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Ric Murphy

  • Professor Emeritus
  • MA University of Washington
  • Emeriti Professor

Ric has performed with the Oregon Shakespearean Festival and the ACT in Seattle. He was director of a new play ensemble called Map of the New World Players as well as Theatre-Go-Round, a touring improvisational theatre. Directing credits include Oedipus, Hamlet, Royal Family, This Is Not A Pipe Dream, and a production of King Lear with Morris Carnovsky. He directed Enogenesis and Dogtown at the Eclipse Theatre Company, which received Joseph Jefferson nominations for Best Ensemble and won for Best Sound Design. He was nominated for Best Comedy Direction by the L.A. Weekly for his production of Exit The King with John C. Reilly at The Actor's Gang in Los Angeles.