Leah C. Gardiner

NYC: born bad (U.S. premiere, Soho Rep, Obie Award); Bulrusher (World Premiere and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Urban Stages); Kent, CT (Zipper Theater).  Nationally: Antony and Cleopatra, Othello (Houston Shakespeare Festival); Fences (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); The Last Five Years (Crossroads Theatre Company);  Blue Door (World Premiere and Pulitzer Prize finalist, South Coast Repertory); Clementine in the Lower Nine (World Premiere, TheatreWorks, top 10 for 2012); Sucker Punch (U.S. Premiere, Studio Theatre); Topdog/Underdog (Philadelphia Theatre Company); Birdie Blue (City Theatre); Orange Flower Water (World Premiere, Contemporary American Theatre Festival); The Flag Maker of Market Street (World Premiere, Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Streetcar Named Desire (Pillsbury House Theatre); Angels in America, Parts I and II (Connecticut Repertory Theatre); (Re-staging Director)  Broadway’s The Normal Heart (Arena Stage, American Conservatory Theater); the national tour of Wit (Kennedy Center, Ordway, among others);. Ms. Gardiner holds an M.F.A. in Directing from the Yale School of Drama. Upcoming: Loneliness of the long distance runner, (U.S. premiere, Atlantic Theater Company, NYC).  As a film producer: Mother of George, best cinematography, Sundance, 2012.

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