David Herskovits

30 Nov 2016

David Herskovits is the founder and artistic director of Target Margin Theater. His recent directing credits at Target Margin include Second Language at the Chocolate Factory; The Really Big Once at the Ontological; A Family of Perhaps Three at the Chocolate Factory; Ten Blocks on the Camino Real at the Ohio Theatre; Old Comedy at Classic Stage Company; The Argument & Dinner Party at the Kitchen; and As Yet Thou Art Young and Rash at the Ohio Theatre. He also directed the company's production of Goethe's Faust parts I and II, which opened to wide acclaim at Classic Stage Company after three years of development. Other productions include Marlowe's The Jew of Malta for Theatre for a New Audience, Pascal Dusapin's new opera Faustus the Last Night for the Spoleto Festival USA, Nick Brooke's opera Tone Test for the Lincoln Center Festival, and The Mystery of the Charity of Joan of Arc by Charles Péguy at HERE. For two years he worked on People Are Wrong!, a new rock-concert/anti-musical by Julia Greenberg and Robin Goldwasser, with performances at PS122, MASS MoCA, and the 2004 Bonn Biennale. His production of Mamba's Daughters by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward won an Obie for Target Margin Theater. He was a Center theater panelist in 2013.