It was a blast to play the superhuman Paladin again in Chris Wiekel's Secret Identity! Organized by TOSOS and A Star Is Bored podcast, and directed by Mark FInley, we did a Facebook Live reading to benefit The Okra Project and ended up raising over $300 to support Black Trans people in need!
Here's a nice little publicity piece from Broadway World!
Note on article: Antwayn Hooper's role of Guise was read by Keno Golaub.
I'm SUPER excited to share the short film Zero Issue from New York Picture Company with the world! It was a pleasure to be a part of the HERCULEAN effort, and I hope you enjoy it!
This November, I had a great experience volunteering for ITWIFF, and was exposed to excellent screen works by women from all over the world. I even had the surprise pleasure of stepping in to read for ITWIFF's Inaugural Screenwriting Competition and Live Reading at Firelight Studio in Brooklyn.
Here I am with fellow actor, Robert Resnikoff.
Photo credit: Millie Gillana
See some of my work in the episode below!
Thanks to stunt man, Mark Pettograsso, for taking the bullet for me!
Here's a longer version with all of my scenes cut together:
In the spirit of staying SUPER, here's the ZERO ISSUE Teaser Trailer from my funny friends at New York Picture Company!
You'll see me as the ancient "OG" super hero, Hercules, among many other supers vying for the coveted $50 Wild Wings gift card.
"Murray’s caricatural voice is especially sidesplitting"
- Deb Miller, DC Metro Theater Arts
"the enigmatic and brawny Paladin (the hilarious Michael Joseph Murray)"
- Duncan Pflaster, Gay City News
"Michael Joseph Murray’s exaggerated cartoon-like delivery and physique make his Paladin spot-on."
- Darrell Reilly, TheaterScene.net
Chris Weikel's comic book dramedy, directed by Mark Robert Finley, and produced by TOSOS (The Other Side Of Silence), has officially begun its world premiere run!
Pictured above is me as "Paladin," a hyperbolically archetypal superhero of the comic book world within the play!
Now through February 2
Wednesdays through Saturdays
All shows are 7pm at The Flea Theatre
Tickets at TososNYC.org
Get 'em while ya still can!
I am happy to announce that I'll be starting off the new year on stage in the world premiere of "Secret Identity" at the Flea Theatre!
Did the VO for this toy commercial for the new Transformers Bumblebee movie!