JENNY SULLIVAN, Director
JENNY SULLIVAN's credits include: Laguna Playhouse: Steel Magnolias. Rubicon Theatre: Moon for the Misbegotten; Our Town; The Mystery of Irma Vep (5 Ovation Nominations, including Best Direction-2012);Steel Magnolias (Indy Award); Nazi Hunter-Simon Wiesenthal; Tea at Five with Stephanie Zimbalist; Doubt; Trying; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Indy Award) with Joe Spano and Karyl Lynn Burns; Spit Like A Big Girl; You Can't Take It With You; One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest; Hamlet (Indy Award) with Joseph Fuqua; Tuesdays with Morrie with Harold Gould; Defying Gravity; Happy Days; Art; Dancing at Lughnasa (Indy Award); The Rainmaker; Little Foxes; Love Letters with Jack Lemmon and Felicia Farr;Old Wicked Songs with Harold Gould. Manitoba Theatre Centre: The Dresser with Len Cariou and Granville Van Dusen; Ensemble Theatre of Santa Barbara: Good People; The Year of Magical Thinking with Linda Purl; The Lion in Winter (Indy Award); The Mystery of Irma Vep; Tea At Five; The Clean House (Indy Award); Dublin Carol and The Memory of Water.
World premiere of Food Confessions for Lobero Theatre of SB; Nazi Hunter-Simon Wiesenthal for Theatre 40 (2011 Ovation Nomination for Best Direction); The Elephant Man for San Jose Rep; West Coast premiere of Jane Martin’s Flags; Death of a Salesman with Stuart Margolin at AUM; The Falcon Theatre: The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln with Granville Van Dusen and Tea at Five with Stephanie Zimbalist; Bicoastal Woman for Pasadena Playhouse and numerous radio plays for L.A. Theatre Works.
Jenny was director of the Geffen Playhouse production of Nora and Delia Ephron’s Love, Loss and What I Wore and the long running Los Angeles Canon Theatre production of The Vagina Monologues; Her world premiere of Jane Anderson’sThe Baby Dance began at Pasadena Playhouse and then moved to Williamstown Theatre Festival, Long Wharf Theatre (CT Critics’ Directing Award) and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Off-Broadway. Six seasons at Williamstown: MACS (A Macaroni Requiem), Defying Gravity, Hotel Oubliette, Dirt and The Ferry Back.
Film credits include: Access All Areas and The Next Best Thing (in which she had the good fortune to direct her father Barry). Jenny is most proud of the world premiere of her play J for J with Jeff Kober and the late great John Ritter.
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