McAnuff, Morton, Buntrock, Martin and Mann to Direct McCarter Theatre Season

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A starry list of directors has been assembled for the McCarter Theatre's upcoming season, which marks Emily Mann's 20th anniversary as artistic director.
Des McAnuff
Des McAnuff

Those scheduled to direct productions at the Princeton, NJ, venue during the 2009-2010 season include artistic director Mann, Obie Award winner Nicholas Martin, two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff and Tony nominees Amy Morton and Sam Buntrock. Mann will direct the revival of Having Our Say, which she adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth (Sept. 11-Oct. 18 in the Berlind Theatre).

Martin, who served as artistic director of Boston's Huntington Theatre from 2000-2008 and is currently the artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, will helm Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer (Oct. 13-Nov. 1 in the Matthews Theatre).

Tony winner McAnuff, artistic director of Canada's Stratford Shakespeare Festival, will direct the world premiere of Will Power's Fetch Clay, Make Man (Jan. 8-Feb. 14, 2010 in the Berlind Theatre).

August: Osage County's Morton, who received a 2008 Tony Award nomination for her performance in the Tracy Letts drama, will direct David Mamet's American Buffalo (March 9-28 in the Matthews Theatre).

Buntrock, who directed the London premiere of John Weidman, David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr.'s Take Flight, will direct the McCarter production of that new musical, which will conclude the new season. Performance dates in the Berlind Theatre are April 30-June 6, 2010.

Casting for the upcoming season will be announced at a later time.

Subscriptions and single tickets for McCarter's 2009-2010 season are on sale now by calling (609) 258-2787 or visiting www.mccarter.org.

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