Jim Sheridan Overview

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Born: February 06, 1949

Born in Dublin, Irish playwright/director Jim Sheridan developed an early interest for the theater through his stage director father. The younger Sheridan first worked as a director in children's theater, then co-founded Dublin's fringe theater, the Project Arts Center. As artistic director of the company, Sheridan had the chance to write plays and have them produced, as well as getting valuable experience directing plays. In 1982, Sheridan left Ireland to move to New York City, where he... See All


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