Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Marion Friedman Young

Marion Friedman Young (Managing Director) joined The Civilians in 2008 after six years as a production stage manager. She has worked at regional and New York theaters including Center Theatre Group, the Goodman Theater, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, The Play Company and The Atlantic Theater Company. Much of her stage management career was devoted to the work of August Wilson, including his final play Radio Golf, which was produced at eight theaters nation-wide, including the Cort Theatre on Broadway. She also helped to coordinate and stage manager August Wilson’s Twentieth Century at the Kennedy Center, in which all ten plays of the cycle were presented in a five week festival. Marion has also worked in the development departments of the Manhattan Theater Club and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. She has been a panelist at the Theatre Communications Group Fall Forum and the Association of Science and Technology Centers. She is a graduate of Princeton University and the Yale School of Drama.