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Michael
Roth

Michael Roth has composed chamber music, film scores, opera and music/sound for more than 250 productions throughout North America including Broadway, Off Broadway, Canada’s Stratford Festival, and as a resident artist at South Coast Repertory (56 productions) and La Jolla Playhouse (35). Projects include The Tempest with Christopher Plummer (stage/film) and Plummer’s A Word or Two; Jews & Baseball (PBS, narrated by Dustin Hoffman); Stacy Keach’s solo show on Hemingway; piano sonatas Fats November and Tuesday for Toy Piano; and two premiering this spring, his music/theater treatment of Beckett’s Imagination Dead Imagine for string quartet and laptop, and an episodic Online Opera (Santa Monica Arts Commission). His many collaborations with Randy Newman include musical direction for Disney’s Princess & the Frog and orchestrations for Faust. Additional collaborators include Anne Bogart, Culture Clash, Des McAnuff, Sarah Ruhl, Peter Sellars, Tom Stoppard and Daniel Sullivan, and as a pianist, many including Alicia Keys. Michael’s Their Thought & Back Again is available via iTunes. More info: rothmusik.wix.com/rothmusik