George C. Wolfe

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George C. Wolfe is the Producer of The Public Theater. Mr. Wolfe directed Topdog/Underdog for the Royal Court Theatre in London, Seattle Repertory Theatre and San Francisco's Curran Theatre. Broadway: Topdog/Underdog; Elaine Stritch at Liberty (also London's Old Vic Theatre); Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk (Tony Award); The Tempest; On the Town; Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; The Wild Party; Jelly's Last Jam; and Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Tony Award) and Perestroika. Other directing credits include Harlem Song at The Apollo; Spunk; The Caucasian Chalk Circle; Blade to the Heat; Macbeth; Radiant Baby (at The Public); Amistad (Chicago's Lyric Opera). Television: Fires in the Mirror and The Colored Museum. Writing credits include The Colored Museum, Spunk and the books for Jelly's Last Jam and The Wild Party. Other awards include Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, three AUDELCO Awards; Dramalogue and OBIE Awards, the Paul Robeson Award, the SSD&C's Calloway Award; the Ilka Award from H.O.L.A., and the “Caring Spirit” award from APICHA.
 
Credits

Producer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 This Is How It Goes Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 03/27/2005 Producer
2 The Last Days of Judas Iscariot Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 03/02/2005 Producer
3 The Controversy of Valladolid Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 02/20/2005 Producer
4 Dirty Tricks Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 10/20/2004 Producer
5 Richard III Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 10/11/2004 Producer
6 Much Ado About Nothing Delacorte Theater 07/13/2004 Producer
7 Biro Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 04/18/2004 Producer
8 Well Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 03/28/2004 Producer
9 Embedded Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 03/14/2004 Producer
10 The Story Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 12/10/2003 Producer
11 Caroline, or Change Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/30/2003 Producer
12 The Two Noble Kinsmen Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 10/19/2003 Producer
13 Henry V Delacorte Theater 07/15/2003 Producer
14 As You Like It Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/07/2003 Producer
15 Fucking A Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 03/16/2003 Producer
16 Radiant Baby Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 03/02/2003 Producer
17 Boston Marriage Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/20/2002 Producer
18 Take Me Out Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 09/05/2002 Producer
19 Twelfth Night Delacorte Theater 07/18/2002 Producer
20 Blue Surge Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 04/21/2002 Producer
21 Helen Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/08/2002 Producer
22 36 Views Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 03/27/2002 Producer
23 Othello Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 12/09/2001 Producer
24 Elaine Stritch at Liberty Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/07/2001 Producer
25 The Seagull Delacorte Theater 08/12/2001 Producer
26 Topdog/Underdog Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 07/26/2001 Producer
27 Measure for Measure Delacorte Theater 06/17/2001 Producer
28 Lackawanna Blues Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 04/15/2001 Producer
29 References to Salvador Dali Makes Me Hot Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 04/09/2001 Producer
30 Dogeaters Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 03/04/2001 Producer
31 Shakespeare's Villains: A Master Class in Evil Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 01/10/2001 Producer
32 Book of the Dead (Second Avenue) Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/20/2000 Producer
33 Kit Marlowe Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/19/2000 Producer
34 The Winter's Tale Delacorte Theater 07/06/2000 Producer
35 House Arrest Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 03/27/2000 Producer
36 Two Sisters and a Piano Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 02/15/2000 Producer
37 Hamlet Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 12/19/1999 Producer
38 Space Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 12/05/1999 Producer
39 Tartuffe Delacorte Theater 08/10/1999 Producer
40 The Taming of the Shrew Delacorte Theater 06/17/1999 Producer
41 2.5 Minute Ride Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 03/17/1999 Producer
42 Tongue of a Bird Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 03/16/1999 Producer
43 Everybody's Ruby Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 02/23/1999 Producer
44 Stop Kiss Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 11/17/1998 Producer
45 The Ride Down Mt. Morgan Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 10/27/1998 Producer
46 Pericles Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 10/13/1998 Producer
47 Cymbeline Delacorte Theater 08/04/1998 Producer
48 The Skin of Our Teeth Delacorte Theater 06/12/1998 Producer
49 The Cripple of Inishmaan Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 04/07/1998 Producer
50 Saturn Returns: A Concert Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 03/31/1998 Producer
51 Macbeth Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 03/15/1998 Producer
52 Ballad of Yachiyo Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/11/1997 Producer
53 A Dybbuk, or Between Two Worlds Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 10/28/1997 Producer
54 On the Town Delacorte Theater 08/01/1997 Producer
55 Henry VIII Delacorte Theater 06/13/1997 Producer
56 The Gypsy and the Yellow Canary Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/16/1997 Producer
57 One Flea Spare Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 02/25/1997 Producer
58 Antony and Cleopatra Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 02/18/1997 Producer
59 A Huey P. Newton Story Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 02/05/1997 Producer
60 Insurrection: Holding History Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 12/11/1996 Producer
61 Henry VI: Part II: Black Storm Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/23/1996 Producer
62 Golden Child Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/19/1996 Producer
63 Henry VI Part I: The Edged Sword Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/12/1996 Producer
64 Timon of Athens Delacorte Theater 08/06/1996 Producer
65 Henry V Delacorte Theater 06/18/1996 Producer
66 The Chang Fragments Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 04/30/1996 Producer
67 The Skriker Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 04/23/1996 Producer
68 Venus Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/16/1996 Producer
69 A Line Around the Block Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 03/22/1996 Producer
70 Nude Nude Totally Nude Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 03/15/1996 Producer
71 Dancing on Her Knees Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 02/13/1996 Producer
72 King Lear Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 01/09/1996 Producer
73 WASP and Other Plays Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/30/1995 Producer
74 Wake Up, I'm Fat Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 11/09/1995 Producer
75 Bring in 'Da Noise Bring in 'Da Funk Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/03/1995 Producer
76 Troilus and Cressida Delacorte Theater 08/04/1995 Producer
77 The Tempest Delacorte Theater 06/22/1995 Producer
78 Dog Opera Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/11/1995 Producer
79 Dancing on Moonlight Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 04/04/1995 Producer
80 A Language of Their Own Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 04/04/1995 Producer
81 Silence, Cunning, Exile Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 02/07/1995 Producer
82 The Merchant of Venice Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 01/17/1995 Producer
83 Him Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 12/13/1994 Producer
84 The Petrified Prince Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 12/06/1994 Producer
85 Simpatico Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/01/1994 Producer
86 The Diva is Dismissed Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 10/27/1994 Producer
87 Blade to the Heat Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 10/18/1994 Producer
88 Some People Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 10/18/1994 Producer
89 Two Gentlemen of Verona Delacorte Theater 08/04/1994 Producer
90 The Merry Wives of Windsor Delacorte Theater 06/23/1994 Producer
91 Big Momma 'N' Em Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 05/20/1994 Producer
92 Airport Music Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 05/06/1994 Producer
93 All for You Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 05/02/1994 Producer
94 Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 03/23/1994 Producer
95 The Tragedy of Richard II Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 03/15/1994 Producer
96 The America Play Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 02/22/1994 Producer
97 Irene Worth's Portrait of Edith Wharton Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 01/11/1994 Producer
98 East Texas Hot Links Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 01/04/1994 Producer
99 First Lady Suite Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 11/30/1993 Producer
100 The Swan Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/09/1993 Producer
101 The Treatment Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 10/19/1993 Producer
102 All's Well That Ends Well Delacorte Theater 08/05/1993 Producer
103 Measure for Measure Delacorte Theater 07/01/1993 Producer

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Mother Courage and Her Children Delacorte Theater 08/21/2006 Director
2 This Is How It Goes Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 03/27/2005 Director
3 Caroline, or Change Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/30/2003 Director
4 Radiant Baby Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 03/02/2003 Director
5 Elaine Stritch at Liberty Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/07/2001 Director
6 Topdog/Underdog Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 07/26/2001 Director
7 Macbeth Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 03/15/1998 Director
8 On the Town Delacorte Theater 08/01/1997 Director
9 Bring in 'Da Noise Bring in 'Da Funk Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/03/1995 Director
10 The Tempest Delacorte Theater 06/22/1995 Director
11 Blade to the Heat Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 10/18/1994 Director
12 Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 03/23/1994 Director
13 The Caucasian Chalk Circle Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 11/13/1990 Director
14 Spunk:Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurston Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/10/1990 Director

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Bring in 'Da Noise Bring in 'Da Funk Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/03/1995 Conceiver
2 Spunk:Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurston Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/10/1990 Adaptation
3 Urban Blight New York City Center-Stage I 05/18/1988 Book
4 The Colored Museum Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 11/02/1986 Playwright
5 Paradise! Playwrights Horizons 09/28/1985 Book
6 Paradise! Playwrights Horizons 09/28/1985 Lyricist
Awards
Award Production
1 WON 1996 Drama League Award, Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Bring in 'Da Noise Bring in 'Da Funk Director
2 NOMINATED 2004 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding Director of a Musical Caroline, or Change Director
3 NOMINATED 2002 Drama Desk Nomination, Outstanding Director of a Musical Elaine Stritch at Liberty Director
4 WON 2002 Lucille Lortel Award, Unique Theatrical Experience Elaine Stritch at Liberty Producer
5 WON 1989-1990 OBIE Award for Direction Spunk:Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurston Director
6 WON 2001-2002 OBIE Award for Direction Topdog/Underdog Director
7 NOMINATED 2002 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding Director of a Play Topdog/Underdog Director
8 WON 1994 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Director of a Play Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 Director