is a stage director, producer, author, and educator noted for his work on
the plays of William Shakespeare. Some of the actors he has directed
include Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman, John Turturro, Jeffrey Wright, Kevin
Kline, Blair Underwood, Richard Thomas, and Julianna Margulies. He has
taught Shakespearean acting at the Juilliard School, NYU, USC, and The
Public Theater. He serves as Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director of The
Old Globe in San Diego.