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Lecturer in Theatre
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Martin Friedman

Portrait of Martin FriedmanLecturer

Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan
Certificate in Non Profit Management, Case Western Reserve University
B.S., Emerson College

Dr. Martin Friedman has been an adjunct instructor of theatre at Baldwin Wallace University for ten years and is the artistic director of Lakeland Theatre, a professional theatre in Lake County. He has also taught at John Carroll University and Lakeland Community College. 

Dr. Friedman has also worked on diversity training through his own scenario-based training for the Anti-Defamation League, the Ford Motor Company/United Auto Workers and several other companies.

Friedman’s producing and directing credits are wide, varied and sometimes acclaimed. Plays range from "Death of a Salesman," "Long Day’s Journey into Night," "August Osage County," "Proof," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to Noises Off," "The Imaginary Invalid," "The Miser" and "Blithe Spirit." Musicals include acclaimed productions of "Next to Normal," "Light in the Piazza," "Assassins," "Anyone Can Whistle," "Sweeney Todd" and "She Loves Me." Friedman’s musical passion are the plays of Stephen Sondheim for which he has directed twelve of his plays over the years.