JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY
John Patrick Shanley is from the Bronx. His plays include, Prodigal Son, Outside Mullingar (Tony nom.), Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Savage in Limbo, Four Dogs and a Bone, Dirty Story and Beggars in the House of Plenty. His theatrical work is performed extensively around the world. For his play Doubt, he received both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In the arena of screenwriting he has nine films to his credit, most recently Doubt with Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams and Viola Davis. Doubt, directed by Shanley, was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Adapted Screenplay. Other films include Five Corners (Special Jury Prize, Barcelona), Alive, Joe Versus the Volcano (which he also directed) and “Live From Baghdad” for HBO (Emmy nom.). For his script of Moonstruck he received both the Writers Guild of America Award and an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2009, The Writers Guild of America awarded Shanley the Lifetime Achievement in Writing.
JOHN LEE BEATTY
John Lee Beatty has designed many productions for MTC since 1973, including John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt, Defiance and Outside Mullingar. Sweat, Disgraced, Rabbit Hole, Good People, Proof, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Color Purple, Sisters Rosensweig, Burn This, Venus in Fur, Other Desert Cities and celebrated revivals of A Delicate Balance, Chicago, The Heiress and Dinner at Eight are among his 113 Broadway productions. Many seasons at Lincoln Center Theater, Circle Rep, Encores! and Shakespeare in the Park. Multiple Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Obie awards and the Theater Hall of Fame.
WILLIAM IVEY LONG
Previous collaborations with Mr. Shanley include Italian American Reconciliation. Previous designs at MTC include The Prince of Broadway, Regrets Only, Losing Louie, Rose’s Dilemma, La Terrasee, Eleemosynary, Principia Scriptorae, Hunting Scenes from Lower Bavaria, Mass Appeal. Mr. Long has designed over 70 Broadway productions. He has six Tony Awards with 15 nominations. He was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2005 and recently completed a four-year elected term as Chairman of The American Theatre Wing. www.williamiveylong.com
Recent MTC: Ripcord, Our Mother’s Brief Affair, The Country House, Choir Boy, The Assembled Parties, Wit, Ruined. Select Broadway: Sweat; Beautiful; No Man’s Land/Waiting for Godot; Anything Goes; Grey Gardens; Kiss Me, Kate; The Producers; Contact; Steel Pier. Extensive Off-Broadway, resident and regional credits. Opera: Met, San Francisco, Houston Grand, Santa Fe, St. Louis, Seattle. Abroad: Royal Opera, Scottish Opera, Opera/North, Maggio Florence, L’Arena di Verona, La Fenice, Bonn, Lisbon. Awards: Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Dramalogue, Hewes.
Original Music & Sound Design
MTC: The Country House; The Assembled Parties; Accent on Youth; Come Back, Little Sheba; Shining City; Collected Stories; The American Pilot; Moonlight and Magnolias. Broadway: Harvey, A Life in the Theatre, The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Other recent designs include The Total Bent (The Public), The Bells (Resident Ensemble Players) and Constellations (Seattle Rep). Awards: BACC, Lortel, AUDELCO Viv. TV and other: HBO, Nickelodeon, Discovery, History Channel, Bravo, A&E, The Learning Channel and Fisher-Price toys.
Production Stage Manager
The Portuguese Kid marks Fitz’s 19th production for MTC, most recently stage managing Heisenberg and the Tony Award-winning The Father. Other productions include the recent Tony Award-winning revival of Present Laughter, Sylvia, Hand to God, Other Desert Cities, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, A Man for All Seasons, After Miss Julie, Hedda Gabler, Steel Magnolias, Frozen, Noise/Funk, The Heidi Chronicles. More than 30 Off-Broadway and regional productions. Thank you to Morgan and Plato for all your support.
MORGAN R. HOLBROOK
Broadway: Six Degrees of Separation, The Cherry Orchard, Blackbird, The Gin Game, The Audience, The Realistic Joneses, Betrayal, R+H’s Cinderella, Picnic, How to Succeed…. Off-Broadway: Sons of the Prophet (Roundabout Theatre Company). Graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Love and thanks to my parents and Sara.