Welcome to www.ungerdirect.com – the website for New York-based free-lance theatre and opera director, Michael Unger.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Theatre
A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Theatre
A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
BIG at The York Theatre
BIG at The York Theatre
PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT at The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre
PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT at The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre
DISNEY'S THE LION KING, JR. at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
DISNEY'S THE LION KING, JR. at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
MY SISTER IN THIS HOUSE at Deaf West
MY SISTER IN THIS HOUSE at Deaf West
SEUSSICAL at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
SEUSSICAL at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook
FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook
THE 101 DALMATIANS MUSICAL at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
THE 101 DALMATIANS MUSICAL at NewArts: Newtown Musicals
THE RINK @ Cape Playhouse
THE RINK @ Cape Playhouse
THE HAPPY TIME @ Signature Theatre
THE HAPPY TIME @ Signature Theatre
MY SISTER IN THIS HOUSE @ Deaf West
MY SISTER IN THIS HOUSE @ Deaf West
HAVEN @ The University of Judiasm
HAVEN @ The University of Judiasm
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L'AMICO FRITZ @ Sarasota Opera
L'AMICO FRITZ @ Sarasota Opera
DIE FLEDERMAUS @ Sarasota Opera
DIE FLEDERMAUS @ Sarasota Opera
David Greenstein, Hon. Mario Cuomo, Harold Holtzer, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen Lang, Cathleen Chalfant, Andre DeShields, director Michael Unger, Senior VP Ronni Denes and The Cooper Union Chorus (with James Stovall) on the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's "Right Makes Might" speech at the Cooper Union
David Greenstein, Hon. Mario Cuomo, Harold Holtzer, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen Lang, Cathleen Chalfant, Andre DeShields, director Michael Unger, Senior VP Ronni Denes and The Cooper Union Chorus (with James Stovall) on the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's "Right Makes Might" speech at the Cooper Union
CRIMES OF THE HEART @ Theatre Aspen
CRIMES OF THE HEART @ Theatre Aspen
CALIGULA @ NYMF
CALIGULA @ NYMF
TRIUMPH OF LOVE @ Weston Playhouse
TRIUMPH OF LOVE @ Weston Playhouse
Michael Unger in front of the opening set for "A Christmas Carol" at McCarter Theatre - designed by Ming Cho Lee - Photo by T. Charles Erickson
Michael Unger in front of the opening set for "A Christmas Carol" at McCarter Theatre - designed by Ming Cho Lee - Photo by T. Charles Erickson
STILL @ Prop Thtr
STILL @ Prop Thtr
LOVES FIRE @ The Asolo Conservatory
LOVES FIRE @ The Asolo Conservatory
TAMING OF THE SHREW @ The Complex Theatre
TAMING OF THE SHREW @ The Complex Theatre
SCHOOL FOR WIVES @ Weston Playhouse
SCHOOL FOR WIVES @ Weston Playhouse
FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook
FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook
RETRIBUTION @ The Lambs Theatre
RETRIBUTION @ The Lambs Theatre
NOISES OFF @ New Harmony Theatre
NOISES OFF @ New Harmony Theatre
MEET ME IN St. LOUIS @ St. Louis MUNY
MEET ME IN St. LOUIS @ St. Louis MUNY
LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES @ Studio Dramatique
LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES @ Studio Dramatique
THE CRUCIBLE @ Sarasoa Opera
THE CRUCIBLE @ Sarasoa Opera
LA RONDINE @ Sarasota Opera
LA RONDINE @ Sarasota Opera
"Two Point Oh" at 59E59 Theaters
"Two Point Oh" at 59E59 Theaters
THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE @ Barrington Stage Company
THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE @ Barrington Stage Company
KNICKERBOCKER HOLIDAY @ York Theatre - MUFTI
KNICKERBOCKER HOLIDAY @ York Theatre - MUFTI
LOADED @ Lion Theatre
LOADED @ Lion Theatre
IN PERPETUITY THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSE @ Juilliard
IN PERPETUITY THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSE @ Juilliard
CRIES FROM THE MAMMAL HOUSE @ Misfits Ensemble
CRIES FROM THE MAMMAL HOUSE @ Misfits Ensemble
DANCING AT LUGHNASA @ AADA
DANCING AT LUGHNASA @ AADA
CHANGES OF HEART @ Barrington Stage Company
CHANGES OF HEART @ Barrington Stage Company
LOVES LABOURS LOST @ AADA
LOVES LABOURS LOST @ AADA
BOY GETS GIRL @ AADA
BOY GETS GIRL @ AADA
ON THE RAZZE @ Babcock Theatre - University of Utah
ON THE RAZZE @ Babcock Theatre - University of Utah
FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook
FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook
THE CONSUL @ Opera NJ
THE CONSUL @ Opera NJ
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OF MICE AND MEN @ Sarasota Opera
OF MICE AND MEN @ Sarasota Opera
LA RONDINE @ Sarasota Opera
LA RONDINE @ Sarasota Opera
GREASE @ The Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
GREASE @ The Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
SEUSSICAL The Musical in Newtown, CT for the 12.14 Foundation
SEUSSICAL The Musical in Newtown, CT for the 12.14 Foundation
HMS PINAFORE @ Opera New Jersey
HMS PINAFORE @ Opera New Jersey
THE DUCHESS OF CHICAGO @ The Sverdlovsk Academic Theatre of Musical Comedy in Yekaterinburg, Russia
THE DUCHESS OF CHICAGO @ The Sverdlovsk Academic Theatre of Musical Comedy in Yekaterinburg, Russia
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE @ Vertical Player Repertory
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE @ Vertical Player Repertory

UPCOMING EVENTS:

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The York Theatre – Associate Artistic Director

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The 12.14 Foundation – Artistic Director – Soon to announce Summer, 2015 shows.

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Time Stands Still at Wellfleet Harbor Actor’s Theatre – September, 2015

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Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at McCarter Theatre – December, 2015

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The development of an opera based on Richard Zimler’s novel “The Warsaw Anagrams”

RECENT UPDATES:

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Video, pictures and reviews of A ROCKIN’ Midsummer Night’s Dream – for the 12.14 Foundation, Newtown, CT

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Video, pictures and reviews of BIG at the York Theatre – Musicals in Mufti Series

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Pictures and reviews of The 101 Dalmatians Musical for the 12.14 FOundation, Newtown, CT

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Pictures and reviews of Period of Adjustment at The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre and The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival

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Pictures and reviews of Carlisle Floyd’s opera “Susannah“  – at St. Petersburg Opera

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A new play: “Two Point Oh” at 59 E 59 Theaters – WE ARE A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS’ PICK!!!

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Ahrens and Flaherty’s Seussical the Musical – in Newtown, CT with 84 Newtown Kids and Broadway/TV star John Tartaglia as the Cat in the Hat!

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FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook

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Reviews VIDEO! and photos from “The Duchess of Chicago” at the Sverdlovsk Academic Theatre of Musical Comedy – Yekaterinburg, Russia

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Reviews and photos from “A Christmas Carol” at McCarter Theatre

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Reviews and photos from “Of Mice and Men” at Sarasota Opera