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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)
Courtney Bassett, Keri René Fuller, Mason Alexander Park and More Join AMY ADAMS WIN Photo Courtney Bassett, Keri René Fuller, Mason Alexander Park and More Join AMY ADAMS WINS AN OSCAR: IN CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Amy Adams Wins an Oscar: In Concert, featuring an all-new score by Preston Max Allen (We Are The Tigers) this Sept 21st at 9:45pm.

Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for Sep Photo Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Preston Max Allen To Debut Music From New Show AMY ADAMS WINS AN OSCAR At Feinstein's Photo Preston Max Allen To Debut Music From New Show AMY ADAMS WINS AN OSCAR At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Preston Max Allen: New Music, Same Mayhem this Sept 21st at 9:45pm. Joined by music director Patrick Sulken, book writer Edward Precht, and an award-worthy cast, Preston will debut all-new music from his latest project Amy Adams Wins An Oscar.

Shakina Nayfack, L Morgan Lee, Ezra Menas and More Join A PLACE FOR US: A Virtual Con Photo Shakina Nayfack, L Morgan Lee, Ezra Menas and More Join A PLACE FOR US: A Virtual Concert Celebrating Trans and Nonbinary Voices in Musical Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021

'A Place for Us: Celebrating Trans and Nonbinary Artists in Musical Theatre', a free virtual event supporting and amplifying the incredible trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming artists in the theatre community from Broadway to the UK will stream on YouTube on Wednesday, June 30th at 7pm EDT.

Preston Max Allen, Emily Feldman and More to Take Part in Third Session of Roundabout Photo Preston Max Allen, Emily Feldman and More to Take Part in Third Session of Roundabout TheatreLab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the third session of Roundabout TheatreLab, a program of interactive workshops designed to connect audiences interested in exploring the crafts of theatrical writing and directing, directly with Roundabout artists.   

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nikki M. James, Philippa Soo and More Join NYCLU Artist Ambassad Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nikki M. James, Philippa Soo and More Join NYCLU Artist Ambassadors Program
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

The NYCLU today announced the Artist Ambassadors class of 2021, a multidisciplinary partnership between the organization and New York’s vibrant performing arts community.

Pride Month Concert Celebrating Trans Voices in Musical Theatre Now Seeking Submissio Photo Pride Month Concert Celebrating Trans Voices in Musical Theatre Now Seeking Submissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

Calling all transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming musical theatre writers and performers! A creative team led by Preston Max Allen has announced a Pride Month concert evening celebrating trans voices in musical theatre, featuring new music written and performed by TGNC artists with appearances by Broadway allies.

20 Writers and New Works Announced For 2021 Johnny Mercer Writers Grove at Goodspeed Photo 20 Writers and New Works Announced For 2021 Johnny Mercer Writers Grove at Goodspeed
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021

This year's Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals is going virtual! In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 20 established and emerging composers, lyricists and librettists representing 11 new musicals will gather in a unique virtual space April 18 – May 1, 2021.

Kristolyn Lloyd, Jack Cutmore-Scott and More Star in A VERY NETFL*X CHRISTMAS MUSICAL Photo Kristolyn Lloyd, Jack Cutmore-Scott and More Star in A VERY NETFL*X CHRISTMAS MUSICAL: NOW STREAMING "LIVE!"
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: KRAMPUS and AMY ADAMS WINS AN OSCAR comes an online reading presentation of the new, can't-miss Christmas sensation -- A VERY NETFL*X CHRISTMAS MUSICAL: NOW STREAMING 'LIVE!'

Mental Health Takes Spotlight In BIG FAT SOCIALLY DISTANT HOLIDAY ADVENTURE SHOW Photo Mental Health Takes Spotlight In BIG FAT SOCIALLY DISTANT HOLIDAY ADVENTURE SHOW
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2020

Conceptualized and executive produced by Andy Lynn, this FREE one-day-only streaming event, with its heart in Chicago, stretches from coast to coast featuring artists, educators, streamers and mental health professionals from across the United States. Chicago locals include Echaka Agba, Breon Arzell, Micah Beauvais, Tyler Brown, Darby Fitzsimons, Tyler Gabrielle, Tina El Gamal, Tommy Malouf, Taylor Raye, Shane Richlan, Amaya Thompson, Shalyn Welch, Wanese Zarour, Martin Yousif Zebari and others. Additional performers include Annelyse Ahmad, Mark Jacob Chaitin, Jeremy Guyton, Kevin O'Connell and Sheldon White.

The Drama League Announces Formation of Directors Council Featuring Daniel Banks, Mel Photo The Drama League Announces Formation of Directors Council Featuring Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020

The Drama League has announced the formation of its first Directors Council, featuring nationally-renowned directors Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen, Christopher Burris, Jillian Carucci, Jennifer Chang, Desdemona Chiang, R.J. Cutler, Estefanía Fadul, Raz Golden, Brian Eugenio Herrera, Adam Immerwahr, Gwynn MacDonald, Tony Phelan and more.

MTI Will Make Theatre Now's 10-Minute Musicals Available for Licensing Photo MTI Will Make Theatre Now's 10-Minute Musicals Available for Licensing
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 10, 2020

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) announced an agreement with Theatre Now New York, an artist service organization dedicated to the development of new works, to represent and license 25 short musicals from its collection beginning in early 2021.

New Book, THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, An Anthology From The SOUND BITES Festival, is Now A Photo New Book, THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, An Anthology From The SOUND BITES Festival, is Now Available
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2020

Ronvé O'Daniel and Jevares Myrick Release New Music Video 'So Far to Go' From LETTER Photo Ronvé O'Daniel and Jevares Myrick Release New Music Video 'So Far to Go' From LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

New American musical in development Letters to the President has released a music video of “So Far to Go,” written by Ronvé O’Daniel and Jevares Myrick. The video is now streaming online as part of O’Daniel and Myrick’s newly launched Composer and Lyricist Artist Channel on Broadway on Demand.

Theatre Now's THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, AN ANTHOLOGY FROM THE SOUND BITES FESTIVAL Out Photo Theatre Now's THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, AN ANTHOLOGY FROM THE SOUND BITES FESTIVAL Out Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2020

Theatre Now has annouced the November 1st release of The 10-Minute Musical, an Anthology from the SOUND BITES Festival. The first ever anthology of 10-minute musicals, the book features 25 complete musicals and is a resource for educators, producers, theatre enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the musical theatre form. More information on the book, including a link to purchase, can be found at www.tnny.org/anthology-book.

Ars Nova Announces Programming & Expanded Residencies for 2020-2021 Photo Ars Nova Announces Programming & Expanded Residencies for 2020-2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Ars Nova has announced details for its upcoming 2020-2021 season. Ars Nova is committed to artistic and operational activities that build an anti-racist foundation and create a platform for diverse, adventurous artists.

Actor Therapy Announces Trans Community Forum Photo Actor Therapy Announces Trans Community Forum
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2020

Musical theatre writer PRESTON MAX ALLEN (We Are The Tigers) and actress L MORGAN LEE (A Strange Loop) will discuss the unique challenges facing trans, Nonbinary and GNC actors in today's musical theatre.

New York Stage and Film Announces Founders' Award and Pfaelzer Award Recipients Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Founders' Award and Pfaelzer Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2020

New York Stage and Film has announced Kirya Traber as the recipient of the 2020 Founders' Award, which provides financial support and administrative resources for a summer residency, as well as access to the NYSAF artist community.

Broadway On Demand Launches THE ARTIST CHANNELS, a New Platform For Musical Theatre C Photo Broadway On Demand Launches THE ARTIST CHANNELS, a New Platform For Musical Theatre Composers and Lyricists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2020

Broadway On Demand has announced the launch of The Artist Channels, a new section of the platform devoted to musical theatre composers and lyricists. The Artist Channels provide a digital space for theatre fans to explore the incredible talent of the musical theatre songwriters who are creating today's new musicals.

VIDEO: Larry Owens, Lea DeLaria, Drew Droege and More Perform in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: V Photo VIDEO: Larry Owens, Lea DeLaria, Drew Droege and More Perform in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays and Pride Plays came together to celebrate Pride Month with a special edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues.

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