Cheryl Faraone

Artistic Director

Cheryl Faraone is a co-founder of Potomac Theatre Project and has produced all of PTP/NYC’s 34.5 seasons and directed many shows for the company, including Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth and Arcadia by Tom Stoppard; Serious Money, Vinegar Tom, After-Dinner Joke and Mad Forest by Caryl Churchill; Sarah Kane’s Crave, TerritoriesLovesong of the Electric BearPolitics of Passion: the Plays of Anthony MinghellaAn Experiment with an Air PumpPerfect Pie Stanley and many more.

Previously, she directed and produced for eight seasons with the New York Theatre Studio. For the Olney Theatre Center in Maryland she directed King of the JewsThe Real Thing and Anna Karenina. In New York, she worked on the Broadway productions of The American Clock and An Evening with Comden and Greene with producer Arthur Cantor and at the Public Theatre.

Her work at Middlebury College, where she is professor emeritus and taught theatre and women and gender studies for 35 years, includes the direction of 30 productions, including Julius Caesar, Men on Boats, Enron, Stupid Fucking Bird,  As You Like It,, The Good Woman of SetzuanJumpersThe Five Hysterical Girls TheoremAn Experiment with an Air PumpTop Girls and numerous others.

She is a graduate of Catholic University and Florida State University’s School of Theatre, and has been involved with ART/NY, the League of Washington Theatres and TCG.