Michael Rice

Trinity Rep credits include Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage, Oklahoma!, Oliver!, Paris by Night, Cabaret, Camelot and A Christmas Carol. Recent highlights include two productions of 1776, directed by Frank Galati. As a composer/lyricist, Rice adapted a version of Brecht’s The Good Woman of Setzuan (Samuel French) with Eric Bentley, and composed the musical American Beauty, written with Jack Heifner, Romulus Linney and others, which has been produced throughout the country. His newest musical drama, During Wind and Rain, written with librettist Margaret Jones Bolsterli, premiered last spring at Little Rock’s Argenta Theatre. He is musical supervisor for the new Danny Goggin musical, Johnny Manhattan. Thanks to Andrew Smithson.