Executive Producer/Creator Tom Diggs is pleased to announce the launch of PERKS, a new musical web series starring Alex Wyse (Lysistrata Jones), Alex Brightman (Wicked), Allison Strong (Mama Mia), Paul Cereghino (Tony and Tina's Wedding) and Arden Myrin (Chelsea Lately, Mad TV). The new scripted musical web series will launch June 19, 2011 on blip.tv and YouTube.
Check out a trailer for the new series below!
PERKS is the big-hearted story of Josh, a tech-savvy gamer, in love with the beautiful Courtney, but too shy to tell her how he feels. With his nerd-herd/tech posse and Darwin, his gay and most fun friend ever, they secretly write Courtney a musical based on her favorite book, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER.
PERKS is the story of young love, the importance of friendship, and the responsibility of going after your heart's desire. Drawing from the rising stars of the Broadway community, PERKS features original songs by JASON MICHAEL SNOW (The Book of Mormon) and MISHAELA FAUCHER (Off-Broadway's I Married Wyatt Earp) Created and Produced by Pulitzer-nominated playwright, TOM DIGGS
Directed by award-winning AFI film director, BILL OLIVER and shot by DAVID KAGEN of True Blood, CSI:NY, The Green Hornet."We are thrilled to have a cast of such fast-rising Broadway stars," said Tom Diggs. "It's exciting to bring the sensibilities of the Broadway musical to the frontier of Web Shows.
"Following the June 19th launch, we'll roll out a behind-the-scenes The Making of ... Perks every Sunday at 8 pm through Labor Day - also on YouTube and blip.tv. The Making of ... Perks is hosted by Brittney Lee Hamilton, Anich D'Jae, Carrie Salmon, Howah Hung, and Felicia Blum.
Additional information about the show can be found at