theater GOOD BREEDING; Arden Theatre Company FENCES; Berkeley Rep VALLEY SONG; Berkshire Theatre Festival ASSASSINS, INSURRECTION, BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY; Cleveland Playhouse The TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL; Downstage (New Zealand) MULES; Folger Shakespeare Theatre MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, RICHARD III; Guthrie Theater IN THE BLOOD; Juilliard School The MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, PERICLES, SEVEN GUITARS; Magic Theatre COWBOYS #2; Marin Theatre Company TOPDOG/UNDERDOG; Milwaukee Rep (Associate Artist 2011 - 2016) GEM OF THE OCEAN, the world premiere of The NIGHT IS A CHILD, TROUBLE IN MIND, RADIO GOLF; Pittsburgh Public Theatre The CRUCIBLE; Pioneer Theatre Company CLYBOURNE PARK, FENCES; Pittsburgh Irish & Classical (Associate Artist 2001 – 2005) The CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, PORTIA COUGHLAN; Playmakers Rep PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; Portland Center Stage HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW, A FEMININE ENDING, ANNA IN THE TROPICS; Round House Theatre TWO TRAINS RUNNING, A LESSON BEFORE DYING, PERMANENT COLLECTION; Shakespeare & Company BLUE ORANGE; Shakespeare Theatre Company/ACA MEASURE FOR MEASURE; Signature Theatre Company SPUNK; South Coast Rep the west coast premiere of A FEMININE ENDING; Steppenwolf Theatre Company ETIQUETTE OF VIGILANCE; Toi Whakaari (New Zealand) INSURRECTION, THREE SISTERS; Utah Shakespeare Festival LOVES LABOURS LOST; Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company the world premiere of The LAST ORBIT OF BILLY MARS, and others, as well as workshops for ASK Theatre Projects, Denver Center Theatre Company, National Theatret of Norway, New York Theatre Workshop, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, The Phillips Collection, The New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theatre, Red Bull and Roundabout Theatre Company.

Timothy has served as a site visitor/panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group, The Dramaleague, The Philadelphia Theatre Initiative, The Joyce Foundation, and is also a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect.

As a Linklater-designated voice instructor, he served on the faculties of American Conservatory Theater, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Shakespeare & Company, National Theatre Conservatory, University of Southern California, the Theatre School at DePaul University, Birmingham School of Acting (UK), and New Zealand Drama School.

As an actor, he has appeared regionally, off-Broadway and on television, and is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College and Yale School of Drama.

The list of theaters Timothy has made productions for include American Conservatory Theater GOOD BREEDING; Berkeley Rep VALLEY SONG; Berkshire Theatre Festival ASSASSINS, INSURRECTION, BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY; Cleveland Playhouse The TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL; Downstage (New Zealand) MULES; Folger Shakespeare Theatre MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, RICHARD III; Guthrie Theater IN THE BLOOD; Juilliard School The MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, PERICLES; Magic Theatre COWBOYS #2; Marin Theatre Company TOPDOG/UNDERDOG; Milwaukee Rep GEM OF THE OCEAN, the world premiere of THE NIGHT IS A CHILD, TROUBLE IN MIND, RADIO GOLF; Pittsburgh Public Theatre THE CRUCIBLE; Pioneer Theatre Company CLYBOURNE PARK; Pittsburgh Irish & Classical CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, PORTIA COUGHLAN; Playmakers Rep PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; Portland Center Stage ANNA IN THE TROPICS; Round House Theatre A LESSON BEFORE DYING, PERMANENT COLLECTION; Shakespeare & Company BLUE ORANGE; South Coast Rep the west coast premiere of A FEMININE ENDING; Steppenwolf Theatre Company ETIQUITTE OF VIGILANCE; Toi Whakaari (New Zealand) INSURRECTION, THREE SISTERS; Utah Shakespeare Festival LOVES LABOURS LOST; Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company the world premiere of THE LAST ORBIT OF BILLY MARS, and others, as well as workshops for ASK Theatre Projects, Denver Center Theatre Company, National Theatre of Norway, New York Theatre Workshop, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, The Public Theatre, Red Bull and Roundabout Theatre Company.

Timothy is an Artistic Associate at Milwaukee Rep, and has served as a site visitor/panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group, The Dramaleague, The Philadelphia Theatre Initiative, The Joyce Foundation, and is also a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect.

As a Linklater-designated voice instructor, he served on the faculties of Emerson College, American Conservatory Theater, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Shakespeare & Company, National Theatre Conservatory, University of Southern California, the Theatre School at DePaul University and New Zealand Drama School.

As an actor he has appeared regionally, off-Broadway and on television.

Timothy is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College and Yale School of Drama





Timothy Douglas News

Review: NINE NIGHT at Round House Theatre Photo Review: NINE NIGHT at Round House Theatre
by David Friscic - Sep 22, 2022

Past secrets and traditions are remembered, present feelings and resentments are exposed, and future plans collide when the death of a beloved matriarch (of a Jamaican -British family) shatters the strictures of daily life for the celebration of Nine Night (a celebration of family/friends, food, and music for the departed).

THE COLOR PURPLE, NO PLACE TO GO & More Lead Washington DC's September Top 10 Photo THE COLOR PURPLE, NO PLACE TO GO & More Lead Washington DC's September Top 10
by BWW Staff - Sep 1, 2022

Washington, DC 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 are The Color Purple, No Place To Go, Shear Madness and more!

Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Photo Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre
by Dara Homer - Aug 25, 2022

The Color Purple is a musical about survival, resilience, and healing. With direction by Timothy Douglas and music direction by Mark G. Meadows, Signature Theatre takes the show’s life-affirming heartbeat to a joyful fever pitch with a beautifully executed production propelled by a truly exceptional cast.

Photos: First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Starring Nova Y. Payton,  Photo Photos: First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Starring Nova Y. Payton, Frenchie Davis, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 24, 2022

Signature Theatre is presenting The Color Purple by Marsha Norman (book), Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray (music & lyrics) through October 9, 2022 in Signature's MAX Theatre. The Color Purple is directed by Timothy Douglas (Signature's Spunk, Portland Center Stage's The Color Purple), with Nova Y. Payton (Signature's After Midnight, Dreamgirls) starring as Celie.

VIDEO: First Look at Signature Theatre's THE COLOR PURPLE Starring Nova Y. Payton & M Photo VIDEO: First Look at Signature Theatre's THE COLOR PURPLE Starring Nova Y. Payton & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2022

Signature Theatre is presenting The Color Purple by Marsha Norman (book), Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray (music & lyrics) through October 9, 2022 in Signature's MAX Theatre. Get a first look here!

VIDEO: The Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Sings Title Song Photo VIDEO: The Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Sings Title Song
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2022

Get a first look at Signature Theatre's cast for the musical The Color Purple. The cast features Nova Y. Payton (Signature’s After Midnight, Dreamgirls) starring as Celie. Performances run August 16 – October 9, 2022.

Steve Martin & Martin Short, THE COLOR PURPLE, AMERICAN PROPHET & More Lead Washingto Photo Steve Martin & Martin Short, THE COLOR PURPLE, AMERICAN PROPHET & More Lead Washington DC's August Top Picks
by BWW Staff - Aug 3, 2022

Washington, DC 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. Check out our selections for August including Steve Martin and Martin Short, The Color Purple American Prophet, No Place To Go and more!

Nova Y. Payton & More to Star in THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Photo Nova Y. Payton & More to Star in THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the musical The Color Purple. The cast features Nova Y. Payton (Signature’s After Midnight, Dreamgirls) starring as Celie. Performances run August 16 – October 9, 2022.

Cast Announced for A MEDUSA THREAD Presented by NY Classical Theatre and the West Har Photo Cast Announced for A MEDUSA THREAD Presented by NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022

The cast has been announced for A Medusa Thread. A partnership with NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund on Governors Island in Nolan Park (Building 10B) for FREE -- Saturday, June 25th at noon.

HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology Photo HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

After celebrating its ten-year anniversary in 2021, HowlRound Theatre Commons announces its first published anthology, featuring essays from each year of the last decade, available for preorder now.

Timothy Douglas Videos

VIDEO: The Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Sings Title Song VideoVIDEO: The Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE at Signature Theatre Sings Title Song
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2022

Get a first look at Signature Theatre's cast for the musical The Color Purple. The cast features Nova Y. Payton (Signature’s After Midnight, Dreamgirls) starring as Celie. Performances run August 16 – October 9, 2022.

VIDEO: Inside Signature Theatre's SPUNK VideoVIDEO: Inside Signature Theatre's SPUNK
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Spunk based on three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God) and adapted by acclaimed writer and director George C. Wolfe (Jelly's Last Jam, Shuffle Along). The production is directed by Timothy Douglas (Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women, Disgraced). Spunk runs from April 30 through June 23 in Signature's ARK Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch The Cast of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN In Rehearsals At Arena Stage! VideoVIDEO: Watch The Cast of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN In Rehearsals At Arena Stage!
by BWW Intern - Nov 14, 2017

NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN runs through December 21 at Arena Stage. FOUR WOMEN has a book by Christina Ham, and is directed by Timothy Douglas. Watch the cast and director Douglas in rehearsals in this video!