Noah Himmelstein is a New York-based director. His work, consisting of large scale music-theatre works, new American plays and intimate chamber pieces has been seen around the country and in Europe.
Recent projects include Andrew Lippa's opera I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk which premiered in DC with a company led by Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Lippa, Jonathan Tolins's play The Forgotten Woman at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, and Bleeding Love; which played a 6-week run at the Fredericia Theater in Denmark.
His collaboration with Andrew Lippa, I Am Harvey Milk premiered in San Francisco in 2013 on the historic day the Supreme Court ruled DOMA unconstitutional. He has since directed the original piece in Los Angeles, Denver and at Lincoln Center. Additional directing work includes the premieres of Michael Korie and Conrad Cumming's opera Positions 1956, Loving Leo and Things I Left On Long Island.
Noah has worked as assistant director to James Lapine, Bartlett Sher and John Rando on productions on and off-Broadway and has been a guest artist at NYU: Tisch and Steinhardt, Columbia University, and Adelphi University.
In 2016 he joined Baltimore's Everyman Theatre as Associate Artistic Director, where he directed JB Preistley's An Inspector Calls and Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh's critically acclaimed new musical, Los Otros. He returns there in the spring of 2018 with Karen Hartman's play The Book of Joseph. Noah is a graduate of Emerson College.