David Petrarca Biography (1962-)

Born November 10, 1962, in Warwick, RI.

Birth Details
November 10, 1962
Warwick, Rhode Island

Famous Works

  • Stage Director
  • The Tooth of Crime, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1986
  • As Is, 1986
  • Lloyd's Prayer, Remains Theatre, 1988
  • Three Postcards, Northlight Theatre, Evanston, IL, 1988
  • Mill Fire, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, then Apple Corps Theatre,New York City, 1989
  • Nothing Sacred, Northlight Theatre, 1989
  • Peacekeeper, 1990
  • Marvin's Room, Goodman Theatre, 1990 then Hartford Stage Company,1991 Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1991-1992 Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 1992 and Comedy Theatre, New York City, 1993 later John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, and Hampstead Theatre Club, London.
  • The Visit, Goodman Theatre, 1991
  • Deep in a Dream of You, Goodman Theatre, then Public Theatre, NewYork City, both 1991
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Dallas Theatre Center, Dallas, TX, 1991
  • Richard II, Goodman Theatre, 1993
  • Sin, Goodman Theatre, 1994 then Second Stage, New York City.
  • The House of Martin Guerre, Goodman Theatre, 1995 then Canadian Stage Company, Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1997
  • The Water Children, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1997
  • Dinah Was, Workshop of the Performing Arts Theatre, New York City,1998 then Kreeger Theatre, Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 2000
  • Fuddy Meers, Stage 2, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1999then Minetta Lane Theatre, 2000
  • Current Events, Stage 2, Manhattan Theatre Club, 2000
  • The Man Who Would Be King, Goodman Theatre, 2000
  • Schoolgirl Figure, Goodman Theatre, 2000
  • Also directed productions of Away, Northlight Theatre; Dark Rapture, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA; Design for Living, Goodman Theatre; Down the Shore; Light Up the Sky, Goodman Theatre; Northeast Local, Trinity Repertory Theatre and Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA; Peacekeeper, American Blues Theatre, Chicago; Red, Long Wharf Theatre and Manhattan Theatre Club; The Skinof Our Teeth, Goodman Theatre; and Somebody Else's House.
  • Major Tours
  • Director of Dinah Was, U.S. cities.
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Directed episodes of Cupid, ABC; Dawson's Creek, The WB; Early Edition, CBS; Gilmore Girls, The WB; Jack & Jill, The WB; Nothing Sacred, ABC; Popular, The WB; and To Haveand to Hold, CBS.

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