“Mr. Vernon's musical numbers are perversely addictive.”
—The New York Times
“Equal parts bohemia & Broadway
a downtown aesthetic with a progressive take on musical theatre.”
—The New Yorker
Max Vernon Max Vernon is a Tony Award nominated playwright & songwriter whose musicals include The View UpStairs (30+ productions including New York, Chicago, Tokyo, London, and Sydney), KPOP (Broadway @ Circle in the Square), The Tattooed Lady, and Show & Tell. They have also written work for Audible, Disney, Broadway Video, Virgin Group, and Tyra Banks. They are an Out100 Honoree, three-time Drama Desk nominee, two-time MacDowell Fellow, Barrymore Award nominee, Dramatist Guild Fellow and recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award, Richard Rodgers Award, Jonathan Larson Grant, Pew Arts and Culture Grant, JFund Award (Jerome Foundation), and New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship, among others. Notable concerts include Joe’s Pub, the Kennedy Center, Kimmel Center, Lincoln Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
“Funny, touching, musically remarkable. Revolutionary because of just how daringly diverse it is.”
—Kurt Oselund, Out Magazine, on The View UpStairs
Wildly entertaining. Infectious.
—Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter, on KPOP