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MICHAEL PHILIP O'BRIEN

 

POP / ROCK VOCAL COACH

PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF 11TH HOUR THEATRE COMPANY

Michael is the Producing Artistic Director of 11th Hour Theatre Company in Philadelphia and a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a focus on musical theater. Under his leadership, 11th Hour productions have received fifteen Barrymore Awards for excellence in theatre and garnered 55 Barrymore Award nominations. 

As a performer, Michael is a five-time Barrymore Award nominee and a two-time winner, for Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical (Avenue X, 2009) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical (Field Hockey Hot, 2016). Performing credits include: Miss Saigon (TUTS); Casino Paradise (Jazz at Lincoln Center); The Bomb-itty Of Errors (Milwaukee Rep); Les Mis, Godspell, Carousel, Man Of La Mancha, Plaid Tidings, Damn Yankees, Fiddler, How To Succeed...,Oliver (Walnut Street Theatre); Sweeney Todd, Parade, Passion (Arden Theatre Company); Hetty Feather (Delaware Theatre Company); RENT, See What I Wanna See, tick, tick...BOOM!, Rooms, Avenue X, Field Hockey Hot, The Bomb-itty Of Errors (11th Hour Theatre Company). 

Directing credits: Something Like A War (Upcoming World Premiere) and concerts of Passing Strange, Side Show and Urinetown. Michael is also a member of The Summer Club, an original show featuring songs from the Golden Era sung with a 17-piece band, which performs throughout the Philadelphia area as well as regionally.

 
  Rooms, 2010; Chrissy K Photography©

 Rooms, 2010; Chrissy K Photography©

 Rent 2010;  Chrissy K Photography ©

Rent 2010;  Chrissy K Photography ©

 
 Ordinary Days, 2011; John Flak ©

Ordinary Days, 2011; John Flak ©

Michael Phillip O'Brien sings "Naomi" (Music by Oran Eldor, Lyrics by Marcus Stevens) at Real Adventure: The Lyrics of Marcus Stevens. Presented as part of NYTB in the D-Lounge 5.13.13. Directed by Rachel Stevens. Produced by Jason Najjoum and Laura Brandel. http://NYTheatreBarn.org Filmed by Karen Marshal http://famousinny.com