Among the proudest of veteran director Michael Montel's achievements are his years spent with Hal Prince, Stephen Porter, and T. Edward Hambleton as Artistic Director of the Phoenix Theatre, presenting rotating Rep on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include Inge's Summer Brave starring Alexis Smith, Jill Eikenberry and Ernest Thompson and revivals of The Member of the Wedding starring Mary Beth Hurt and Holiday with John Glover, David Dukes and Charlotte Moore. For the York Theater's Musicals in Mufti series Montel has directed stellar casts in Me and Juliet, Johnny Jonson, The Girl Who Came to Supper, and Wish You Were Here, among others. Montel's directoral vision has also graced contemporary opera in the world premieres of Balseros by Robert Ashley and Maria Irene Fornes, P.D.Q. Bach's (Peter Schickele) The Abduction of Figaro, Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti (available on CD), Holst's Savitri, and Copland's The Tender Land with the composer conducting.
Michael Montel is directing How I Learned to Draw a Sheep, an original electro-acoustic musical in development by CCi1s Dynamic Duo, Douglas Geers and Guillermo Castro, Downstairs at The Cornelia Street Café on April 28, 29, 2004.
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