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Originally from Washington, D.C. and now based in New York, Maggie Monahan is a theatre artist dedicated to confronting the most difficult questions in the public sphere through art.


Her directing ranges from reinventing familiar classics to exploring the stylized and the absurd in new plays. 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.

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

Headshots courtesy of

Joshua Albanese Photography

and Mari Uchida Photography