Michael Weber


The two-time Joseph Jefferson Award recipient has performed a wide repertoire with such prestigious venues as the Ravinia Festival (Uncle Jocko/Gypsy), Chicago Shakespeare Theater (Fluellen/Henry V), Marriott Theatre (Art Silver/For the Boys), Cleveland Playhouse (Detective Fix/Around the World in 80 Days), and Indiana Repertory (Soapy Smith/The Gifts of the Magi). Weber has also been seen on television on Mind Games, Chicago Fire, and Prison Break, and regularly as a WTTW/ PBS pledge host. He recently directed Side Show, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Sweeney Todd at Porchlight Music Theatre. Further directing credits include Grand Hotel (Drury Lane Theatre), The Petrified Forest (Theatre at the Center), Fifth of July (Oak Park Festival Theatre), Beauty and the Beast (Marriott Theatre), Over the River and Through the Woods (The Mercury Theater), and Living the History-125 Years of The Auditorium Theatre. Weber currently serves as artistic director for the Porchlight Music Theatre.

Previously at Lyric Opera: Bogdanovich/ The Merry Widow (2015|16); Admiral von Schreiber/The Sound of Music (2013|14).

Last updated: November 14, 2016