Paul Barnes returns to the Clarence Brown Theatre to guest direct Jean Giraudoux’s The Madwoman of Chaillot following a few years’ absence. Previous CBT assignments include Of Mice and Men, Man of La Mancha, Major Barbara, All the Way Home, Romeo and Juliet, and A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Recent assignments include Alabama Story (Repertory Theatre of Saint Louis), Sense and Sensibility (University of Oklahoma/Helmerich School of Drama), Into the Woods (Southern Oregon University/Oregon Center for the Arts), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Utah Shakespeare Festival), and Murder for Two (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park). Additional credits include productions for the Alley Theatre, the Denver Center Theatre Company, Pioneer Theatre Company, American Players Theatre, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Geva Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, the Fulton Theatre, the Folger Theatre, PCPA Theaterfest/Pacific Repertory Theatre, and the Oregon, California, Alabama, Idaho, Chesapeake, and Orlando Shakespeare Theatres. He has also directed and taught at leading actor training programs across the country including the Guthrie Theatre/University of Minnesota, the Old Globe Theatre/University of San Diego, Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Arts, Utah State University, University of Missouri/Kansas City, University of Delaware, and the University of Utah. Mr. Barnes makes his home in Ashland, Oregon, is a founder of the Oregon Cabaret Theatre and also a founding Producing Director of the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minnesota, where he will return this summer to direct the 2019 season production of Macbeth.