For the National Theatre Michael has been musical director for six productions including Play Without Words and Honk! The Ugly Duckling, and conducted performances of Sunday In The Park With George and Sweeney Todd.
For the Donmar: Good, Habeas Corpus and Into The Woods. In the West End: musical director for La Cage Aux Folles, Cinderella at the Old Vic, La Cava, The Sneeze and Mr & Mrs Nobody.
Michael was musical director for Anna Linstrum's production of The Secret Garden at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre and Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto; Will Tuckett’s Pleasure’s Progress at the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio; and All The Angels at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Michael has been musical director for eight productions at RADA including Assassins, A Little Night Music, Company, Saturday Night, Little Women and The Beggar's Opera.
Michael has accompanied Issy van Randwyck, Michael Peavoy, Maria Friedman, Jessica Martin and Alexandra Silber in cabaret performances in Café Carlyle, Highgrove, St James’s Palace, The Ritz, The Pheasantry, Lauderdale House and Crazy Coqs.