Michael Finke

Michael Finke is a New York-based composer, lyricist, and librettist. He has had songs, concerts, and full productions of his work performed at Lincoln Center, the Czech National Symphony, Feinstein’s/54 Below, Joe’s Pub, The Laurie Beechman Theater, NYU, Don’t Tell Mama, Off Broadway at St. Luke’s, NYMF, L.A.’s Rockwell: Table & Stage, the Christmas Day telecast on ABC, and many more. He’s written the book, music, and lyrics to musicals such as Reporting Live, Caroline and George, Surrounded By the Water, and his latest project, Powerline Road. His work has been workshopped and produced by regional theaters in New York, Boston, Detroit, Kansas City, and more. And his musical short, Dead Flowers, has been published and licensed by MTI, being performed in both English and Spanish in the U.S., Mexico, and Spain. He is a member of ASCAP, the Dramatist Guild, and is the winner of the 2015 New Voices Project with Disney Imagineering and New Musicals Inc. Upcoming projects include the Broadway-bound musical 161st Street and his debut musical theatre album “Get What You Want”, being released winter 2022 by Broadway Records. He has been a musical director for the Lovewell Institute since 2007, having music directed Lovewell workshops in Ohio, New York, Florida, Kansas, Nevada, Sweden, and Italy.