Meredith McDonough

PlayMakers: Emma.

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.

Shows at PlayMakers

  • Emma Nov 16 - Dec 4, 2022