Welcome to Michael T. Mooney's Online Resume!

APRIL  2017


DRAMATURGY
Areas of Expertise: Musical Theatre History, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, Theatre in the Round, A Christmas Carol, Christopher Durang

Rave reviews for pre-show Insights for "Spamalot"!
  • "Michael is a great speaker and this was an awesome presentation and a lot of fun. Thank you!"  
  • "Informative and humorous at the same time." 
  • "This was fantastic!" 
  • "This guy really knows his stuff and conveys it effectively. What a pleasure!"
  • "Very funny guy!”
  • "Loved his talk – very informative!" 
  • "Mr. Mooney was knowledgeable and entertaining.” 
Pre- or Post-Show Discussions
  • MY WONDERFUL DAY - "Before Play" at Two River Theatre, Red Bank NJ
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, EVITA, TOMMY, SPAMALOT, HAIR, GODSPELL, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, MEMPHIS, WEST SIDE STORY, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL, ANYTHING GOES, MAMMA MIA!, DISNEY'S BEAUTY & THE BEAST  "Insights" at The State Theatre, New Brunswick NJ 
  • BY JEEVES - Post-Show Q&A at Black River Playhouse, Chester NJ
  • INTIMATE EXCHANGES - Post-Show Q&A and Program Notes for 1812 Productions, Philadelphia PA
  • DAMN YANKEES, BOEING-BOEING, WHITE CHRISTMAS, NEWSIES, CURTAINS, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, LES MISERABLES, HAIRSPRAY, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, LOST IN YONKERS, PETER PAN, ON THE TOWN, LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE, THE FULL MONTY, 1776, MASTER CLASS, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, OKLAHOMA!, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, KISS ME KATE, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, THE MIRACLE WORKER, MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, HAPPY DAYS, PIRATES!, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, ROMANCE/ROMANCE, SUMMER & SMOKE, A WONDERFUL LIFE, GODSPELL, HELLO DOLLY, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, CARNIVAL, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, CINDERALLA, RAGTIME, THE BAKER'S WIFE, THE DRAWER BOY, HAROLD & MAUDE, SHE LOVES ME, OF THEE I SING, and many more! - "Conversation Club" at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn NJ


Audience / Study Guides
  • DAMN YANKEES, BOEING-BOEING, WHITE CHRISTMAS, CURTAINS, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, HAIRSPRAY, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, LOST IN YONKERS, PETER PAN, ON THE TOWN, THE FULL MONTY, 1776, MASTER CLASS, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, OKLAHOMA!, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, KISS ME KATE, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, THE MIRACLE WORKER, MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, HAPPY DAYS, PIRATES!, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, ROMANCE/ROMANCE, SUMMER & SMOKE, A WONDERFUL LIFE, GODSPELL, HELLO DOLLY, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, CARNIVAL, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, CINDERALLA, RAGTIME, THE BAKER'S WIFE, THE DRAWER BOY, HAROLD & MAUDE, SHE LOVES ME, OF THEE I SING, and more! - for Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn NJ 
                                

Online Theatre Critic - BroadwayWorld, NJ Footlights, NJ Stage
Production Advisor / Consultant
  • ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR - Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
  • INTIMATE EXCHANGES - 1812 Productions, Philadelphia PA

Competition Evaluation & Adjudication
  • The Rising Star Awards - Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn NJ
  • Speech & Theatre Association of New Jersey (Governor's Awards) - Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Middle School Drama Competition - Chatham Middle School, Chatham, NJ
  • Thespian Society of New Jersey
  • Forensics Society - Randolph High School, Randolph, NJ
  • Arthur Awards - Barn Theatre, Montville, NJ
  • Senior Idol - Algonquin Arts, Manasquan NJ
Miscellaneous Dramaturgy
  • Play Selection Committee Chair - West Elliott Street Playhouse, Dover NJ
  • Play Selection Committee - Black River Playhouse, Chester NJ
  • Founding Artistic Director & Producer - The Laughing Wild Company

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