C. Michael Perry — Author

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C. Michael Perry – was born in Colorado and raised in Chicago. He found the theatre in High School and has made a living in theatre, film and television since then. He has worked major network television shows, including the original Donny and Marie Show for ABC, and many commercials, and several Shows for PBS and ABC, along with two independent films.

As an Actor/Performer he has played in front of live audiences from Chicago to Utah to Canada to Germany and Italy in various plays and musicals. He has received acting awards for his many leading and supporting roles.

He has served as Director for over 40 shows on the Community, Educational and Professional level.

As a Choreographer he has prepared over 50 productions.

His Musical Direction and Vocal Coaching have won accolades in dozens of productions.

He has won awards for lighting and scenic designs in community theatre and on the high school level.

He is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a BA in Theatre.

He is the Composer and/or Playwright of over fifty plays and musicals including “CINDERABBIT” for PBS, which won an Emmy Award and a “Best Of The West” Public Television award. Most of his plays and award winning musicals have been produced across the nation and many have been produced internationally. Many are also published. Several titles include, ENTERTAINING MARK TWAIN, FAUNTLEROY!, KEWPIE!, THE APPLE KINGDOM, OF BABYLON, TURN THE GAS BACK ON!, CURSES, FOILED AGAIN!, TOM SAWYER, ONSTAGE!, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY,  THE MIRACLE OF MIRADOR, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL,  ANNE with an ‘e’ – THE GREEN GABLES MUSICAL and ENCHANTED APRIL: A Musical.

He is a member of The New England Theatre Conference, Maine Arts Commission, The New England Foundation for the Arts, Theta Alpha Phi, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and has been a member of The Educational Theatre Association, The International Thespian Society, Associated Latter-day Media Artists (ALMA), Christians In Theatre Arts, The Texas Educational Theatre Association, The Utah Theatre Association, Rocky Mountain Theatre Association, Ohio Community Theatre Association, Southwest Theatre Association, and The American Alliance for Theatre In Education. He has served as the President of the Theatre Guild Of Utah Valley in central Utah.

For thirty years, until its sale in 2008, he was President of Encore Performance Publishing of Orem/Salt Lake City, Utah, which he founded — a publisher of plays and musicals for amateur, educational and professional markets, now owned by Eldridge Plays and Musicals.  He also worked as the VP of Sales and Marketing for General Theatrical Supply of Salt Lake City.

He has done freelance writing for Scottsdale MultiMedia, a company out of Arizona. He is the Owner/Publisher of Leicester Bay Books, Zion BookWorks, Leicester Bay Theatricals and Zion Theatricals and Shining Sharon Music.

He is the Author of two fantasy adventure series: THE CHILDREN OF THE ORB (“Daniel Light and the Miracle of Mirador” [Book 1]), (“Daniel Light and the Blood Rose of Panador” [Book 2]) (“Daniel Light and the Exile of Aradon” [Book5]), five additional titles in progress and 7 in scenario; and THE KEEPERS OF TIME (“Wembley Tewkes: Imperfections on the Edge” [now retitled: “Wembley Tewkes and the Edges of Time” [Book1]) Book 2 (Wembley Tewkes and the Time Bandit) is in progress and Book 3 (Wembley Tewkes and the Master of Time) is in scenario.
In various stages of writing are: “SWEETWATER SALVATION”, An Historical Fiction, “AMCANICO: The Children of the Apocalypse — A Retrospective of the Future”, “THE NIGHT SHIFT”, a Teen-Paranormal Fiction, “ANGEL IN ELMIRA” an Historical Fiction of the Civil War, and “PARADISE: INTERRUPTED” a Science-Fiction novel of a boy and a planet, and the adversary of both.

He makes his home in Newport, Maine with his wife Sharon. His daughters, Jessica and Janalynn, Joelle and son Jon-Christopher, are out on their own; married and such!

Here is a link to my Amazon Author Page

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MUSICALS (at Zion Theatricals)



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