Darko Tresnjak received the 2014 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for his direction of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, starring Jefferson Mays. He received an Obie Award in 2015 for his direction of The Killer at TFANA, starring Michael Shannon. Favorite productions include The Ghosts of Versailles with Patti LuPone and Patricia Racette (Los Angeles Opera); The Women with Kate Baldwin (The Old Globe); Rear Window with Kevin Bacon (Hartford Stage); The Merchant of Venice with F. Murray Abraham (TFANA, The Royal Shakespeare Company); All’s Well That Ends Well with Kate Forbes (TFANA); The Skin of Our Teeth with Marian Seldes and Kristine Nielsen (Williamstown Theatre Festival); What the Butler Saw with Paxton Whitehead (Huntington Theatre Company); and Titus Andronicus with John Vickery (Stratford Shakespeare Festival). His production of Anastasia, currently on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre, is opening in Spain and Germany and going on a national tour this fall. In September, his production of Samson et Dalila, starring Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagna, will open the Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 season. Darko is the Artistic Director of Hartford Stage.
(Biography dated 04/11/2018 )