NEW YORK CITY: WP Theater, formerly Women’s Project Theater, has named Michael Sag as its new managing director. Sag succeeds Maureen Moynihan, who is moving upstate after working with WP for more thantwo years.
“I have known Michael for almost ten years, as both a colleague and friend, and am so excited to welcome him to WP,” said producing artistic director Lisa McNulty in a statement. “His deep love of theatre and artists, his warmth and integrity, and true devotion to our company’s mission, make him the perfect addition to our team.”
Sag most recently served as general manager for Williamstown Theatre Festival. Previously, he worked in commercial general management for theatres on and off Broadway for more than15 years, and his credits include It’s Only a Play, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Broadway/Tour), The Visit, Blithe Spirit (Broadway/Tour), You Can’t Take It With You, All The Way, Mothers and Sons, Bullets Over Broadway, Under My Skin, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Broadway/Tour), and many others. From 2006 to 2009, Sag also served as the senior manager for Broadway Asia Entertainment in Shanghai, China.
“I am thrilled and honored to join Lisa and the incredibly dedicated board and staff of WP Theater, on the cusp of their 40th anniversary,” said Sag in a statement. “I am passionate about the company’s mission to develop, produce, and promote the work of female-identified theatre artists who are tremendously underrepresented and underserved in the American theatre.”