Leigh Silverman a two-time Obie winner, directed the Encores! and Broadway productions of Jeanine Tesori’s Violet and earned a Tony Award nomination. Other Broadway credits include David Henry Hwang's Chinglish and Lisa Kron's Well as well as Andrew Lippa's Wild Party for Encores. She has directed over 30 Off-Broadway world premieres including at the Public: No Place to Go; In the Wake (Obie Award, Lortel nomination); Yellow Face; and Well. Others include: The Way We Get By (Second Stage); Bright Half Life (WP); American Hero (Second Stage and Williamstown Theater Festival); Kung Fu (Signature Theatre); The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Playwrights Horizons); The Call (Playwrights Horizons);The Madrid (MTC); Golden Child (Signature Theatre); Go Back to Where You Are (Playwrights Horizons, Obie Award); From Up Here (MTC, Drama Desk nomination); Coraline (MCC/True Love); Hunting and Gathering (Primary Stages); Oedipus at Palm Springs (NYTW); The Beebo Brinker Chronicles (Hourglass Group); Blue Door (Playwrights Horizons/ Seattle Rep). Upcoming projects include a revival of Sweet Charity starting Sutton Foster and new plays by Neil Labute and Madeleine George and two new musicals by Ethan Lipton.