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Gregory D. Mosher

Professor of Professional Practice in Theatre Arts in the Faculty of the Arts
School: 
School of the Arts
Department: 
Theatre Arts Program
Office: 
601 Dodge Hall
Email: 
gm2127@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-2875
Appointments
  • Founding Director of the Arts Initiative at Columbia University
Biography

Gregory Mosher has directed and produced nearly 200 stage productions at the Lincoln Center and Goodman Theatres (both of which he led), on and off Broadway, at the Royal National Theatre and in London's West End. Among them were John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves and Six Degrees of Separation; David Rabe's Hurly-Burly; the South African township musical Sarafina!; Richard Nelson's musical adaptation of James Joyce's The Dead; David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross; and John Leguizamo's Freak. Mosher's collaboration with Mamet began with American Buffalo in 1975 and continued for over two decades and more than twenty works. He has produced or directed new work by such theatre artists as Samuel Beckett, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins, Elaine May, Spalding Gray, and Nobel Prize winners Wole Soyinka and Derek Walcott. He has directed many of America's well-known actors, including William Macy, Jessica Lange, Alec Baldwin, Jack Lemmon, Matthew Broderick, Ed Harris, Vince Vaughn, Sally Field, Liev Scheiber, Scarlet Johannson, and Kiefer Sutherland. He has received every major American theatre award, including two Tonys. Recent work on Broadway includes A View from the Bridge and That Championship Season.

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