Member Profiles

Anna D. Shapiro

Biography

Anna D. Shapiro has directed some of the most memorable Steppenwolf productions in recent years, including The Mothf**ker With the Hat, Three Sisters, August: Osage County (for which she received a Tony Award), Three Days of Rain, Drawer Boy, I Never Sang for my Father, Man from Nebraska and The Pain and the Itch. Outside of Steppenwolf, she has directed at the Atlantic Theatre Company, American Conservatory Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Huntington Theatre Company and Paper Mill Playhouse, among others. Shapiro is also head of the Graduate Directing Program at Northwestern University.

Watch & Listen

  1. Behind the Scenes of The Unmentionables

    Behind the Scenes of The Unmentionables

  2. The Unmentionables in Production

    The Unmentionables in Production

  3. August: Osage County in Rehearsal

    August: Osage County in Rehearsal

  4. Anna D. Shapiro

    Anna D. Shapiro's Tony Award Acceptance Speech

  5. August: Osage County London Toast

    August: Osage County London Toast

  6. Up in Rehearsal

    Up in Rehearsal

  7. A Parallelogram in Rehearsal

    A Parallelogram in Rehearsal

  8. Ensemble Member Anna D. Shapiro On Bruce Norris

    Ensemble Member Anna D. Shapiro On Bruce Norris

  9. Anna D. Shapiro Directs <i>THREE SISTERS</i>

    Anna D. Shapiro Directs THREE SISTERS

  10. Three Sisters in Rehearsal

    Three Sisters in Rehearsal

  11. Three Sisters in Production

    Three Sisters in Production

  12. <i>THREE SISTERS</i> Audience Response

    THREE SISTERS Audience Response

  13. Mainstage Debuts in <i>THREE SISTERS</i>

    Mainstage Debuts in THREE SISTERS

  14. <i>THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT</i> in Rehearsal

    THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT in Rehearsal

  15. <i>THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT</i> Trailer

    THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Trailer

  16. Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis on <i>THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT</i>

    Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis on THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT

  17. <i>THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT</i> in Production

    THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT in Production

  18. <i>THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT</i> Audience Response

    THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Audience Response

  19. <i>THIS IS OUR YOUTH</i>: Rehearsal Photos

    THIS IS OUR YOUTH: Rehearsal Photos

  20. <i>THIS IS OUR YOUTH</i> - Interview

    THIS IS OUR YOUTH - Interview

Credits & Awards


Theatre

Papermill Playhouse: The Drawer Boy Piven Theatre Workshop: The Guys Indiana Repertory Theatre: Agnes of God Manhattan Theatre Club: Iron Huntington Theatre Company: A Fair Country Philadelphia Theatre Company: The Infidel Atlantic Theatre Company: Trafficking in Broken Hearts

Awards

Princess Grace Award The 2008 Tony Award for Best Direction for August: Osage County.