November 17, 2022
I am thrilled to be back on stage again playing Richard in Black Holes Like Donuts, book and lyrics by Sam Norman, music by Eliza Randall. It is a short musical and is part of Prospect Theater Company’s CAPTION THIS – 2022 Musical Theater Lab, In Concert.
February 24, 2020
I will be performing a few songs in Broadway’s Future Songbook Series, presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow, in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Produced, directed, and hosted by John Znidarsic, the free evening will spotlight the songs of James B. Rubio, with lyrics by David Caudle and Katie Baldwin Eng.
July 28, 2017
The very talented Emily Gardner Hall is writing a song for me to sing MuseMatch X at 54 Below! Tickets here. The concert is raising money for The Shakespeare Forum an organization that teaches communication and language skills to Title One Schools, and offers free workshops and community to actors in NYC.
July 17, 2017
I’ll be performing in the Dust and Shadow concert at the Highline Ballroom by Jonathan Reid Gealt, Dustin Sullivan and Kasey Marino based on the book by Lyndsay Faye . Get your tickets here. More information available at BroadwayWorld.
May 6, 2017
I’m making my first trip to the Pacific Northwest.! I going to perform in Portland Center Stage‘s Gala celebrating 10 years in the Armory. I’ll be singing “Maria,” Joanna” and “Luck Be a Lady” among other songs.
May 1, 2017
I’ll be performing in 2 pieces for the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Concert at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in NYC: Adam Mathias & Jonathan Monro‘s A History of Summer and Katya Stanislavskaya‘s Resident Alien.
April 19 & 20, 2017
Heading back into the recording booth for James Rubio. I’ll be recording a few more songs for his latest musical Grotesquerie Lake. You can listen to the demos on SoundCloud. You can hear me on “Disappear,” “Fun Is Returnin’ To Youngstown,” “The Legend of the Huntsman” and “Magic, Boy.”
March 30, 2017
I’m going to appear in the One Act Comedy Fest at Q.E.D. in Astoria. I’m performing in Michael Cooper and Hyeyoung Kim‘s When You Wish Upon A Fish with Christina Cataldo and Daryl Stewart, directed by Erin Soler.
February 11, 2017
I’m performing the role of Sasha Berdichevsk in a reading of Katya Stanislavskaya‘s Resident Alien which will be directed by Dev Bondarin. It is a part of the APAC Reading Series, and it will be performed at the Kaufman Astoria Studios.
August 29, 2016
Michael will be playing the role of Bryan in a reading of The Temporary Professor with words by Liv Cumming, music by Joshua Z. Kant, story by Liv Cummins & Joshua Z. Kant, and directed by Dev Bondarin at CAP21.
February 2, 2016
Heading into the studio to record a few demos for Love, Always. You can listen to it here: https://soundcloud.com/michaelcoopermusiclyrics/love-always
October 22, 2015
Michael is performing a staged reading with Cadden Jones in a 2 person new musical Love, Always with a book by Bill Connington, music & lyrics by Michael Cooper, at the Colonial Dames Museum House.