Tony Award-winning Broadway and theater director whose plays A Raisin in the Sun (revival), Gem of the Ocean, and Radio Golf, all of which have received Tony nominations or won Tony Awards.
Some of his earliest stage directing were for productions of Driving Miss Daisy and Ms. Evers' Boys in 1991.
He has directed productions of other notable plays such as A Streetcar Named Desire and The Last Night of Ballyhoo.
He was born in Tallahassee and is an alumni of Clark Atlanta University.
He directed the Lifetime original movie Steel Magnolias, starring Queen Latifah.