Andrew Gall

Playwright

Andrew Gall is a playwright, director, and actor based out of Richmond, VA.  He has directed a number of plays across a broad spectrum of genres and styles over the course of a nearly 30-year career.  He co-founded and served as the artistic director of the Wing&Groove Theatre Company in Chicago, where he directed critically acclaimed productions of  Three Sisters, The Taming of the Shrew  (Nominated for Joseph Jefferson Award), and a rock-n-roll/hip-hop inspired adaptation of Moliere's The Misanthrope.   He served as the Artistic Director of Asheville's Highland Repertory Theatre; directing productions of Waiting For Godot, Six Degrees of Separation, A Streetcar Named Desire,  Steve Martin's comedies Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Underpants; as well as adapting Bram Stoker's Dracula.   As the Artistic Director of Parkway Playhouse, a historic theatre in the Mountains of Western NC, he oversaw a massive expansion of programming and physical plant renovations.  In collaboration with New York Times Best Selling novelist, Sharyn McCrumb, he adapted and directed Ghost Riders and The Ballad of Frankie Silver.  Under his leadership, Parkway Playhouse was awarded the George A. Parides Award for Professional Theatre in addition to numerous grants from private and public foundations.  He is a member of the Society of Stage Directors, Actor's Equity, and the Dramatists Guild.  He has served on the boards and grant panels for the North Carolina Arts Council, the League of Chicago Theatres, the Southeastern Theatre Conference, and is a past president of the North Carolina Theatre Conference.