Mary Zimmerman (Playwright) Her plays include Metamorphoses (Tony Award for Best Direction), Argonautika, The Odyssey, The Arabian Nights, The Secret in the Wings, S/M: A Dream Biography, Treasure Island, and The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Eleven Rooms of Proust, The Journey to the West, Silk, Jungle Book, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, Candide, Galileo, Galilei.
She has also directed Wonderful Town and The Music Man. These and other works have been performed at Berkeley Repertory, Second Stage, The Princeton and McCarter Theaters, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and many other regional theaters; and they have been produced and directed by others nationally and internationally. She also directs opera, including five productions at the Metropolitan Opera and La Scala. She is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship.