Happy Hour with Timothy Douglas and Guests
Join director Timothy Douglas and cast members of The Color Purple for a Happy Hour about the artistic direction, costuming and other topics centered around his work.
About The Director
Timothy returns to Portland Center Stage at The Armory after directing the productions of Anna in the Tropics, A Feminine Ending and His Eye is on the Sparrow. He is a New York-based theater director who currently serves as an associate artist at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, where he has staged seven productions, including the world premiere of Keith Josef Adkins’ Safe House. Recent credits include Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced for the Great Theatre of China (Shanghai); Seven Guitars for Yale Repertory Theatre; Nina Simone: Four Women, Disgraced and King Hedley II for Arena Stage; Father Comes Home from the Wars, parts 1, 2 and 3 for Round House Theatre; Richard II for Shakespeare & Company and BRONTE: A Portrait of Charlotte presented Off-Broadway. Timothy counts among his many productions the world premieres of August Wilson’s Radio Golf for Yale Repertory Theatre; Rajiv Joseph’s The Lake Effect for Silk Road Rising (2013 Jeff Award for Best New Work) and Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea (six Helen Hayes Award nominations) for Theater Alliance. He was the associate artistic director at Actors Theatre of Louisville, 2001-2004, where he directed 16 productions including three Humana Festival premieres. The list of theaters Timothy has made productions for include American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Cleveland Playhouse, Downstage (New Zealand), Folger Shakespeare, Guthrie Theater, Juilliard, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Pioneer Theatre Company, Pittsburgh Public Theater, PlayMakers Repertory Company, South Coast Repertory, Steppenwolf Theatre, Sundance Theatre Lab/Morocco, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and many others. Timothy earned his M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama. timothydouglas.org