Michael Cooper

Music & Lyrics

Photo credit:  Sherry Shoots Shows

Photo credit:  Sherry Shoots Shows

AltDaily.com:  Review by BA Ciccolella

"You can really feel the love that Anton Dudley and Michael Cooper, who wrote the music, have for Marguerite and her story. Cooper’s music is absolutely beautiful, and the variety of styles that he chose really expands the story telling for our leading lady, Molly Pope, who plays Marguerite."

Photo credit:  Annie Watt

Photo credit:  Annie Watt

Montreal Theater Hub Exclusive:  Michael Cooper and Anton Dudley talk about the world premiere of their new musical, Second To Nun, at Zeiders American Dream Theatre in Virginia Beach, starring Molly Pope.


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OutWire757:  Review by Eric Hause

"Through the evocative lyrics and direction of Anton Dudley and the delicious music of Michael Cooper, Molly Pope channels Marguerite’s spirit as she recounts her death-defying journey to bring liberated women to the New World and help build the city of Montreal..."


Veer Magazine:  Review by Montague Gamon III

"Second To Nun is first rate!" "A work of genuine and long lasting focused importance…"  Shows "real craftsmanship... manages the neat trick of being truly informative while remaining unfailingly entertaining!”


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Coast Live WTKR News 3:  Morning show interview with Molly Pope and Bart Kuebler


Playbill:  Molly Pope Will Star in New Musical Second To Nun


Broadwayworld:  Molly Pope is Second To Nun in Virginia Beach for 6 weeks this summer!


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Love, Always premieres in Paris.  French Interview with Regard En Coulisse.


I'M SURROUNDED BY NARCISSISTS

by Michael Cooper, for Techealthiest

I’m surrounded by narcissists, and I’d venture to guess that you are, too.


Oregon Performance Lab is back for its second summer of theater workshops, bringing rising playwrights of America to Eugene. Described as a “three-week pop-up laboratory,” OPL connects artists with venues, actors and an audience for theatrical experimentation.


PLAYBILL

The new American musical Sunfish, with music by Hyeyoung Kim and lyrics by Michael Cooper, received the top Jury Honor for Music Theater Production at the Daegu International Musical Festival (DIMF).

THE KOREA TIMES

The story of "Simcheong," revolving around a girl and her single-minded devotion to her blind father, is considered by some to be the most "Korean" of all Korean folktales.

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BROADWAY WORLD

Sunfish, an American musical by the songwriting team of Michael Cooper and Hyeyoung Kim was awarded the top Jury Honor for Music Theater Production at the Daegu International Musical Festival (DIMF) on July 8, 2013. 

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