Michael Mayer

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Interview: Michael Mayor, director of the Broadway tour of American Idiot

Michael Mayer has a history of being all over the map in the choices of plays he has directed. From Chekhov's Uncle Vanya to the smash rock musical Spring Awakening , he's consistently ventured out of the comfort zone.
Green Day's rock opera comes to Boston
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  January 13, 2012

Play by Play: May 22, 2009

Boston's theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 22, 2009

Play by Play, May 15, 2009

Theater in town
Plays for A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 15, 2009


Unlike its predecessor, the over-hyped Rent , Spring Awakening is the genuine item: a Tony-winning amalgam of theater and pop music that smells like teen fusion.
Spring Awakening at the Colonial; Jerry Springer: The Opera at SpeakEasy
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 08, 2009

Techno purity

“I have to run to Dunkin’ Donuts,” says Eric McLaughlin (a/k/a DJ Eric Grey) late on a Wednesday night.
Central Square leaves techno to the purists
By DAVID DAY  |  July 24, 2007


Director Michael Mayer’s tedious adaptation of Mary O’Hara’s 1941 novel about a boy and his filly swaps the lad for a teenage girl with daddy issues. Watch the trailer for Flicka  (QuickTime)
Not worth saddling up
By ALICIA POTTER  |  October 18, 2006

Trance to the music

As the aesthetes invade dance music, trance has taken more blows than Douglas gave Tyson.
Chris DeVries celebrates a decade in the ’Lab; DJ/Rupture’s new single
By DAVID DAY  |  January 17, 2006