Lileana Blain-Cruz

LCT: Pipeline; the LCT3 productions of Marys Seacole (Obie Award), War (also Yale Rep); also Resident Director. Recent projects include Dreaming Zenzile (St. Louis Rep, McCarter, upcoming at NYTW/National Black Theatre); …(Iphigenia) (MASS MoCA, Arts Emerson, Kennedy Center); Hansel and Gretel (film for Houston Grand Opera); Anatomy of a Suicide (Atlantic); Fefu and Her Friends (TFANA); Girls (Yale Rep); Faust (Opera Omaha); The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World (Obie Award), Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine (Signature); ThunderbodiesRevolt. She Said. Revolt Again. (Soho Rep); The House That Will Not StandRed Speedo (NYTW); Henry IV, Part OneMuch Ado About Nothing (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); The Bluest Eye (The Guthrie); Salome (JACK); and Hollow Roots (the Under the Radar Festival at The Public Theater). 2021 Doris Duke Artist, 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist, 2018 United States Artists Fellow. Upcoming: The Listeners (Opera Norway).

LCT Blog Posts

  • Lileana Blain-Cruz Interview

    Lileana Blain-Cruz Interview

    Lileana Blain-Cruz is having a lively time of it lately, and I was happy to sit down with her on a rehearsal break of PIPELINE.