Tom Markus

Tom Markus has directed six plays for CFS: Henry IV, Part 2 (1979), The Taming of the Shrew (1981), Othello (1989), The Merry Wives of Windsor (1993), Troilus and Cressida (1997), and Queen Margaret (2001). Earlier this year he directed Art for Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Theatre Company, and later he directed Around the World in 80 Days at the Utah Shakespearean Festival. With a decade of experience as an artistic director for a variety of professional theatre companies, Markus has also directed productions in Hong Kong, Cyprus, London, Paris, off-Broadway at the Roundabout Theatre, and for major theatre companies and Shakespeare festivals across America. He is currently in his second year of teaching at The American University in Cairo, Egypt. He has also performed on Broadway, as well as on a recent episode of the television program Touched by an Angel. Markus is the author of An Actor Behaves and coauthor of Another Opening, Another Show. This is his seventh season with CSF.