Entries in max vernon (89)

Saturday
Dec032016

PA Youth Congress/ The View UpStairs special performance

Pennsylvania Youth Congress is a youth-lead organization that does v important work in Pennsylvania advancing the civil rights/social justice movement for the LGBTQ community. They are hosting a **free** reception next Friday where the incomparable Nathan Lee Graham and I will be singing some songs from The View UpStairs. Come join us and support a great organization x

register for the event here:

ps shortly after writing this message my computer screen spontaneously burst into flames bc my mac looked at Nathan's iconic eyebrows and was like "I caaaaaaan't."

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

Tuesday
Oct112016

The View UpStairs Workshop

The sweet sound of Miss Frenchie Davis belting F#'s @ 10am like it ain't no thing. Must mean we're back in workshop! Praise the lord.

http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Frenchie-Davis-Nathan-Lee-Graham-and-More-to-Lead-Reading-of-Max-Vernons-THE-VIEW-UPSTAIRS-20161010

A reading of award-winning composer/lyricist/playwright/performer Max Vernon's new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, directed by Scott Ebersold with music direction by James Dobinson, begins rehearsals today in New York City and will culminate in three industry presentations on October 20th and 21st.

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS is produced by Invisible Wall Productions, and they have just announced the following cast and creative team:

The cast of THE VIEW UPSTAIRS features Ato Blankson-Wood (The Total Bent, Lysistrata Jones) as Patrick, Xavier Cano as Freddy (Grease, RENT), Frenchie Davis (RENT, The Voice) as Henrietta, Julian Fleisher as Buddy (February House), Nathan Lee Graham (Priscilla..., Zoolander) as Willie, Troy Iwata as Wes (The Lightening Thief, K-POP), Ben Mayne (Edwin, Plaid Tidings) as Dale, Don Meehan as Cops (The World Wars, Soul Doctor), Doreen Montalvo (On Your Feet!, In the Heights) as Inez, and Timothy Britten Parker (Wicked, RENT) as Richard.

Saturday
Aug132016

New songs now @ Rattlestick Theatre

It's been a little over a week since this amazing concert and I've been able to fully process how cool it was to share the stage with future legend Grace McLean. Thanks Rattlestick & Araca Group for letting us be apart of this inaugural group of badass bitches.

Tuesday
Aug092016

New Song: Time Capsule (2016)