Other Chicagoland credits include: The Buddy Holly Story, Little Shop of Horrors, Side Man, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, It's a Wonderful Life (American Blues); The March (Steppenwolf); Working (Broadway Playhouse); The Fox on the Fairway, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Jeff nom.), and The Producers (Theatre at the Center). Michael is the Jeff Award-winning composer/lyricist of October Sky and Hero, both of which premiered at the Marriott Theatre with books by Aaron Thielen. He's dreaming of a happy holiday with his wife, actor Dara Cameron, and their 9-month-old son, Ezra.www.michaelmahler.com