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Charlie is currently associate director on the Merry Wives of Windsor at the Folger Theatre in DC.

 

 

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CHARLIE MARIE MCGRATH

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• STAGE DIRECTING •  

•AFFILIATIONS •  

• SPECIAL SKILLS •

•  EDUCATION •

RESUME

Casting with dignity; script development; strong familiarity with American and British 1920’s-1950’s, Renaissance and Early Modern texts and American musicals; ability to prepare understudies within the director’s concept of the play; high level of computer literacy, web content development; substantial personnel and project management experience including strategic planning, advertising, event coordination, budgeting, research and dramaturgy; valid driver’s license; paying my rent on time.

• ASSISTANT DIRECTING •  

• READINGS/FESTIVALS •  

• EDUCATIONAL THEATRE •  

Charlie McGrath - Caesar Director Highlight

The Pride (Upcoming)

Charlotte's Web

Sense and Sensibility

Imogen

The Jungle Book

God is Dead & April's Getting Married

Lysistrata

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

The Game of Love and Chance

The Game of Love and Chance

Edith Warton's House of Mirth

H.M.S. Pinafore

Making the Call

The Dumb Waiter

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

Humbug

November

The Ruby Sunrise

by Alexi Kaye Campbell

adapted by Joseph Robinette

              adapted by Jessica Swale

adapted from Shakespeare's Cymbeline

by Greg Banks

by Anna Brenner

adapted by Adam Webster

adapted by Christopher Hampton

by Marivaux, trans: Wadsworth

by Marivaux, trans: Wadsworth

adapted by Dawn Keeler

by Gilbert and Sullivan              

by Jane Martin

by Harold Pinter

by Richard Alfieri

by John Wooten

by David Mamet

by Rinne Groff

Redtwist Theatre

Birmingham Children's Theatre

Island Shakespeare Theatre

Pointless Theatre

Birmingham Children's Theatre

Shakespeare Theatre Company (Fellow Proj)

the side project

Aston Rep

Dead Writers Theatre Collective

Open Door Repertory Company

Dead Writers Theatre Collective

Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company

Women's Theatre Alliance: Showcase

Proud Kate Theatre Project,

Open Door Repertory Company

Proud Kate Theatre Project

Proud Kate Theatre Project

Proud Kate Theatre Project

FFA Hamlet

Loves Labours Lost

Santaland Diaries

FFA Romeo and Juliet (Associate Director)

SHREW! (SDCF Observer)

Noura

Twelfth Night

School for Lies

Macbeth

The Secret Garden

Romeo and Juiet

The Tempest

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Looking Over the President's Shoulder

Mothers and Sons

Travesties

Fulfillment

Love and Information

Red

A Christmas Memory

Smokefall

Saudade: Dreams and Longing

A Time to Kill (SDCF Observer)

Big Love

tick, tick...boom!

Chesapeake

 

dir. Craig Baldwin

dir. Vivienne Benesch

dir. Steve Scott

dir. Alan Paul

dir. Art Manke

dir. Joanna Settle

dir. Ethan McSweeny

dir. Michael Kahn

dir. Liesl Tommy

dir. David Armstrong

dir. Alan Paul

dir. Ethan McSweeny

dir. David Auburn

dir. Timothy Douglas

dir. Steve Scott

dir. Nick Sandys

dir. Ethan McSweeny

dir. Shawn Douglass

dir. Steve Scott

dir. Bill Pullinsi

dir. Anne Kauffman

dir./chor. Jessica Reddish

dir. Ethan McSweeny

dir. Matt Hawkins

dir./chor. Adam Pelty

dir. Shawn Douglas

 

 

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Folger Theatre

Goodman Theatre

Shakespeare Theatre Company

South Coast Repertory

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Court Theatre

American Blues Theatre

Northlight Theatre

Remy Bumppo

American Theatre Company

Remy Bumppo

Redtwist Theatre

Theatre at the Center

Goodman Theatre

Music Theatre Company

Broadway: John Golden Theatre

Strawdog Theatre Company

Porchlight Music Theatre

Remy Bumppo

The Bashful Man at Court (Reading)

7th Annual 1 Minute Play Festival

Shaken (Midwest Premiere)

Dear (Premiere)

6th Annual 1 Minute Play Festival King Lear (Reading)*

Resolution (Staged Reading)*

Foil (World Premiere)

Postal Service (World Premiere)* Hieronymus Bond, Secret Agent

Poet and Warrior (Reading)

Home: A Festival of Storytelling

If That Was Me...Scrabbled (Premiere) Superheroines* (World Premiere)

Poet and Warrior (Reading)

Punk Rock Julius Caesar (Benefit Perf.)* Thing 100 (Staged Workshop)

Loos Ends (Staged Benefit Reading) Womb of Time (World Premiere)*

Land Where My Fathers Died (Reading)* Minimalistic Men (Premiere)

Sticks and Stones (Staged Reading) Chekhov’s Anyuta (World Premiere)*

by Tirso de Molina

by various authors

by Deirdre Gerard

by Lily Houghton

by various authors

by William Shakespeare

by Nancy Nyman and Heather McNama

by Sara Sevigny and Corrbette Pasko

by Samantha Beach

by Kent Forseberg

by Amy Crider

by various authors

by Adam Webster

by Keely Flynn

by Amy Crider

by William Shakespeare

by Samantha Beach

by Brenda Kilianski

by Dennis Sook

by Ron Hirsen

by Spenser Davis

by Aaron Mays

adapted by Amanda Renee King

 

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Chicago 1 Minute Play Festival

Route 66 Theatre Company

20% Theatre Company: Darkroom

Chicago 1 Minute Play Festival

Proud Kate Theatre Incubator Project

Pride Films and Plays: Lez Fest Winner

Broken Nose Theatre: Bechdel Fest 3

Madkap Productions: Short Play Festival

Prologue Theatre Co: Landmark Festival

Greenhouse Theatre: Trellis Series

the side project

Shift Seven Productions at RhinoFest

20% Theatre Company: Snapshots

Greenhouse Theatre: Trellis Series,

CUBE Collaborative Arts Ensemble

20% Theatre Company: Darkroom,

Dead Writer’s Theatre Collective

City Lit: Art of Adaptations Festival

Polarity Ensemble: Festival Winner

Appetite Theatre Co: Bruschetta Festival

The Den

Prologue Theatre Co: Landmark Festival

Taming of the Shrew*

I Hate Hamlet*

All’s Well That Ends Well (Outdoors)*

by William Shakespeare

by Paul Rudnick

by William Shakespeare

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Directing Fellow

Resident Director

Lab Member

Artistic Associate

Literary Circle Member

Script Assessor

Script Assessor

Script Assessor

National Reading Committee Member Script Assessor

Script Assessor

Script Assessor

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Proud Kate Theatre Incubator Project Director’s Lab North (Toronto, ON)

Open Door Repertory

American Theatre Company

South Coast Repertory

Arena Stage

Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center

Bay Area Playwrights Foundation

Stage Left Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

New Georges

2016-2018

2012-2016

2016

2012-2016  

2015-2016

2016-present

2017-present

2015-present

2016-present

2011-2016

2016-2016

2013-2014

Northwestern University

American Musical and

Dramatic Academy

British American Dramatic Academy Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

Primary Stages: ESPA

 

Primary Stages: ESPA

 

SDC Foundation

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

B.S. in Drama, Minor in Theatre

Occupational Studies Degree in Acting and Musical Theatre

Certificate for the Midsummer in Oxford Program

First Folio Technique

Workshop: Directing the Short Play

with John Rando

Workshop: Directing the Unproducible Play with Moritz von Stuelpnagel

Observership on Broadway

Design courses including: Animation, Graphics: 3-D Design, Graphics: Fonts, Fashion Design and Fashion Construction

Evanston, IL

New York, NY

 

Oxford, England

Chicago, IL

New York, NY

 

New York, NY

 

New York, NY

Chicago, IL