Michael wrote the music & lyrics for the off Broadway musical, FIVE AFTER EIGHT, which played at the Cubiculo Theatre in New York in 1979 breaking all existing house records for that theater. The cast album was released by Original Cast Records in 1980 and rereleased and mastered on CD in 1993. Michael wrote many musicals and revues which have been performed in regional theaters. His songs have been performed in many New York clubs including Ted Hooks ON STAGE, The Bottom Line, RENO SWEENEY & on a Gabe Kaplan ABC TV special. (click to see musicals)He has written radio jingles, music for films & videos, worked as a rehearsal pianist for Alan Klein (Beatles' manager), was a staff songwriter for Albert Grossman (manager for Bob Dylan, THE BAND, Janis Joplin, etc) and has been published by Chappel. He had his own show on WBAI called Mike Bitterman's Musical Murders. His musical styles range from pop, , electronic and dramatic musical theater.His most recent musical is FORLORN HOPE-THE DONNER PARTY MUSICAL .
DO YOU EVER THINK OF ME?
CDs by michael bitterman
|Whose Fantasy Is This? 2001|
Singer-Songwriter, Pop/Soft Rock, and Rock (modern)
An eclectic pop/rock/theatrical autobiographical romp
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