Garry Hynes

For Druid:The Year of the Hiker, Empress of
India (& Dublin Theatre Festival 2006),
DruidSynge (& Dublin/Inis Meain/Edinburgh
International Festival 2005/Minneapolis/
Lincoln Center Festival New York 2006),
Sharon’s Grave, Sive, Lovers’ Meeting,
Conversations on a Homecoming,
Bailegangaire,The Shaughran,The Wood of
the Whispering.
For the Royal Court (in co-productions
with Druid): On Raftery’s Hill,The Beauty
Queen of Leenane,The Lonesome West, The Leenane Trilogy, Portia Coughlan
(& Abbey, Dublin/Peacock, Dublin).
Other theatre includes:Translations
(Biltmore, New York); King of the Castle,
The Plough and the Stars,The Power of
Darkness, Famine,A Whistle in the Dark;
The Man of Mode, Song of the Nightingale
(RSC); Mr Peters’ Connections
(Signature, New York); Crimes of the Heart
(Second, New York); My Brilliant Divorce
(West End); Crestfall (Gate, Dublin);
16 Wounded (Walter Kerr, Broadway);
A Streetcar Named Desire
(Kennedy Center,Washington).
Awards include: In 1998, first woman to
receive a Tony Award for Direction for
The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Irish Times/
ESB Irish Theatre Award for Best Director
2002; Special Tribute Award for contribution
to Irish Theatre 2005.
Garry Hynes founded Druid in 1975 and
worked as its Artistic Director from 1975
to 1991, and from 1995 to date. From 1991
to 1994 she was Artistic Director of the
Abbey Theatre, Dublin.