Link to YouTube - a demo sampler, from 4 "Viva Max!" songs
Some of the characters you'll meet in the musical comedy based on Jim Lehrer's novel
The bigoted, gun-loving Texas Police Chief Sylvester - "Gotta Give a Guy a Gun"
The loyal but womanizing Lieutenant - "What a Woman Wants"
Paula, political activist and Alamo tour guide - "It's Just I Haven't Met the Man Yet"
The fiery Carmela, who inspires Max to go on his quest - "I Don't Think So"
sung on these demos by Bill Parry, Charles Pistone, Elena Shaddow, Sarah Corey
Book by Julie Miller & Fred Landau
Music & lyrics by Skip Kennon
based on the novel VIVA MAX! by Jim Lehrer