Michael Mayer (Book, Director) is very happy to be back at The Vineyard where he started working 20 years ago as the first recipient of the Daryl Roth Creative Spirit Award. He is currently represented on Broadway with the Tony Award-winning Best Revival, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. He received the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his production of SPRING AWAKENING, which also played in London, Vienna, Tokyo, and Seoul. His other Broadway credits include: AMERICAN IDIOT (Drama Desk Award for Direction); EVERYDAY RAPTURE; SIDE MAN (Tony Award/Best Play); THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Tony Award/Best Musical); A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE (Tony Award/Best Revival); YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN; and TRIUMPH OF LOVE. National Tours: ANGELS IN AMERICA; THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE; SPRING AWAKENING; CHARLIE BROWN; and AMERICAN IDIOT. Feature films: A HOME AT THE END OF THE WORLD and FLICKA. Television credits include: “Smash” (Pilot) and “Alpha House” for Amazon Prime. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut with a celebrated new production of RIGOLETTO. He serves on the Board of New York Stage and Film.