Geva Theatre announces first female Artistic Director

ROCHESTER, NY. (WHEC) — Elizabeth Williamson will be the first woman to serve as Geva’s Artistic Director in its 50-year history.

It’s a landmark year for the Geva Theatre and after Mark Cuddy is set to retire in June 2022, Williamson will take over in a full-time role. She will also help plan Geva’s 50th season.

Williamson’s career spans a wide variety of artistic feats as a producer, director, dramaturg, and adaptor. She has worked on Broadway, off-Broadway and in London’s West End.