Photo Flash: NYMF 2015 Celebrates Opening Night at the Liberty Theater
The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) 2015 celebrated its official opening night earlier this week on Tuesday, July 7th, at the Liberty Theater. The event runs through July 27th, 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!
The New York Musical Theatre Festival nurtures the creation, production, and public presentation of stylistically, thematically, and culturally diverse new musicals to ensure the future vitality of musical theatre.
Now in its twelfth 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 all 50 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."
For more information, visit www.nymf.org.
Photos by Russ Rowland
Dan Markley at the NYMF 2015 opening at the Liberty Theater
NYMF 2015 opening at the Liberty Theater
Garrett Sherwood, Jon Peter Lewis of DEEP LOVE and Jen Bender
Jenna Leigh Green and her TONY AND NANCY castmates
Ken Davenport and CLAUDIO QUEST cast
MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
Sutton Lee Seymour
THE CALICO BUFFALO
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