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Anna D. Shapiro

Biography

Anna D. Shapiro is a Tony Award-winning director and artistic director of Steppenwolf. She has directed several notable productions at Steppenwolf, including August: Osage County(2008 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), The Motherf**ker with the Hat (also on Broadway, 2011 Tony nomination for Best Director), Visiting Edna, Mary Page Marlowe and Man from Nebraska. Broadway credits include Larry David’s Fish in the Dark, Of Mice and Men and the Steppenwolf revival of This Is Our Youth. Shapiro is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and Columbia College and the recipient of a 1996 Princess Grace Award, as well as the 2010 Princess Grace Statue Award. She is a professor in Northwestern University’s Department of Theatre and has served as the Director of the Graduate MFA Directing Program since 2002.

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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.

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Anna D. Shapiro

Anna D. Shapiro

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