Michael Mott & Friends Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below
Joined by some of the best (soon-to-be-announced) vocalists from Broadway and television, Mott and friends will showcase his latest material as well as fan favorites from his studio albums and musicals. This is a night of lush melodies and intimate stories by one of this generation's best singer/ songwriters.
Michael Mott & Friends plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Sunday, December 1 at 7:00 pm. There is a $50 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 pm are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Michael Mott is an internationally acclaimed musical theatre composer/ lyricist, pop songwriter and vocal producer living and working in NYC. Born and raised in New Hartford, New York, Michael graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre Performance. He moved to New York City in 2007 and enjoyed a successful career performing in numerous Off-Broadway, regional and national touring shows. In 2012 he decided to shift his focus to writing and was accepted into the prestigious BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writer's Workshop. He has since been named one of Playbill's "Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know."
Mr. Mott's original musicals include In The Light, a faustian tale (book by Nathan Wright and Justin Silvestri), Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy (book by Corey Skaggs), Lucifer (co-lyricist, Mike Squillante, book by Corey Skaggs) and Riding Out The Storm, a ten minute musical (book & lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson). He is currently working on two new original musicals to be announced in the next year.
Michael's debut album, Where The Sky Ends, is a compilation his original theatre, jazz and pop music performed by some of the best singers on Broadway, co-produced by Mott and legendary orchestrator/ producer, Kim Scharnberg. The LP spawned Mott's most famous song, Gone (featuring vocals by Ben Fankhauser) which has surpassed more than 3 million streams on Spotify. Referred to as "a masterpiece" by Broadway World Where The Sky Ends was released by Grammy Award Winning label, Broadway Records on June 17, 2014. Due to popular demand, Where The Sky Ends: The Dance Remixes was released by the same label on October 14, 2014 and features the popular dance track, Gone (Julian Marsh Ethereal Mix) which has surpassed more than 2 million streams on Spotify. In 2016 Mott composed a Christmas single for Broadway star, Laura Osnes, co-produced by himself, Scharnberg and Jeremy Roberts. Christmas, Will You Stay?was released digitally on his own label, Motta Music, on December 6, 2016. His follow up studio album, Abandoned Heart was released on September 15, 2017 by Broadway Records. This time, Mott took a much broader approach honing his voice and focusing on a more top 40 sound. Joined by some of Broadway, television and pop's most celebrated talents, this record offers a variety of feel good pop, anthemic soul and introspective ballads co-produced by Mott and Rich Matthew. His entire discography is available wherever music is sold.
Mr. Mott has had the great fortune of working with some of the best singers in the business both in the recording studio and on stage in his touring show, Michael Mott & Friends. His collaborations include TONY Award Nominees Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, Jennifer Damiano, Orfeh, Sierra Boggess, Zachary Levi, Jenna Ushkowitz, Matt Doyle, Andy Mientus, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Adrienne Warren, Justin Guarini, Brian Justin Crum, Shayna Steele, James Snyder, Jackie Burns, Mitch Jarvis, Michael Lanning, Marissa McGowan, Crystal Monee Hall, Loren Allred, Natalie Weiss, Teal Wicks, Jason Gotay, Ryan Silverman and countless others.
Mr. Mott is currently an Advanced Member of the BMI Musical Theatre Writer's Workshop and proud member of Actor's Equity Association.