Kenny Mellman was one half (with Justin V Bond) of the Tony nominated and Obie and Bessie winning act Kiki and Herb. Active from 1992 to 2008, Kiki and Herb was critically and popularly embraced for their mix of political fervor, punk rock extremity, outrageous humor and heartfelt passion. Concurrently, His show Kenny Mellman is Grace Jones toured Australia and the UK and his one man musical about gay bashing and homophobia, Say Sea Boy You Sissy Boy? played Dixon Place. He also co-wrote, with Bridget Everett and Michael Patrick King the show At Least It’s Pink and with Ms. Everett and Neal Medlyn created Our Hit Parade, a downtown NY deconstruction of the pop charts which ran for 4 years at Joe’s Pub and was one of TimeOutNY’s top ten cabaret shows three years running.
Mr. Mellman is now in The Julie Ruin, the new band fronted by Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill. They have released their critically acclaimed debut album Run Fast and are touring the country