Carl Andress is delighted to return to LATW having previously directed The Divine Sister during the 2013 season. He is proud to have staged over 15 original productions, with 9 world premieres, of critically acclaimed plays written by and starring Charles Busch, including:The Confession of Lily Dare, The Divine Sister, Shanghai Moon, The Tribute Artist, The Third Story and the New York premiere of Die, Mommie, Die! Primarily focused on new works, he has recently staged such plays as Fake and Rum & Coke by Carmen Pelaez, Still at Risk by Tim Pinckney, Romance Language by Joe Godfrey, Who’s Holiday! by Matthew Lombardo, and Douglas Carter Beane’s The Cartells. Some regional productions include My Fair Lady, I Hate Hamlet, and The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife in addition to numerous galas and benefits, including the NY concert premieres of The Visit by Kander & Ebb and McNally, A Wonderful Life by Harnick & Raposo, Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol by Styne & Merrill, and Valley of the Dolls all to benefit The Actors Fund on Broadway. carlandress.com.