Joseph Haj

Joseph Haj is the Artistic Director of the Guthrie Theater (2015 – present) where he has directed Dickens’ Holiday Classic (for film), The Glass Menagerie, West Side Story, Cyrano de Bergerac (his own adaptation), Romeo and Juliet, Sunday in the Park with George, King Lear, South Pacific, and Pericles. Other directing credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry V, Pericles (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); The Tempest, Metamorphoses, Cabaret, Henry IV Part I and Part II, Henry V, Nicholas Nickleby, The Illusion, Amadeus, Pericles, Big River, As You Like It, Cyrano de Bergerac, Into the Woods (PlayMakers Repertory Company, as Producing Artistic Director 2006 – 2015); Hamlet, Pericles (Folger Theatre). Haj has also directed projects in rural South Carolina, the West Bank, and Gaza. He is a member of the Executive Board of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.