Michael Brennan is a composer and arranger for theatre and film. His latest score is for the animated short, “Nieta”, which was screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in May of 2014. He is currently creating the score for The Dai Show, a world premiere aquatic spectacular written and directed by Franco Dragone. He is also the resident composer for Helpful Bear productions, an animation production house, with clients such as Disney Animation, Titan Books, and Stephen King.
His musical Citizen Ruth, with lyricist Mark Leydorf, won Best Musical at the NY International Fringe Festival. It is based the film by Oscar winning filmmaker Alexander Payne. Citizen Ruth had its world premiere off-Broadway in June 2016, directed by 2 time Tony nominee Dan Knechtges.
Michael is currently the Music Director for Franco Dragone’s Le Reve at Wynn Las Vegas, and has been Music Director for Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q, and Associate Music Director for Disney’s TheLion King.
Visit Michael's official website: www.michaelbrennanmusic.com