Abigail Adams

(She/her) Company Member since 1976. People’s Light: Senior Director of Special Projects & Executive Artistic Director Emerita. During her 46-year association with the Theatre, Abbey has directed more than sixty plays, including The Children, Our Town, For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday, Morning’s at Seven, Project Dawn, The Matchmaker, Auctioning the Ainsleys, How to Write a New Book for the Bible, The Cherry Orchard, The Rainmaker, The Trip to Bountiful, Dividing the Estate, Nathan the Wise, and In the Blood. Theatre Includes: Directed readings and workshops of new plays for Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, Circle Rep, New York Stage and Film, and the Public Theatre. Teaching: Swarthmore College, New York University, Bryn Mawr College, Carnegie Mellon University, and The  Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Ursinus College.