Bartlett Sher

Bartlett Sher is Resident Director of Lincoln Center Theater, where his productions include Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady (Outer Critics Circle Award, Tony, Drama Desk nominations), J.T. Rogers’ Oslo (Tony nomination), Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I (Tony nomination), Golden Boy (Tony nomination), Blood & Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Tony nomination), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards), Awake and Sing! (Tony nomination), and The Light in the Piazza (Tony nomination). He directed the recent Broadway productions of To Kill a Mockingbird (adapted by Aaron Sorkin; Tony, OCC nominations), Fiddler on the Roof and The Bridges of Madison County, as well as New York productions of Prayer for My Enemy and The Butterfly Collection (Playwrights Horizons); Cymbeline (Callaway Award, also Royal Shakespeare Company); Waste (Best Play Obie Award); Don Juan and Pericles (TFANA, BAM). While Artistic Director of Seattle’s Intiman Theatre from 2000 –2009, he directed 20 productions including works by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Ibsen, Shaw, Wilder, Goldoni, and Kushner, among others. Previously company director for the Guthrie Theater and associate artistic director at Hartford Stage.  Opera: Rigoletto (Staatsoper); Roméo et Juliette (Metropolitan Opera, Salzburg, Milan, Chicago); Faust (Baden Baden); Two Boys (ENO, Metropolitan Opera); Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Baden Baden, Metropolitan Opera); Les Contes d’HoffmannLe Comte Ory, L’Elisir d’Amore, Otello (Metropolitan Opera);  Mourning Becomes Electra (Seattle Opera, New York City Opera).  He currently serves on the board of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.  Upcoming productions include LCT’s production of the opera of Intimate Apparel, with a libretto by Lynn Nottage and music by Ricky Ian Gordon; and the film of Oslo, written by JT Rogers and produced by Marc Platt.

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