About Cynthia

 

 

Cynthia Levin (PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR) is in her 35th season with Unicorn Theatre where she has served as a director, actor, designer or producer for over 260 productions.  At the Unicorn, she recently directed Grounded, Venus in Fur, My Name is Asher Lev, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Soul Collector (world premiere), Hungry (world premiere), Red, Two Jews Walk Into A War…, Distracted, Green Whales (world premiere), Miss Witherspoon, My First Time, The Clean House, Mauritius, 9 Parts of Desire, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, BatBoy: The Musical and the world premieres of rightnextto me (both at the Unicorn and Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, NY), How His Bride Came to Abraham, Light:Damage, Mercy Killing, Innocent Thoughts and Jack and Jill. At Coterie Theatre she has directed Number the Stars, And Then They Came for Me, Frankenstein, Gatherings in Graveyards (I and II), Valley Song and To Kill A Mockingbird. At the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., she directed world premiere readings of The Friendship Of Her Thighs, The Last Pair Of Earlies, Tigers Be Still and White Devil, Loving Mother for the MFA Playwright’s Workshop. Cynthia is a graduate of Park University which also awarded her an Honorary Doctorate in 2002. She is a founding board member of the National New Play Network, an organization dedicated to the development and production of new works. She has been honored with the Pinnacle Award for Excellence in the Arts from the Johnson County Library Foundation and the Human Rights Campaign Equality Award.

Favorite Unicorn Show: My Name is Asher Lev, Falsettoland (and many others)