Sam Buntrock Bio
Sam Buntrock (Director) is Director in Residence for McCarter’s 2011-12 season in which he'll also be directing the world premiere of Are You There, McPhee? by John Guare. McCarter: Take Flight. Other credits: Sunday in the Park With George (Broadway, West End, Menier, and 5th Avenue Seattle; five Olivier Awards including Outstanding Musical Production, Olivier nom. for Best Director, nine Tony noms including Best Director, and a Drama Desk nom. for Best Director), Much Ado About Nothing (Two River), A Maze (New York Stage & Film), Cradle and All (MTC), Cradle to Rave (UK National Tour), God Collar (Edinburgh, UK National Tour, and West End), the current European tour of The Rocky Horror Show (since 2008), the first London revival of Assassins (New End), Get a Life, and Help Yourself (both Edinburgh and UK tour). He has also worked as an Animation Director on numerous projects, including the feature film Stuart, A Life Backwards for Neal Street Productions, HBO, and the BBC. Sam trained at Bristol University and as Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse.