Erica Schmidt

Erica Schmidt‘s directing credits include: Mac Beth (previously at Seattle Rep and Juilliard); Richard II with Robert Sean Leonard (The Old Globe); All The Fine Boys (The New Group); Turgenev’s A Month In The Country with Peter Dinklage and Taylor Schilling (Classic Stage Company); Dennis Kelly’s Taking Care Of Baby (Manhattan Theatre Club); Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s I Call My Brothers and the Obie Award winning Invasion! (both for The Play Company); Humor Abuse (Manhattan Theatre Club; also co-creator/writer; Lucille Lortel Award); Rent (Tokyo); Moliere’s Imaginary Invalid, Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Sorcerer and Copland’s The Tender Land (all at Bard Summer Scape); Carnival (The Paper Mill Playhouse); Quincy Long’s People Be Heard (Playwrights Horizons); Gary Mitchell’s Trust (The Play Company, Callaway Award nominee); As You Like It (The Public Theater/NYSF, chashama; New York International Fringe Festival Winner for Best Direction); Debbie Does Dallas (wrote the adaptation and directed Off-Broadway for The Araca Group); Spanish Girl (Second Stage Uptown). Princess Grace Award recipient 2001. Upcoming: CYRANO book adaptor and director in collaboration with new music and songs from Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger of The National (The New Group).