Bio

LennyFor Marvell Rep, Lenny has directed the New York premiere of Arthur Schnitzler’s long-banned master work, PROFESSOR BERNHARDI; his own adaptation of Schnitzler’s novella, NIGHT GAMES, based on the translation by Margaret Schaefer; Wedekind’s SPRING’S AWAKENING, performed for the first time with an age-appropriate cast; Sophocles’ ANTIGONE; Schnitzler’s FLIRTATION; Lorca’s BLOOD WEDDING; Ansky’s THE DYBBUK; Synge’s IN THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN; Bergman’s NORA; Asch’s GOD OF VENGEANCE; and the Drama Desk Award-nominated production of THE THREEPENNY OPERA. Other New York credits include the world premiere of MAKING TRACKS, which workshopped at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre and ran Off-Broadway at Rockefeller Center’s Taipei Theater. Lenny has directed at some of the nation’s leading regional and Off-Broadway theatres, including the Olney Theatre, the National Players, and New Harmony Theatre, where he directed AMADEUS, OTHELLO, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, MY FAIR LADY, MARY STUART, HAMLET, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, THE CRUCIBLE, and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, among others. Additional regional theatre credits include the Huntington Theatre’s Breaking Ground Festival (Boston), and Seattle’s Intiman Theatre. As an actor, Lenny has recently played Claudius, Vanya, and Dogberry. A Philadelphia native, he made his professional debut as a piano soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his M.F.A. from Boston University. Member, SDC and AEA.