Kent Gash directed the Premiere of Robert O’Hara’s’ Barbecue at the Public Theatre and is co-author and director of Langston in Harlem, (Four 2010 Audelco Awards including Best Musical.) New York productions: Lockdown for Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (also virtual co-production with WP Theater), the Off-Broadway premiere of Miss Ever’s Boys for Melting Pot Theatre Co., the York Theatre presentation of Duke Ellington’s Beggar’s Holiday. Recent Regional: Guys and Dolls at the Guthrie, Master Harold… at Arizona Theatre Co., The Wiz at Ford’s Theatre (WASHINGTON POST TEN BEST of 2018, BROADWAY WORLD BEST MUSICAL AWARD, THREE HELEN HAYES AWARDS) and The Gem of the Ocean at South Coast Rep (LA TIMES TEN BEST of 2017.), Tarell McCraney’s Wig Out for Sundance Theatre Lab and Studio Theatre, DC., Choir Boy at the Studio DC, Marin Theatre Co. and The Comedy of Errors, set in the Harlem Renaissance, for Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Upcoming productions for 2021-22: Twelfth Night for the Acting Co., Paradise Blue at City Theatre and the new Billy Strayhorn musical, Something to Live For. Mr. Gash is the former Associate Artistic Director of both the Alliance Theatre and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Mr. Gash is the founding Director of the New Studio on Broadway, Tisch Drama-New York University.