Walter Bobbie (Director) recently directed the UK premier of Christopher Durang’s Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike at Theatre Royal at Bath, Steve’s Martin’s The Underpants at The Old Globe, and the Kennedy Center’s Footloose which he originally directed and co-authored on Broadway 20 years ago. Other Broadway and Off-Broadway productions include Bright Star, Venus in Fur, Golden Age, School for Lies, White Christmas, Chicago, The Submission, The Savannah Disputation, New Jerusalem, High Fidelity, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, Sweet Charity, Twentieth Century and A Grand Night for Singing among others. Mr. Bobbie served as Artistic Director of City Center’s acclaimed Encores! and on the Executive Board of the Stage Directors & Choreographers. As an actor, his career spans the original cast of Broadway’s Grease to the1992 Guys & Dolls and the recent Broadway revival of Shaw’s Saint Joan. Mr. Bobbie is the recipient of Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Tony Awards.