The Martians

Carl D. White
Carl D. White is a Tony Award-winning entertainment producer and general manager, who began his career at the age of eighteen, when he founded the acclaimed Golden Theatre in Los Angeles in 1987. Following his tenure at The Golden, Carl relocated to New York to work for MCA/Universal Pictures and legendary producer/agent Stevie Phillips. He quickly followed that position with an Associate Company Manager position on the pre-Broadway tour of the musical BUSKER ALLEY by the Sherman Brothers (celebrated composers of many Disney musicals, including MARY POPPINS), which was produced by the infamous producing team, Barry and Fran Weissler (CHICAGO, PIPPIN). Following BUSKER, Carl then became the Producing Associate and Office Manager for producers David Stone and Amy Nederlander on their highly acclaimed productions of FULL GALLOP; THE SANTALAND DIARIES and THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK starring Natalie Portman.

Carl founded Martian Entertainment LLC in 1997, and has gone on to general manage and produce many acclaimed projects, including: THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL; THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG; THE NORMAL HEART (2011 Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics' Circle Award, Drama League Award); HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (2014 Tony Award); A TIME TO KILL; ON A CLEAR DAY... Starring Harry Connick, Jr.; THE BEST MAN (2012 Tony Nom.) starring James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Candice Bergen, and Eric McCormack; PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT; THE TEMPERAMENTALS; BASH'D!; and the second longest-running off-Broadway musical in history NAKED BOYS SINGING!; THE LAST SESSION, BARE, and many others. Along with his business partner and Martian co-owner Gregory Rae, Carl is currently working on several new theatrical, film and TV projects.
Gregory Rae
Gregory Rae is a Tony Award-winning producer based in New York. His theatrical credits include THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, ALLEGIANCE, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (2014 Tony Award), A TIME TO KILL, KINKY BOOTS (2013 Tony Award, 2016 Olivier Award), CLYBOURNE PARK (2012 Tony Award), BARE (off-Broadway), and THE NORMAL HEART (2011 Tony Award). He is an executive producer of the films VIRGIN TERRITORY, HELLO AGAIN, THE GOLDFISH, CLUTTER, THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING, and co-executive producer of THE GREEN. Upcoming projects include LOCH NESS and THE COTTAGE. He joined Carl White as a partner in Martian Entertainment LLC in 2013.

Gregory graduated from Harvey Mudd College in 2000 with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, and received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Manhattanville College in 2014. He worked at Google as a software engineer in charge of log analysis until 2006. After leaving Google, he got involved in politics as one of the national leaders of Living Liberally, and has advised several campaigns for marriage equality around the country. In 2008, he was the technical lead for the No On Proposition 8 campaign in California, and in 2010 he served as treasurer of Fight Back New York, a political action committee that successfully targeted three New York state senators who had voted against marriage equality. Previously, he served on the board of The Production Farm and the National Leadership Council of Lambda Legal, and is an emeritus board member of Harvey Mudd College and The Tank. He is a member of The Broadway League.
Tyrus Emory
Executive Producer & Creative

Tyrus Emory is an Executive Producer and Creative at Martian Entertainment in New York. Tyrus is responsible for developing and incubating new ideas and properties for stage and screen. He co-created a series of nationally-broadcasted PSAs for GLAAD and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, and co-developed and Executive Produced the Martian-produced TV pilot, SOX NEWS, which screened in festivals across the country, winning Best Writing at ITVFest. He is also a producer of the podcast "Sparkle & Circulate" hosted by Justin Sayre. Before Martian, Tyrus was a producer at NBC News, and a community organizer for the campaign to re-reëlect Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Tyrus grew up in Malibu, California where he rebelled against the sand and surf culture by spending much of his childhood inside his school's newly renovated theatre—acting, singing, directing, designing, and fixing. He graduated from Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges.

Tyrus serves on the board of trustees of Pitzer College.