Tony Humrichouser's Staff Bio : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Tony Humrichouser

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Biography

Tony began his involvement with The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre in 1986, playing Eugene Morris Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs. After a long career as a performer and director in Chicago and New York City, he returned in 2018 to serve as the Artistic Director. He most recently directed Civic productions of Elf The Musical, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Tempest, and Almost Maine. His history with the Civic also includes directing critically numerous productions including Hello Dolly!, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!, War Paint, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, as well as Love Letters starring Edie Falco.

His performance credits include Jinx/Sparky in the Joseph Jefferson Award-Winning Chicago company of Forever Plaid, John Adams in 1776, Gabe in Dinner with Friends, Herald in Marat/Sade, and Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol at the Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company. He most recently was seen as Bruce Bechdel in Fun Home and Leo Bloom in The Producers for Farmers Alley Theatre. Other credits include Gordon Schwinn in the Stage West Theatre Company's production of A New Brain as Malcolm McGregor in The Full Monty at The Des Moines Playhouse. Regional credits include Oscar in Sweet Charity, Lumiere in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Harold Bride in Titanic, Applegate in Damn Yankees, Hornbeck in Inherit The Wind, Cornelius Hackle in Hello Dolly, Noah in The Rainmaker, Ben Gant in Look Homeward, Angel, Otto Kringelein in Grand Hotel and Charlie in The Foreigner.

Regional directing credits include Camelot, Man of La Mancha, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, My Fair Lady, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Into the Woods, Anything Goes, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Brigadoon, State Fair, Godspell, Pippin, Blood Brothers, You Can't Take it With You, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Merrily We Roll Along, The Boy Friend, and Quilters. Humrichouser's New York production credits include assisting Director Lonny Price on the New York Philharmonic's production of Company at Lincoln Center and directing The Other Steve and Edie starring Edie Falco and Stephen Wallem at The Laurie Beechman Theatre.

Humrichouser holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University and an M.F.A. in Acting from Rhode Island College. He is a graduate of the Trinity/Brown Consortium in Providence, RI, and a proud member of the Actors Equity Association.

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