Director

Mr. Domingo will direct Ken Urban's new play Guide For The Homesick at the Huntington Theatre in Fall of 2017.

Most recently, Colman directed Claire Kiechel's workshop for Pilgrims for the Lark in New York.

Mr. Domingo's critically acclaimed production of Barbecue closed to sold out houses at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

“[Barbecue] is not only hilarious, it is one of the more clever plays I have seen in a long time… staged by Colman Domingo, who currently co-stars in The Birth Of A Nation [with the] the truly great (and game) cast, [with] delights on display [it] is a delicious send-up of the Oscars… priceless stuff.”

-Pete Hammond, Deadline

 

"...Director Colman Domingo stages “Barbecue” with a kinetic kick. He elicits from his cast the kind of freedom usually reserved for stand-up acts and comic cabarets without diminishing the integrity and ambition of the playwriting."

-Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times

 

"...BARBECUE has to be one of the funniest plays you will see this year thanks to the talented direction by Tony nominee Colman Domingo.”

                                                                                                                                                                                  -Shari Barrett, Broadway World

 

"With director Colman Domingo at the helm, this wickedly delightful production is as ripe for attention as the bound-for-stardom diva at its center."

-Evan Henderson, TheaterMania

 

“Under Colman Domingo’s inspired direction, Cason, Dickey, Dorsey, Fisher, Gregory, Johns, Mirto, and Simms give more than eight of the most scrumptious performances you’ll be seeing this fall.”

-Steven Stanley, StageSceneLA

 


In August 2015 Colman Domingo directed August Wilson's Seven Guitars at Actors Theater of Louisville. Colman also directed his stage adaptation of The Brother(s) by Lesley Tenorio at New York Stage and Film, which will receive a workshop production at the American Conservatory Theater.

Mr. Domingo directed the Off-Broadway Audelco nominated and Alliance Best Family Musical Award winning production of A Band of Angels, commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the musical along with the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War at New York City Children's Theater

Colman directed Mamalogues by Lisa B. Thompson for the W.E.B. Dubois Institute at Harvard University,  the Off Broadway productions of Exit Cuckoo with The Working Theater, No Parole for The All for One Solo Festival, Single Black Female (Off Broadway, New Professional Theater/Peter Jay Sharp, Los Angeles’ Complex Theater and San Francisco’s Theater Rhinoceros), Sundiata (Berkeley Repertory Theater), Up Jumped Springtime (Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, American Living Room Festival), Once on this Island (Geva Theater/Suny Brockport), Rhinoceros (Theater Rhinoceros), Raised in Captivity (Inquiline Theater Company), New York Writer’s Institute, Magic Theater’s Young California Writer’s Project, Play Ground’s Emerging Playwright’s Festival, Solo Mio Festival, Intersection for the Arts, Campo Santo, S.F. Mime Troupe and the African American Shakespeare Company. He was the former founder and Artistic Director of Afrobluesoulpower Theater Company where he penned the play Up Jumped Springtime and produced Watermelon

Colman has been a proud recipient of the Theater Bay Area Cash Award, Chashama Area Award, and a New York Theater Workshop Residency at Dartmouth. He is a New York Theater Workshop “Usual Suspect”, active member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and is on the faculty of the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Colman taught, guest lectured and mentored at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Savannah College of Art and Design, University of Wisconsin at Madison, The University of Texas at Austin, Temple University, Community College of Philadelphia, Sonoma State University, University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, State University of New York at Brockport, Art Institute of San Francisco, Brooklyn Friends School, Balboa High School, New Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Rep School of Theater, San Francisco Mime Troupe, and Red Studios New York. 

He is a Burian Lecturer for the New York Writer’s Institute and recently a John L. WarfieldCenter for African and African Diaspora Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin.