Marti Lyons biography
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Marti Lyons most recently directed Shakespeare in Love for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Botticelli in the Fire for Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, The Wolves by Sarah Delappe at Studio Theatre and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner for the Court Theatre in Chicago. Marti has also recently directed Native Gardens by Karen Zacarías for Victory Gardens Theater, Twelfth Night for Montana Shakespeare, Short Shakes! Romeo and Juliet for Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Wit for The Hypocrites, Give It All Back by Calamity West for Sideshow Theatre and The City of Conversation by Anthony Giardina for Northlight Theatre Company. She directed Wondrous Strange by Meg Miroshnik, Martyna Majok, Jen Silverman, and Jiehae Park for the Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville, as well as Will Eno’s Title and Deed for Lookingglass Theatre Company and a reading of Martín Zimmerman's On the Exhale for the New Stages Festival at Goodman Theatre, where she received the 2015 Maggio directing fellowship. Other projects include Laura Marks’ Bethany, Marks' Mine, and Will Nedved’s Body and Blood for The Gift Theatre, Catherine Trieschmann’s Hot Georgia Sunday and Theresa Rebeck's Seminar for Haven Theatre, Prowess by Ike Holter, The Peacock by Calamity West, and The Last Duck by Lucas Neff for Jackalope Theatre, The Play About My Dad by Boo Killebrew for Raven Theatre, Mai Dang Lao by David Jacobi, 9 Circles by Bill Cain, Maria/Stuart by Jason Grote, and co-directing The Golden Dragon for Sideshow Theatre. Marti is an ensemble member with the Gift Theatre Company, an Artistic Associate with Sideshow Theatre Company, and a proud member of SDC. www.martilyons.com.
[Bio as of September 2018]