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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)
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.

Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below Photo Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

Last week on Sunday December 5th, Hanukkah was given the songbook it rightfully deserved as Feinstein's/54 Below premiered the Jewish holiday love letter, 54 Celebrates Hanukkah: A Festival Of Writers.

BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by  Photo BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by Guest Reviewer Ari Axelrod
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 9, 2021

Cabaret artist and Jewish activist Ari Axelrod lends his expertise in two areas to Broadway World Cabaret in a special holiday series of reviews by guest writers.

Thomas Sadoski, Adam Chanler-Berat & More to Join NYSAF 2021 Winter Gala Photo Thomas Sadoski, Adam Chanler-Berat & More to Join NYSAF 2021 Winter Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021

The festive (and safe) evening that will begin with doors at 6:00 PM followed by dinner and show at 7:00 PM. An after-party at 9:00 PM with performer and DJ Ari Groover (Ari Grooves) will close out the evening.

Larry Hochman, Eli Bolin and More to Take Part in 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL  Photo Larry Hochman, Eli Bolin and More to Take Part in 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Have you ever thought that there are simply not enough Hanukkah songs? Wonder no more! Feinstein’s/54 Below will be showcasing some of the best Jewish musical theatre writers as they each present a brand new, original Hanukkah song.

THE WITCHING HOUR : UNAUTHORIZED! to be Presented at The Green Room 42 Photo THE WITCHING HOUR : UNAUTHORIZED! to be Presented at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

Tommy Ranieri will direct THE WITCHING HOUR: UNAUTHORIZED! Some of New York’s hottest composers are coming together on October 16th at 9:30 PM in The Green Room 42 for a spooky and intimate evening of original music inspired by famous Halloween films. 

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.   

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