Terrance J. Nolan

Personal Information
Terrence J. Nolen is the co-founder and Producing Artistic Director of Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia and has directed or co-directed about half of the Arden’s productions. Favorites include All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Grapes of Wrath and Hedda Gabler and such musicals as Caroline, or Change; A Little Night Music; Falsettos; and Violet. In addition, Terry has directed the world premieres of six plays by Michael Hollinger (An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf, Incorruptible, Tiny Island, Red Herring, Tooth and Claw and Opus) and three by Dennis Raymond Smeal (Hearts, Change Partners & Dance and Exit Wounds). In 2001, Terry directed Michael Ogborn’s Baby Case, which received the Barrymore Award for Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical. Terry collaborated with Michael Ogborn on the book for the new musical, Café Puttanesca, which received its world premiere in Fall 2003. Terry has won four Barrymore Awards, and has been nominated for 18 Barrymore Awards, for his directing work at the Arden. He received the 2006 Barrymore Award for Outstanding Direction of a Musical for Winesburg, Ohio and for Outstanding Direction of a Play for Opus. He received the 2005 Barrymore Award for Outstanding Direction of a Musical for Sweeney Todd and the 2001 Barrymore Award for Outstanding Direction of a Musical for his work on The Baker’s Wife. His short film The Personal Touch was nominated for an Emmy Award. Terry is a graduate of Northwestern University.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Opus 59E59 Theaters/ Theater A 08/07/2007 Director
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2008 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Director Opus Director