Theatre Alumna Directing Chicago Premiere of The Motherf**ker with the Hat
Theatre alumna Anna D. Shapiro (BA '90) is directing Steppenwolf Theatre's Chicago premiere of The Motherf**ker with the Hat, by Stephen Adly Guirgis, starring Jimmy Smits. The show runs December 28, 2012-March 3, 2013.
Shapiro, who won the Tony Award for Best Director for her 2007 Broadway staging of Steppenwolf's August: Osage County, directed the Broadway premiere of The Motherf**ker with the Hat in 2011, with Chris Rock in the lead role. Shapiro is also head of Northwestern University's Masters program in Directing.