Mary Zimmerman

Details
Mary Zimmerman is the 1998 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship as well as the recipient of 10 Joseph Jefferson Awards, including ones for “Best Production” and “Best Direction.” She is a member of the Lookingglass Theatre Company of Chicago, an Artistic Associate of the Goodman and Seattle Repertory theatres, and a Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University. Works which she has adapted and directed include The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (Goodman, BAM, Seattle Rep), The Odyssey (Lookingglass, Goodman, McCarter, Seattle Rep), Arabian Nights (Lookingglass, MTC, BAM), Journey To The West (Goodman, Huntington, Berkeley Rep), Metamorphoses (Lookingglass, Seattle Rep, Berkeley Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Second Stage), Secret in the Wings, S/M (Lookingglass), Eleven Rooms of Proust (Lookingglass, About Face). Ms. Zimmerman has also directed Measure for Measure, Henry VIII (NYSF), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Huntington), and All’s Well That Ends Well (Goodman). She is currently working on a new opera with Philip Glass called Galileo Galilei to be presented this June at the Goodman Theatre of Chicago.
 
Credits

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci Second Stage Theatre 06/29/2003 Director
2 Metamorphoses Second Stage Theatre 10/09/2001 Director
3 Measure for Measure Delacorte Theater 06/17/2001 Director
4 Henry VIII Delacorte Theater 06/13/1997 Director
5 The Arabian Nights New York City Center-Stage II 03/01/1994 Director

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci Second Stage Theatre 06/29/2003 Adaptation
2 Metamorphoses Second Stage Theatre 10/09/2001 Adaptation
3 The Arabian Nights New York City Center-Stage II 03/01/1994 Playwright
Awards
Award Production
1 WON 2002 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Director 2002 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Director of a Play 2001-2002 OBIE Award for Direction Metamorphoses Director
2 WON 2002 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Play Metamorphoses Adaptation