Director 

“...emotionally astute...gripping...stellar...inventive...stalwart direction...”

Directing Moon in the Mirror

Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab

Directing Wonderful Town

Directors Lab West

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Directors Lab North

The Globe Theatre

Juilliard

Directing Romeo and Juliet

A Doll's House

Mamaí Theatre Company

Playhouse Square, 2017

Photos: Bob Perkoski

Up Next...

Off-Broadway​
Persuasion, Assistant Director, Bedlam, NYC (Cancelled due to COVID)
Regional
The Mirror Effect, Playwrights Local 

TBARubber City Theatre 2021

TBA, Playwrights Local 2021

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A Doll's House

A Doll's House

A Doll's House

A Doll's House

A DOLL’S HOUSE - CLEVELAND CRITICS' CIRCLE AWARD FOR SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT

"...a standout production...not to be missed...brought to rousing life by the Mamai Theatre Company... under the emotionally astute direction of Christine McBurney.

~Andrea Simakis, Cleveland Plain Dealer

"A smart and stirring turn under Christine McBurney’s fast-paced and quietly gripping direction. An iconic piece of theater not to be missed."

~ Bob Abelman, Cleveland Jewish News

Moon in the Mirror

Cleveland Contemporary Players

2020

Moon in the Mirror, an Operatic Monodrama
Moon in the Mirror, an Operatic Monodrama
Moon in the Mirror, an Operatic Monodrama
Moon in the Mirror, an Operatic Monodrama
Moon in the Mirror, an Operatic Monodrama

"...a riveting performance..."

~Daniel Hathaway, clevelandclassical.com

Telemann's Funeral Cantata

Apollo's Fire, 2019

Romeo and Juliet

Rubber City Theatre, 2019

Photos: Hazen Tobar

Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet

"refreshingly honest, earthy..."

~Kerry Clawson, Akron Beacon Journal

The Woman Hater by Frances Burney (US Premiere)

Mamaí Theatre Company

Cleveland, OH   2016

Photos: Bob Perkoski

The Woman Hater (US Premiere)
The Woman Hater (US Premiere)
The Woman Hater (US Premiere)
The Woman Hater (US Premiere)

“Under Christine McBurney’s stalwart direction, all this makes absolute sense and unfolds with remarkable dexterity, speed and humor. In fact, “The Woman Hater” is thoroughly entertaining.”

~ Bob Abelman, Cleveland Jewish News

Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

Mamaí Theatre Company

Cleveland, OH   2014

Photos: Bob Perkoski

Stellar staging... beautifully directed by Christine McBurney with particular attention given to the thread of frivolity that weaves its way through the script.

~ Bob Abelman, Cleveland Jewish News

Arcadia
Arcadia
Arcadia
Arcadia

Boston Marriage by David Mamet

Mamaí Theatre Company

Cleveland, OH   2013

Photos: Bob Perkoski

Boston Marriage
Boston Marriage
Boston Marriage

“That this union [of Mamet and Wilde] is such a lustful, satisfying one — especially under the kinetic, knowing direction of Mamaí Theatre Company’s Christine McBurney.”

~Andrea Simakis, Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Critique of the School for Wives

Baldwin Wallace University, 2019

Photo: Tom Shirilla

The Critique of the School for Wives

The Critique of the School for Wives

The Critique of the School for Wives

The Critique of the School for Wives

The Critique of the School for Wives

The Critique of the School for Wives

Recent Directing

Twelfth Night by Shakespeare, Guest Director, Ashland University

This is not Ramona's Fault by Mara Layne, Playwrights Local

Entanglement, by Les Hunter, Playwrights Local/Radio on the Lake

Tribunal, by Mark Milo Kessler, Playwrights Local

BrainWorks, (AD) Nine Network Public Media (St. Louis); Seth Gordon, Director

The Nether, (AD) Dobama TheatreShannon Sindelar, Director

Shaker Heights Theatre Arts Department Directing -- see Educator Page

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Directing Wonderful Town