Dakin Matthews

(Co-Founder, first Artistic Director): The Wood Demon, Mysteries and Mayhem, Of Mice and Men, The Man Who Had All The Luck, Mercadet, The Liar, The Proof of the Promise, Swansong, King Lear. Broadway: The Audience, Rocky, The Best Man, A Man for All Seasons, Henry IV. Off-Broadway: Measure for Measure, All’s Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare in the Park); The Winter’s Tale, The Cherry Orchard (Bridge Project); The School for Scandal, The Hostage (Acting Company). Regional: over 200 productions for (among others) Center Theatre Group, Old Globe, South Coast Rep, California Actors Theatre, Berkeley Rep, Dallas Theatre Center, and various Shakespeare Festivals. Film: over 25 films, including Lincoln, True Grit, Zero Charisma. TV: over 250 episodes, recurring on Desperate Housewives, Gilmore Girls, King of Queens. Also an Emeritus Professor of English, former Juilliard Instructor, Shakespeare scholar, and award-winning playwright, translator, and dramaturge.