Entries in kpop (4)

Tuesday
Mar282017

KPOP!! (And some more TVU 4 U)

The last two weeks I was in a pre-production workshop for KPOP @ Ars Nova. Helen & I ended up writing 8 new fully orchestrated songs with english and korean lyrics in 11 days. #nosleepteam

At the presentation agent Di Glazer captured this legendary moment of resting bitch face.

but in addition to throwing shade and writing kpop bangerz, we also know how to strike a pose, no?

Meanwhile, on the other side of the creative planet, I also did a buncha new press for The View UpStairs. Justin Sayre invited Nathan Lee Graham to join him for his monthly 'Meeting of the International Order of Sodomites." Nathan slayed the ocean of glamorous homoratti with his souldful rendition of "Theme Song" from the View UpStairs.

Next day woke up and did a public radio interview in Brooklyn for WBAI's "Artsy Farty" Which has now been archived here:

http://nuarchive.wbai.org/mp3/wbai_170321_140000artsyfartsy.mp3

Then we ran back to Midtown for the offices of Sirius XM, where we had a live taping with Seth Rudetsky. Seth did an interview with Michael, Jeremy and Taylor, then they sang a snippet of Crazy Notion and we high-tailed it back to the theatre for our 7pm show. On the way out, I had a fun kiki with downtown legend Joey Arias who I ran into in the lobby.

And then cuz I'm here for my community, I had this interview with Corey Dejardins for his Queer AF podcast. Check it out here: https://player.fm/series/queer-af/episode-3-with-the-view-upstairs-creator-max-vernon

But what the hell is that pic above where I look like Stevie Nicks meets a prostitute from the Weimar Republic?? ...It's from my photoshoot with TimeOutNY for the In Character section! Rockin' that Daniel Chimowitz couture (thanks Daniel!) Yes for a brief moment, my mug could be seen all over subway floors in NY, before being discarded like yesterday's trash :P

Some other fun things- This feature story with TDF:

https://www.tdf.org/stages/article/1643/before-their-tragedy-they-were-glorious

And these *fierce* interviews from Frenchie (for Soule) and Nathan (for Show-Score):

https://www.soule.lgbt/frenchie-davis-soars-in-the-view-upstairs/

https://www.show-score.com/blog/zoolanders-nathan-lee-graham-gives-show-score-fans-a-peek-inside-his-life-and-the-view-upstairs

Thursday
Jan262017

KPOP KEY ART RELEASED!! 

Get into it hunty. Off-bway run @ Ars Nova starts this August!!

 

Saturday
Dec032016

Announcing KPOP @ Ars Nova fall 2017

http://www.playbill.com/article/ars-nova-announces-musical-driven-new-season

So Jason Kim, Helen Park, the crazy theatre wizards @ Woodshed Collective (Teddy Bergman, Gabe Evansohn, and others), and I have spent the past 3 years developing this massive, insane undertaking known as "KPOP"

I am so F*cking excited to share this world we have created with you. I want to jump up and down in a swimming pool filled only with kimchi, and then slather snail slime on my face by the gallon while Big Bang's Fantastic Baby blasts in the background.

ARS NOVA/MA-Yi FALL 2017. 

We are looking to cast approximately 24821902 performers in this show. Are you a Korean, Korean-American, Asian and/or Asian-American performer who can slay the muthaf*cking house down with yr pop belting and fierce Hip Hop dance skillz? Plz send us a tape ASAP xo

http://arsnovanyc.com/kpop-casting

Thursday
Jun302016

KPOP realnezz

and now with the wondercam filter that makes you look like an alien fetus:

That Helen Park sure knows her way around a pop hook. We slayed and served korean popstar glam the house down @ Ars last month. SO many things I'd love to share but I'd get assassinated by a team of Korean ninjas. Shhhhh!

KPOP is coming........ ;)