Mara Isaacs

Mara Isaacs

Mara Isaacs is a creative producer. She founded Octopus Theatricals in 2013 to foster an expansive range of compelling theatrical works for local, national and international audiences.   Current projects include Hadestown by Anaïs Mitchell; a new opera by Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding; Falling Out by Phantom Limb Company; and Theatre For One. Mara is Project Director for The Springboard Project and Executive Producer for the opening of Princeton University's Lewis Center for the Arts.  Additional projects/clients include Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jerome Robbins Foundation, Fiasco Theater, The Civilians, Song of the Goat Theatre (Poland). Mara has produced over 150 productions on Broadway, off-Broadway, around the U.S. and abroad, garnering Tony, Obie, and many other awards. She was Producing Director at McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ for 18 seasons and previously produced new play development programs and productions for Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles. She is a member of the Tony Awards nominating committee and serves on the boards of Tofte Lake Center and the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund.  www.octopustheatricals.com