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Taibi Magar

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A.R.T.: We Live in Cairo. Taibi Magar is an Egyptian-American director based in New York, and a graduate of the Brown University MFA program. Most recently she co-directed with Tyler Dobrowsky, Capsule by Whitney White and Peter Mark Kendall (Under the Radar Festival/The Public Theater) and Help by Claudia Rankine (The Shed) which was paused due to the pandemic. Other NY credits: Blue Ridge starring Marin Ireland and The Great Leap starring BD Wong, Atlantic Theatre Company; Is God Is (2018 Obie Award), Soho Rep; Master (NYT Critic’s Pick), The Foundry; Underground Railroad Game (NYT Critic’s Pick), Ars Nova. Regional: Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Alley Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, and Seattle Repertory Theatre, among others. International: Hamburg Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Malthouse Theatre (Melbourne), and Soho Theatre (London). Honors: She is the recipient of a Stephen Sondheim Fellowship, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Fellowship, Public Theater Shakespeare Fellowship, and TFANA Actors and Director Project Fellowship. Taibi is an alumna of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and a NYTW Usual Suspect. Upcoming: Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 (Signature Theatre).

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