An Artistic Director Talks About the Business of Theatre

Monday, August 31, 2015

An Artistic Director Talks About the Business of Theatre

Friday, September 4, 2015

12:00 - 12:50

Ruth Caplin Theatre

Please join the Department of Drama in welcoming Ed Stern on Friday, September 4, 12:00-12:50 in the Ruth Caplin Theatre for a Q&A about the business of theatre. Mr. Stern, a 1968 graduate of UVa, co-founded the Indiana Repertory Theatre and served as Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Playhouse for twenty years.  

At the Cincinnati Playhouse, Mr. Stern directed Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Travels of Angelica; Othello; Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure; Of Mice and Men; Stone My Heart; A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum; Twelfth Night; Mister Roberts; One; The Smell of the Kill; Ah, Wilderness!; King Lear; Inherit the Wind; A Little Night Music; Wit; Much Ado About Nothing; Gross Indecency; The Little Foxes, and Sweeney Todd, among others. Numerous regional theatre credits include: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Great Lakes Theater Festival, The Cleveland Play House, Kansas City Repertory Theatre and San Jose Repertory Theatre. Productions include Richard III, M. Butterfly, The Three Musketeers, Romance Language, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Rivals, and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. A graduate of the University of Virginia and Indiana University, he co-founded the Indiana Repertory Theatre in 1972. At the IRT, he directed more than two dozen plays during his eight years as artistic director. He was on the directing faculty at Rutgers University, as well as the acting faculty for the William Esper Acting Studio in NY.