Michael J. Tobin has been an actor, director, educator and theater administrator for the past 30 years in theaters throughout Maine, New Hampshire, New England and around the country. Mr. Tobin has performed and directed in over 350+ productions including Off-Broadway, national tours, regional and dinner theaters, summerstock, film, commercials and radio.
BWW Reviews: Shuffle Off To MSMT For A Broadway-Like 42ND STREET
August 10, 2012
Maine State Music Theater closes their 54th season with a perfect montage of talent, tech and Broadway-like production values that brought a sell-out audience to their tapping feet on opening night.
BWW Reviews: CHICAGO's Christine Dulong is Razzle Dazzle HOT at Seacoast Rep!
July 30, 2012
Seacoast Repertory Theatre ignites the Seacoast stage with a sizzling production of CHICAGO that truly is a 'summer must see' for anyone who loves a fast-paced, exciting and professionally performed musical.
With It's Solid Gold Heart, Damn Yankees- the Red Sox Version is a Home Run Hit
July 27, 2012
Carson Kressley (Mr. Applegate) is devilishly delicious, providing a subtle playing field for the entire cast to play on. The audience delights in the Kressley-isms sprinkled throughout. Kressley's vocals and comedic timing prove that he can do more than just make people look fashionably good.
BWW Reviews: With One Look, MSMT's SUNSET BOULEVARD is Perfect!
July 20, 2012
Opening night of Sunset Boulevard at Maine State Music Theatre was the perfect evening of musical theater. From the first note to the last bow, this production is THE best show of the 2012 Maine summer theater season so far.
BWW Reviews: OMIGOD! LEGALLY BLONDE is a Must See
June 29, 2012
OMIGOD, nothing this fun should be legal! If you want one 'Elle' of a good time, go see Legally Blonde At Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick, ME through July 14th!
BWW Reviews: Stellar Ensemble Shines in Ogunquit's SOUTH PACIFIC
June 24, 2012
Jennie Sophia (Nellie Forbush) is a Rodgers & Hammerstein dream with her triple threat talents that bring a multi-layered performance equal to that of Mary Martin.
BWW Reviews: Jamie Bradley Rules the Stage in Seacoast Rep's THE FULL MONTY
June 11, 2012
Six very talented men 'let it go' and open the Seacoast Repertory Theatre's summer season with a mega-hit musical production that is a 'must see' on your summerstock list of shows to experience.
BWW Reviews: DRC Delivers Humor, Heartache, Sin and Sex in LIFE DURING WARTIME
June 9, 2012
Dramatic Repertory Company continues to produce thought provoking theater with the dark comedy, Life During War, starring a stellar cast led by Matt Delamater and Christine Penney.
BWW Reviews: Strut Your Stuff To Main State Music Theatre's A CHORUS LINE
June 8, 2012
A well deserved standing ovation opens the Maine State Music Theatre 54th summer season with the Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award winning Michael Bennett triple threat, A Chorus Line.
Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Maine!
June 7, 2012
As the summer days near, BroadwayWorld rounded up our worldwide community - from Australia to Spain, California and beyond! - to bring you our top picks for the best of summer theater in each of our main markets. Spending time in Maine this summer? Check out these recommendations below!
BWW Reviews: 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS Is, in a Word, Brilliant!
June 6, 2012
Portland Stage Company concludes their 2011-12 season with a hilarious, heartwarming production about two pianists and their (mis)adventures en route to becoming musical masters of the 88 piano keys.
BWW Reviews: You'll Go 'Crazy' For ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
May 27, 2012
Patrons will shake, rattle and roll with music, laughter and a few tears as Ogunquit Playhouse celebrates the opening of their 80th summer season with the musical, Always... Patsy Cline, starring Broadway's Carter Calvert (as Patsy Cline) and TV, stage and film star, Sally Struthers (as her friend Louise Segar).
BWW Reviews: Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh - Nicely Executed
May 8, 2012
"If you want to make love to an artist, learn your colors," exclaims Elisa in Portland Stage Company's stage palette of many emotions; Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh, by Joel Gross.
The Loons Play The Public in ON GOLDEN POND
May 8, 2012
The loons have begun their pre-summer song at the Public Theatre in Lewiston, Maine as Ernest Thompson's dramedy, On Golden Pond, takes the stage starring theatre, film and TV actors (and real life couple), Mike Genovese and Ellen Crawford.
BWW Reviews: HEROES: A Masterclass in Acting
April 2, 2012
With Heroes, a Tom Stoppard translation of Gerald Sibleyras's play, Portland Stage Company has produced another 'must see' show. Heroes is very funny, very charming and very well done for anyone who wants to experience great theater.
BWW Reviews: HIDDEN TENNESSEE is a Hidden Treasure
March 12, 2012
Tennessee Williams is best known for his plays like The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, however, Portland Stage Company has masterfully brought together four of his lesser known works in a show that must be experienced.
BWW Reviews: Riveting Choices Determine Destiny in A NERVOUS SMILE
March 12, 2012
Playwright John Belluso once said, 'I've always felt that there's a theatrical element to being disabled.' and his powerful play, A Nervous Smile, reflects his words in a stunning production, beautifully directed by Whitney Smith.
BWW Reviews: Big Laughs for LITTLE ME - Funtastic
March 12, 2012
What do you get when you take one great comedic actor who plays seven different parts, a powerhouse leading lady and an ensemble of 11 multitalented thespians? You get one fun-tastic evening of professional theater with the musical, Little Me, presented by the Good Theater in Portland, Maine.