Annie McGreevey, The Mitzvah's co-creator and director, is an actor, singer, writer, director, and teacher, with a career spanning over 40 years. She has been featured on Broadway and in London’s West End in some of the theater’s biggest hits including Sweet Charity, Company, Sweeney Todd, and Annie. Other American venues include: Lincoln Center, City Center, West Side ArtsTheater, The American Place Theater, The Kennedy Center, Arena Stage,The Long Wharf Theater, St Louis Muny Opera, Long Beach Civic light Opera, Dallas Opera House and The Library of Congress. Among the people Annie has worked with over the years are Peter Coe, Alan J. Lerner, Burton Lane, Bob Fosse, Cy Coleman, Harold Prince, Michael Bennett, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Swartz, Grover Dale, Jonathan Lynn, Joshua Logan, Garry Hynes, and Wynn Handman.
Her career has included extensive work as a solo artist, play-ing characters as diverse as the murdered go-go dancer, Angel Eyes; in Joyce Carol Oats’ I Stand Before You Naked; Rona Maria Prescott, a trauma nurse serving in Vietnam, in Voices of War, commissioned by the Library of Congress and dramatized and directed by Wynn Handman; and the title character, an 80 year-old Holocaust survivor in Martin Sherman’s Rose.
Recent acting work includes guest-starring roles on Law & Order: SVU. A scholarship graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Arts and the Directing Workshop for Women. Annie is a founding member of the Alliance of Women Directors. Her short film, The Sheet Cake, has been shown on PBS stations throughout the South.