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Blake Robison

Blake Robison is Producing Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park where he recently opened their new $50 million theatre complex.  At the Playhouse, he has directed the world premieres of Shane and Native Gardens, both by Karen Zacarias. Other favorites include A Chorus Line, Shakespeare in Love, Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace, Stephen King’s Misery, John Irving’s A Prayer for Owen Meany, Peter and the Starcatcher, Pride and Prejudice, Treasure IslandThe Three Musketeers, The Lats Wide Open, Abigail/1702, The Book Club Play, and 4000 Miles.  Regional directing credits include productions at the Guthrie Theater, Arena Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Utah Shakespeare Festival, PlayMaker’s Repertory Company, Folger Theatre, Round House Theatre, Clarence Brown Theatre, National Shakespeare Company and Vermont Stage. Internationally, he directed the Tennessee Williams classic Summer and Smoke at English Theatre Berlin and has worked several times at the renowned Avignon Festival in France.  Blake served on the Board of the Theatre Communications Group for six years. He was named a finalist for the 2019 Zelda Fichandler Award from the SDC Foundation honoring extraordinary work in the regional theatre.


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