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NAMT Announces The Winners Of The 15-Minute Musical Challenge Photo NAMT Announces The Winners Of The 15-Minute Musical Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director), with the generous support of the Alhadeff Family Charitable Foundation, is excited to announce the winners of NAMT's 15-Minute Musical Challenge.

ONCE UPON A RHYME To Be Presented as Part of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2018 New W Photo ONCE UPON A RHYME To Be Presented as Part of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2018 New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Once Upon a Rhyme: A Musical Tale (formerly iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical), with book, music, and lyrics by Ronve O'Daniel and music, orchestrations, and arrangements by Jevares C. Myrick will be presented as part of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2018 New Works Festival.

TheatreWorks Unveils New Works Fest Line-Up Photo TheatreWorks Unveils New Works Fest Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Lovers of new theatre will gather this August for an advance look at tomorrow's hits at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2018 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. This unique festival offers audiences an extraordinary opportunity to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development, and hear about the creative process in a "Meet the Artists" panel discussion. With multiple performances of each work, playwrights and composers are able to rewrite scenes, add or delete songs, revise and refine, allowing audiences to return and watch the exciting evolution of brand new pieces of American theatre.

Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July.

Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July.

iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Headed to O'Neill Center's National Music Theater Conference
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Following a sold out "Best of Fest!" win at 2017's New York Musical Festival (NYMF), plus sold out runs in Ohio and Atlanta, iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical is headed to the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July.

Frances Ruffelle, Toshi Reagon, NY Comedy Fest and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 2 - November 13.

Ronve O'Daniel to Welcome Freestyle Love Supreme Star and More for ILLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Fresh off of his sold out 'Best of Fest!' win for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at this summer's New York Musical Festival (NYMF), plus sold out runs in Ohio and Atlanta, iLLA!'s Composer-Lyricist, Ronve O'Daniel, will perform Songs From iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical, at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater on Sunday, November 6th at 9:30PM.

Suzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for October 26 - November 6, 2016. Scroll down and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows!

Photo Flash: NYMF Honors 2016 Award Winners - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, announced today the winners of the 2016 NYMF Awards for Excellence, which were awarded on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 42West NY (514 W. 42nd Street). Scroll down for the full list, plus photos from the event!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at NYMF; Only 3 Performances Left!
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2016

Following sold out runs in Atlanta and Toledo, the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and David Coffman will present iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL. The production, featuring book, lyrics and music by Ronve O'Daniel, music by Jevares C. Myrick, and Direction by J Kyle Manzay, will perform concert presentations at The Pearl Theatre Friday, July 29th at 5pm, Sunday, July 31st at 9pm, and Tuesday, August 2nd at 9pm. Click below to watch an exclusive trailer for the show!

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for ILLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL, Heading to NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Following sold out runs in Atlanta and Toledo, the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and David Coffman are pleased to announce the return of iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL and a new exclusive trailer. The production, featuring book, lyrics and music by Ronve O'Daniel, music by Jevares C. Myrick, and Direction by J Kyle Manzay, will perform concert presentations at The Pearl Theatre Today, July 29th at 5pm, Sunday, July 31st at 9pm, and Tuesday, August 2nd at 9pm. Click below to watch an exclusive trailer for the show!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/23/2016
by - Jul 23, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/23/2016.

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for ILLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL, Heading to NYMF
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2016

Following sold out runs in Atlanta and Toledo, the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and David Coffman are pleased to announce the return of iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL and a new exclusive trailer. The production, featuring book, lyrics and music by Ronve O'Daniel, music by Jevares C. Myrick, and Direction by J Kyle Manzay, will perform concert presentations at The Pearl Theatre Friday, July 29th at 5pm, Sunday, July 31st at 9pm, and Tuesday, August 2nd at 9pm. Click below to watch an exclusive trailer for the show!

New York Musical Festival Adds New Productions, Readings & More to 2016 Slate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, announced today additional productions and special events for NYMF 2016. THE GOLD, SINGLE, CAMP ROLLING HILLS, LUDO'S BROKEN BRIDE, ARTEMIS IN THE PARKING LOT, CRUDE, and MOLLY MURPHY & NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON ON OUR LAST DAY ON EARTHjoin the previously announced new musicals that will be presented at the 2016 New York Musical Festival from July 11 through August 7 in various venues in Midtown Manhattan. In addition, NYMF is proud to announce additional concerts and special events for the 2016 Festival.

iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Wins NYMF Developmental Reading Series; Picked for 2016 Next Link Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical won the 2015 Award for Excellence for the NYMF Developmental Reading Series. Even more recently, iLLA was announced as the first 2016 Next Link Project for NYMF 2016. 

Khalil Kain, J. Kyle Manzay Set for THE GREAT MACDADDY at 777 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

Korner Theatricals in association with the Negro Ensemble Company, Freedome Bailey and the Hip Hop Theater Festival have announced that TV and film veteran Khalil Kain and Obie award-winning actor and producer J. Kyle Manzay are joining to play the roles of Scag and The Great MacDaddy in the first major revival in 35 years of the Obie award-winning play THE GREAT MACDADDY. Award-winning director Alfred Preisser helms the production, which opens November 29th at 8:00 PM. The Great MacDaddy is the first production at the new 777 Theater in the Broadway theatre district, at 777 Eighth Avenue in New York City. Further casting will be announced at a later date.

Photo Flash: First Look at Hip-Hop Theater Festival's HOW TO BREAK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

In their first co-producing endeavor, HERE and the Hip-Hop Theater Festival in association with Collective Consciousness Theatre present the world premiere of How to Break, a new play fueled by human beat-boxing, breaking, popping and locking, linguistic flow and multimedia graffiti art. This production will play a limited engagement at HERE, opening tonight, October 23rd and running through November 4, 2012. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!

HERE and Hip-Hop Theater Festival Present HOW TO BREAK, Now thru 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

In their first co-producing endeavor, HERE and the Hip-Hop Theater Festival in association with Collective Consciousness Theatre present the world premiere of How to Break, a new play fueled by human beat-boxing, breaking, popping and locking, linguistic flow and multimedia graffiti art. This production will play a limited engagement at HERE from tonight, October 18 - November 4, with Official Opening set for Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00pm.

HERE and Hip-Hop Theater Festival Present HOW TO BREAK, 10/18-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

In their first co-producing endeavor, HERE and the Hip-Hop Theater Festival in association with Collective Consciousness Theatre present the world premiere of How to Break, a new play fueled by human beat-boxing, breaking, popping and locking, linguistic flow and multimedia graffiti art. This production will play a limited engagement at HERE from October 18 - November 4, with Official Opening set for Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00pm.

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