Michael Maggio Biography (1951-2000)

Full name, Michael John Maggio; born July 3, 1951, in Chicago, IL; son of Carlo and Genevieve (Sparacino) Maggio; married Janice St. John, September 7, 1974 (divorced, June, 1977); married Julie Carol Jackson, March 29, 1980; children: Ben. Career: Stage and artistic director. Woodstock Music TheatreFestival, Woodstock, IL, artistic director, 1980-82; Northlight Theatre, Evanston, IL, artistic director, 1983-87; Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, residentstage director, then associate artistic director, 1987-; De Paul University,Theatre School, Chicago, associate professor of theatre. Cleveland Playhouse, director, 1980-81, 1982-84; Arizona Theatre Company, director, 1981-82; Actors Theatre of Louisville, guest director, 1987-88; Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, director, 1987-89. Columbia College, Chicago, artistic adviser, 1987-, and chairperson of Michael Merritt Award and Endowment Fund. Awards, Honors:Joseph Jefferson Citations, directing, 1975-76, 1978, and 1993-94; Father ofthe Year Award, Chicago Father's Day Committee, 1986; Excellence in Arts Award, Theatre School, De Paul University, 1993; Obie Award, Village Voice, best direction, 1993, for Wings. Addresses: Office: Goodman Theatre, 200 South Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60603-6402.

Birth Details
July 3, 1951
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Death Details
August 19, 2000
Chicago, Illinois

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