Michael Korie (born Michael Cory Indick) is a Jewish American librettist and lyricist. Korie's works include Grey Gardens (Lyrics. Music by Scott Frankel, book by Doug Wright), Harvey Milk (opera) (Libretto. Music by Stewart Wallace) and The Grapes of Wrath (opera) (Libretto. Music by Ricky Ian Gordon). It was recently announced that Korie would be writing the lyrics to a musical adaptation of the 2004 film Finding Neverland.
Korie grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and attended Teaneck High School.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Rohan, Virginia. "The seeds of 'Grey Gardens' songs", The Record (Bergen County), June 6, 2007. Accessed June 6, 2007. "Michael Korie, the Tony-nominated "Grey Gardens" lyricist, leads a visitor to a room in the Teaneck home where he grew up... This place, the Indicks' home since 1963, and these parents had a profound influence on Korie (his middle name, which he uses professionally), a successful lyricist who has also done several operas.... By the time Korie got to Teaneck High School -- where he was rehearsal accompanist for shows like "Oklahoma" -- he was going on his own, and with friends, to see New York shows."
- Michael Korie at the Internet Broadway Database
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