She is the Artistic Director of Barrington Stage Company, established with Tom Consolati with the intent of making theatre more accessible to new and younger audiences in an outlying community near Boston. The first woman to have ever held the post of President of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, in 1998 Boyd won a Boston Outer Critics Award for Best Direction and Best Production for Cabaret.
Her extensive work in theatre,
conceiving, producing, and directing musical revues and plays has included
Onward Victoria (1980); the thrice Tony nominated Eubie!,
starring Gregory Hines, (1982); A...My Name is Alice, co-directed
with Joan Micklin Silver (1984); The Country Wife (1991); Tea
(1991); Cabaret (1998), which also won an Eilliot Norton/Boston
Theatre Critics Award; Mack and Mabel (1999); Suburbia (2000);
Sweet and Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen (2001), and On The
Twentieth Century (2001).