Chase Peacock and Jessica De Maria are both New York based, actors, singers and writers who have written three musicals as a team since 2015. WHAT'S PAST, their first musical, has previously appeared in development at the Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival , and with the Threshold Festival of New Plays at Actor's Express .Their musical ghost story, VIVIAN, premiered at The Lyric Studio in the Square in Marietta, GA in October 2017 and is being developed into a musical podcast. The Pretty Pants Bandit had its premiere production at Georgia Ensemble Theatre in March of 2022 and was featured in concert at 54 Below in May 2023. Chase & Jessica have also composed original music for Theatre Buford's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE in 2018.
CHASE PEACOCK is a New York City based singer, actor and composer. He’s been writing songs since the age of 13 for his various pop punk bands. From there, at 17, he wrote his first musical, You’re in High School, Charlie Brown. He had a brief stint working in writer’s rooms in Nashville where he co-wrote the song “Boomerang” as performed by Rachel Potter. Chase has a passion for developing new musicals and has had the opportunity to be a part of many as an actor. Most notably, he was in the original Broadway cast of Green Day’s American Idiot, as well as new works Bull Durham, The Nutty Professor, and most recently, Rock and Roll Man off-Broadway. Chase is currently writing music for the children’s series Avery and Masa: Protectors of the Endangered while performing off Broadway by night.
Jessica De Maria
JESSICA DeMARIA is a New York City based performer and writer. Jessica's first co-written musical, THE LAST TIME WE WERE HERE, appeared at the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2015 and received a workshop production at Synchronicity Theatre in 2016. Her original arrangements of American folk music have appeared in productions of The Sleepy Hollow Experience all over the country and she was featured on the Spotify Original Podcast, "You Heard Me Write" during its inaugural season. Her most recent composition premiered in a new short film, The Name, NYC in April of 2023 and she was part of the music team for the upcoming Holiday Feature, Christmas with Jerks. Jessica currently has several new works in development including The Pretender, One More for the End of the World, and This Lollipop is Poison.
See more at www.jessicademaria.com