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Michael Mott

 
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United States
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MICHAEL MOTT is an internationally critically acclaimed award winning composer/ lyricist, 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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
MICHAEL MOTT is an internationally critically acclaimed award winning composer/ lyricist, 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 ... (read complete bio)

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Michael Mott Biography

MICHAEL MOTT is an internationally critically acclaimed award winning composer/ lyricist, 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" and has won the Broadway World 2020 Cabaret Award for 'Best Original Song' for his piece Jingle My Bells written for The Boy Band Project.

Mr. Mott's original musicals include In The Light, A Faustian Tale (book by Nathan Wright and Justin Silvestri), The Fairy's Tale (book by Gretchen Suárez-Peña), Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy (book by Corey Skaggs) and Riding Out The Storm, a ten minute musical (book & lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson). He was commissioned to write the music and lyrics to Lucifer (co-lyricist, Mike Squillante, book by Corey Skaggs) and his first short film, Sundown, A Dance Short.

Best known for his recording studio work, Mott's discography includes the LPs
Where The Sky Ends (which has surpassed over 4.4 million streams on Spotify),
In The Light, A Faustian Tale (Highlights from the World Premiere Studio Cast Recording) [which debuted at #8 on the Billboard Musical Theatre charts], and Abandoned Heart all distributed by Grammy Award Winning label, Broadway Records. His EPs include The Only One (distributed by Motta Music), Where The Sky Ends: The Dance Remixes and Gone: The Remixes (both distributed by Broadway Records). Singles include Christmas, Will You Stay? (feat. Laura Osnes), The Impossible (feat. Matt Bloyd), Fly High (feat. Emma Howard). He has written original award winning material for NYC's The Boy Band Project, including
Get Behind My Love and Jingle My Bells (Winner - Best Original Song, 2020 Broadway World Cabaret World Award). His entire discography is available wherever music is sold.
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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, Loren Allred, Sierra Boggess, Zachary Levi, Solea Pfeiffer, Ciara Renée, Pia Toscano, Antonio Cipriano, Jenna Ushkowitz, Jennifer Damiano, Orfeh, Matt Doyle, Andy Mientus, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Adrienne Warren, Justin Guarini, Brian Justin Crum, Shayna Steele, James Snyder, Jackie Burns, Mitch Jarvis, Bobby Conte Thornton, Blaine Krauss, Michael Lanning, Marissa McGowan, Crystal Monee Hall, Natalie Weiss, Teal Wicks, Jason Gotay, Ryan Silverman and countless others.

Mott’s concert work includes sold out performances of his original material at numerous venues in the US and around the world including Feinstein's/ 54 Below, Joe's Pub, 42 West, Rockwood Music Hall, The Green Room 42, The Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC, The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and the Cockpit Theatre in London, UK. For booking information, please email BookingMichaelMott@gmail.com.

Prior to writing, Mott enjoyed a successful acting career for six years. He appeared Off-Broadway in "Milk and Honey" (David) and "I'd Rather Be Right" (Tony) both with Musicals Tonight! Select regional credits include "Kiss Me, Kate" (First Gangster) at Glimmerglass Opera, directed by Diane Paulus, "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?" (Louie) at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, "9 to 5" (Joe) and "A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline" (Neal Matthews), both at The Fireside Theatre, and "Miracle on 34th Street" (Fred Gaily), at both The Wagon Wheel and Armory Theatre.

Mr. Mott is currently an Advanced Member of the BMI Musical Theatre Writer's Workshop and proud member of The Dramatists Guild and Actor’s Equity Association.





Michael Mott News

Antonio Cipriano Sings Philip David Stern's 'Falling' Photo Antonio Cipriano Sings Philip David Stern's 'Falling'
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2022

In a new release from Philip David Stern's label NYSO records Antonio Cipriano (Jagged Little Pill) gets us in the holiday spirit singing Philip David Stern's song 'Falling'. Recorded in in Weehawken NJ, at Kaleidoscope sound, the song was engineered by Joe Miller, produced and mixed by Philip Stern, and mastered by Noah Mintz.

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER's Ellie Smith Takes Over Our Instagram Today! Photo RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER's Ellie Smith Takes Over Our Instagram Today!
by Social Watch - Dec 3, 2022

Tune into our Instagram story as Ellie Smith takes you behind the scenes of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Tuacahn Center for the Arts!

THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES Hosts Composer Michael Mott in New Episode Photo THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES Hosts Composer Michael Mott in New Episode
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 26, 2022

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales talks to Michael Mott on its latest episode, now available for streaming.

Jeremy Jordan, Teal Wicks, and Hannah Elless Join 'Michael Mott & Friends' Next Month Photo Jeremy Jordan, Teal Wicks, and Hannah Elless Join 'Michael Mott & Friends' Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022

TONY Award Nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde), Teal Wicks (The Cher Show, Wicked), Hannah Elless (Knoxville) and Matt Bloyd (FOX's “The Four”) join musical theatre composer/ lyricist and pop songwriter, Michael Mott (In The Light, A Faustian Tale, Where The Sky Ends, The Only One) in “Michael Mott & Friends” on Saturday, December 3rd at 7:00pm at The Green Room 42 for his second annual Holiday show. 

New Cole Porter Musical THE GAY DIVORCEE in Development Starring Vincent Rodriguez II Photo New Cole Porter Musical THE GAY DIVORCEE in Development Starring Vincent Rodriguez III and Seth Rudetsky
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Vincent Rodriguez III (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Max Clayton (Music Man), Emma Stratton (Prince of Broadway), Seth Rudetsky (Disaster!), and Soara-Joye Ross (Hadestown) will unite to lead an industry invited developmental reading of a new Cole Porter musical, THE GAY DIVORCEE.

Industry Reading of New Michael Mott Musical THE FAIRY'S TALE to be Presented by The  Photo Industry Reading of New Michael Mott Musical THE FAIRY'S TALE to be Presented by The Latinè Musical Theatre Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022

The Latinè Musical Theatre Lab will present an industry reading of the new original musical, “The Fairy’s Tale.” The piece is inspired by the true story “A Love Not Meant For Me” by Aryana Rose and features music and lyrics by Michael Mott (“In The Light, A Faustian Tale”) and book by Gretchen Suárez-Peña (“Melina: A Steampunk Musical Tragedy”).

Michael Mott & Friends Second Annual Holiday Show Returns To The Green Room 42 Photo Michael Mott & Friends Second Annual Holiday Show Returns To The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2022

NYC singer/ songwriter/ composer/ lyricist, Michael Mott, (In The Light, A Faustian Tale, Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy, Where The Sky Ends) returns to The Green Room 42 in New York City on Saturday, December 3rd at 7 pm for his second annual Holiday show. Joined by his five-piece band, Mott will present an evening of original and traditional Holiday material as well as fan favorites from his impressive catalogue.

MOB WIFE to Hold Private Industry Reading Next Week Photo MOB WIFE to Hold Private Industry Reading Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2022

The creative team of “Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy” has announced a private industry reading of this madcap musical on Monday, September 12, 2022 in Manhattan.

New Mott Musical THE FAIRY'S TALE to Hold Reading Presented by Latinè Musical Theatr Photo New Mott Musical THE FAIRY'S TALE to Hold Reading Presented by Latinè Musical Theatre Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

“The Fairy’s Tale” is a new original musical inspired by the true story “A Love Not Meant For Me” by Aryana Rose, with music and lyrics by Michael Mott (“In The Light, A Faustian Tale”) and book by Gretchen Suárez-Peña (“Melina: A Steampunk Musical Tragedy”).

BOY BAND BRUNCH to Present Special Pride Edition at Chelsea Table + Stage Photo BOY BAND BRUNCH to Present Special Pride Edition at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE  has announced a special Pride Edition of The Boy Band Project’s “Boy Band Brunch” on Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 PM. A portion of ticket sales will benefit The LGBT Network, a non-profit organization that is a home and a voice for LGBT people, their families, and support systems in Long Island and Queens.

Michael Mott Videos

VIDEO: Watch Michael Mott's Music Video for 'Lost in Love,' Featuring Ciara Renée! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Michael Mott's Music Video for 'Lost in Love,' Featuring Ciara Renée!

by Stage Tube - May 25, 2021

Mott's recent 6 track collection features vocals by 'Frozen' on Broadway star Ciara Renée, 'Hamilton' standout Blaine Krauss, and 'American Idol' standout Pia Toscano.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Pia Toscano Sing from Michael Mott's THE ONLY ONE Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Listen to Pia Toscano Sing from Michael Mott's THE ONLY ONE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2021

Musical theatre composer/ lyricist and pop songwriter, Michael Mott, has just announced his new EP, The Only One. Featuring vocals by Frozen's Ciara Renee, Hamilton's Blaine Krauss and American Idol standout Pia Toscano. The EP is released today, April 16, on all streaming platforms, worldwide. Check out an exclusive first listen of 'James' Song' performed by Pia Toscano!

VIDEO: Michael Mott and Nathan Wright Discuss The Song 'Her Embrace' From New Musical Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael Mott and Nathan Wright Discuss The Song 'Her Embrace' From New Musical IN THE LIGHT With Jeremy Jordan

by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2019

It was recently announced that composer Michael Mott and book writer Nathan Wright plan to create a full-length concept recording for their new musical, In The Light, A Faustian Tale, inspired by the classic Faust legend. The show's 11 o'clock number, Her Embrace, was recorded by Jeremy Jordan. Now, the show's writers are bringing you behind the song in an all new video.

VIDEO: The Boy Band Project Releases Original Holiday Song 'Jingle My Bells' Videoplay
VIDEO: The Boy Band Project Releases Original Holiday Song 'Jingle My Bells'

by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2019

The holiday season is about to get even sexier, and you don't even have to wait for Christmas to open this package! Travis Nesbitt, The Muse Presents, and composer Michael Mott are thrilled to release their first holiday visual/single a?oeJingle My Bellsa?? from contemporary boy band cover group, The Boy Band Project. a?oeJingle My Bellsa?? is available now for streaming and download through iTunes and Youtube. (https://youtu.be/7KjWfCg5wJE)

Michael Mott Releases New Single 'The Impossible' Featuring Matt Bloyd Videoplay
Michael Mott Releases New Single 'The Impossible' Featuring Matt Bloyd

by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 1, 2019

NYC songwriter, Michael Mott, drops his latest single, a?oeThe Impossible,a?? featuring vocals by Los Angeles-based singer and star of FOX's The Four, Matt Bloyd.

VIDEO: Broadway Stars from HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and Mo Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Stars from HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and More Sing 'We Are the World'

by Julie Musbach - Jun 27, 2018

Yael Silver, Robin Carus and Van Dean today released “We Are The World,” a music video featuring an all-star roster of theater artists and calling for healing and unity in the world today. Participating artists include Christy Altomare, Kelli Barrett, Andrew Burns, Nikki Renee Daniels, Jordan Donica, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, Justin Guarini, Derek Klena, Jeff Kready, Sydney Lucas, Beth Malone, Lesli Margherita, Constantine Maroulis, Bebe Neuwirth, Orfeh, George Psomas, Anthony Rapp, Courtney Reed, Chita Rivera, Kate Rockwell, Jarrod Spector, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ephraim Sykes, Jenna Ushkowitz and Ben Vereen.

VIDEO: Check Out the Official Music Video for Laura Osnes' 'Christmas, Will You Stay? Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out the Official Music Video for Laura Osnes' 'Christmas, Will You Stay?'

by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2017

A new music video has been released for Christmas, Will You Stay? featuring vocals by TONY Award Nominee, Laura Osnes (Broadway:Bandstand, Cinderella, Bonnie & Clyde, South Pacific). The track was released last year, worldwide, on Michael Mott's independent record label, Motta Music. Just a few months ago, Director, Christopher Meek, expressed interest in shooting a music video to this song. Check it out below!

BWW Exclusive: First Listen of New Michael Mott Song, Featuring Jay Armstrong Johnson Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: First Listen of New Michael Mott Song, Featuring Jay Armstrong Johnson!

by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2017

Broadway World is happy to share the exclusive first listen of Michael Mott's new song with Broadway and television star, Jay Armstrong Johnson. Mott's new album, ABANDONED HEART, is out worldwide September 19th on Grammy Award winning label, Broadway Records. ABANDONED HEART offers a variety of feel good pop, anthemic soul and introspective ballads featuring vocals by some of Broadway, television and film's most celebrated talents. The 14 track LP is co-produced by Mott and Rich Matthew.

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Sings Michael Mott's 'Let Go of Me' from IN THE LIGHT Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Sings Michael Mott's 'Let Go of Me' from IN THE LIGHT

by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

The New Writers at 54 series included the world premiere of Michael Mott's In The Light, featuring a star-studded line up. Watch as Jeremy Jordan performs 'Let Go of Me' from the concert below!

STAGE TUBE: Jackie Burns & Brian Justin Crum Perform 'Dare To Dream' at Kennedy Center's Michael Mott Showcase
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2016

On November 11, 2015, John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center in Washington D.C. hosted BROADWAY TOMORROW: THE SONGS OF MICHAEL MOTT, featuring Jackie Burns and Brian Justin Crum and directed by Hunter Bird. Below, check out the pair perform 'Dare To Dream' from FAUSTUS!