Michael Donald Edwards (Producing Artistic Director) is in his seventh season as Producing Artistic Director of Asolo Repertory Theatre. He was previously the Associate Artistic Director of Syracuse Stage and served as Artistic Director of Shakespeare Santa Cruz. A Garland Award and Drama Logue Award winning director, Mr. Edwards has directed at Cleveland Playhouse; Indiana Repertory Theatre; Geva Theatre; Syracuse Stage; The Shakespeare Theatre; San Jose Rep; Opera San Jose; the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; the Old Globe in San Diego; Virginia Stage Company; the Virginia Opera; the State Theatre of South Australia; Opera Australia; Victoria State Opera; and the Metropolitan Opera. In previous seasons at Asolo Rep, Mr. Edwards directed Hamlet: Prince of Cuba, Las Meninas, La Bête, The Last Five Years, The Life of Galileo, Perfect Mendacity, The Winter’s Tale, Equus, A Tale of Two Cities, Darwin in Malibu, Nobody Don’t Like Yogi, Amadeus, The Smell of the Kill, and pieces in the first, second, and third annual Unplugged Festival of New Plays. This season he will be directing the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Clybourne Park, a world-premiere John Guare play in the fourth annual Unplugged, and the regional premiere of My Brilliant Divorce, starring Mary Testa.