Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Michael Heitzman

 
Bio:
Upcoming: 42nd Street/Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Recent: 42nd Street/Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago (Jeff Award nominee, Best Director) Newsies, Big River and Legally Blonde/ Broadway Sacramento at Music Circus, Beauty and the Beast, SHREK and Disney's The Little Mermaid/North Shore Music ... (read complete bio)
TweetTWITTER WATCH

@Mrheitz - 5/22/21 08:53pm If you are interested,please go and have a look! @lavenderfarms @e5Autuumn_d7 @Isaackatalay @RonTodorowski… https://


@Mrheitz - 5/22/21 08:53pm If you are interested,please go and have a look! @patrickrsully @bonniewillx @ProsGetPaid @stephenoremus… https://


MORE TWEETS
 

Bio:
Upcoming: 42nd Street/Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Recent: 42nd Street/Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago (Jeff Award nominee, Best Director) Newsies, Big River and Legally Blonde/ Broadway Sacramento at Music Circus, Beauty and the Beast, SHREK and Disney's The Little Mermaid/North Shore Music ... (read complete bio)
 

Writing

Bookwriter
Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist

Photos

Michael Heitzman, Jared Grimes Photo

Michael Heitzman, Jared Grimes

From: 
Date:
08/14/2019
Michael Heitzman and Laurie Veldheer Photo

Michael Heitzman and Laurie Veldheer

From: 
Date:
06/04/2019
 
Writing
Bookwriter
Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist

Michael Heitzman Biography

Upcoming: 42nd Street/Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Recent: 42nd Street/Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago (Jeff Award nominee, Best Director) Newsies, Big River and Legally Blonde/ Broadway Sacramento at Music Circus, Beauty and the Beast, SHREK and Disney's The Little Mermaid/North Shore Music Theater (IRNE Award nominee, Best Director). In addition, he has directed The Lucille Lortel Awards in New York City for the past ten years, which celebrates excellence Off-Broadway. He is the director and co-writer of VICES (Jeff Award nominee, Best Director.) A Dramatists Guild Fellow, he co-wrote the song ?Throw That Girl Around? from the Broadway musical Swing! He and writing partner, Ilene Reid, are currently writing the musical adaptation of the novel Genius by Patrick Dennis and their original musical Solana will receive a workshop at AMTP in spring of 2020. www.michaelheitzman.com




Michael Heitzman News

Cast & Creative Team Announced For BEAUTY AND THE BEAST At The Ordway Photo Cast & Creative Team Announced For BEAUTY AND THE BEAST At The Ordway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has announced the cast and creative team for its production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast this holiday season. Running from Nov. 30-Dec. 31, 2022, the Broadway @ the Ordway 2022-2023 show will be the first musical the Ordway has produced since 2019.

Lucille Lortel Awards Change Eligibility Rules Photo Lucille Lortel Awards Change Eligibility Rules
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

The Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre have changed the eligibility rules for the Lucille Lortel Awards. The Lortel Awards Administration Committee in collaboration with the Off-Broadway League Board of Directors has lowered the minimum seating capacity requirement of Lortel Award- eligible shows from 100 to 76. 

Playwrights Horizons Extends World Premiere of CORSICANA Photo Playwrights Horizons Extends World Premiere of CORSICANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

Playwrights Horizons has extended Will Arbery’s Corsicana, directed by Tony winner Sam Gold, one week, to July 17, due to popular demand. The world premiere production opened Wednesday, June 22.

Playwrights Horizons to Present the World Premiere of Will Arbery's CORSICANA Photo Playwrights Horizons to Present the World Premiere of Will Arbery's CORSICANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Playwrights Horizons¬†will present¬†Will Arbery‚Äôs¬†Corsicana, directed by¬†Sam Gold, June 2‚ÄďJuly 10 (opening June 22) in the¬†Mainstage Theater. In Corsicana, a small city in Texas, a woman with Down syndrome named Ginny and her half-brother Christopher are unmoored in the wake of their mother‚Äôs death.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2022

Nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria, stars of Broadway’s POTUS. With COVID safety in mind, rather than having one host and multiple presenters, this year the Awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support provided by TDF.

The Lucille Lortel Awards to Make Live Return May 1; Honorees Announced Photo The Lucille Lortel Awards to Make Live Return May 1; Honorees Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 24, 2022

The Lucille Lortel Awards, the preeminent honor presented exclusively to recognize Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway, have confirmed their return to a LIVE in-person celebration on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 7:00PM at NYU Skirball. All New York University.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; Utah Shakespeare's T Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; Utah Shakespeare's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; LES MISERABLES Leads Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; LES MISERABLES Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

The Lucille Lortel Awards Move to Gender-Neutral Performance Categories Photo The Lucille Lortel Awards Move to Gender-Neutral Performance Categories
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021

The Lucille Lortel Awards, the preeminent honor presented exclusively to recognize Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway, today announced that the awards for acting will no longer be defined by gender. The 37th Annual Lortel Awards will take place Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Casting Announced for ANNIE and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Tuacahn Amphitheatre Photo Casting Announced for ANNIE and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Tuacahn Amphitheatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2021

Crystal Kellogg (Broadway's Finding Neverland), Nathaniel Hackmann (Broadway's Les  Misérables) and Terra C. MacLeod (Broadway's Chicago and The Lizzy Maguire Movie) head Tuacahn Amphitheatre's 2021 season. For the 25th anniversary season, Tuacahn is  producing their biggest season ever with popular productions Disney's Beauty and the  Beast and Annie.

Michael Heitzman Videos

VIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at La Mirada VideoVIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at La Mirada
by Alan Henry - Jun 5, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final show of its season, Laurie Veldheer as 'Belle' and Todd Adamson as 'The Beast' starring in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, musical direction by Darryl Archibald, choreography by Robbie Roby and direction by Michael Heitzman. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will preview on Friday, May 31, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, June 1 at 8 pm) and run through Sunday, June 23, 2019 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.

VIDEO: Highlights from NEWSIES at Broadway At Music Circus VideoVIDEO: Highlights from NEWSIES at Broadway At Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2018

The 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Disney's Newsies, which The New York Times called 'a musical worth singing about!' With a cast that includes Broadway veterans and veterans of the Broadway and national touring productions of Newsies-and featuring the original Tony Award-winning Broadway choreography-the show is sure to be an audience favorite. Performances of Disney's Newsies are Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

VIDEO: Watch The Cast and Creative Team of 42ND STREET In Rehearsals at Drury Lane Th VideoVIDEO: Watch The Cast and Creative Team of 42ND STREET In Rehearsals at Drury Lane Theatre!
by Alan Henry - Nov 8, 2017

42ND STREET at Drury Lane Theatre runs through January 2018! Watch the cast in rehearsals in this video!

VIDEO: Triple Threat Jared Grimes Shares Music Video for New Single 'Hang Awhile' VideoVIDEO: Triple Threat Jared Grimes Shares Music Video for New Single 'Hang Awhile'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 7, 2017

Triple Threat Jared Grimes premieres his 4th single and music video, 'Hang Awhile', and it is sure to get your foot tapping!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Scenes from Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Featuring Christiane Noll, at North Shore Music Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is producing a new and original production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST uniquely conceived for its trademark theater-in-the-round. The beloved tale will delight New England audiences for three weeks, now through July 30. Below, BroadwayWorld has exclusive footage from all your favorite scenes!

STAGE TUBE: Eden Espinosa, Jane Monheit and Christiane Noll Sing 'Always' Tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2012

Broadway's Eden Espinosa, Jane Monheit, and Christiane Noll performed 'Always' by Scott Alan in a tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary and the people of Newtown, Connecticut, from the Broadway and New York theatre community. Click below to watch.


Michael Heitzman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Michael Heitzman written?
Michael Heitzman has written 2 shows including Swing! (Composer/Lyricist), Bingo (Bookwriter).