The acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s broadway production of Falsettos is hitting the road! Max takes on the role of Marvin and will be joined by Eden Espinosa as Trina, Nick Adams as Whizzer, Nick Blaemire as Mendel, Audrey Cardwell as Cordelia, and Bryonha Marie Parham as Dr. Charlotte. This beloved musical created by composer/lyricist William Finn and playwright/director James Lapine, will begin February 8th and run until June 30th, 2019. For more information and full tour itinerary, click here.
Max’s debut solo album, Call Me Old Fashioned: The Broadway Standard, will be released on all digital platforms on April 5th!. This album embraces Max’s love of the golden age of broadway and the American Songbook, from the Gershwins to Lerner and Loewe, from An American in Paris to Jersey Boys. He's joined by Grammy winning composer and famed musical director, Billy Stritch, as well as Steve Doyle on bass, Daniel Glass on drums and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello. Purchase on iTunes or order a physical CD here!!
Max is thrilled to officially celebrate the release of his debut album, Call Me Old Fashioned: The Broadway Standard at Birdland Jazz Club. Along with the incomparable Billy Stritch as his pianist and musical director (and frequent duet partner!!), Max will be joined by Steve Doyle on bass, Daniel Glass on drums and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello. Tickets and information here.
Max will appear with the New York Pops in Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rogers and Hammerstein. Under the baton of Steven Reineke, Max will be joined by the luminous Laura Michelle Kelly, singing selections from Oklahoma, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, The Sound of Music and more. For information, click here.
It’s time to ring in the holiday season with the annual SPARKLE, a benefit for the Actors Fund. Hosted by Scott Nevins, Max will join Erich Bergen, Ariana DeBose, Nick Adams, Matt Doyle, The Skivvies, Shayna Steele, and a host of others to sing songs celebrating the season! Tickets here.
After two sold out Birdland performances, Max is thrilled to announce another date has been added, this time in the new Birdland Theater!! Along with the incomparable Billy Stritch as his pianist and musical director, Max will be joined by Steve Doyle on bass, Daniel Glass on drums and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello. Tickets and information here.
Having starred on the national tour as Sonny Malone, Max will be joining members of the original broadway production of Xanadu to bring the songs back to the stage. Expect Annie Golden, Mary Testa, Tony Roberts, Kenita R. Miller, Andre Ward, Curtis Holbrook, Elizabeth Stanley and more! Performances at 7pm and 9:30pm. More info here.
After Max's sold out Birdland solo debut in April, he’s thrilled to announce another date has been added. Along with the incomparable Billy Stritch as his pianist and musical director, Max brings his old fashioned NEW show to New York for the first time. He will be joined by Steve Doyle on bass, Daniel Glass on drums and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello. Tickets and information here.
Another performance of Max's solo show has been added, this time at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Along with the incomparable Billy Stritch as his pianist and musical director, Max will be joined by Steve Doyle on bass, Daniel Glass on drums and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello. Tickets and information here.
Max brings his new solo show to Ft. Lauderdale and Delray Beach, Florida for three nights. With the incomparable Billy Stritch musical directing, expect an unforgettable evening featuring the best of broadway and the American Songbook.
April 8th 7pm: Aventura Arts & Cultural Center at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale. Information and tickets here.
April 9th and 10th at 8pm: The Crest Theater at Old School Square in Delray Beach. Information and tickets here.
Max and Julia Murney's new recording of O Holy Night is released on iTunes. Max and Julia have loved this John Bucchino arrangement for years and decided to record it (AGAIN!) with a new lush instrumental arrangement - Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello, Kristi Shade on harp and Deborah Abramson on piano. And this time, ALL proceeds benefit The Covenant House. Find the song here.
Max joins Rebecca Luker, Tony Sheldon, George Dvorsky, Jeffrey Omura, Evan Zes, Frank DiLella and a host of others in Project Shaw's presentation of Captain Brassbound's Conversion. Directed by David Staller, the evening takes place at Symphony Space and tickets are available by clicking here.
Max will lead two industry concert readings of the new musical, Dangerous, at 54 Below. The presentations will be directed by Denis Jones with musical direction by Phil Reno. Max will be joined by Christopher J. Hanke, Scarlett Strallen, Jeff Kready and many others. Dangerous features book and music by John C. Introcaso and lyrics by Michael Colby and Introcaso.
Max joins Kathleen Turner, Rosie O'Donnell, Leslie Margherita, Geneva Carr, and Taylor Louderman in a reading of Hollywood Nurses by Sheila Head and Peter Michael Marino. Directed by Carl Andress, the evening will raise funds for the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative.
Max joins Angela Lansbury, Len Cariou, Ken Jennings, Melissa Errico, Jeremy Jordan, Rebecca Luker, Michael Cerveris, Mark Evans, Ryan Silverman and more to celebrate the work of Stephen Sondheim for the Irish Repertory Theater's 2017 gala at Town Hall. Visit IrishRep.org for information and tickets.
Max joins Emily Skinner, Ben Davis, Erin Davie, Jill Paice, William Michals and many others to perform some of broadway's greatest songs, all without amplification. Just like the old days!
Max takes on the role of Alfred Dreyfus in the Ensemble for the Romantic Century's production of Eve Wolf's The Dreyfus Affair at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Directed by Donald T. Sanders, this piece also stars Peter Scolari, Mark Evans, Meghan Picerno and Daniel Rowan. More information at BAM.