Patrick Mulcahy

Producing Artistic Director of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Since assuming leadership in 2003, Mr. Mulcahy has led PSF's surge in artistic excellence, financial stability, and national recognition. Further accomplishments include grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, attracting a multitude of award-winning artists including winners and nominees of the Tony, Obie, Emmy, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Jefferson, and Barrymore awards, a 50% increase in annual attendance, doubling the Festival's endowment, and the expansion of the number of Actors' Equity contracts per season. As a professional director, actor, and fight director, credits include Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, television and radio. Mr. Mulcahy has acted with many industry luminaries at the New York Shakespeare Festival, The Roundabout Theatre, Hartford Stage, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Syracuse Stage, and the Walnut Street Theatre. He served as fight director for A Few Good Men on Broadway, and multiple Off-Broadway productions.

As a director, his PSF productions include The Tempest (1999), Henry IV Part 1, The Winter’s Tale, Antony and Cleopatra, Hamlet (2011), Macbeth (2014) and Julius Caesar (2016).