Marion Isaac McClinton
Marion Isaac McClinton is an American theatre director and playwright. He has been nominated for a Tony Award for directing and has won the Vivian Robinson Audelco Black Theatre Award, Director/Dramatic Production. an Obie Award, Direction, and was nominated for the Drama Desk Award. He has directed most of August Wilson’s plays, both on Broadway and regionally, and is known as one of the leading Wilson directors. He is an associate artist at Center Stage in Baltimore. He has directed at, among others, the Pittsburgh Public Theater, Guthrie Theater, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Playwrights Horizons. At the Goodman Theatre he directed a staged reading of FENCES as part of the Goodman’s August Wilson Celebration in February 2007. He had previously directed August Wilson’s KING HEDLEY II, GEM OF THE OCEAN and JITNEY at the Goodman.