Bartlett Sher

Bartlett Sher is a Tony award-winner who has been described by The New York Times as one of America’s “most original and exciting directors.” His production of Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway is the best-selling American play in Broadway history.  He has been a resident director at Lincoln Center Theater since 2008, where his work includes The Light in the Piazza, Awake and Sing!, South Pacific, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Golden Boy, The King & I, the 2017 Tony-winning Best Play OsloMy Fair Lady and Camelot, with a new book by Aaron Sorkin. His other works on Broadway and in the West End include Pictures from Home, The Bridges of Madison County and Fiddler on the Roof. His film of Oslo starring Ruth Wilson & Andrew Scott premiered on HBO in 2021 and was nominated for two Emmy Awards and won a Critics Choice Award. Sher is also a world-renowned opera director whose productions have been seen at the Metropolitan Opera and across Europe. This past season, Bart opened Corruption at Lincoln Center Theater, an original play with his longtime collaborator, writer JT Rogers.

LCT Blog Posts