Michael is a musical theatre lyricist and librettist living in London. With Luke Bateman he has written THE SORROWS OF SATAN, PERSONALITY: A DARK STORY OF LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT (based on the novel by Andrew O'Hagan) and THE LITTLE BEASTS (WHAT HAPPENS TO NAUGHTY CHILDREN) which is being developed by Perfect Pitch and will open at The Other Palace later this year. With Richy Hughes and Joseph Finlay he has written THE SUPERHERO: A ONE DAD MUSICAL.
In New York Michael starred in HELLO, BOYS! (which he wrote with Matthew Loren Cohen) and hosted the award-winning GAY & LESBIAN COMEDY FEST at Don’t Tell Mama.
Michael adapted Julien Salvia and Ludovic-Alexandre Vidal’s Marius Award winning musical THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER and their Molière Award nominated musical MATCHES into English. Michael is a founding member of the BOOK Music & Lyrics professional development workshop (for which he also sits on the board).