Michael Bruce

Michael Bruce trained at LIPA. 

At the National: HansardAntony & CleopatraTwelfth NightThe Beaux’ StratagemStrange InterludeSunset at the Villa ThaliaMen Should Weep and Man and Superman.

In London's West End: The Importance of Being Earnest, Much Ado About Nothing and Michael Bruce at the Apollo (also lyricist, orchestrations and music director).

On Broadway: The Winslow Boy, Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Other theatre includes: Harold and Maude (also lyricist) at Charing Cross Theatre; Measure for Measure, The Lady from the Sea, Coriolanus, Trelawny of the Wells, The Vote (also More4), Saint Joan, Berenice, Privacy (also at Public Theater), Philadelphia, Here I Come!, The Recruiting Officer, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (also on Broadway) and The Physicists at the Donmar Warehouse; Timon of Athens, Two Gentlemen of Verona and Candide for the RSC; Tipping the Velvet (also arrangements) at the Lyric Hammersmith; Hay Fever (also in the West End and on UK and Australian tour), Relatively Speaking (also in the West End) and A Little Hotel on the Side at Theatre Royal Bath; 24 Hour Musicals (also lyricist), 24 Hour Plays (also lyricist), Noises Off (also in the West End), The Winslow Boy (also on Broadway) and Other Desert Cities at the Old Vic; The Machine at the Manchester International Festival and Park Avenue Armory; Straight at the Sheffield Crucible and Bush; Events While Guarding the Bofors Gun at the Finborough; and The Great British Country Fete (also lyricist) at Latitude Festival, Bush and on UK tour. 

The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Chita Rivera Special

Recordings include Timon of Athens, Much Ado About Nothing, Unwritten Songs, Helena Blackman: the Sound of Rodgers and Hammerstein and Christmas in New York.

 

- The Recruiting Officer (WhatsOnStage Award nomination for Best Original Music)

- Notes for the Stage Prize for Songwriting.

(Published July 2019)