Cowhig’s plays have been produced at the National Theatre, Trafalgar Studios 2 and Goodman Theatre. Her plays have been awarded the Wasserstein Prize, the Yale Drama Series Award and the Keene Prize for Literature. She is currently under commission from Manhattan Theatre Club, Goodman Theatre and the National Theatre. Frances received an M.F.A. in Writing from the Michener Center for Writers, a B.A. from Brown University and a certificate in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International. Her plays have been published by Yale University Press and Methuen Drama. She is currently a Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence at Manhattan Theatre Club.
Ting is an Obie Award-winning director whose recent credits include Sam Hunter’s A Great Wilderness (Williamstown), Jackie Sibblies Drury’s We Are Proud to Present a Presentation… (Soho Rep/Victory Gardens), Rising Son by Dick Lee (Singapore Rep) and The World of Extreme Happiness (Goodman). Long Wharf Theatre Associate Artistic Director since 2007, Ting is a founding member of the artists’ collective INTELLIGENT BEASTS and a recipient of a 2012 MAP Fund Award with Meiyin Wang. Upcoming: Kimber Lee’s Brownsville Song (Long Wharf / Philadelphia Theatre Co) and Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (CTG). www.ericting.com
Lien is a designer of sets and environments for theatre, dance and opera. She is artistic associate with Pig Iron Theatre Company and the Civilians, and co- founder of JACK, an art/performance space in Brooklyn. Recent work includes The Oldest Boy (Lincoln Center); An Octoroon (Soho Rep); Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. Awards: Lucille Lortel Award, Hewes Design Award, Barrymore Award, NEA/TCG Career Development Program, Obie Award for Sustained Excellence.
MTC: By the Water, That Face. Recent Off- Broadway: The Invisible Hand (NYTW), The Fortress of Solitude (The Public), The Wayside Motor Inn (Signature), The City of Conversation (LCT). Other notable Off-Broadway: When the Rain Stops Falling (LCT, Lucille Lortel Award); Blasted (Soho Rep, Hewes Award); Bug (Barrow Street, Lucille Lortel and Obie awards). Regional: Huntington, Alley, Goodman, A.R.T., Trinity Rep, Old Globe, Dallas Theater Center, Long Wharf, among others. 2010 Obie for Sustained Excellence.
Also at MTC: Spirit Control. New York credits include Second Stage, MCC, Atlantic, Playwrights Horizons, The Public, Primary Stages, Play Company, Juilliard. Regional credits include Goodman, Guthrie, Huntington, Hartford TheaterWorks, Barrington Stage, Cleveland Play House, Two River, Studio Theatre, Williamstown, Bay Street and Yale Repertory. Film work includes costume design for Beloved (Elevation Filmworks) and All Saints Day (Washington Square Films). M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama (Lerman Fellowship in Design). Awards: nominated for Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel.
NYC endeavors include projects with New Victory, Playwrights Realm, The Play Company and Second Stage. Chicago/regional: Goodman Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Old Globe Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, Dallas Theater Center, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Geffen Playhouse and Redmoon Theatre. Film: Glitch, The Wise Kids and In Memoriam. A recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award, several Joseph Jefferson Awards and the Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award. mikhailfiksel.com
Over 50 Broadway shows: Constellations, This Is Our Youth, Of Mice and Men, Romeo and Juliet, Lucky Guy, Death of a Salesman, Venus in Fur, War Horse, A View From the Bridge, Mary Stuart, The Seafarer, Wicked, and more. Off-Broadway: Murder Ballad, Ruined (MTC); Father Comes Home From the Wars, Mother Courage, Hamlet (The Public Theater); Disgraced, Blood and Gifts (Lincoln Center); Look Back in Anger (Roundabout); Homebody/Kabul (BAM); Le Nozze di Figaro (Met Opera).
Broadway: Outside Mullingar, An Enemy of the People, Venus in Fur, The Big Knife. New York: Signature Theatre, Playwrights Realm, NYS&F, Vineyard Theatre, The Greene Space, 52nd Street Project, Second Stage, MTC, NYTW, The Public, Mabou Mines, The Acting Company, 13P, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, Ma-Yi Theater Company. Regional: Westport Country Playhouse; Coronet Theater; Kirk Douglas Theatre; The Theatre @ Boston Court; East West Players; Taper, Too; Walt Disney Concert Hall; Mark Taper Forum. NYTW Usual Suspect. Proud member of AEA. Co-Producer at Facing Page Productions. www.facingpageproductions.com
MTC: Choir Boy; The Assembled Parties; The Other Place; An Enemy of the People. Broadway: A Life in the Theatre. Off-Broadway: The Oldest Boy (LCT); Dinner with Friends; Too Much, Too Much, Too Many; The Dream of the Burning Boy (Roundabout); My Mañana Comes (Playwrights Realm); and more. Founder of theatre cookie company Curtain Up Cookie Design (curtainupcookies.com). Thanks, Winnie!