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Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Maggie Monahan is a theatre artist dedicated to confronting the most difficult questions in the public sphere through art.


Maggie's directing ranges from reinventing familiar classics to exploring the stylized and the absurd in new plays. She plays with style and heightened text to explore themes of ethics, gender, violence, and American identity.


Her work has been seen in New York at the Tank, Theatre Row, 54 Below and Lucid Body House; in Chicago at Collaboraction, Rivendell Theatre, Victory Gardens, and Clockwise Theatre; and internationally in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has assisted at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the National Theater of Sarajevo, Audible Theater at the Minetta Lane, and the first national tours of Escape to Margaritaville and School of Rock.

BA, Northwestern (magna cum laude, Lambda Pi Eta, departmental distinction). Certificate for political science achievement, La Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Chile. SDC Associate.

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