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The Misanthrope

by Moliere
translated by Richard Wilbur
Shakespeare-by-the-Sea
Little Fish Theatre
(southern California)

“Under the dynamic direction of Josh Costello, the nine-member cast romps through Moliere’s timeless comedy with ease”
-Long Beach Press-Telegram

The Diary of Anne Frank

by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman
Chance Theatre Repertory Company

“If you find yourself weeping, and maybe just a little bit ashamed, while watching this staging, you’re not alone… For those used to seeing Anne portrayed as a naive youngster subdued by those around her, Kristin Norris is likely to be a shock…”
-OC Register

Impact Theatre

I founded Impact Theatre in 1996, and was the Artistic Director through 2000.

“an ambitious foray into no-frills contemporary drama… authentic, rough language… Costello directs with a sure hand”
-East Bay Express

“succeeds in generating abundant laughter”
-Oakland Tribune

Theatre for Young Audiences

As Artistic Director of Expanded Programs at Marin Theatre Company, I produced and directed several shows with professional actors performing for young audiences, including commissions from Steve Yockey, Dan Wolf, and Tommy Shepherd.