Abady taught theater at Bennington College and was head of the theater program at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts before she began her professional career as the artistic director of the Berkshire Theater Festival (in Stockbridge, Massachusetts). She opened the season at the Cleveland Play House with a revival of Born Yesterday, starring Ed Asner and Madeline Kahn, a production that moved to Broadway.
Film & TV work
Abady also did film & TV work, including, with the assistance provided by an American Film Institute grant, To Catch a Tiger, a short film inspired by the life of Nina Friedman Abady, Abady's own mother.
- Member, League of Professional Theatre Women
- Josephine Abady obituary @ Playbill.com
- "American Playhouse" episode: "A Raisin in the Sun" at Internet Movie Database
- New York Times obituary
- League of Professional Theatre Women: The Josephine Abady Award Retrieved January 25, 2013