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Randall Arney

Randall Arney is artistic director at The Geffen Playhouse, where he has directed Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons,” Richard Greenberg’s “Take Me Out,” Stephen Jeffrey’s “I Just Stopped by to See the Man,” Rebecca Gilman’s “Boy Gets Girl,” David Rambo’s “God’s Man In Texas” and Conor McPherson’s “The Weir.”

An ensemble member of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater Company since 1984, he served from 1987 to 1995 as the company’s artistic director. Broadway transfers under his leadership include “The Rise and Fall of Little Voice,” “The Song of Jacob Zulu” (6 Tony Award nominations) and “The Grapes of Wrath” (1990 Tony Award, Best Play).

Additional directing credits for Steppenwolf include “I Just Stopped by to See the Man” Martin McDonough’s “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” Ariel Dorfman’s “Death and the Maiden,” Sam Shepard’s “Curse of the Starving Class,” Lee Blessing’s “A Walk in the Woods” and John Olive’s “Killers.”

Arney directed the world premiere of Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” in Chicago as well as subsequent premiere productions in Los Angeles, Off-Broadway, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Tokyo.

Mr Arney’s acting credits with Steppenwolf include “Born Yesterday,” “Ghost in the Machine,”“The Homecoming,” “Frank’s Wild Years,” “You Can’t Take It With You,” “Fool for Love,” “Coyote Ugly,” “True West” and “Balm in Gilead.” Film and television credits include “Normal,” “Weapons of Mass Distraction” (both for HBO), “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) and “Judging Amy” (CBS).

Mr Arney has an MFA in acting from Illinois State University.