Casey Childs is the Founder and Executive Producer of Primary Stages Company
, a New York State non-profit, off-Broadway theatre company in New York City. Since founding the company in 1984, he has produced over 100 productions of new plays, many of them world premieres and all of them New York City premieres, by such writers as David Ives, Melissa Manchester, Donald Margulies, Conor McPherson, Terrence McNally, AR Gurney, John Patrick Shanley, Tina Howe, Charles Busch, John Henry Redwood, Romulus Linney, Lee Blessing, Michael Cristofer, Mac Wellman, Lynne Alvarez, Willy Holtzman, Athol Fugard, Brooke Berman, Michael Hollinger, Horton Foote and Julia Jordan. He produced the commercial moves of David Ives’ ALL IN THE TIMING and MERE MORTALS and oversaw the commercial moves of Charles Busch’s YOU SHOULD BE SO LUCKY and Colin Martin’s VIRGINS AND OTHER MYTHS.
He conceived, commissioned and directed the commercial off-Broadway show WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS by Lanie Robertson about Peggy Guggenheim with Mercedes Reuhl which ran for seven months at the Promenade Theatre. Other plays he has directed for Primary Stages include BAREFOOT BOY WITH SHOES ON by Edwin Sanchez, BARGAINS by Jack Heifner, BRUTALITY OF FACT by Keith Reddin, THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY by Wm. S. Levengood, ELSA/EDGAR by Bob Kingdom, THE DOLPHIN POSITION by Percy Granger, LUSTING AFTER PIPINO’S WIFE by Sam Henry Kass, THE SECRET SITS IN THE MIDDLE by Lisa Maria Radano, ALGERIAN ROMANCE by Kres Mersky, MADAM... Read More