November 7, 2022

Director Erica Schmidt profiled in People Magazine

People Magazine recently wrote a profile on Erica Schmidt, who has directed three shows for PlayCo, including Invasion and I Call My Brothers.

"While Schmidt is mostly known for writing Cyrano, the talented playwright-director has received numerous accolades for her work.

In 2001, she was awarded the Robert and Gloria Hausman Theater Honor from the Princess Grace Foundation, which supports emerging performers in theatre, dance and film.

Her 2019 all-female adaptation of Mac Beth earned Drama Desk Award nominations for outstanding direction and outstanding revival, as well as a nomination for the Lucille Lortel Award.

Schmidt's other directorial credits include The Play Company (for which she received a Callaway Award nomination) and chashama (for which she won the New York International Fringe Festival Award for best direction). She also won a Lucille Lortel Award for the play Humor Abuse, which she co-created, co-wrote and directed."

Read the full article here!