Preston max allen - composer, lyricist, musical book writer, playwright
Preston Max Allen is a trans masculine writer based in New York City. His work has been featured at the New Amsterdam Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York Musical Festival, Signature Theatre, Musical Theatre Factory, Feinstein's/54 Below, and Joe's Pub. Preston conceived and wrote book, music, and lyrics for WE ARE THE TIGERS (Theatre 80; L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation winner for Best Lyrics/Composition), NEVER BETTER (NYMF Developmental Reading Series), and THE RAGE: CARRIE 2, AN UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY (Jeff Nominee, Best New Musical). Additional projects include music/lyrics/book for AGENT 355 (dramaturg/co-book Jessica Kahkoska), book/lyrics for FRANKLIN PIERCE: DRAGON SLAYER (composer Will Buck), and music/lyrics for BRADICAL AND THE PINK SOCKS. Preston is a member of the Ars Nova Play Group (2019/20), graduate of the Second City Chicago Comedy Studies Program, and alum of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop. @prestonmaxallen.