FILM:

 

EPIPHANY V /  SHORT FILM  -- MUSIC VIDEO/  MUSIC: JIMMY LOPEZ  /  SCRIPT:  DAVID JOHNSTON  /  RELEASE 2017, TBA

STAG  /  SHORT FILM  /  2015  /  CURRENTLY SCREENING AT FILM FESTIVALS AROUND THE WORLD /  WINNER: BEST OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK SHORTS FEST  /  GOLD REMI AWARD: WORLDFEST, HOUSTON

MONSURA IS WAITING  /  SHORT FILM, 2014  /  22 FILM FESTIVALS  /  WINNER: BEST DARK COMEDY, HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  / WINNER: BEST FANTASY FILM, MEXICO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  /  WINNER: BEST CULT SHORT, QUEEN CITY FILM FESTIVAL  /  OPENING NIGHT SELECTION: SANTA FE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL/  OPENING NIGHT SELECTION, SECOND PLACE AUDIENCE AWARD & "BEST OF FEST," MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL  /  BEST OF FEST: MAINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  /  WINNER: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, WILLIAMSBURG INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL  /  FIRST PLACE AUDIENCE AWARD: RED SHED FILM FESTIVAL  /  WWW.MONSURAISWAITING.COM 

 

UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS:

 

MUNCH (World Premiere)  /  SCHOENBERG - MICHELSON NATIONAL SAWDUST (NYC)  /  2017

COUNTING SHEEP (NYC Primiere) / THREE LEGGED DOG  /  2017

FELLOW TRAVELERS  /  GREGORY SPEARS -- GREG PIERCE  / PROTOTYPE FESTIVAL (NYC),  LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, 2018

FAUST  /  LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO & PORTLAND OPERA, 2018

JEREMY SCHONFELD:  IRON & COAL  (World Premiere)  / STRATHMORE CENTER FOR THE ARTS/  2018

FLORIDA (World Premiere)  / ENG - Di NOVELLI/  URBAN ARIAS, DC / 2018

BERNSTEIN'S MASS  /  RAVINIA FESTIVAL, 2018

THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS   /  MASON BATES -- MARK CAMPBELL  /  INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 2018/  SEATTLE OPERA, 2019  /  SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, 2020

BHUTTO (World Premiere)  /  MOHAMMED FAIROUZ -- MOHAMMED HANIF /  PITTSBURGH OPERA (with BETH MORRISON PROJECTS), 2018

NORMA  /  HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, 2018

EIGHTY-SIXED  (World Premiere Musical)  /  IN DEVELOPMENT /  SAM SALMOND -- JEREMY J. KING  / VENUE TBA

THE GOOD SWIMMER  (World Premiere Musical)  /  HEIDI RODEWALD -- DONNA DI NOVELLI  / VENUE TBA

 

 

PAST PRODUCTIONS (All New Productions):

 

PARK AVENUE ARMORY GALA  /  "Happening," Featuring Kimbra/  2017

WEST SIDE STORY  /  PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA, 2017

COUNTING SHEEP  (International Tour)  /  LEMON BUCKET ORCHESTRA  /  RUHRFESTSPIELE FESTIVAL (GERMANY), KILKENNY FESTIVAL (IRELAND), HULL FESTIVAL (UK),  2017

THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS  (World Premiere)   /  MASON BATES -- MARK CAMPBELL  /  SANTA FE OPERA, 2017

THE PERFECT AMERICAN  (North American Premiere)  /  PHILIP GLASS  /  LONG BEACH OPERA & CHICAGO OPERA THEATRE, 2017

KANSAS CITY CHOIR BOY  (World Premiere & National Tour)  /  TODD ALMOND  /  starring COURTNEY LOVE & TODD ALMOND/  PROTOTYPE FESTIVAL, NYC, 2015  /  US TOUR:  AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATRE  /  BOSTON & CENTER THEATRE GROUP / LA  /  2015  /  ARSHT CENTER, MIAMI, 2016

NORMA  (with Sondra Radvanovsky) /   LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, 2017  /  BARCELONA LICEU, 2015  /  SAN FRANCISCO OPERA,  2014

JEREMY SCHONFELD:  IRON & COAL  /  NATIONAL SAWDUST, 2016

NORMA (with Sondra Radvanovsky) /  CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY, 2016

THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY GALA /  FEATURING PATTI LUPONE, SKY PONY & DARRELL THORNE/ 2016

FELLOW TRAVELERS  (World Premiere)  /  GREGORY SPEARS -- GREG PIERCE  /  CINCINNATI OPERA, 2016

EUGENE ONEGIN  /  PORTLAND OPERA, 2016

MARIA STUARDA  /  SEATTLE OPERA, 2016  /  HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, 2012/  MINNESOTA OPERA, 2011

THE GOOD SWIMMER  (First Look Presentation)  /  HEIDI RODEWALD -- DONNA DI NOVELLI  / PROTOTYPE FESTIVAL, NY, 2016

BEL CANTO  (World Premiere)  /  JIMMY LOPEZ - NILO CRUZ  /  LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, 2015  /  PBS GREAT PERFORMANCES BROADCAST, 2016

PARK AVENUE ARMORY GALA  /  FEATURING SONDRA RADVANOVSKY & THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS  /  2015

O COLUMBIA (World Premiere)  /  GREGORY SPEARS -- ROYCE VAVREK / HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, 2015

BERNSTEIN’S MASS  /  PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA, 2015

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE  (World Premiere)  /  KEVIN PUTS - MARK CAMPBELL / MINNESOTA OPERA, 2015

OSCAR (World Premiere)   /  THEO MORRISON - JOHN COX  /  OPERA PHILADELPHIA,  2015,   /  SANTA FE OPERA,  2013  

ANNA BOLENA  /  LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, 2014  /  MINNESOTA OPERA, 2012  

DON BUCEFALO  /  WEXFORD OPERA FESTIVAL (IRELAND),  2014

LAUREN FLANIGAN: IT COULD HAVE HAPPENED TO ANYONE  /  PARK AVENUE ARMORY  / UNDER CONSTRUCTION SERIES, 2014

EURYANTHE   /  BARD SUMMERSCAPE,  2014

SALOME   /  PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA / OPERA PHILADELPHIA,  2014

POSTCARD FROM MOROCCO  /   PORTLAND OPERA & SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC,  2014

PAUL’S CASE  (World Premiere)  /  GREGORY SPEARS  / PROTOTYPE FESTIVAL / HERE (NYC), 2014  /  URBAN ARIAS (DC), 2013                

MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA  /  FLORIDA GRAND OPERA,  2013  

I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI  /   with Joyce di Donato /  LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY,  2013  

THE GOSPEL OF MARY MAGDALENE  (World Premiere)  /MARK ADAMO  /  SAN FRANCISCO OPERA,  2013  

DON GIOVANNI  /  OPERA COLORADO,  2013

DOUBT  (World Premiere)  /  DOUGLAS CUOMO - JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY  /  MINNESOTA OPERA,  2013  

LA BOHEME  /  CENTRAL CITY OPERA,  2012  

OCEANIC VERSES  (World Premiere)  /  PAOLA PRESTINI - DONNA DI NOVELLI  / RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL (NYC), KENNEDY CENTER, 2012      

GALILEO GALILEI  /  PORTLAND OPERA, 2012

ROMEO AND JULIET  /  PALM BEACH OPERA, 2012

WERTHER  /  MINNESOTA OPERA, 2012

HANSEL AND GRETEL  /  VIRGINIA OPERA, 2011

DIE LIEBE DER DANAE  /  BARD SUMMERSCAPE, 2012

RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY (World Premiere)  /  RICKY IAN GORDON - MARK CAMPBELL  /  RECORDED  / VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL & NAT'L TOUR, 2011  

EL NIÑO  /  JOHN ADAMS, CONDUCTOR  /  SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY , 2010

ROBERTO DEVEREUX  /  OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL, 2010  /  MINNESOTA OPERA, 2010

VIRGINIA  /  WINNER: 2010 BEST OPERA PRODUCTION, IRISH TIMES THEATRE AWARDS)  /  WEXFORD OPERA FESTIVAL,  2010

LIFE IS A DREAM  (World Premiere; Winner: Pulitzer Prize)  /  LEWIS SPRATLAN  /  SANTA FE OPERA, 2010

EUGENE ONEGIN  /  OPERA THEATRE OF ST. LOUIS, 2010

LA BOHÈME  /  WOLF TRAP OPERA, 2009

LA CENERENTOLA  /  GLIMMERGLASS OPERA, 2009

BERNSTEIN'S MASS  /  MARIN ALSOP, CONDUCTOR  /  RECORDED, GRAMMY NOMINATION / CARNEGIE HALL, KENNEDY CENTER, BALTIMORE, 2008

FALSTAFF  /  SANTA FE OPERA , 2008

THE SECOND TOSCA  (World Premiere Play)  /  45TH STREET THEATRE  (NYC), 2007

CANDY & DOROTHY  (World Premiere Play)  /  DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION: BEST ACTOR  /  GLAAD WINNER: BEST PLAY  /  THEATER 3 (NYC), 2006  /  WELLFLEET HARBOR ACTORS THEATER - CAPE COD, 2006

KISS AND CRY  (World Premiere Play) /   SUBSEQUENTLY PUBLISHED  /  WINNER: BEST DESIGN AWARD,  NYC FRINGE FESTIVAL, 2004

THE EUMENIDES  (World Premiere Adaptation)  /  SUBSEQUENTLY PUBLISHED  /  AMERICAN THEATRE OF ACTORS (NYC), 2004 

LINCOLN CENTER DIRECTORS LAB  /  LINCOLN CENTER THEATRE - NYC, 2003

DIRECTOR-IN-RESIDENCE  /  ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE - NYC, 2002-03

 

EDUCATIONAL GUEST DIRECTOR:

 

THE NEW SCHOOL  /  GUEST FACULTY, MUSICAL THEATRE LAB, 2016 & 2017

EUGENE O'NEILL THEATRE CENTER  /  GUEST TEACHING ARTIST, 2015-2017

BOWDOIN COLLEGE  /  THE GOOD SWIMMER WORKSHOP /  RODEWALD - DI NOVELLI - 2013

YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS, INC  /  WRITERS CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS, 2005-09

OPERA-ON-THE-GO   /  MULTI-MEDIA EDUCATION PROJECT  /  OPERA THEATRE OF ST. LOUIS, 2008 & 2010

APPRENTICE SCENES  /  SANTA FE OPERA, 2006-2010

NYU/TISCH MFA PLAYWRIGHTING PROGRAM/  6 PRODUCTIONS, 2003-06 

NYU/ATLANTIC THEATER SCHOOL  /   4 PRODUCTIONS, 2002-03