Evan Cabnet has been a developer of new plays and musicals for the last 15 years. He has directed new works by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Gloria at the Vineyard Theatre, 2015 Pulitzer Finalist), Christopher Shinn (Teddy Ferrara at the Goodman Theatre), Steven Sater & Burt Bacharach (Some Lovers), Bekah Brunstetter (Oohrah at the Atlantic Theater), Liz Meriwether (The Mistakes Madeline Made for Naked Angels and Oliver Parker! for the stageFARM), Kenneth Lin (Warrior Class for 2nd Stage), David West Read (The Dream of the Burning Boy for the Roundabout Theatre Company and The Performers on Broadway), Zayd Dohrn (Outside People), & Daniel Pearle (A Kid Like Jake) and Julia Brownell (All-American) for LCT3. He has worked closely with Stephen Sondheim, Tony Kushner, John Guare, Donald Margulies, and Theresa Rebeck at venues such as Primary Stages, City Center Encores!, and New York Theatre Workshop. He is a founding member of the Ars Nova Playgroup, where he developed or directed works by Annie Baker, Nick Jones, Beau Willimon, Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch, and many others. From 2012-2016 he was an Associate Artist at the Roundabout, and has recently consulted with the Metropolitan Opera on their production of Die Fledermaus.