is an independent, four-time Olivier Award-winning theatre producer in the UK and Tony Award® nominated on Broadway.
Since 2006, he has been represented in the West End by Wicked
(Olivier Audience Award's in 2010 and 2015) and also on two record-breaking tours of the UK & Ireland. The London production is already the 9th longest running musical in West End history. He is also currently represented by Stephen Schwartz's forthcoming new musical The Prince of Egypt
, produced in partnership with DreamWorks Theatricals and Neil Laidlaw.
Additional West End producing credits: An American In Paris
(Olivier Award nomination, Best Musical), directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon; Sweeney Todd
(Olivier Award, Best Musical Revival), starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton and directed by Jonathan Kent; Spring Awakening
(Olivier Award, Best Musical), starring Olivier Award-winners Aneurin Barnard and Iwan Rheon and directed by Michael Mayer; the 2011 West End production of Million Dollar Quartet
, directed by Eric Schaeffer with musical arrangements and supervision by Chuck Mead; and, on Broadway, Rob Ashford's hit revivals of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
(Tony Award® nomination, Best Musical Revival), starring Daniel Radcliffe, and Promises, Promises
, starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth; the new musical Lysistrata Jones
, starring Patti Murin and Josh Segarra and directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges, and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
, starring Harry Connick Jr. and Jessie Mueller and directed by Michael Mayer.
Michael was also the original Marketing Director of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!
, working directly with the show's global producer and creator, Judy Craymer, and overseeing productions in London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul, Hamburg, Utrecht, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, on two North American Tours and at the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway. He also worked on the launch of the International Tour and productions in Stockholm and Madrid.
He is the co-founder and co-owner of The Marketing Department