Diane Paulus

Diane Paulus serves as the Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University. Directing Credits include, Broadway: A.R.T.’s WAITRESS (opening April, 2016); A.R.T.’s PIPPIN, Tony Award for Best Direction and Best Revival; A.R.T.’s 2012 Tony winning revival of The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS and The Public Theater’s 2009 Tony winning revival of HAIR. A.R.T.: CROSSING; THE DONKEY SHOW; PROMETHEUS BOUND; Tod Machover’s DEATH AND THE POWERS: THE ROBOTS' OPERA, finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Music; Best of Both Worlds; JOHNNY BASEBALL. Other recent work includes INVISIBLE THREAD (formerly WITNESS UGANDA) at Second Stage and Cirque du Soleil’s AMALUNA. As an opera director, her credits include THE MAGIC FLUTE, DON GIOVANNI, and the Monteverdi trilogy, among others. Diane is a Professor of the Practice in Theater in Harvard University’s English Department and was selected for the 2014 TIME 100, TIME Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. She was awarded the 2012 Founders Award for Excellence in Directing from the Drama League.

Productions (8)

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NYC: Midtown W

The classic musical about the birth of America, featuring an all-female, non-binary and trans cast.

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702 Reviews
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NYC: Midtown W

A new musical inspired by the themes and raw emotions in Alanis Morissette’s award-winning album.

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4K+ Reviews
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NYC: Midtown W

"Waitress" is back on Broadway starring the show's creator, Sara Bareilles as pie maker Jenna.

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28 Reviews
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London: West End

A heartwarming hit musical with music by seven-time Grammy nominee, Sara Bareilles.

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211 Reviews
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NYC: Gramercy

This world premiere biographical drama chronicles the life of iconic feminist Gloria Steinem. Directed by Tony…

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139 Reviews
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NYC: Midtown W

The Tony Award-winning author, performer, and activist Eve Ensler ('The Vagina Monologues') comes to MTC with…

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100 Reviews
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NYC: Midtown W

American Repertory Theater and Second Stage Theatre present a new musical directed by Diane Paulus. It follows…

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3K+ Reviews
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NYC: Midtown W

This new musical based on the 2004 film tells the fascinating story of how Peter became Pan.

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