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Michael Shaieb BIO

Stage: OUT OF MY RANGE (AND OTHER AGE-RELATED PERFORMANCE ISSUES) (Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus); ALEXANDER'S HOUSE (Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC, winner of the 2013 Washington Area Music Award for "Best Classical Recording"); THROUGH A GLASS, DARKLY (Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus); GO-GO BEACH (dir. John Simpkins, 2006 New York Musical Theatre Festival, licensed through Theatrical Rights Worldwide); Film & TV: feature film scores for BRIEF REUNION (dir. John Daschbach) and LAST DAYS OF LEFT EYE (VH1 Rock Docs); end credits song for WAKING DREAMS starring Ben Shenkman. Choral: KUSHNER TRILOGY, including "I Want More Life" (text from "Angels In America: Perestroika"), commissioned by Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus for the 2009 Tony Kushner Festival at the Guthrie Theatre. Live Entertainment: CARNAVAL DE FUEGO (Six Flags Elitch Gardens). Michael received his MFA from NYU's Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program in 1999. Before moving to New York, he performed for 15 years as a classical pianist in Detroit. Upcoming: THE ASTONISHING RETURN OF THE PROTAGONISTS with Kevin Del Aguila, DECAY film score (dir. Joseph Wartnerchaney, starring Rob Zabrecky, Jackie Hoffman, and Lisa Howard), and a documentary about the New York City Youth Pride Chorus (co-produced with Joseph Wartnerchaney and Brent Lord).

Michael Shaieb News

Review: LISA HOWARD'S HOLIDAY SPECIAL! At 54 Below NOT a Cookie Cutter Christmas Show!

A Hit in Hallmark, Lisa Howard gives the holiday cabaret genre an original idea.
Photos: Lisa Howard Brings Her Holiday Special to 54 Below

Lisa Howard has created something so special for the Holiday Season, that it’s almost impossible to describe. You must go see this unique feast for the eyes  and ears and it will truly lift your spirits. Check out the photos here!

NEXT WEEK at 54 Below: 54 celebrates The Muppet Christmas Carol with Patti Murin, Jelani Remy, and more! Join us for a festive evening of holiday music and cheer.
BWW Review: Lisa Howard Brings Power, Pathos & Passion As Her Gifts For Christmas In LISA HOWARD: WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME At Feinstein's/54 Below

Highlights of the night were Shaieb’s THE HOUSE WHERE I GREW UP AT CHRISTMAS, Mariah Carey’s ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU (a total home run) and her encore, Stephen Schwart’s MEADOWLARK - a theatre opus that she still managed to make sound Christmassy. 
Photo Coverage: Lisa Howard Brings WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME to Feinstein's/54 Below

Last Night at Feinstein’s 54 Below, Lisa Howard was “The Belle Of The Ball” and did a show unlike anything “I” had ever seen.
BWW CD Review: Lisa Howard's THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR is The Most Wonderful Christmas CD of The Season

Lisa Howard and collaborator Michael Shaieb have worked hard to create a holiday album that is fresh, new, and different from all the others... at least, that's what they did, whether the wanted to or not.
See Jason Robert Brown, Luann de Lesseps & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
The 10 Best New Broadway Holiday Albums of 2021!

Find out the best new Broadway holiday albums for 2021! Tis the season for holiday tunes! From festive favorites to brand-new bops, Broadway isn't disappointing this year, with a huge variety of new holiday albums from your favorite artists to put under the tree.
BWW Interview: Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and What's Next

There are some people who manage to make everything look so easy, even the difficult things. Lisa Howard is just such a person. She has worked with some of the best and brightest on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award and been nominated for another. Her powerhouse voice feels as effortless as a cool breeze on a summer day. She’s been directed by James Lapine, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Mantello, Bartlett Sher, and Christopher Ashley, and yet it always looks like she glided on from the wings and just made up something brilliant.

FatLab Music has announced the upcoming release of “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” a very special collection of seasonal favorites – some things old and some things new – by Broadway singing actress Lisa Howard (It Shoulda Been You, Escape to Margaritaville), just in time for the holidays!
BWW Feature: The Stars of Feinstein's/54 Below Meet The Press - Special Guest Journalist - Michael Kirk Lane

A little chat and a little music is just the thing for a Wednesday morning, as the cabaret journalists of Manhattan meet the stars who will bring their gifts to the 54 Below stage this holiday season.

This weekend, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presented the premieres of new commissions
Paige Davis To Host The Annual Dance Lab New York Spring Gala

Dance Lab New York (formerly Broadway Dance Lab) will celebrate its new identity, reflective of its mission to be an inclusive hub for dance makers of all genres at their annual Spring Gala on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 W 55th Street, NYC).
Paul Taylor-Mills Launches MT FEST UK, A Festival Of New Musical Theatre At The Other Palace

Paul Taylor-Mills is delighted to announce MT Fest UK, a two-week festival of new musical theatre at The Other Palace from Monday 11 to Saturday 23 February 2019. The festival will present new work by both emerging and established writers, as well as programming talks and concerts from some of the most celebrated performers, writers and producers currently working in musical theatre. All tickets to events and performances will be between £10-15.
Heartland Men's Chorus Announces 2018-29 Season

Dustin S. Cates, Artistic Director of Heartland Men's Chorus (HMC), announced Monday their 33rd year will again present three distinct concerts, all with the show stopping productions for which HMC has become known and all created to change hearts and minds. But Season 33 is also incredibly unique. "In our 33 years," said Cates, "We've not done something this big, produced by two dozen gay choruses, including the largest gay choruses in the U.S., where WE get to perform it first. It's quite an honor. We are basically telling the story of the Gay Rights Movement through song, poetry, pictures and videos. And it's quite an undertaking."
Pantochino Teen Theatre Presents GO GO BEACH In Milford

Pantochino Teen Theatre will present the pop musical fable, "Go Go Beach" by John Wimbs, Michael Shaieb and Brent Lord for three performances February 24 & 25 at the Milford Center for the Arts on Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford. The show features twenty-nine local young actors from 12 to 17 years old in a production sponsored by The Milford Bank.
BWW Review: OYE MI CANTO a Thrilling Show for GMCLA

GMCLA never disappoints. Their summer concert Oye Mi Canto, which took place at the Alex Theatre Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26 featured the small Gay Men's Chorus of Cuba Mano a Mano whose singing skill and artistry blew the roof off the Alex Theatre in Glendale. Combined with GMCLA, the Latin sounds were rhythmic to the point of heart-pounding and oh so moving in every way. This is the first time the five men chorus have performed outside of Cuba on tour, and their very presence with GMCLA shows the mission of Gay Men's Choruses everywhere to come together in unity to champion the causes of gay men worldwide, especially in light of the horrific Orlando, Florida massacre two weeks ago. It's hard to beat Latino rhythms. They pull you in and make you move and groove to the
Sharon Playhouse Fall Offerings Include a Joe Iconis Halloween Special, BIG TIM & More

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents two fall concert events in their Stage 2 theatre at the Bok Gallery.
Meet the Writers of NAMT's 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals, Kicking Off Tomorrow

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre's (NAMT) 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals takes place tomorrow, Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Below, meet the writers of the 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals shows!
Sutton Foster, Natalie Venetia Belcon & More Join NAMT's 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) has announced final casting for the 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).


How many shows has Michael Shaieb written?

Michael Shaieb has written 1 shows including Go-Go Beach (Composer).

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