Artistic Director’s Bio


Tracy Brigden (Director) The 2016-2017 season marks Tracy’s sixteenth year as City Theatre’s Artistic Director. Most recently, she directed Midsummer (A Play with Songs) at TheatreWorks in Hartford, CT, and directed The Last Match at City Theatre. Past City Theatre credits include the world premiere of Some Brighter Distance, The Night Alive, the world premiere of Hope and Gravity, the American premiere of The Monster in the Hall, the world premiere of Louder Faster, and productions of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Abigail/1702, Seminar, Time Stands Still, Precious Little, The 39 Steps, Shooting Star, The Clockmaker, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Other City Theatre directing credits include the premieres of plays by Christopher Durang, Adam Rapp, Keith Reddin, Eve Ensler, and Michael Hollinger, among others. Prior to coming to Pittsburgh, Tracy was Associate Artistic Director of Hartford Stage in Connecticut and Artistic Associate for Manhattan Theatre Club. Other directing credits include productions at both regional and New York theatres, including Atlantic Theater Company, TheatreWorks Palo Alto, Westport Playhouse, the Hangar, CATF, and Pittsburgh Public Theater. Awards and honors include Pittsburgh Magazine’s “40 Under 40” and the Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Best Production and Best Director and finalist for the 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award. Tracy will direct The Guard by Jessica Dickey in spring 2017.

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To reach City Theatre’s artistic team, please contact Reginald L. Douglas, Artistic Producer, by email or by phone at:
412.431.4400 x274