Director—Romeo and Juliet

Previously at the Festival: associate artistic director, 2002–2009; directed productions from Shakespeare to Tennessee Williams, including Hamlet, King Lear, Amadeus, Richard III, Stones in His Pockets, The Odd Couple, and The Glass Menagerie; also writer/adapter of Sense and Sensibility (world premiere), 2014, and Pride and Prejudice, 2010, with Joseph Hanreddy.

Off-Broadway: former artistic director, Pearl Theatre Company, where he directed Hard Times, Playboy of the Western World, Biography, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Moon for the Misbegotten, and the New York premiere of Wittenberg

Other Theatres: founder and former producing director, New American Theater; directed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Theatre X, Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre, Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C., Delaware Theatre Company, and Resident Ensemble Players at the University of Delaware

Professional Affiliations: Society of Directors and Choreographers, Actors’ Equity Association, National Theatre Conference

Website: www.jrsullivan.net