Joseph Tisa returns to the Lyric to direct the staged reading of The Great Society!
Mr. Tisa is an actor based in New York City. He has appeared in several productions at the Lyric, including "The Mystery of Edwin Drood", "And Then There Were None", "Noises Off!", "Beau Jest", and "The Dresser". His regional productions include "Redwood Curtain" at the Bridge Street Theatre in New York, "All My Sons" at the Gulfshore Playhouse in Florida, "Tigers Be Still" at The Public Theatre in Maine, "Of Mice and Men" and "As You Like It" on a national tour with The Acting Company, the world premiere of Bob Clyman's "The Exceptionals" at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, "Captors" at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, and "The Fantasticks" at Long Wharf Theatre. Film and TV credits include "Weakness", "Virgin Alexander", and "The Knick", directed by Steven Soderbergh. Mr. Tisa is a graduate of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.