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Michael Mahler

 
Bio:
Michael Mahler is the Chicago-based composer/lyricist of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, October Sky, Hero, Something in the Game, Painted Alice and others. He served as premier English lyricist for Boublil and Schenberg's La Revolution Française and contributed lyrics to Russell Watson's album Only One ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michael Mahler is the Chicago-based composer/lyricist of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, October Sky, Hero, Something in the Game, Painted Alice and others. He served as premier English lyricist for Boublil and Schenberg's La Revolution Française and contributed lyrics to Russell Watson's album Only One ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Chicago]
Chicago Production, 2006
Ensemble

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Additional Lyrics[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Additional Lyrics
 
[West End, 2014]
Additional Lyrics

Michael Mahler Biography

Michael Mahler is the Chicago-based composer/lyricist of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, October Sky, Hero, Something in the Game, Painted Alice and others. He served as premier English lyricist for Boublil and Schenberg's La Revolution Française and contributed lyrics to Russell Watson's album Only One Man. Projects in development include: Secret of My Success and Gravediggers' Hamlet.




Michael Mahler News

American Blues Theater to Present 21st Annual Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LI Photo American Blues Theater to Present 21st Annual Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE IN CHICAGO!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

American Blues Theater has announced its 21st¬†Annual Production of¬†It‚Äôs a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! It‚Äôs a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!¬†will run¬†November 23 ‚Äď December 23, 2022¬†at¬†Chopin Theatre,¬†1543 W. Division, Chicago.¬†The press opening is Sunday, November 27 at 2:30pm.

Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS Photo Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars is presenting the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Watch Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert discuss the show here!

Review: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Energizes and Brings Its Audience to Its Feet! Photo Review: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Energizes and Brings Its Audience to Its Feet!
by Miranda Keating - Oct 31, 2022

When I walked out of the theater after watching THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS, I had a big ol' smile on my face. I feel that all could enjoy this show since it has everything you could ever want in a production! It is truly special that this show, which has a future across the U.S. if not on Broadway someday, is premiering here in Houston, Texas.

Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More in THE SECRET OF Photo Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More in THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars is presenting the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Leading off the cast is Ben Fankhauser as 'Brantley Foster' and Ashley Blanchett, as 'Christy Lockhart.' Get a first look at photos and video here!

Interview: Ben Frankhauser Gives Us the Inside Scoop Behind the Development of New Mu Photo Interview: Ben Frankhauser Gives Us the Inside Scoop Behind the Development of New Musical THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS
by Miranda Keating - Oct 14, 2022

Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars will be presenting a regional premiere of the new musical, THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS. Based on the smash-hit film, the show follows the story of Brantley Foster as he navigates the corporate world and defines what success means to him. I had the chance to speak with Ben Frankhauser, who plays Brantley Foster!

Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More to Star in THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Theatre Photo Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More to Star in THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Theatre Under The Stars
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars has announced the cast of the brand-new musical,¬†The Secret of My Success. Leading off the cast is¬†Ben Fankhauser¬†as ‚ÄúBrantley Foster‚ÄĚ and¬†Ashley Blanchet, as ‚ÄúChristy Lockhart.‚ÄĚ

SOMETHING IN THE GAME: AN ALL-AMERICAN MUSICAL & INTO BATTLE to Stream on Broadway On Photo SOMETHING IN THE GAME: AN ALL-AMERICAN MUSICAL & INTO BATTLE to Stream on Broadway On Demand
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Broadway On Demand will present the exclusive premieres of two grand-scale productions. The premieres include Something in the Game: An All-American Musical, a tribute to the late legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne, and the Off West-End hit Into Battle, the true story of a 1910 feud at England’s Oxford University.

Tickets On Sale Now for AN AMERICAN TAIL THE MUSICAL World Premiere & More at Childre Photo Tickets On Sale Now for AN AMERICAN TAIL THE MUSICAL World Premiere & More at Children's Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Single tickets are now on sale for Children‚Äôs Theatre Company's 2022 ‚Äď 2023 Season featuring the world premiere of An American Tail the Musical with book and lyrics by Tony Award-winning playwright Itamar Moses (The Bands Visit) with music and lyrics by Michael Mahler and Alan Schmuckler (Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical, The Secret of My Success).

Justin Robert Celebrates 25 Years Kids Music with New Album 'Space Cadet' Photo Justin Robert Celebrates 25 Years Kids Music with New Album 'Space Cadet'
by Michael Major - Jul 15, 2022

Space Cadet was produced by Justin Roberts and engineered by Matt Hennessy at VSOP Studios, Chicago, IL. The album was mixed by Liam Davis at Acrylic Audio, Evanston, IL and mastered by Emily Lazar and Chris Allgood at the Lodge, NY. Illustrations and Design by Ned Wyss and photography by Todd Rosenberg.

BALL NIGHT, Featuring Cubs Anthem Singer John Vincent and More, Will Raise Funds And  Photo BALL NIGHT, Featuring Cubs Anthem Singer John Vincent and More, Will Raise Funds And Awareness For Special Olympics Illinois
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

The Beautiful City Project announces the cast of its August fundraising cabaret BALL NIGHT, with proceeds to benefit Special Olympics Illinois, an organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Michael Mahler Videos

Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS Videoplay
Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars is presenting the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Watch Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert discuss the show here!

VIDEO: First Look at the Newly Updated DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL at Children's Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the Newly Updated DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL at Children's Theatre Company

by Stage Tube - May 2, 2022

Children’s Theatre Company is presenting Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical, the smash hit production based on The New York Times best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series and media franchise.

VIDEO: Jessie Mueller, Andre De Shields, and More Sing 'Sweet Home Chicago' Videoplay
VIDEO: Jessie Mueller, Andre De Shields, and More Sing 'Sweet Home Chicago'

by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2020

An all-star line-up of Chicago natives and stars who got their start in the Windy City have come together for a new music video, performing the Blues anthem a?oeSweet Home Chicago.a?? 

BWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre Videoplay
BWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2020

Adapted from the classic '80s Michael J. Fox movie, The Secret of My Success is now being retold on the musical stage with big production numbers and a book that will have audiences laughing all the way home. The musical has been under development with Paramount for three years as part of Paramount's New Works Initiative. Now, with its updated story, comedic staging and an outstanding score featuring catchy new songs, The Secret of My Success is dressed to impress.

VIDEO: Kyle Schwarber Attends MIRACLE, The Cubs Inspired Musical, and Sings The Seven Videoplay
VIDEO: Kyle Schwarber Attends MIRACLE, The Cubs Inspired Musical, and Sings The Seventh Inning Stretch

by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2019

Last night, Chicago Cubs star Kyle Schwarber attended MIRACLE, the hit Chicago Cubs inspired musical, currently running at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted Street). Set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, Schwarber sang the seventh inning stretch during intermission.

VIDEO: HOLIDAY INN Dances Into the Marriott Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: HOLIDAY INN Dances Into the Marriott Theatre

by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2018

Celebrate a whole year of holidays in one wonderful musical with the regional premiere of Irving Berlin's joyous HOLIDAY INN, running November 7 through January 6 with a press opening on November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire). Inspired by the 1942 classic film, HOLIDAY INN features a beloved score by one of the greatest songwriters in American history, Irving Berlin. Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Pre-Broadway: Tootsie; Broadway: Holiday Inn; Broadway/Marriott Theatre: Honeymoon in Vegas) directs and choreographs this Broadway hit, joined by Jeff Award-winning Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson.

VIDEO: Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents PINKALICIOUS! Videoplay
VIDEO: Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents PINKALICIOUS!

by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2018

Experience a young girl's journey to find her true colors with the musical adaptation of the popular children's book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, PINKALICIOUS at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from July 14 through August 12, 2018, with a press opening on July 21 at 10:00AM. Filled with a series of adventures and important life lessons, this fun and whimsical tale will be directed and choreographed by Amanda Tanguay (The Emperor's New Clothes, The Velveteen Rabbit), with musical direction by Michael Mahler (Mary Poppins, My One and Only, The Music Man, composer/lyricist of October Sky, Hero).

VIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players

by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

NFL players across the country have been taking a knee in a show of solidarity against President Donald Trump, who said players that kneel during the National Anthem to protest racial inequality should be fired. The company of Broadway's MISS SAIGON took their final bow from their knees last night in solidarity with the players - watch the video below!

VIDEO: MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada and Rachelle Ann Go Have a Belt-Off in "Movie in M Videoplay
VIDEO: MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada and Rachelle Ann Go Have a Belt-Off in "Movie in My Mind" Music Video!

by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON has just released a new music video of "The Movie In My Mind" featuring Tony nominee Eva Noblezada and original Broadway revival cast member Rachelle Ann Go.

BWW TV: Get A First Look at Marriott Theatre's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Videoplay
BWW TV: Get A First Look at Marriott Theatre's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS now on stage at the Mariott Theatre in Chicago!