2016 Events

Auditioning for The Musical Theater (Educational)

Auditioning for The Musical Theater (Educational)

LED BY MICHAEL CASSARA, CSA Work out your musical theater audition material with guidance from a leading casting director! Michael Cassara will hear your best audition song and work with you from his unique vantage point "behind the table." Class will… [read more]


Breaking the Moon (Beta)

Breaking the Moon (Beta)

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Amy Steinberg

Hard-hitting, character-driven rock musical about teen suicide. BREAKING THE MOON highlights causes of the epidemic: sexuality, drugs, guns, and divorce. We watch as 7 teens struggle to explore the fear of visibility and the healing power of connection.… [read more]


CLOSING NIGHT CELEBRATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY

CLOSING NIGHT CELEBRATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY

Mingle with new friends and old as we toast performances, productions, and memories of three unforgettable weeks of new musicals. Be there for the opening of the envelopes and presentation of the NYMF Awards on the final night of the 2016 Festival. [read more]


Freedom Riders (beta)

Freedom Riders (beta)

Book by Richard Allen; Music and Lyrics by Richard Allen & Taran Gray

Set in 1961, Freedom Riders explores the racial tension in a penultimate time. ‘Freedom Riders’ is an immersive musical that follows a mixed group of Civil Rights activists as they risk their lives riding interstate buses in the extremely segregated South.… [read more]


Midnight at The Never Get (NYMF @ nite)

Midnight at The Never Get (NYMF @ nite)

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick; Conceived by Sam Bolen and Mark Sonnenblick; Directed by Max Friedman

Trevor Copeland and Arthur Brightman have the perfect New York romance. That’s swell. In 1965 it’s also against the law. So in the back room of The Never Get, an illegal Greenwich Village gay bar, they put together a show called Midnight— a queer nightclub… [read more]


MUSICAL SONGWRITING WORKSHOP (educational)

MUSICAL SONGWRITING WORKSHOP (educational)

This introductory workshop led by Anna K. Jacobs (POP!; Harmony, Kansas; Teeth; Echo) takes participants through an authentic musical theatre songwriting process. Explore the relationship between music and language. Learn key songwriting tools. Discover… [read more]


One Child Born: The Music of Laura Nyro (Beta)

One Child Born: The Music of Laura Nyro (Beta)

Performed by Kate Ferber; Written by Louis Greenstein and Kate Ferber; Directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt

This acclaimed one-woman show, featuring Kate Ferber, celebrates the music and creative force of the late singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer whose pop masterpieces—including “Eli’s Comin’,” “And When I Die,” “Save the Country,” and “Stoney… [read more]


Open Jar Institute (educational)

Open Jar Institute (educational)

Featuring the Students of The Open Jar Institute 2016

Each year, 60 students are chosen from auditions in over 35 cities to spend one week in NYC working in intensive master classes, workshops, and classes with Broadway’s best professionals: actors, directors, choreographers, casting directors, and agents. At… [read more]


Quick & Funny Musicals (NYMF @ Nite)

Quick & Funny Musicals (NYMF @ Nite)

The Quick & Funny Musicals Company

The Upright Citizens Brigade's 'Quick & Funny Musicals' Company enjoys skewering everything you care about...through the power of musical theater! With short, irreverent song and dance numbers – mocking anything from crime shows to one night stands – QUICK… [read more]


Sing at Cirque du Soleil (Educational)

Sing at Cirque du Soleil (Educational)

The Cirque du Soleil Casting team and its Talent Scout Severine Parent are offering to professional singers a workshop like no other! This is the opportunity to learn all the tricks and skills to be ready for a high-level show business audition and… [read more]


THIRTEENTH ANNUAL OPENING CELEBRATION

THIRTEENTH ANNUAL OPENING CELEBRATION

Raise the roof with Festival performers and creative teams, arts patrons, and Broadway stars at our annual Opening Night bash. This exclusive event is open to NYMF Patrons, Passholders, and Participants. Join us and you too can celebrate like there’s no… [read more]