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Jackson Gay

JACKSON GAY Alley Theatre: Lover Beloved: An Evening With Carson McCullers, Grounded, Other Desert Cities, Red, August Osage County and Ken Lin's Intelligence-Slave. Upcoming: Mingus Invictus by Frank Harts (co-pro New Neighborhood/Dorset Theatre Festival); Christina Anderson’s the ripple, the wave that carried me home (Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep); Alan Ayckbourn’s Woman In Mind (REP); Make Believe by Bess Wohl (Hartford Stage). Recent: Transfers by Lucy Thurber (MCC); Lisa Lampanelli’s Stuffed (Westside Theatre); Mat Smart’s Kill Local (La Jolla Playhouse); Chekhov’s Three Sisters (Studio Theatre/New Neighborhood); Lampanelli’s Stuffed (Women’s Project); Kenneth Lin’s The Terrible Great (Kennedy Center workshop); Thurber’s Transfers (New York Stage & Film); Much Ado About Nothing adapted with Ken Lin (Cal Shakes); These Paper Bullets! by Rolin Jones with music by Billie Joe Armstrong (Atlantic Theater Company, The Geffen, Yale Rep - Critics Pick Time Out NY, Best Production and Adaptation LA Sage Awards, Best of 2015 Time Out Los Angeles, Connecticut Critics Circle Award Best Production and Best Director); I Saw My Neighbor On The Train And I Didn’t Even Smile by Suzanne Heathcote (co-production New Neighborhood/Berkshire Theatre Festival); Elevada by Sheila Callaghan (Yale Rep); Thurber’s The Insurgents (Labyrinth Theatre Company);  3C by David Adjmi (Rattlestick); Thurber’s Where We’re Born (Rattlestick) and Scarcity (Atlantic); Rolin Jones' The Jammer (Atlantic) and The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Atlantic and Yale Rep, Connecticut Critics Circle Award Outstanding Production of a Play); A Little Journey (Mint Theater, Drama Desk nomination Outstanding Revival of a Play). Jackson teaches directing at New School and is a Visiting Lecturer at Williams College.Alley Theatre productions: Grounded, Other Desert Cities, Red, August Osage County and Ken Lin's Intelligence-Slave. Upcoming: Transfers by Lucy Thurber (MCC 2018). Recent: Lisa Lampanelli’s Stuffed (Westside Theatre 2017); Chekhov's Three Sisters (Studio Theatre in association with New Neighborhood); Kenneth Lin’s The Terrible Great (Kennedy Center workshop); Gumbo by Christina Quintana and Brett Macias (Yale Institute for Musical Theater); Lisa Lampanelli’s Stuffed (Women’s Project); Transfers by Lucy Thurber (New York Stage & Film); Much Ado About Nothing adapted with Kenneth Lin (Cal Shakes); These Paper Bullets! Adapted from Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing by Rolin Jones with music by Billie Joe Armstrong (Atlantic Theater, Geffen Playhouse, Yale Rep (Critics Pick Time Out NY, Best Production and Adaptation LA Sage Awards, Best of 2015 Time Out Los Angeles, Connecticut Critics Circle Award Best Production and Best Director); I Saw My Neighbor On The Train And I Didn’t Even Smile by Suzanne Heathcote (co-production New Neighborhood / Berkshire Theatre Festival); Elevada by Sheila Callaghan (Yale Rep); The Insurgents by Lucy Thurber (Labyrinth); 3C by David Adjmi (Rattlestick/piece by piece/Rising Phoenix); Lucy Thurber’s Where We’re Born - The Hilltown Plays (Rattlestick); Scarcity by Lucy Thurber (Atlantic); As You Like It (Chautauqua Theater Company); Rolin Jones’s The Jammer (Atlantic Theater Company) and The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Atlantic and Yale Rep, Connecticut Critics Circle Award Outstanding Production of a Play); A Little Journey (Mint Theater, Drama Desk nomination Outstanding Revival of a Play).