Oskar Eustis

The Public Theater

Oskar Eustis is the Artistic Director of The Public Theater in New York City and has worked as a director, dramaturg, and artistic director for theaters around the country. From 1976-1980, he was the Artistic Director of The Redwing Theater Company in New York, as well as the Artistic Director of Das Labor (the laboratory theater of the Schauspielhaus Zurich in Switzerland) from 1978-1980. From 1981 through 1986, he was resident director and dramaturg at the Eureka Theatre Company in San Francisco, and Artistic Director until 1989, when he moved to the L.A.’s Mark Taper Forum as Associate Artistic Director until 1994. During this time period, Eustis notably commissioned Tony Kushner to write what would become the Angels in America fantasia, directing its premiere production at the Mark Taper Forum.

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