Every day is opening night.

Sheryl Kaller

Sheryl Kaller’s direction was most recently seen at the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Underground production of Too Much, Too Much, Too Many. On Broadway, she received a Tony Nomination for Best Director for the critically acclaimed production of Next Fall. Sheryl co-founded and was the Artistic Director of Two Island Productions, a New York and Bermuda-based theater company devoted to developing and producing original plays. She has directed and developed a plethora of new plays and musicals with writers including Christopher Durang, Alan Menken, Billy Porter and more. Following the world premiere at the Bucks County Playhouse last summer, Sheryl is currently directing the Broadway premiere of Terrence McNally’s 20th Broadway production Mothers and Sons. Starring Tyne Daly, Bobby Steggert and Frederick Weller, Mothers and Sons begins performances this Sunday. Find out what in the world thrills her most as we get her On The Couch!

What do you consider to be your best asset?

My strength accompanied by my kindness.

What was your proudest moment?

When my girls became proud of me.

What is your favorite drink?

Good Tequila.

What is your favorite food?

Hot Fudge Sundaes.

What is your favorite condiment?


What is your current obsession?

Good biographies and dried green beans.

If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?

I'm perfectly happy with all my vices.

What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?

Continuing to challenge myself.

What is the one thing you waste too much money on?


What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?

I aspire to have an activity that I waste too much time doing.

What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?

Stress and worry.

What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?

Never giving up and humor.

What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?

Not setting clear enough boundaries.

What in the world most thrills you?

Being an integral part of my girls' lives.

What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?

Immediate Gratification.

What was the single most embarrassing moment you've ever experienced on the job?

Everything is tied for first.

What is your favorite place in the world?


What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?


Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?

Dogs. I love my dog, Magee.

What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?

Exactly what's happening now.

What is your personal motto?

Come from a place of yes.