‘Human Error’ director Shelley Butler’s first-hand account of putting local favorite in her Broadway debut as Carole King.
About Shelley Butler
Shelley Butler, director of DCPA Theatre Company’s Human Error, running through June 24 in the Garner Galleria Theatre, is also the ongoing Associate Director of Broadway’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. She has more than 30 Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional credits to date and has worked extensively with writers on new plays and musicals. Previously she directed The Most Deserving at the DCPA, and next season returns for The Constant Wife. Recent productions include the world premiere of Lucas Hnath’s A Doll’s House Part 2 at South Coast Repertory and the Japanese premiere of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, at the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo. She has directed and developed work across the country for theaters including: Ars Nova, Primary Stages, E.S.T., Women’s Project, Hartford Stage, South Coast Repertory, Denver Center Theatre Company, GEVA, New York Stage and Film, Dallas Lyric Stage, PlayPenn, New Dramatists, the Lark, New Georges, Dixon Place, The Playwright’s Realm, Urban Stages, Wellfleet Harbor Actor’s Theatre and Keen Company.