Michael McGarty

Michael is happy to return to Concord Players where he directed Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Desk Set. He served as The Harvard Community Theater’s Artistic Director from its inception in 1990 to 2012, directing over 100 plays including four New England premieres of New York composer Jenny Giering’s work: Show, Crossing Brooklyn, Still Life and The Mistress Cycle. He was named Best Director at the 2012 EMACT festival for Crossing Brooklyn. In 2002, his production of ‘night Mother won the EMACT Best Production Award. In 2018, he won the DASH Best Director Award for his production of Out of Order at MMAS. In 2020, he was presented with an award for Outstanding Direction for his production of Boeing, Boeing at MMAS. He thanks his cast for their dedication in this chaotic time and Jay Newlon and the Concord Players crew for their passion to continue the incredible work at 51 Walden. He also thanks his wife Maryellen for putting up with so many rehearsal/production nights for almost 40 years.


Concord Player Productions
2021 February 2021: Three Short Plays Director