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Michael Hunsaker

Birth Place: San Jose, CA

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Michael was born in California and grew up in South Florida. He received his BFA in Musical Theatre from Florida State University where he graduated Cum Laude with Honors.  He has called NYC his home since then.  



Upon moving to New York, Michael was cast in the American premiere of Stephen Schwartz's Children of Eden.  He then went on to tour the nation in Ragtime.  Since then Michael has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regionally all across America.  

Favorite roles include: Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar, and Tony in West Side Story.

Michael is also a Writer/Composer of musicals and has had many NYC readings/workshops of his work.  He has been a part of the prestigious BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and The Musical Writers’ Playground. A few of his musicals include: Measure for Measure, Fetching Water, and Out of Frame.

Recently Michael received his MFA in Film Production from Full Sail University.  With a focus in Directing/Screenwriting, Michael's mission is to bring a new voice to Movie Musical filmmaking.  His work has been screened in festivals already and he is excited about bringing this new passion to light.

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Michael Hunsaker STAGE CREDITS

[New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
Performer

[New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer

[Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer

[New York]
Reading, 2003
Lucius Harney

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2002
Ensemble

[New York]
Workshop, 2001
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 1999
Performer


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Rory O'Malley, Natalie Lander, Kyle Selig and Lana McKissack Will Lead Industry Reading of FETCHING WATER

Producers Christopher Allen and Kevin Duda have announced an industry reading of Fetching Water - A New Musical.
Slow Burn Theatre Company Invites Audiences To THE PROM

Discover THE PROM, a captivating musical brought to you by Slow Burn Theatre in Miami.
Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards; Wolfbane Productions's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Leads Best Musical!

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards; Wolfbane's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Leads Best Musical!

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
World Premiere of A SIMPLE ROMANCE to be Presented by Little Theatre Of Virginia Beach

Little Theatre of Virginia Beach is presenting Shakespeare in a fresh way with the world premiere of the contemporary musical, A Simple Romance, by Michael Hunsaker. The show runs weekends from May 21 through June 6, Fridays and Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm.
New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL

 In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance (BAA) assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Highland, NJ resident Jennifer Johns-Grasso, the Founder and Artistic Director of BAA, directs the production.
Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Native Virginian Mimi Harlow Robinson, who now resides in New York City, assistant directed the production.
Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL

Ava Giorgione of Harrisburg will appear in a groundbreaking virtual musical, A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical, produced by 'BAA Onstage'. The show was conceived as a new style of online theatre by Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, Kait Kerrigan, Rachel Axler and a team of 40+ Broadway professionals.
The Wick Theatre Reopens With BACK HOME AGAIN

The Wick Theatre has been keeping audiences entertained for months now with their dynamic Supper Club Cabarets, which take place in the grand lobby, but now the time has come to open the doors to the main theatre! The first show will be appropriately, Back Home Again, a John Denver tribute by Tom Becker and his band, who have been featured on PBS.
The Wick Supper Club Returns With Fabulous New Live Shows

Live entertainment at The Wick Theatre resumes with the fabulous Wick Supper Club, featuring outstanding performances and lavish 3-course dinners. The events take place in the Wick Theater lobby and all social distancing rules are in effect!
VIDEO: Orlando Shakes Celebrates Past Productions With Social Media Throwbacks

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's building may be closed but that hasn't stopped its creative reinvention of how the show must go on. Each week, actors from past productions are featured in 'throwback' videos on the company's Facebook page. Actors are submitting their own fresh takes of their previous performances from living rooms and backyards following stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The series of videos are a peek into the life of an actor while the country is on lockdown and a celebration of the undaunted spirit of the artist.
#TBT: Billy Porter Works on a 'More Masculine' Lola On TURNING THE TABLES

We're getting welcomed to the Land of Lola as we look back at the second season of the hit web series Turning the Tables! Check out this episode to see as Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter gets some help in the audition room creating a more masculine Lola from Kinky Boots thanks to Ellyn Marie Marsh, Andrew Briedis, Andrew Chappelle, and Julia Mattison!
DERAILED: A New Musical Holds First New York Reading

Derailed is a new musical about human connection at its rawest. Everyone has a story, yet we learn so little about those we pass every day. This musical asks 'How Did We Get Here?' and explores what happens when we are forced to look past generational, cultural and economic divides, only to discover that we are more alike than different. Stand clear of the closing doors--it could change the way you think.
VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with an all-new production of the high-energy, international musical sensation, 'Mamma Mia!' Check out production video!
Review Roundup: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse; What Did The Critics Think?

Mamma Mia! is now open at Bucks County Playhouse! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with an all-new production of the high-energy, international musical sensation, 'Mamma Mia!'
BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Bucks County Playhouse

Mamma Mia follows the story of 20-year-old Sophie on a quest to determine who her father is by inviting her mother Donna's three paramours (Sam, Harry, and Bill) from 20 years go to her Greek Island wedding.  In Donna's hay-day she had a girl group, Donna and the Dynamos, with her friends Lisa and Tanya who also return to the island for the wedding.
Photo Flash: Broadway At Birdland Presents MOMMIE DEAREST: THE MUSICAL

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present Christina Crawford's 'Mommie Dearest: The Musical' in concert on Monday, June 10.  The cast featured Tina Scariano as Christina and Dorothy Bishop as Joan, with an all-star cast.  Drew Wutke accompaned on piano, with Daniel Shevlin on cello.
John Tartaglia To Direct MAMMA MIA! At Bucks County Playhouse

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with an all-new production of the high-energy, international musical sensation, "Mamma Mia!"
Stephen Nachamie To Direct Reading Of PRIDE & PREJUDICE Musical Starring DeLaney Westfall

Stephen Nachamie (She Loves Me) will direct an industry reading of the new musical Pride & Prejudice - the Musical, with book, music and lyrics by Lawrence Rush, on February 18th and 19th featuring DeLaney Westfall (Kinky Boots, Side Show, Sweeney Todd) as Elizabeth Bennet.

Michael Hunsaker FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Michael Hunsaker been in?

Michael Hunsaker has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Hunsaker been in?

Michael Hunsaker has not appeared in the West End.

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