Bay Area Theater

Interview: Pam MacKinnon, A.C.T. Artistic Director

Pam MacKinnon, the new Artistic Director of A.C.T., American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky.

The Tony Award winning director of 2013’s Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” and Obie winning director of “Clybourne Park” was hired by A.C.T. as Artistic Director on January 18, 2018, and is now in the midst of the first season she has curated since her arrival.

In this interview, she discusses the challenges of working at A.C.T., her perspective as a leading interpreter of the plays of Edward Albee, the rest of this season, and other topics.

A.C.T’s latest production is Edward Albee’s “Seascape,” which Pam MacKinnon is directing. It runs through February 17, 2019.

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