Aaron Posner

Director

Aaron Posner

Director &  Adaptor, Heartbreak House

Aaron is an award-winning playwright, director, teacher, and former artistic director of two LORT theatres. His Helen Hayes award-wining play, Stupid Fucking Bird, was one of the ten most produced plays in the country in 2015. Other plays include Life Sucks and No Sisters (both re-inventions of Chekhov), District Merchants (inspired by The Merchant of Venice), Who Am I This Time? & Other Conundrums of Love (adapted from Kurt Vonnegut), The Chosen and My Name Is Asher Lev (adapted from Chaim Potok), Sometimes a Great Notion (adapted from Ken Kesey), and several more. He has directed more than 150 productions at major regional theaters across the country, and currently lives outside of D.C. with his wife, actress Erin Weaver, and his amazing daughter, Maisie.

Member of Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, an Independent Labor Union