Michael Berkeley is the composer/lyricist/librettist of IMAGINE THAT!, OFF THE WALL, and DIRTY DOINGS IN DEADWOOD; the composer/ lyricist/co-writer of RIP VAN WINKLE; and the co-creator/arranger of the critically-acclaimed Irving Berlin revue I LOVE A PIANO (available through Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatricals). He has served as the Artistic Director of TriArts’ Sharon Playhouse (Sharon, CT) since 1999. As an Equity actor, Michael has appeared on stages across the country since 1980.
He has been a member of New York’s prestigious BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and the ASCAP Composers Workshop.
Michael has also created concerts for Potential Unlimited, an arts organization dedicated to the celebration of the talents of performers with developmental disabilities.
For the past twenty years, his passion for children’s theatre has taken him around the country, where he has served as musical director and/or director for many productions.