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Michael Donald Edwards

Michael Donald Edwards (Producing Artistic Director) is in his fifth season as producing artistic director of Asolo Repertory Theatre (http://asolorep.org).

He was previously the associate artistic director for Syracuse Stage and served as artistic director of Shakespeare Santa Cruz.  A Garland Award and Drama Logue Award winning director, Mr. Edwards has directed at Indiana Repertory Theatre; Geva Theatre; Syracuse Stage; The Shakespeare Theatre; San Jose Rep; Opera San Jose; the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; the Old Globe in San Diego; Virginia Stage Company; the Virginia Opera; the State Theatre of South Australia; Opera Australia; Victoria State Opera; and the Metropolitan Opera.

In previous seasons for Asolo Rep, Mr. Edwards has directed The Smell of the Kill, Amadeus, Nobody Don’t Like Yogi, Darwin in Malibu, A Tale of Two Cities, Equus, The Winter’s Tale, Perfect Mendacity, The Life of Galileo, The Last Five Years, and pieces in the first annual Unplugged festival of new plays. This year he is directing La Bête, Las Meninas, and pieces in the second annual Unplugged.

5 (transformative theatre experiences)

1. Mass


2. Equus, written my Peter Schaffer


3. Henry V, Royal Shakespeare Company, starring Alan Howard


4. The Cunning Little Vixen, written by Janáček


5. Las Meninas, written by Lynn Nottage (March 18 - May 15)


Photo of Mr. Edwards by Gabriel Hernandez

5 things I saw on March 18, 2011

1 idea 5 people - Episode 8