Most recently Daniel Aukin directed the critically lauded 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog for LCT3 which is being remounted in Spring, 2012. Selected credits include This by Melissa James Gibson at Playwrights Horizons and for Center Theater Group, Paraffin by Adam Rapp, [sic] (OBIE Award for direction), Mark Schultz’s Everything Will Be Different, Quincy Long’s The Year of The Baby, and Maria Irene Fornes’ Molly’s Dream (OBIE Award), all world premieres. Also, Itamar Moses’ Back Back Back, Elmer Rice’s The Adding Machine and Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. His work has been seen at Center Theater Group, Lincoln Center (LCT3), The La Jolla Playhouse, The Guthrie, Arena Stage, The Children’s Theater of Minneapolis, Manhattan Theater Club, Playwrights’ Horizons and Woolly Mammoth.
From 1998-2006 Daniel was Artistic Director of Soho Rep where he developed and produced plays by many of the country’s most iconoclastic playwrights and theater-makers, establishing the company’s reputation for richly produced, jewel-box productions of some of the most exciting and uncompromising new work in the country.
Upcoming projects include The Ugly One at Soho Rep, the musical adaptation of the Jonathan Lethem novel The Fortress of Solitude for Center Theatre Group and Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.