Michael Mott

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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 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.

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.

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Jenna Pastuszek & Joshua Zecher-Ross to Bring ME, MYSELF & BARBRA: The Music That Made Barbara, Barbra At The Willow

Jenna Pastuszek and Joshua Zecher-Ross bring 'ME, MYSELF & BARBRA: The Music that Made Barbara Barbra' to The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton.

Antonio Cipriano, Anne Fraser Thomas, and Blaine Krauss Join 'Michael Mott & Friends' Concert

Antonio Cipriano, Anne Fraser Thomas, and Blaine Krauss join 'Michael Mott & Friends' at The Green Room 42 on Saturday, December 2nd at 7pm in New York City.

Michael Mott & Friends Fourth Annual Holiday Show Returns To The Green Room 42

NYC singer/ songwriter and composer/ lyricist, Michael Mott returns to The Green Room 42 in New York City on Saturday, December 2nd at 7 pm for his fourth annual Holiday show. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

Review: MSMT Singers Close Out 2023 Season with Splendid Cabaret at Cadenza

The MSMT Singers, the spectacularly talented group of young professionals in residence at Maine State Music Theatre all summer, bid farewell to Brunswick with two splendidly crafted and performed cabarets at the Freeport venue, Cadenza. The eight performers were able to showcase their triple threat talents and the new skills they honed all summer, in a program of musical theatre song and dance.

Sierra Boggess & Stefano Da Fre Tie the Knot

Broadway's Sierra Boggess and filmmaker Stefano Da Fre are now married! 

Photo Exclusive: Hit The Red Carpet for DRUNK MUSICALS At Green Fig Piano Bar

See photos from the red carpet of Drunk Musicals, which opened on April 10 and is being presented every Monday at 8:30 PM and Saturday at 9:30 PM at Green Fig Piano Bar.

Celebrate Women's History Month at Joe's Pub with Shaina Taub, Jackie Hoffman, Carol Lipnik & More

Celebrate the intersectionality of femininity during Women’s History Month in March with Shaina Taub, Annahstasia, Carol Lipnik, Ladama, Emily Scott Robinson, Alisa Amador, Violet Bell, Jackie Hoffman, Generation Women, and more!

New Mott Musical, THE FAIRY'S TALE, To Hold Industry Presentation March 10

An industry reading of the new original musical, 'The Fairy's Tale' will be held on Friday, March 10 in New York City.

Celebrate Valentine's Week With Jackie Hoffman, Lea DeLaria, Justin Vivian Bond & More at Joe's Pub

Joe’s Pub has announced upcoming shows for February 13-26. The lineup features Ian Manuel, singer-songwriter and Guitar virtuoso Sunny War, Lea Delaria, multi-instrumentalist Jay Rodriguez Sierra, Jackie Hoffman, and Justin Vivian Bond, and more. 

ENTERTAINMENTX Podcast Turns 5 Years Old This Month

Entertainmentx, which gets to the heart, soul and drive of top performers in the entertainment industry, turns 5 years old on February 5th.

Antonio Cipriano Sings Philip David Stern's 'Falling'

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!

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

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

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 III and Seth Rudetsky

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 Latinè Musical Theatre Lab

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

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

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 Theatre Lab

“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

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.

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