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Caroline Reddick Lawson
Artistic Director, Founder

Caroline Reddick Lawson is a founder and artistic director of Nora’s Playhouse. She recently retired from teaching theatre at the Booker T. Washington Magnet School for the Arts in Montgomery, Alabama. From 2008-2010, she worked as the Director of Education for New York Theatre Workshop. Her New York directing credits include Yasmine Rana’s The Fallen at NYU Gallatin’s Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre, Eiko Otake’s translation and Nora’s Playhouse dramatic adaptation of From Trinity to Trinity at NYTW’s 4th Street Theatre, Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House at Wing’s Theatre and Rana’s The War Zone Is My Bed at the Looking Glass Theatre, the Makor, and Vol de Nuit. She assisted with Happy Days, directed by Joseph Chaikin, at The Cherry Lane Theatre, as well as with Ric Burns’s PBS documentary on Eugene O’Neill. Her article, “Lloyd Richards: Reflections from the Playwright’s Champion,” was published in The Drama Review. Caroline is a graduate of the NYU Gallatin Master’s Program, where she focused on directing for theatre. She also earned an M.A. in English from The University of Alabama. For her extensive work in educational theatre in Alabama, she was presented the Alabama Educational Theatre Hall of Fame Award.

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