Michael Coppel has been one of the most prominent and active concert promoters in Australia and New Zealand for nearly half a century. Each year his companies have presented several hundred performances throughout both countries, in indoor and outdoor venues, headlining a variety of artists from all genres of contemporary music. The major concert attractions presented include P!nk, U2, Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Fleetwood Mac, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Katy Perry, The Cure and Roger Waters, plus many major music festivals. Michael is now the Chairman of Live Nation Australasia, the largest Australian concert promoter.
In theatre Michael Coppel has been a Producer of the Australian touring production of We Will Rock You, Miss Saigon, Spamalot, Waiting for Godot, The Graduate, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced and Fawlty Towers, and of the London West End and New York seasons of Ghost the Musical and the Broadway season of The Country Girl. Michael was a Producer of the Broadway production Groundhog Day. Michael was also co-producer of MAMMA MIA! and the current critically acclaimed production of Billy Elliot the Musical and has had a major involvement in the hugely successful recent Australian and New Zealand production of Matilda the Musical.