Michael Patrick Walker is an award-winning composer/lyricist, writer and musician who The New York Times hailed as "a skilled songwriter" and The Huffington
Post dubbed one of today's "must-know songwriters”. He has been honored with an Outer Critics’ Circle Award and multiple Drama Desk nominations for his theatrical writing and his songs have been performed and recorded by a diverse group of artists including Chita Rivera, Kelli O’Hara, Andy Karl, Cheyenne Jackson, Ana Gasteyer, Telly Leung and many more. Michael’s musicals include: Dog and Pony (with book writer Rick Elice, world premiere at The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego), Altar Boyz (with co-composer/lyricist Gary Adler and book writer Kevin Del Aguila, Outer Critics Circle Award Winner, Best Off Broadway Musical, 9th-longest running Off Broadway musical of all time) and the upcoming Being Theo (book, music and lyrics by Walker) and Cupid's Error (book, music and lyrics by Walker). Beyond the world of theatre, Michael’s songs can be heard on the Disney Channel's Emmy- nominated Johnny and the Sprites and Nick JR's Olivia as well as on his album Out of Context: The Songs of Michael Patrick Walker (Yellow Sound Label). Other recordings include: the Altar Boyz cast album, the Johnny and the Sprites album (co-producer) and several editions of BC/EFA's Carols for a Cure. Michael is a proud graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.
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