PHILADELPHIA, PA: Walnut Street Theatre’s 2015-2016 Independence Studio
on 3 season continues with the fascinating life story of America’s most famous sex therapist, BECOMING DR. RUTH . Directed by Jere Lee Hodgin
and starring Jane Ridley, the production begins with previews on November 17th, opens November 19th and continues through December 27th.
Director Jere Lee Hodgin has directed over 190 plays, operas and musicals during his career at numerous theatres including, Montana Rep Missoula, The Fulton Opera House, The Barter Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, Theatre Artists Studio, Phoenix Theatre and Montana Repertory Theatre.
At the Walnut, he
directed Mrs. Kemble’s Tempest, which starred Jane Ridley, who will join him again for BECOMING DR. RUTH.
For 20 years, Hodgin was the Producing Artistic Director of Mill Mountain Theatre in Virginia, where he founded the nationally recognized Norfolk Southern New Play Festival.
He also served as Artistic Director for Idaho Repertory Theatre and Co-Producer/Artistic Director of Highlands Playhouse in North Carolina.
Hodgin is a past president of the Southeastern Theatre Conference.
He served as Vice President of the board of The National Alliance for Musical Theatre.