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Director

Mike
Donahue

Mike Donahue is a New York-based director. NYC credits include: world premieres of Matthew López’s The Legend of Georgia McBride (MCC Theater, Geffen Playhouse, and Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Joe A. Callaway Award, Outer Critics Circle nomination, Ovation Award nomination); Jen Silverman’s Collective Rage (MCC Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Drama League nomination), The Moors (The Playwrights Realm, NYC premiere), and Phoebe in Winter (Clubbed Thumb); Jordan Seavey’s Homos, Or Everyone In America (Labyrinth Theater Company); and Ethan Lipton’s Red-Handed Otter (The Playwrights Realm). Regionally: Little Shop of Horrors with Mj Rodriguez, George Salazar, and Amber Riley (Pasadena Playhouse); world premieres of Jen Silverman’s The Roommate (Humana Festival, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Long Wharf Theatre), Wink (Marin Theatre Company); Rachel Bonds’ Curve of Departure (South Coast Repertory, Studio Theatre); Kate Cortesi’s Love (Marin Theatre Company); Matthew López’s Zoey’s Perfect Wedding and Lauren Feldman’s Grace, or The Art of Climbing (Denver Center for the Performing Arts); and Shostakovich’s Moscow, Cheryomushki in a new libretto by Meg Miroshnik (Chicago Opera Theatre). Mike is recipient of a Fulbright to Berlin, the Drama League Fall Fellowship, The Boris Sagal Directing Fellowship at Williamstown, and was the artistic director of the Yale Summer Cabaret for two seasons. Mike is a graduate of Harvard University and the Yale School of Drama. Upcoming: the world premiere of Ana Nogueira’s Which Way to the Stage (MCC Theater); Euripides’ Bakkhai, in a new version by Anne Carson with music by Diana Oh (Baltimore Center Stage); and the world premiere of Matt Schatz’s A Wicked Soul in Cherry Hill (Geffen Playhouse).