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Michael Mayer

Director

Recent work includes Head Over Heels (Hudson), Chess (Kennedy Center), WarholCapote (A.R.T.), Michael Moore’s The Terms of My Surrender (Belasco), and the world premiere of Nico Muhly’s opera Marnie at London’s ENO. Broadway credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Tony Award/Best Revival of a Musical; also national tour); Spring Awakening (Tony Award/Best Musical and Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Director; also London, national tour, Vienna, Tokyo, and Seoul productions); American Idiot (also co-author, Drama Desk Award for Best Director; also U.S., UK, and Asia tours); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Tony Award/Best Musical; also London and national tour); Side Man (Tony Award/Best Play; also London and Kennedy Center productions); A View From the Bridge (Tony Award/Best Revival); Everyday Rapture; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; and Triumph of Love. Off-Broadway credits include Love, Love, Love (Roundabout), Brooklynite (also co-author, Vineyard), Whorl Inside a Loop (with Dick Scanlan, Second Stage), 10 Million Miles (Atlantic). National tour: Angels in America. London: a record-breaking West End run of Funny Girl and UK tour. Tokyo: As You Like It (Toho Theatre). Film: The Seagull, A Home at the End of the World, and Flicka. Television: “Smash” (director/producer, Season 1) and two seasons of “Alpha House” for Amazon. Opera: a celebrated production of Rigoletto (Met). He serves on the Board of New York Stage and Film.
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