NEW HAVEN, CONN.: Long Wharf Theatre has named Kit Ingui to be managing director, effective immediately. Ingui, who has 20 years of production and management experience both on and Off-Broadway, has been serving as Long Wharf’s acting managing director since July.
“I cannot imagine a better partner than Kit Ingui to lead Long Wharf Theare into a boundary-breaking future,” said Jacob Padrón, Long Wharf’s artistic director, in a statement. “She has been a trusted collaborator from the very beginning and I am deeply grateful that we will go on this journey together, anchored by the values of rigor, joy, and innovation.”
Ingui came to Long Wharf as associate managing director in 2017. She had previously worked as associate general manager for the Broadway production and management firm Joey Parnes Productions, serving as company manager for the Broadway productions of This Is Our Youth, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Ingui also worked in the producing offices of the Tony Awards from 2006-2008, and of the Drama Desk Awards from 2012-2014, serving as line producer for the 2015 and 2016 Drama Desk Awards.
“I am honored to be working in partnership with Padrón, our extraordinarily dedicated board, and the best staff in the industry to reimagine the possibilities of theatre for this and future generations,” Ingui said in a statement.
Founded in 1965, Long Wharf Theatre is recognized for a historic commitment to commissioning, developing, and producing new work that has become a part of the modern American canon.