Allegra Libonati is a director for theater and opera. In Boston, she most recently directed The Rake’s Progress at the Boston Lyric Opera. She has been the Resident Director at the American Repertory Theater: The Pirate Princess, The Light Princess, Hansel and Gretel, The Snow Queen, The Tempest (Associate), In the Body of the World (Associate), Crossing (Assistant), Prometheus Bound (Associate), The Donkey Show (Resident Director). Internationally she directed a new immersive adventure show, Peter Pan’s Neverland currently running in Beijing, China. She has created outdoor theater for twelve seasons at the Summer Theatre of New Canaan: Legally Blonde (12 Broadway World Nominations) Hairspray (9 Broadway World Nominations), South Pacific, My Fair Lady, Carousel, 12th Night, Romeo and Juliet, Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and H4 (an original adaptation of Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2). Broadway: Tony Award-winning revival of Hair. Later this year she will be directing Verdi’s opera Falstaff at Opera Omaha and King Lear at Wayne State University. Allegra has made Boston her home and guest teaches Musical Theater at Harvard University. She is a member of Tut & Zanni Theatre Company and a graduate of NYU and CMU.
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