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Michael Korie
MICHAEL KORIE, lyricist of Grey Gardens, wrote book and lyrics to Scott Frankel's music for Doll (Sundance Institute, Chicago's Ravinia Festival; Richard Rodgers Award) and Meet Mister Future (Cardiff Festival, 2005). His librettos for operas composed by Stewart Wallace include Harvey Milk (San Francisco Opera), Hopper's Wife (Long Beach Opera; NYFA Award) both directed by Christopher Alden; Kabbalah (Next Wave Festival) directed by Ann Carlson; and Where's Dick? directed by Richard Foreman (Houston Grand Opera). His libretto to composer Ricky Ian Gordon's The Grapes of Wrath premieres at Minnesota Opera, Utah Opera and Houston Grand Opera in 2007-8 with direction by Eric Simonson, conducted by Grant Gershon. He co-wrote lyrics with Amy Powers to composer Lucy Simon's Zhivago, book by Michael Weller, directed by Des McAnuff (La Jolla Playhouse, 2006). Korie's lyrics were awarded the Edward Kleban Award and Jonathan Larson Foundation Award. He lives in New York City with Ivan Sygoda.

Bio as of November, 2006.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Working in the Theatre (video)
Production: Grey Gardens - November, 2006 - Watch now.

American Theatre Wing Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient - 2002

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)