PITTSFIELD, MASS.: Barrington Stage Company has named Michele Weathers as its new managing director. Weathers will join the theatre on March 13, succeeding Tristan Wilson who will leave the company following the renovation of the theatre’s new home at the Wolfson Center in May.
“I am looking forward to partnering with Michele as we continue our growth in serving the community and doing top-notch plays and musicals,” said artistic director Julianne Boyd in a statement. “I also want to thank Tristan for an amazing nine years of dedication to our theatre and to the community”
Most recently, Weathers served as PlayMakers Repertory Company’s interim managing director. She worked on the Off-Broadway production of In the Heights as the assistant general manager, and also held management positions with Barrow Street Theatre’s Orson’s Shadow and Stuart Thompson Productions’ Red Light Winter. Weathers was the associate producer for North Carolina Theatre for 13 years.
“I am honored and thrilled to join the Barrington Stage family and humbled to work alongside Julianne Boyd, the staff, and board of directors for the continued success and growth of the theatre,” said Weathers in a statement. “Barrington Stage Company’s rich history of artistic excellence, new-work development, arts education, and community engagement is inspirational. I look forward to contributing meaningfully as Barrington Stage enters into the next phase of its journey.”