The Green Room 42 presented Reeve Carney, who was making his debut. Carney is best known for his portrayal of Dorian Gray in Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful,” Riff Raff in Fox TV’s Rocky Horror Picture Show and originating the role of Peter Parker in Julie Taymor and U2’s Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark.
Continuing the concert “CheckMate”, from his five-time Independent Music Award-winning album, Youth Is Wasted. Youth is Wasted, was recorded primarily in his New York apartment. During his demanding Spider-Man schedule, it was impossible to get back and forth to the studio, so Reeve decided to build his own studio-right in his living room.
Reeve becoming a performer was all but a foregone conclusion: almost everybody in his family works in the arts. His great-uncle was actor Art Carney. His jewelry designer mother has a degree from Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music, his father wrote jingles. From early childhood. Reeve sang on his father’s jingles. And at age 10, he was already recording with Michael Jackson on HIStory. Reeve spent much of his high school years hanging out at blues clubs around Los Angeles, playing with musicians over twice his age-and getting a better music education than any class could provide. His dedication paid off, and, after graduating from Hamilton High School Academy of Music, he got into USC’s Thornton School of Music, but left after a year to pursue his music in earnest