HOWARD J. MILLMAN HOWARD J. MILLMAN retired as Producing Artistic Director of the Asolo Theatre in 2006. Prior to rejoining the Asolo in 1995, he was Producing Artistic Director for Geva Theatre in Rochester, NY, Executive Director of Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and Managing Director of the Asolo from 1968 to 1980. Millman has been a guest director at Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Capital Repertory Theatre,  Meadowbrook Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Buffalo’s Arena, Delaware Theatre, Theatre Virginia, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Stage West, Peterborough Players, Florida Studio Theatre, and the Cape Playhouse. In 2014, he directed The Whipping Man at WBTT. Howard was awarded the Florida Professional Theatre Association’s Richard G. Fallon Award for Excellence in Professional Theatre, the Florida Theatre Conference’s Distinguished Career Award, and the Sarasota County Arts Council’s Arts Leadership Award. He was recently presented the prestigious Sarasota Arts Alliance Cultural Award for 2013 and the Fine Arts Society Luminaire Award. In a career that spans more than 50 years, Millman has directed well over 100 plays.