Ethan recently directed the Off-Broadway Revival of Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine’s classic musical Into the Woods for Out of the Box Theatrics where he is now in his second season as Associate Artistic Director. The production was extended at the cell.

For tickets and more info about OOTB, click here and check out the latest review here.

For even more information about this unique production check out the Broadway World articles here and here, as well as articles at and Broadway Box.


Ethan recently returned to Penobscot Theatre in Bangor to direct and choreograph Elf.


Ethan will return to the historic Weathervane Theatre in Whitefield, NH for 2019’s 54th Season. He has recently been appointed Producing Artistic Director. Stay tuned for exciting season announcement and stay tuned to and on social media @weathervanenh!

Check out the Broadway World article here!


Ethan recently completed an extended run in Out of the Box Theatrics’ immersive Off-Broadway Revival  of Adam Rapp’s Nocturne.

Read about it on BroadwayWorld.


Ethan recently returned from the Bigfork Summer Playhouse in Montana where he helmed the classic musical Singin’ in the Rain. On stage through August 16.

Info and tickets here.


After a sold out engagement last March, Ethan Paulini and Friends returned to 54Below for one night only - Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 9:30pm - Stay tuned for future dates to be announced.


Ethan recently directed Elizabeth Seldin in Et Le Lion as part of the United Solo Festival, October 31 at Theatre Row.


Ethan recently directed The Truth About Debbie: An Irish Wake written and performed Nick Daly at Theatre Row as part of the United Solo Festival.

  • February/March - Ethan directs and choreographs Little Women - The Musical at Ocean State Theatre Company receiving 6 BroadwayWorld nominations including best direction, choreography and musical

  • April - Ethan directs OOTB’s production of Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold”…and the Boys

  • April - Ethan directs Ducdame Ensemble’s Shakespeare Sings featuring Tedra Milan and Sam Gilroy

  • April - Ethan directs an all star cast in Elizabeth Higgins Clark’s new play Fractured at Theatre Row

  • May - Ethan is appointed Associate Artistic Director of Out of the Box Theatrics

  • May/June - Ethan directs and choreographs Penobscot Theatre Company’s smash hit production of The Full Monty

  • June-September - Ethan returns to the historic Weathervane Theatre to be a part of the Equity company and direct the Professional Intern Training Program

  • September-November - Ethan curates the sold out new works reading series Building the Box for OOTB

  • October - Ethan directs Lively Entertainment’s concert production of Romance/Romance

  • November/December - Ethan returns to Penobscot Theatre Company to direct and choreograph the record breaking sold out production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast