Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!

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Earlier this week, the New York Musical Theatre Festival (running July 7 - 27) presented a special preview of the 2014 featuring musical selections from: Mr. Confidential, The Gig, Valueville, Somewhere With You, Clinton, WikiMusical, Bayonets of Angst, Academia Nuts, Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade. Below, BroadwayWorld take you inside the special preview, which featured Lena Hall, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, J. Robert Spencer, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Robin De Jesus and more!

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) exists to revitalize musical theatre culture by discovering and promoting new musical theatre artists, producers and projects; nurturing a vibrant and innovative artistic community; and connecting one of America's greatest art forms with a diverse, contemporary audience.

Now in its eleventh year, the Festival is the largest musical theatre event in America. The preeminent site for launching new musicals and discovering new talent, the Festival provides an affordable platform for artists to mount professional productions that reach their peers, industry leaders, and musical theatre fans. More than 90 Festival shows have gone on to productions on and Off-Broadway, in regional theaters in 48 states, and in more than 20 countries worldwide. Festival alumni have received a wide array of awards including the Tony Award® and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2013, NYMF received a special Drama Desk Award in recognition of its work "creating and nurturing new musical theatre, ensuring the future of this essential art form."

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Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
'Somewhere With You' with cast featuring Anna Grace Barlow, Ashley Arnett, Katy Frame and Graham Scott Fleming

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Graham Scott Fleming from 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Graham Scott Fleming from 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Cast from 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Graham Scott Fleming from 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
JT Harding introduces 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall with JT Harding introduce 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
JT Harding introduces 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall with JT Harding introduce 'Somewhere with You'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall introduces Stephanie D'Abruzzo and cast from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Stephanie D'Abruzzo and cast from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Stephanie D'Abruzzo and cast from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Stephanie D'Abruzzo and cast from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jennifer Simard from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Will Roland from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jennifer Simard from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Will Roland, Jennifer Simard and Stephanie D'Abruzzo and from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Will Roland from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jennifer Simard from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jennifer Simard from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jennifer Simard and Stephanie D'Abruzzo and from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jennifer Simard and Stephanie D'Abruzzo and from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jennifer Simard from 'Academia Nuts'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler and Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler, Duke Lafoon and Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler, Duke Lafoon and Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler, Duke Lafoon and Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler, Duke Lafoon and Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Karl Kenzler from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Duke Lafoon, Karl Kenzler and Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Duke Lafoon, Karl Kenzler and Alet Taylor from 'Clinton'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Elyssa Samsel from 'Mr. Confidential'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Kevin Spirtas from 'Mr. Confidential'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Kevin Spirtas from 'Mr. Confidential'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Kevin Spirtas and cast from 'Mr. Confidential'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Kevin Spirtas and cast from 'Mr. Confidential'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Kevin Spirtas from 'Mr. Confidential'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Kevin Spirtas and cast from 'Mr. Confidential'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
J. Robert Spencer from 'Bayonets of Angst'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Michael Abbott Jr. from 'Bayonets of Angst'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Herndon Lackey from 'Bayonets of Angst'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brian Charles Rooney and the cast from 'Bayonets of Angst'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
J. Robert Spencer from 'Bayonets of Angst'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Herndon Lackey, Michael Abbott Jr. and J. Robert Spencer from 'Bayonets of Angst'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
J. Robert Spencer from 'Bayonets of Angst'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
The cast of 'The Gig'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
The cast of 'The Gig'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
The cast of 'The Gig'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Frank D. Gilroy

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Frank D. Gilroy

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
NaTasha Yvette Williams from 'Valuville'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
NaTasha Yvette Williams from 'Valuville'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
NaTasha Yvette Williams from 'Valuville'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
NaTasha Yvette Williams from 'Valuville'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
NaTasha Yvette Williams from 'Valuville'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall and Robin De Jesus

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Lena Hall and Robin De Jesus

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Robin De Jesus and Lynne Wintersteller

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Robin De Jesus from 'Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Robin De Jesus from 'Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Robin De Jesus and Lynne Wintersteller and the cast from 'Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Blake J. Harris introduces 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jason C. Brown and Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jason C. Brown and Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton and cast from 'Wikimusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Jason C. Brown and Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

Photo Flash: Inside the New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2014 Preview with Lena Hall, J. Robert Spencer, Robin De Jesus & More!
Brenda Braxton from 'WikiMusical'

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.