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Monty Cole

Monty Cole has directed productions, readings and workshops for The Goodman Theatre, Center Theatre Group, The Alley Theatre, The Court Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, American Theatre Company, The Gift Theatre, The House Theatre of Chicago, Cape Cod Theatre Project, Oracle Productions, the Chicago Theater Marathon, California Institute of the Arts and others. Cole directed the critically acclaimed and Jeff Award-winning production of The Hairy Ape for Oracle Productions and recently directed William Shakespeare's Hamlet at The Gift Theatre. Monty is currently adapting John Howard Griffin's classic memoir Black Like Me for the stage and collaborating with choreographer Breon Arzell at the Center for New Performance on a new iteration of In Dahomey, the first black Broadway musical. Next up in Chicago, he’ll helm Kiss by Guillermo Calderon at the Haven Theatre Company.

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