Managing Director, Huntington Theatre Company
Michael Maso has led the Huntington’s administrative and financial operations since 1982, producing more than 200 plays in partnership with three artistic directors and leading the Huntington’s ten-year drive to build the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, which opened September 2004. In recognition of these efforts, Boston Herald honored him as 2004’s Theatre Man of the Year. From 1997 to 2005 Mr. Maso served as the president of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), an association of 70 of the country’s major not-for-profit professional theatres.
In 2005, he was named as one of a dozen members of the inaugural class of the Barr Fellows Program. He is the recipient of the 2016 Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award, TCG’s 2012 Theatre Practitioner Award, the Huntington’s 2012 Wimberly Award, StageSource’s 2010. Theatre Hero Award, the 2005 Commonwealth Award (the state’s highest arts honor) in the category of Catalyst, and the 2000 Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence. He has also served as the managing director of Alabama Shakespeare Festival, general manager of New York’s Roundabout Theatre Company, business manager for PAF Playhouse on Long Island, and as an independent arts management consultant based in Taos, New Mexico.