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Preston Max Allen

 
Bio:
Preston Max Allen (he/him) is a transgender playwright, composer, and lyricist whose work has been performed at the New Amsterdam Theatre, Signature Theatre, Lincoln Center, Chautauqua Institution, Joe’s Pub, Musical Theatre Factory, and Feinstein’s/54 Below. He conceived and wrote book, music, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Preston Max Allen (he/him) is a transgender playwright, composer, and lyricist whose work has been performed at the New Amsterdam Theatre, Signature Theatre, Lincoln Center, Chautauqua Institution, Joe’s Pub, Musical Theatre Factory, and Feinstein’s/54 Below. He conceived and wrote book, music, ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Preston Max Allen Biography

Preston Max Allen (he/him) is a transgender playwright, composer, and lyricist whose work has been performed at the New Amsterdam Theatre, Signature Theatre, Lincoln Center, Chautauqua Institution, Joe’s Pub, Musical Theatre Factory, and Feinstein’s/54 Below. He conceived and wrote book, music, and lyrics for WE ARE THE TIGERS (album now streaming), AGENT 355 (co-book/dramaturgy by Jessica Kahkoska), and CARRIE 2: THE RAGE, AN UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY (Jeff Nominee, Best New Musical). Additional musical projects with book writer Edward Precht include A VERY NETFL*X CHRISTMAS MUSICAL: NOW STREAMING LIVE! and AMY ADAMS WINS AN OSCAR. Preston's play MODERN GENTLEMAN was featured as part of the 2020 Pride Plays Festival. Preston is an LA Ovation winner for Best Lyrics/Composition (WE ARE THE TIGERS), member of the Ars Nova Play Group (2019/2020), and alum of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. Most/best of all, he is father to a perfect cat, Hero @prestonmaxallen






Preston Max Allen News

WATCH: Preston Max Allen & Edward Precht Premiere Music Video From BLAST! A FLAVOR-PA Photo WATCH: Preston Max Allen & Edward Precht Premiere Music Video From BLAST! A FLAVOR-PACKED MOUNTAIN DEWSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Edward Precht and Preston Max Allen's hard-hitting musical drama expands the Taco Bell Musical Universe by centering around the fast food chain's most popular exclusive drink: Mountain Dew Baja Blast. Watch the music video for 'Baja Ballad' here!

CARRIE 2: THE RAGE, THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY Returns For One Night Only Photo CARRIE 2: THE RAGE, THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY Returns For One Night Only
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Since 1976 you've been in love with Carrie White, the telekinetic teen whose catastrophic prom night captivated the nation and led to thrilling adaptations, musicals, and revivals. Since 1999, you've completely missed the fact that CARRIE has a legitimate cinematic sequel that tells the story of Carrie's half-sister Rachel, an angst-ridden rebel whose life seems to be looking up until her mysterious powers take hold.

The Work Of Melissa Rose Hirsch Will Be Celebrated in WOMEN OF THE WINGS Volume 4 at  Photo The Work Of Melissa Rose Hirsch Will Be Celebrated in WOMEN OF THE WINGS Volume 4 at 54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

The work of Melissa Rose Hirsch will presented at 54 Below as part of Women of The Wings Volume 4: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers on September 30th at 9:30pm.

A JUNETEENTH CONCERT CELEBRATION & More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo A JUNETEENTH CONCERT CELEBRATION & More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Broadway Streaming Guide: June 2022 - Where to Watch TREVOR: THE MUSICAL & More New R Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: June 2022 - Where to Watch TREVOR: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jun 4, 2022

This May, Broadway fans can rejoice with new cast recordings, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the new Disney+ filmed capture of Trevor: the Musical to Glee making its return to streaming services, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York St Photo New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 

New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Anna Deavere Smith, and More
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film returns July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season.  For 38 years, NYSAF has operated as a vital incubator for artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that continue across the country and around the world.  All tickets are $25 and go on sale June 1.

Repertorio Español to Present  World Premiere Adaptation of Isabel Allende's EVA LUN Photo Repertorio Español to Present World Premiere Adaptation of Isabel Allende's EVA LUNA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Repertorio Español will premiere the stage adaptation of Eva Luna by Caridad Svich based on the celebrated novel of the Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende. The new production will be directed by the Colombian-American director Estefanía Fadul and will premiere on Friday, June 3rd, 2022, at 8 pm on the iconic (Gramercy Arts Theatre) stage.

AFTERGLOW Comes to the Hudson Theatre in May Photo AFTERGLOW Comes to the Hudson Theatre in May
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

Midnight Theatricals has announced the west coast premiere of the hit Off-Broadway and London sensation, AFTERGLOW, written and directed by S. Asher Gelman.  

Photos: See Keenan Scott II, Thomas Sadoski & More at New York Stage and Film's Winte Photo Photos: See Keenan Scott II, Thomas Sadoski & More at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2021

New York Stage and Film's 2021 Winter Gala was held this past Monday, December 13 at The Edison Rooftop, 233 West 46 Street. The celebratory Gala evening included play excerpts from works by Keelay Gipson, Beth Henley, and Josh Radnor.

Preston Max Allen Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LATE-NIGHT LEAP DAY BONANZA at Feinstein's/54 Below! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from LATE-NIGHT LEAP DAY BONANZA at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2020

On February 29, 2016, The Late-Night Leap Day Bonanza took Feinstein's/54 Below by storm in a show that lives on vividly in the memories of all were there. On Saturday, February 29, 2020, it returned!

Video: Mimi Scardulla Performs "Captain Of The Team" From WE ARE THE TIGERS VideoVideo: Mimi Scardulla Performs "Captain Of The Team" From WE ARE THE TIGERS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2019

Maybe it was the full on split!? Actress MiMi Scardulla is getting a lot of buzz this week as a video of her rehearsing 'Captain of the Team', a number from the original pop/rock musical and teen horror comedy WE ARE THE TIGERS has ignited over 100K views in just a few days time.  

VIDEO: 'The Lost Boys' Meet THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW in New Trailer for Vampire  VideoVIDEO: 'The Lost Boys' Meet THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW in New Trailer for Vampire Musical Web Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Yes, there are indeed a host of postmodern vampire projects across film, television, stage, and new media. However, none of them compare to what audiences will see in Charging Moose Media's The Hunted: Encore. What's more, none of them feature music that sounds like a mix of 1980s synth fare, 2000s punk rock, and a tasteful dollop of Broadway.