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Anna D. Shapiro Biography

 
Bio:
Anna D. Shapiro joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble in 2005 and became Artistic Director in 2015. She was awarded the 2008 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for August: Osage County (Steppenwolf, Broadway, London), and was nominated in 2011 in the same category for The Motherf**ker ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Anna D. Shapiro joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble in 2005 and became Artistic Director in 2015. She was awarded the 2008 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for August: Osage County (Steppenwolf, Broadway, London), and was nominated in 2011 in the same category for The Motherf**ker ... (read complete bio)

Anna D. Shapiro joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble in 2005 and became Artistic Director in 2015. She was awarded the 2008 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for August: Osage County (Steppenwolf, Broadway, London), and was nominated in 2011 in the same category for The Motherf**ker with the Hat (Public Theatre, Labyrinth Theater). Other directing credits at Steppenwolf include Visiting Edna, Mary Page Marlowe, Three Sisters, A Parallelogram, Up, The Crucible, The Unmentionables (also at Yale Repertory Theatre), The Pain and the Itch (also in New York), I Never Sang for My Father, Man from Nebraska, Purple Heart (also in Galway, Ireland), The Drawer Boy, Side Man (also in Ireland, Australia and Vail, Colorado), Three Days of Rain, The Infidel and This is Our Youth (which transferred to Broadway). Other Broadway credits include Of Mice and Men (with James Franco) and Fish in the Dark (with Larry David). Off-Broadway credits include Domesticated (Lincoln Center). Shapiro is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and Columbia. She is a full professor in Northwestern University's Department of Theatre.

Anna D. Shapiro Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Anna D. Shapiro, Domesticated
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Anna D. Shapiro, Motherf**cker With the Hat
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Direction of a Play
Anna D. Shapiro, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Anna D. Shapiro, August: Osage County
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Anna D. Shapiro, August: Osage County
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Anna D. Shapiro, Osage County