Mary Zimmerman


Northwestern University, Lookingglass & Goodman Theatres

What is so moving is that it implies that within all of us is a shared pool of understanding.

Mary Zimmerman is a Chicago theatre writer and director whose works include The Arabian Nights, Journey to the West, Argonautika and The Odyssey. She is a 1998 recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship and a 2002 Tony Award winner for her Metamorphoses on Broadway. Recently she has begun directing for the Metropolitan Opera. She is the Jaharis Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University.



Sunday, October 09

CIW Talk: Poetry

Perhaps the most characteristic to the definition of poetry is its unwillingness to truly be defined. Acclaimed poets and writers explore the... read more
Speakers: Agustina Woodgate, Ken Arkind, Tony Hoagland, Mary Zimmerman, J. Patrick Lewis, Elizabeth Taylor
Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street

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