Musical Theater

Mike Ross


Mike Ross is a New York-based lyricist/librettist, dramaturg, and children’s book author. Working with composer Dylan MarcAurele, he has written book and additional lyrics for The Land of Forgotten Toys (2019, Greenhouse Theater Center) and book for the digital musical The Mystery of Custodia (2020, CPA Theatricals). His first theatrical credit in New York City was writing additional lyrics for The Bad Years (2016, dir. Stephen Brackett) by former DGF Fellows Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk. He has worked as a dramaturg for off-Broadway productions at the Davenport Theatre and the Theatre at St. Clements; his own work has been presented at 54 Below, CAVEAT, and NYMF. Mike is a member of the BMI Lehman-Engel Musical Theatre Advanced Workshop. Plays include Carrie & Otis, Sorry, and Space: Four Stories In Boston. He has published two books for young readers via Scholastic, and is working on a third.

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