Meredith McDonough

EMMA: Director

PlayMakers: Debut.

Meredith McDonough was the associate artistic director at Actors Theatre of Louisville for seven seasons where her favorite directing includes both parts of “Angels in America,” “Peter and the Starcatcher,” “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” and “The Last Five Years.” In the Humana Festival, she directed the premieres of “Marginal Loss,” “Dot,” “brownsville song (b-side for trey)” and “Airness,” amongst others. Before ATL, she was the Director of New Works at TheatreWorks in CA where she directed the world premieres of “Triangle,” “Upright Grand” and “Auctioning the Ainsleys.” Other San Francisco credits include the premieres of “Miss Bennett – Christmas at Pemberly and Kitty and Georgianna” at Marin Theatre Company, and “The Lily’s Revenge” with Taylor Mac at the Magic Theatre.

Select Regional: The premiere of Kate Hamill’s “Emma” and “Noises Off” (Guthrie); “Fair Use” (Steppenwolf); “Eurydice” (Williamstown); and the D.C. premiere of the musical “Summer of ’42” and the US premiere of “NSFW” (Roundhouse).

Education: Northwestern; MFA, UCSD.