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Bio:
GIL VAROD (Book) is a bookwriter/lyricist whose musical ?Oedipus for Kids? extended and sold out at NYMF, was published by Samuel French with productions across North America, and was featured in a concert edition at Feinstein?s/54 Below last year. His twisted Christmas Cabaret "Merry Christmas, You ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
GIL VAROD (Book) is a bookwriter/lyricist whose musical ?Oedipus for Kids? extended and sold out at NYMF, was published by Samuel French with productions across North America, and was featured in a concert edition at Feinstein?s/54 Below last year. His twisted Christmas Cabaret "Merry Christmas, You ... (read complete bio)
IndieWorks Announces BITE-SIZED BROADWAY- A Mini-Musical Podcast Photo IndieWorks Announces BITE-SIZED BROADWAY- A Mini-Musical Podcast
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 3, 2020

IndieWorks Theatre Company has announced the first season of its new podcast, Bite-Sized Broadway, a Mini-Musical Podcast. The first season features ten 50-minute episodes that showcase fully-produced, digitally-orchestrated 'mini-musicals' followed by in-depth conversations with our 18 writers from around the globe. Writers will have the opportunity to share about their process, careers, and current and upcoming works. The first episode will premiere on Monday, October 5, with new episodes on the first and third Monday of each month.

Broadway's Future Songbook Series Continues with ANNUAL HOLIDAY SONGBOOK at the Bruno Photo Broadway's Future Songbook Series Continues with ANNUAL HOLIDAY SONGBOOK at the Bruno Walter Auditorium
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow continues its season on Monday, December 16th in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street. Show time is 6PM and admission is FREE.

IN THE WORKS to be Presented at the Duplex Photo IN THE WORKS to be Presented at the Duplex
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019

In The Works is be presented monthly and feature three composers or composer teams, each presenting about 20 minutes of new material. This month features the works of composers: Seth Christenfeld, Sophie Danis Oberfield & Fernanda Douglas, and Kyle Segar & David Kornfeld. Special Guest: Amy Engelhardt. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck.

Historian Ben West Heads To DC For Two-Part Lecture Series Photo Historian Ben West Heads To DC For Two-Part Lecture Series
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2019

UnsungMusicalsCo. heads to Washington, D.C. where Show Time! creator Ben West will give a two-part lecture series for The Library of Congress entitled Diversity and the Birth of Broadway.

UnsungMusicalsCo. Announces 2019 Calendar Of Events in NYC, CT, and Washington, DC Photo UnsungMusicalsCo. Announces 2019 Calendar Of Events in NYC, CT, and Washington, DC
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2019

UnsungMusicalsCo. (Ben West, Artistic Director) has announced, today, its Fall 2019 Calendar of Events scheduled at various mid-Atlantic locations. First up is the new documentary musical 45 Minutes from Coontown, which traces the history of black musical theatre and is the second installment in The Show Time! Trilogy; the season continues with Sex, Satire, and Song, an exhibit curated for Yale University; Diversity and the Birth of Broadway, a two-part lecture series for the Library of Congress; and concludes with the new musical revue *The Passing Show of 2019. UMC's 2019 season launched in March with the UMC Writers Lab*.

THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) To Be Presented As Part Of Dram Photo THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) To Be Presented As Part Of Dramatists Guild's Friday Night Footlights Series
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2019

An industry reading of new Comedic Horror Musical THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) is to be presented as part of the Dramatic Guild's 'Friday Night Footlights Series' this Friday, February 22nd at 7:30pm.

NYMF Hit OEDIPUS FOR KIDS! Gets Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo NYMF Hit OEDIPUS FOR KIDS! Gets Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

OEDIPUS FOR KIDS! is returning to the New York stage for the first time since its sold-out, extended run as a Next Link Selection at the New York Musical Theatre Festival.

NYMF Hit OEDIPUS FOR KIDS! Gets Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo NYMF Hit OEDIPUS FOR KIDS! Gets Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

OEDIPUS FOR KIDS! is returning to the New York stage for the first time since its sold-out, extended run as a Next Link Selection at the New York Musical Theatre Festival.

The Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival Announces 2016 Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the finalists of the 2016 summer one-act play competition.

The Strawberry One-Act and Theater Festival to Run 7/14-31
by Tyler Peterson - May 20, 2016

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre providing a nurturing environment to playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, proudly presents the 29th Season of the Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival. The festival opens on July 14th and runs through July 31st. Each evening will feature a program of one to four plays out of twenty-nine one-act works presented in competition, and on selected evenings, one of five full-length plays. All performances are presented at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenue, NYC).

2014 WEST VILLAGE MUSICAL THEATER FESTIVAL Kicks Off Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 19, 2014

The West Village Musical Theatre Festival is currently the largest short-musical theater festival in the country! Currently in its fourth year, the Festival will host 25 brand new original 15-minute musicals. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/708446.

Tickets Now on Sale for 2014 WEST VILLAGE MUSICAL THEATER FESTIVAL, Opening 6/19
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2014

The West Village Musical Theatre Festival is currently the largest short-musical theater festival in the country! Currently in its fourth year, the Festival will host 25 brand new original 15-minute musicals. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/708446.

Photo Flash: Phoenix Theatre's OEDIPUS FOR KIDS
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 19, 2011

Hailed by Charles Isherwood of The New York Times as a 'spoof of children's theater with some truly funny songs and endearingly loopy performances from a cast of just three,' OEDIPUS FOR KIDS - a sold out hit at the 2006 New York Musical Theatre Festival - is proud to announce two regional productions - at Nearly Naked Theatre (Phoenix, AZ) and Renegade Theatre (Orlando, FL) - in anticipation of an upcoming off-Broadway production. More information on the NY run will be announced shortly.

THE ZEGEND OF LELDA Presented As Part Of 2011 WV Musical Theatre Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

From the creators of Oedipus for Kids, comes the new musical comedy, THE ZEGEND OF LELDA, a fifteen-minute excerpt of which will be presented as part of the 2011 West Village Musical Theatre Festival, running in Series B from June 8-12 at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 West 13th Street, New York, NY).

THE ZEGEND OF LELDA Presented As Part Of 2011 WV Musical Theatre Fest
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 8, 2011

From the creators of Oedipus for Kids, comes the new musical comedy, THE ZEGEND OF LELDA, a fifteen-minute excerpt of which will be presented as part of the 2011 West Village Musical Theatre Festival, running in Series B from June 8-12 at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 West 13th Street, New York, NY).

THE ZEGEND OF LELDA Presented As Part Of 2011 WV Musical Theatre Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

From the creators of Oedipus for Kids, comes the new musical comedy, THE ZEGEND OF LELDA, a fifteen-minute excerpt of which will be presented as part of the 2011 West Village Musical Theatre Festival, running in Series B from June 8-12 at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 West 13th Street, New York, NY).

THE ZEGEND OF LELDA Presented As Part Of 2011 WV Musical Theatre Fest
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 26, 2011

From the creators of Oedipus for Kids, comes the new musical comedy, THE ZEGEND OF LELDA, a fifteen-minute excerpt of which will be presented as part of the 2011 West Village Musical Theatre Festival, running in Series B from June 8-12 at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 West 13th Street, New York, NY).

NYMF Roundup
by Jena Tesse Fox - Oct 1, 2006

Three musicals are reviewed as the NYMF draws to a close.

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Back-to-NYMF Pep Rally
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 12, 2006

The New York Musical Theatre Festival got off to a festive start with 'Opening Night: The Back-to-NYMF Fall Pep Rally,' which took place on September 10th at New World Stages

30 Days of NYMF Day 3: Oedipus for Kids
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2006

The two great Greek philosophers review the NYMF musical Oedipus for Kids!

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