Resident Artists > Michael Weaver
Michael is well-known to Spokane audiences for his performances in the Tuna series including, most recently, Tuna Does Vegas at Interplayers. He has directed over 25 productions and was seen in over 70 more here. Michael was co-founder and Artistic Director of Actors Repertory Theatre in Spokane, where he directed Humble Boy starring Oscar winner Patty Duke, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Shape of Things and The Importance of Being Earnest, among others. Nationally, he played Man in Chair in Drowsy Chaperone as well as appearing in White Christmas, Meet Me in Saint Louis, Unsinkable Molly Brown and Wizard of Oz for Prather Entertainment Group. He has recently joined PEG’s national tour of Fiddler on the Roof, playing over 70 cities in 2012-2013.
At Little Theatre on the Square in Illinois he appeared in Greater Tuna, Singin’ in the Rain, and Christmas Story, among others, and directed Annie, Wedding Singer and the children’s play The Boy Who Cried Bully which toured for two years. He has been seen as Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady, Billy Flynn in Chicago, Howie in Rabbit Hole, David O. Selznick in M, and Harry Brock in Born Yesterday as well as appearing in Nunsense Amen! Dirty Blonde, Cabaret, The Drawer Boy and many others. He acted and/or directed nationally with Bigfork Summer Playhouse, Northwest Shakespeare Ensemble, Tacoma Light Opera, San Francisco’s Sierra Repertory Theatre, Arizona Broadway Theatre, Seattle’s Pioneer Square Theatre, and Pistarkle Theatre on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands among others.
Tuna Does Vegas by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard
Directed by William C. Marlowe
(Left to Right: Patrick Treadway, Michael Weaver)