ACAPELLA- A Musical About Finding Your Own Voice - Opens NYMF Fest July 7th

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Grep Cooper Productions, LLC are pleased to present ACAPPELLA, a musical about finding your own voice, conceived by Greg Cooper, with book by Vynnie Meli and music and lyrics by The Acappella Company, as an Invited Selection of the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Performances run Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm, Friday, July 10 at 5:00 pm, Saturday, July 11 at 9:00 pm, Sunday, July 12 at 12:00 pm, Tuesday, July 14 at 1:00 pm at the PTC Performance Space. The NYMF PASS is currently on sale at http://nymf.org/tickets.

NYMF Pass holder ticket booking begins June 1st at 11:00 am. Individual tickets go on sale June 15th at 11:00 am. The PTC Performance Space is located at 555 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues on the South Side of 42nd Street). For reservations and information call (212) 352-3101 or visit http://nymf.org/acappella


In ACAPPELLA, a disillusioned teen idol from a small southern town returns home on the eve of the centennial celebration and realizes he's left more behind than gospel and grits. But is what Jeremiah feels love or just nostalgia? His return upends the town. Aunt Leona takes advantage and shines a light on her veteran gospel group as they put a new spin on ole time gospel. She comforts Jeremiah saying, "You have to make your own music, sing your own song." The message of this romantic comedy is reflected in the style of its music - acappella. For more information, please visit: www.acappellathemusical.com


Greg Cooper (Producer) is a 28-year veteran of radio and television broadcasting with an extensive background in production, development and management. He has comprehensive experience in multimedia presentations and live event production. Greg has also produced national television commercials and developed syndicated radio programming. Greg began development of the concept for Acappella in late 2003. After relocating to Atlanta in 2011, he connected with award-wining playwright and director Kim Brundidge - who facilitated more intensive work on the project. Greg has an incurable passion for acappella singing, and he is honored to share this life-changing music with the world.

For more information, please visit: www.nymf.org



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