Mary Zimmerman is the 1998 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, the 2002 Tony Award for Best Director of a Play, and 10 Joseph Jefferson Awards (including Best Production and Best Direction). She is a member of the Lookingglass Theatre Company of Chicago, an Artistic Associate of both the Goodman Theatre and Seattle Repertory Theatre, and a Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University. Works which she has adapted and directed include Argonautika (Lookingglass, Berkeley Rep, Shakespeare Theatre Co, McCarter Theatre), Mirror of the Invisible World (Goodman), The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (Goodman, BAM, Seattle Rep, Second Stage), The Odyssey (Lookingglass, Goodman, McCarter, Seattle Rep), Arabian Nights (Lookingglass, MTC, BAM, Berkeley Rep, Kansas City Rep), Journey To The West (Goodman, Huntington, Berkeley Rep), Metamorphoses (Lookingglass, Seattle Rep, Berkeley Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Second Stage), Secret in the Wings (Lookingglass, Berkeley Rep, McCarter, Seattle Rep), S/M (Lookingglass), Eleven Rooms of Proust (Lookingglass, About Face) and The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Lookingglass). In the world of opera, she directed and co-wrote the libretto Galileo Galilei (Composed by Philip Glass) that was produced at Goodman Theatre, British Academy of Music, and the Barbican Theatre in London. Additionally, she has directed four operas at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City: Rusalka, Lucia Di Lammermoor, La Sonnambula, and Rossini’s Armida, each of which has been broadcast live into movie theatres worldwide. Eurydice, a world premiere opera, will premiere at Los Angeles Opera and the Metropolitan Opera in the 2020-2021 season.