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Michel Hausmann



Nationality:    Venezuelan
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Michel Hausmann is a Venezuelan-born theater director, producer and writer. He is the co-founder and artistic director of Palo de Agua, a leading Venezuelan theater production company. Hausmann's Off Broadway credits include the New York Premiere of Vassily Sigarev's Black Milk at East 13th Theater and the New York premiere of The Color Of Desire, by Pulitzer Prize winning author Nilo Cruz at the Repertorio Espanol. Michel is the bookwriter and director of the critically acclaimed new musical The Golem Of Havana (lyrics by Len Schiff and music by Salomon Lerner) that received a workshop production at LaMama ETC in August of 2013 and a World Premiere at Barrington Stage Company in July of 2014. He was a finalist for the prestigious Richard Rodgers Award for Musical theater and a nominee of Boston's IRNE awards for best play/musical of the year. In Venezuela he directed the world premiere of Los Navegaos, the last play by renowned Venezuelan playwright Isaac Chocron as well as successful productions of Fiddler on the Roof,Jesus Christ Superstar and The Producers that enjoyed an audience of 170,000 spectators. With MoisÚs Kaufman, he co-directed the Venezuelan premiere of Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde. Michel received a BA from Emerson College and an M.F.A in theater directing from Columbia University under Anne Bogart and Brian Kulick. Currently he is a New York Theater Workshop emerging artist 2050 Fellow

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        Golem of Havana, The

Golem of Havana, The

exciting, musical story of a Jewish family living in Havana on the brink of the Cuban Revolution. In the Golem of Havana the family must choose between protecting their maids son, an injured rebel guerilla, and safeguarding their own hard won prosperity. - See more at:

Direction and Book by Michel Hausmann / Music by Salomon Lerner / Lyric by Lenn Schiff - See more at:

1st Produced:
Ellen StewArt Theater, La MaMa
66 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003    28 Aug 2013

Columbia Stages and Palo de Agua

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