Preston just wants to play the piano in front of people. But will Preston let Preston fulfill this dream? And will Preston be able to get Preston into the shower? How will Preston react when Preston finds out Preston locked Preston in the bathroom? Spanning stage and screen, Chicken Soup With Stars is an almost musical about walls and the many Prestons found within them.
Created, Filmed & Performed by Preston Martin
Co-directed by Danny Sharron
PRESTON MARTIN (he/they) has performed in over fifty venues in New York City and in eight countries across the world. They direct The Reality Show: NYU, a musical sketch comedy show centered around wellbeing devised annually for the NYU campuses in New York City, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. The Reality Show has performed at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, The Beacon, and Barclays Center. Selected theater: Significant Other (LA Premiere), Toe Pick (Nancy Kerrigan), Streepshow (Miranda Priestly). Sketch comedy: Political Subversities, Shiz. Film: Quinn Shephard’s Not Okay, Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, The Rest of Us (prod. Mary Stuart Masterson), Om City (TriBeCa Film Festival). prestonmartin.com
DANNY SHARRON is a Brooklyn-based theater director with a focus on developing new plays and musicals, committed to creating work about the LGBTQ+ and MENA communities. Danny is the Senior Associate Director for the Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen (Broadway/West End/Tour), and is a 2021-2022 Next Stage Directing Resident with The Drama League, where he is developing a new play alongside playwright Jason Kim. Danny is a recipient of New York Theatre Workshop’s 2050 Fellowship, Williamstown’s Bill Foeller Fellowship, The Drama League’s New York Fellowship, and is an alumnus of the Ars Nova Director’s Troupe. www.dannysharron.com