Mary Zimmerman

Mary Zimmerman, director, Tony-winner, born in Lincoln, NE.

Mary Zimmerman, director, Tony-winner, born in Lincoln, NE.

Mary Zimmerman was born on August 23, 1960, in Lincoln, Nebraska, where both her parents were professors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  She is a theatre director and playwright, ensemble member of the Lookingglass Theatre Company, the Manilow Resident Director at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, and also serves as the Jaharis Family Foundation Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University.  In 2002, she received a Tony Award for Best Director of a Play for Metamorphoses on Broadway.