Ben Franklin as a werewolf

Magnus Buchan to Max Fischer: I always wanted to be in one of your fookin’ plays.

I’m in a play reading on Friday.  My friend, Nick, asked me to do it and I needed to say no because I have too much going on this week.  But I love his plays and his puppet shows so it was too hard to say no.  Furthermore, the part he wrote for me is Ben Franklin, who turns into a werewolf.  

 It’s 1763 and there are  vampires in Philadelphia.

Paula Abdul Blackwood is a beautiful young Quaker girl being forced into marriage with the wheelwright’s son.

Jack Sheridan, a politically idealistic young vampire, is the man she loves. 

Everywhere there is dissent.  Fractious parties debate the future of the colony.

MC Skat Kat and Benjamin Franklin vy for power in the Assembly.


This is a play about a play reading of a play about certain real historical events which could have actually happened, but didn’t.

It’s the story of a woman’s dream of writing a jukebox musical integrating the music of Paula Abdul with a vampire romance/history lesson.

The story of the birth of a nation, as seen through the eyes of Halloween.

We hope you’ll join us in entering the absolutely FREE world of . . .  

“Straight Up Vampire”

“Forever Your Vampire”
a musical nightmare

Friday, October 26th

10:15 pm

@ Goodbye Blue Monday


Take the J or Z line to Kosciusko St.
or M to Myrtle Ave. and walk a few blocks.
Call us at 718-453-6343 if you’re lost!!
FREE!! (5 dollar donation suggested)

written by Paige Greenwald (RIP)
reconstituted by Nick Jones,  Zak Vreeland and Peter J. Cook

directed by Peter J. Cook

with performances by
The Pizzas
The O’Debra Twins
Members of the New York Howl
Luis Moreno
Ben Pelteson
and Corn Mo as Benjamin Franklin

produced by Nick Jones 

4 comments to Ben Franklin as a werewolf

  • RumorsDaily » Corn Mo’s Ben Franklin’s Vampire  says:

    […] aren’t I in New York to see this? Tags: Corn Mo, […]

  • jbg.  says:

    aw man! this sounds totally awesome! i wish i could come down for it. instead, i shall plug you on my podcast, corn mo, yes i shall.

  • Andrew Schlaack  says:

    So how did it go, man?

    If I could’ve gotten to this, I would’ve ’cause it sounded amazing.

  • Kevin Edwards  says:

    I went to this and it was spectacular. I was actually wondering if you knew of anything else – plays or whatever – that would be like this. If you could give me an email that’d be great.


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