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Michael Zegarski is an accomplished actor in theatre, opera, TV, and film. Michael was featured in the critically - acclaimed Off Broadway musical, Blood on the Dining Room Floor by Jonathan Sheffer. Regional Music Theater credits include: Hello Dolly, South Pacific, Babes in Arms, Rags, Beggar’s Opera, Anything Goes, H.M.S. Pinafore and he has premiered several works; most noteworthy are his role as Oswaldo Staub in the US Premiere of Marie Galante by Kurt Weill; General Kitab in the World Premiere of Haroun and the Sea of Stories, by Charles Wuorinen and Bill in the New York premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s A Quiet Placeboth at New York City Opera, and Wyllis Elliot in the World Premiere Opera Eric Hermannson’s Soul, by Libby Larsen at Opera Omaha.

He has sung in several concert versions from the musical, Over and Overbased on Thornton Wilder’s play, The Skin of our Teeth, composed by the legendary Kander and Ebb, work shopped the principal baritone role, Bill, in Stephen Schwartz’s first opera Séance on a Wet Afternoon. He garnered rave reviews for his one man show, Mood Swing, at the Edinburgh Festival produced by the Pleasance Theatre. His film and TV credits include, among others, The Many Saints of Newark (dir. Alan Taylor), This is the Night (dir. James DeMonaco), Wonder Wheel(dir. Woody Allen), and Eagle and the Albatross (dir. Angela Shelton.)

As a solo artist he has sung with the National Symphony Orchestra under Leonard Slatkin, Chautauqua Symphony, New Haven Symphony, and the American Symphony Orchestra. He has been featured at some of New York City’s most prominent musical and theatrical venues including Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Joe’s Pub, The Triad, Don’t Tell Mama, Duplex, York Theatre, Norwood Club and the Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel. He has performed with New York City Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Opera Omaha, Minnesota Opera, Opera North, Nine Circles Chamber Theater, Gotham Chamber Opera, and New York Festival of Song.

Michael is a native of Chicago, earned a B.M. in Musical Theater from the University of Minnesota, and is a graduate of the Juilliard School.





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