The talented May Adrales is directing and once again dollops of vintage and contemporary pop culture are crucial ingredients in a playwriting brew that has the characters rap their feelings when words seem inadequate to the task.

— LATimes

Recent News

My production of Letters of Suresh by Rajiv Joseph at 2nd Stage Theater nominated for THREE Lortel Awards, including Best Play, Projection Design and Best Featured Actor.  

Some love for Anchuli Felicia King’s ​Golden Shield at Manhattan Theatre Club only until June 12!

Newly appointed Director of the Theatre Program at Fordham

​Proud Recipient of the Andrew Ammerman Award at Arena Stage:

Letters of Suresh — world premiere by Rajiv Joseph closed in October.  So proud of this production – my first after the pandemic.

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May Adrales - Theater Director

MAY ADRALES is a director,  teacher and artistic leader.  

May Adrales served as the Artistic Director of The Lark, an international play develop think tank and laboratory. She served as Associate Artistic Director and Director of New Play Development at Milwaukee Rep. She served as Director of Artistic Programs at the Lark  (2008-2010), developing programs to support and nurture over 200 playwrights. She served as an Artistic Associate at The Public Theater (2006-2009), spearheading the Shakespeare Lab, a professional conservatory, and overseeing community engagement programs in the outer boroughs. She also produced and oversaw the Shakespeare Mobile Unit in 2007 and 2008.  She has worked with several high school and middle school students in Shakespeare workshops and productions through The Public Theater and Epic Theater Ensemble.

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