The World Premiere workshop presentation and full cast album of Nicholas Kaminski’s original musical Transgender Starborn: Disco Queen of the Universe was produced at Surflight Theatre on November 11, 2018. Featuring a book, music, lyrics and orchestrations by Kaminski, Transgender Starborn: Disco Queen of the Universe is a musical science fiction romp through the cosmos, set in the year 1979. The reading was free and open to the public.
In order to offset costs of producing the reading, as well as the recording of studio demo, we are looking for donations! Anyone who donates $10 or more will receive a free digital copy of the studio cast album when it is completed, just please include an email address when you donate.
About Transgender Starborn Disco Queen of the Universe:
A tale of love, friendship, adventure and self-discovery, our transgender hero, Max, must save the galaxy from an ancient evil hell-bent on enslaving all sapient life with dark magic — all the while navigating a complicated love life and trying to find her place in the universe. With a disco-and new-wave-inspired score, Transgender Starborn is sure to have you tapping your feet, laughing your ass off and — maybe — crying, too.
The cast features Jared Milian as Max, Ali Gleason as Nara, Michael Gioia as Roach, Tyler Cicardo as Brother Carl, Joe Marx as Ben, Lyle Dungee as The Great Evil, Jenna Fagan as Boss Cass, Will K. Carey as Dax and Erik Schneider as Florp. Rounding out the ensemble are Dale Given, Anna Lovallo, Rachel Phelan, Jillian Jalal Hanna, Sean Ulmer, Anne Marie Snyder and Robert Firkser. Brianne Theocharides read stage directions.
Here is a clip of Jared Milian singing "Dress in the Closet," our opening number.