Michael Cooper

MICHAEL COOPER (Music & Lyrics) BROADWAY: It Shoulda Been You, starring Tyne Daly and directed by David Hyde Pierce (Outer Critics Circle Nomination, Additional Lyrics, with book by Brian Hargrove, music by Barbara Anselmi). OFF-BROADWAY: City Of (Original song, with Anton Dudley), Playwrights Realm. REGIONAL: Music & Lyrics for Love, Always (book by Bill Connington), world premiere at Zeiders American Dream Theater in Virginia Beach, Summer 2016. MAC Award nominee, 2005 Jonathan Larson Award Winner. BA: Williams College; MFA: NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Sunfish (Co-Book/Lyrics, music by Hyeyoung Kim) Top Jury Honor DIMF, South Korea (2013). Luna Park (Lyrics and Additional Material, music and additional material by Hyeyoung Kim with Book by Daniel F. Levin). News To Me, Rites of Passage, Museum Pieces, and The Dome (Prospect Theater Co); Lizardman! (Libretto for Lizardman, featured on The Wild And Whimsical Worlds Of David Mallamud, music by David Mallamud, Broadway Records). Selected for NAMT, The ASCAP/Disney Workshop, 4×15 at The Musical Theater Factory, NYTB (Timelines), Oregon Performance Lab, Aria Entertainment’s From Page To Stage Festival of New Musicals In London, and the Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals.