Tony Taccone

Born Jul 4, 1951

Tony Taccone is an American theater director, and currently the artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, California.

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    Huffington Post - Nov 23, 2013
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    Newton Patch - Apr 25, 2012
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    Google News - Sep 03, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tony Taccone.


1951 Birth Tony Taccone was born on July 4, 1951 in Queens, New York, to an Italian-American father and a Puerto Rican mother. … Read More


1981 30 Years Old When White became artistic director of the Eureka Theatre, a converted warehouse in San Francisco's Mission District, he invited Taccone along. In 1981, White left and Taccone replaced him as the artistic director. … Read More
1988 37 Years Old Taccone was extremely reluctant to leave, but announced his resignation in 1988. … Read More


2004 53 Years Old …  Two of Taccone’s recent shows also transferred to London: Continental Divide played the Barbican in 2004, and Tiny Kushner played the Tricycle Theatre in 2010. … Read More
2009 58 Years Old In 2009, Taccone participated in A Night With the Stars, a play performed by persons who were previously homeless. … Read More


2011 60 Years Old Taccone made his playwriting debut in May 2011 with his solo show for Rita Moreno and followed this up with his show Ghost Light at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2011, which he co-created with Jonathan Moscone. … Read More
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