Robert Lyons

Creative Director

Playwright, director, and artistic director of the two-time OBIE Award-winning New Ohio Theatre in Manhattan. Most recently, a writer on Lush Valley, which was developed at The Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis and produced at HERE Art Center in Fall 2011. Other recent productions include, Nostradamus Predicts the Death of Soho, Red-Haired Thomas (“a sweetly fractured fairy tale”—The New York Times), and Doorman’s Double Duty (“A gem!”—The New York Times). Other plays include, PR Man, No Meat No Irony, The Naked Anarchist, Dream Conspiracy, Creature of the Deep, No Thanks/Thanks, Vater Knows Best, and Floor Boards, which have been presented in New York City by Soho Think Tank, HERE Arts Center, Project III Ensemble, Clubbed Thumb, The Foundry, and Synapse Productions, among others. Commissioned adaptations range from The Possessed by Dostoevsky to How it Ended by Jay McInerney. SLC, 2013–

Undergraduate discipline: Theatre

Courses taught in Theatre

Courses from previous years

  • Production Workshop
  • Production Workshop
  • Production Workshop

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