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Max Vernon

 
Bio:
Max Vernon (Book, Music & Lyrics) is a 3 time Drama Desk nominee, Out100 Honoree, and recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Richard Rodgers Award, Jonathan Larson Grant, New York Stage and Film's Founders Award, New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship, and the JFund Award from ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Max Vernon (Book, Music & Lyrics) is a 3 time Drama Desk nominee, Out100 Honoree, and recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Richard Rodgers Award, Jonathan Larson Grant, New York Stage and Film's Founders Award, New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship, and the JFund Award from ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music and Lyrics

Writing

Book, Music, and Lyrics
Music and Lyrics

Photos

Max Vernon & Andy Mientus Photo

Max Vernon & Andy Mientus

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Date:
07/25/2019
John Partridge & Max Vernon Photo

John Partridge & Max Vernon

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Date:
07/25/2019
Max Vernon Photo

Max Vernon

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07/25/2019
Helen Park, Max Vernon Photo

Helen Park, Max Vernon

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05/06/2019

 

Stage

Productions

Music and Lyrics

Writing
Book, Music, and Lyrics
Music and Lyrics

Max Vernon Biography

Max Vernon (Book, Music & Lyrics) is a 3 time Drama Desk nominee, Out100 Honoree, and recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Richard Rodgers Award, Jonathan Larson Grant, New York Stage and Film's Founders Award, New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship, and the JFund Award from the Jerome Foundation. They have been a Dramatist Guild Theatre Fellow, MacDowell Fellow, and an artist in residence at Berkeley Rep, Ars Nova, Kimmel Center (viaThe Public Theater), Disney Creative Entertainment, and Rhinebeck Writer‚Äôs Retreat, among others. Their musical, The View UpStairs, ran 105 performances Off-Broadway and will have sixteen new productions around the world in 2017-2019; original cast recording on Broadway Records. Their other musical, KPOP, enjoyed a sold-out, extended run at Ars Nova this past October and was the most nominated Off-Broadway show of the 2017-2018 season. Max is also an acclaimed cabaret artist. Notable concert performances include a sold out 6 month residency at Joe‚Äôs Pub of the Public Theater (‚ÄúExistential Life Crisis Lullaby‚ÄĚ), Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. www.maxvernon.com

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Max Vernon Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Lyrics
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Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Music
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- 2015 - Jonathan Larson Grant Gold Star
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Max Vernon News

15 Shows Announced for Ars Nova's 14th Annual ANT Fest Photo 15 Shows Announced for Ars Nova's 14th Annual ANT Fest
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Ars Nova has announced the lineup for its 14th Annual ANT Fest featuring 15 shows, 13 of which will premiere in-person and online at Ars Nova Supra with the first two shows premiering exclusively online.

Ars Nova Announces New Vision Residency Programming Photo Ars Nova Announces New Vision Residency Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

Ars Nova¬†has¬†announced additional programming running between April 27 ‚Äď June 24, 2022. All events will take place in-person at Ars Nova (511 West 54th Street, Manhattan) for $15 and online via Ars Nova Supra for $10.

Cast Announced For KPOP, Coming to Broadway This Fall Photo Cast Announced For KPOP, Coming to Broadway This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming premiere of KPOP, the new musical about the global K-pop phenomenon. KPOP will begin performances on Broadway with previews starting on Thursday, October 13, 2022, in advance of an opening night on Sunday, November 20, 2022. The show will play at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street).

North Carolina Theatre Announces Full Cast for RING OF FIRE Photo North Carolina Theatre Announces Full Cast for RING OF FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

North Carolina Theatre has announced the full cast for¬†Ring of Fire¬†with music and lyrics by¬†Johnny Cash¬†directed by¬†Randy Redd,¬†who was a part of the Original Broadway cast of¬†Ring of Fire.¬†¬†Performances will run from¬†April 29 ‚Äď May 8¬†at¬†A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater¬†at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.

K-Pop Singer Luna to Star in New Musical KPOP; Broadway Dates Announced! Photo K-Pop Singer Luna to Star in New Musical KPOP; Broadway Dates Announced!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

The upcoming premiere of KPOP, the new musical about the global K-pop phenomenon, will begin performances on Broadway with previews starting on Thursday, October 13, 2022, in advance of an opening night on Sunday, November 20, 2022. The show will play at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street).

KPOP To Announce Broadway Run Next Week Photo KPOP To Announce Broadway Run Next Week
by Alan Henry - Mar 22, 2022

BroadwayWorld has learned that the new musical KPOP is expected to announce a Broadway run led by a 'major international star' at an event next week at the Korean Cultural Center in New York. The musical is rumored to be led by real-life K-Pop star Luna.

KPOP THE MUSICAL Aims For Fall 2022 Broadway Run Photo KPOP THE MUSICAL Aims For Fall 2022 Broadway Run
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

The new musical KPOP has its eye on a fall Broadway bow! It was previously announced that the show was set to come to Broadway within the year, but according to an Equity casting notice, the production is now expected for Fall 2022.

Applications Open For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's Summer Residencies Photo Applications Open For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's Summer Residencies
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced that applications are open to all musical theatre writers to participate in weeklong residencies in the Hudson Valley between June 26 and August 28.

RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE to be Presented at the Space at Irondale Photo RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE to be Presented at the Space at Irondale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

Producer Christopher Maring will present a return engagement of The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, at the Space at Irondale (85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Rialto Chatter: Will K-Pop Idol Luna Come to Broadway in KPOP, THE MUSICAL? Photo Rialto Chatter: Will K-Pop Idol Luna Come to Broadway in KPOP, THE MUSICAL?
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, KPOP, The Musical has its sights set on Broadway in the coming year. Now, the rumor mill is circulating that K-Pop star Luna may be making her Broadway debut in the production.

Max Vernon Videos

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, Starring Tyrone Huntley, Andy VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, Starring Tyrone Huntley, Andy Mientus, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2019

A brand new trailer has been released for the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS. The show began previews at the Soho Theatre on 18 July and will run until 24 August.

Off-Broadway's Immersive KPOP Campaigning for Cast Album VideoOff-Broadway's Immersive KPOP Campaigning for Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Ars Nova, along with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, is presenting the world premiere of KPOP until tomorrow, October 21. The high-octane immersive event that gives audiences a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory has just launched a social media campaign for a cast album.

VIDEO: Tina Fey Struts with MEAN GIRLS Star Ashley Park at KPOP VideoVIDEO: Tina Fey Struts with MEAN GIRLS Star Ashley Park at KPOP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Mean Girls will open on Broadway this spring at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street), starring Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners. Creator Tina Fey stopped by Park's current gig - the immersive KPOP at Ars Nova - and took an impressive stroll down the runway. Check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Randy Redd Record 'Some Kind of Paradise' for THE VIEW UPSTAI VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Randy Redd Record 'Some Kind of Paradise' for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - just released its Original Cast Album, now available to purchase.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for MERCURY RISING Benefit Concert, Feat. Drew Aber & Josh Freilich
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2013

Big Thunder Productions will present Mercury Rising, a Benefit Concert by MSS Alums in the Big Apple, a cabaret event to be performed on Sunday, September 15th at 4pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The event will feature songs from new, bound-for-Broadway musicals written by up-and-coming composers and lyricists from all over the globe, including Mercury Summer Stock's own Dan Marshall, Carla Rose Fisher, and Aliyana Stewart. This benefit concert will feature Broadway's Corey Mach and Drew Aber, and over a dozen of Mercury's NYC-based professional alumni, along with special guest Marissa Rosen. Check out a first look at Aber and Josh Freilich rehearsing below!


Max Vernon Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Max Vernon written?
Max Vernon has written 2 shows including The View UpStars (Book, Music, and Lyrics), KPOP (Music and Lyrics).

What awards has Max Vernon been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for KPOP Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for KPOP and Jonathan Larson Grant () .

What awards has Max Vernon won?
Jonathan Larson Grant ().