David Esbjornson is the former artistic director of Seattle Repertory Theatre where his directing credits include the premieres of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio, Kevin Kling’s How? How? Why? Why?, and the first major revival of Edward Albee’s The Lady From Dubuque. Other projects include Hamlet (Theatre for a New Audience), the premiere of Peter Parnell’s Trumpery, The Great Gatsby (Guthrie Theater), Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Much Ado About Nothing (The Public Theater/NYSF), Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart, Kathleen Tolan’s Memory House (Playwrights Horizons), and the world premieres of Tuesdays With Morrie by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, Suzan-Lori Parks’ In the Blood (The Public Theater), My Old Lady by Israel Horowitz (Promenade Theatre), and Bill Cain’s Equivocation and Neil Simon’s Rose and Walsh (Geffen Playhouse). Mr. Esbjornson was artistic director of Classic Stage Company from 1992-1999, where he directed many award winning projects and the company received the 1999 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Body of Work. Mr. Esbjornson worked with Arthur Miller on two premiere productions: The Ride Down Mt. Morgan at The Public Theater and on Broadway and the world premiere of Resurrection Blues at the Guthrie Theater. He has also had a longstanding relationship with Edward Albee, directing the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning play The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?, as well as The Play about the Baby (Century Theatre) and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.