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BWW Review: LADYSHIP Struggles to Set Sail at the New York Musical Festival Photo BWW Review: LADYSHIP Struggles to Set Sail at the New York Musical Festival
by Chloe Lang - Jul 31, 2019

The New York Musical Festival presents a wide variety of new musicals in the form of readings, concerts, and full-scale productions. While previously scheduled to be the latter, Saturday afternoon audiences were treated to an intimate reading of Ladyship by Laura and Linda Good due to an illness in the cast. This gave me a unique opportunity as a critic to truly focus on the script and lyrics.

Charles Busch And More Coming Up This Week At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Charles Busch And More Coming Up This Week At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 19, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Stars to Sing Hanson At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Stars to Sing Hanson At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2019

Where's the Love? It will be at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday Night, July 26! 54 Sings Hanson will breathe fresh life into a music library from the beloved brother trio spanning over 20 years. Experience classics such as "MmmBop, "Thinking of You", and "Where's the Love?" in a new way, while also hearing some of the band's newer hits and deep cuts that will make you fans all over again!

Photo Flash: First Look at LADYSHIP a New Musical Setting Sail at NYMF Photo Photo Flash: First Look at LADYSHIP a New Musical Setting Sail at NYMF
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2019

NEW YORK MUSICAL FESTIVAL and LADYSHIP, LLC present the world premiere production of Linda Good's and Laura Good's (from the acclaimed indie rock duo, The Twigs) musical LADYSHIP, musical directed by Simone Allen, directed by Samantha Saltzman (Matilda the Musical) as an Official Selection of the 2019 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project. LADYSHIP will play five performances only at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center

David Yazbek, Lillias White, And More Come To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week Photo David Yazbek, Lillias White, And More Come To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 27, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

NYMF's LADYSHIP Announces Dates and Casting; Maddie Shea Baldwin, Jennifer Blood and  Photo NYMF's LADYSHIP Announces Dates and Casting; Maddie Shea Baldwin, Jennifer Blood and More
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2019

NEW YORK MUSICAL FESTIVAL and LADYSHIP, LLC announce the dates and casting for the world premiere production of Linda and Laura Good's (from the acclaimed indie rock duo, The Twigs) musical LADYSHIP, musical directed by Simone Allen, directed by Samantha Saltzman (Matilda the Musical) as an Official Selection of the 2019 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project.

F. Michael Haynie, Heath Saunders, Natalie Weiss, & More To Lead New Musical WAKE YOU Photo F. Michael Haynie, Heath Saunders, Natalie Weiss, & More To Lead New Musical WAKE YOU UP In Concert
by Julie Musbach - Dec 5, 2018

Taylor Pearlstein and Shannon Molly Flynn are proud to be premiering the music from their debut musical, WAKE YOU UP, at Green Room 42. When Eli makes his move from his small, conservative town to the big city to join his estranged, worldly, childhood friend, Jordan.

Heath Saunders' Musical STORY OF THREE Will Play Concert At The Green Room 42 Photo Heath Saunders' Musical STORY OF THREE Will Play Concert At The Green Room 42
by Julie Musbach - Nov 21, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's new contemporary cabaret club - will continue their New Writers Series with a concert version of Story of Three, the new musical by Heath Saunders, composer of Newton's Cradle and star of Broadway's Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812, on Sunday, November 25 at 9:30 PM.

BETWEEN THE SEA AND SKY, AN AMERICAN HERO, and More Win Big at NYMF Photo BETWEEN THE SEA AND SKY, AN AMERICAN HERO, and More Win Big at NYMF
by Julie Musbach - Aug 6, 2018

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today the winners of the 2018 NYMF Awards for Excellence, which were awarded on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Hudson Terrace

BWW Review: EMOJILAND at NYMF Maintains Relatable Themes Without Taking Itself Too Se Photo BWW Review: EMOJILAND at NYMF Maintains Relatable Themes Without Taking Itself Too Seriously
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2018

With a title like 'Emojiland' and an aesthetic that drips with millennial energy, I admit I wasn't expecting much from the musical, which opened at the New York Musical Festival last week (on World Emoji Day, no less). What I was greeted with was two hours of fun, catchy songs, immeasurable talent and an existential (or, should I say, 'textistential') plot that made me think way more deeply than I had planned to.

Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMF Photo Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for EMOJILAND, an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival that was Inspired by The Unicode Standard, and takes place within the imaginary digital world inside a smartphone. Co-created by husband-and-wife-team Laura Nicole Harrison (book, music & lyrics) & Keith Harrison (book, music & lyrics), the production is directed by Thomas Caruso (named NYMF's Best Director in 2014), and will very appropriately begin performances on World Emoji Day, July 17th with a run through July 22nd in the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row.

Photo Coverage: NYMF Previews New 2018 Shows Photo Photo Coverage: NYMF Previews New 2018 Shows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 27, 2018

Yesterday, New York Musical Festival held a special, behind-the-scenes look at six brand new musicals. Join the cast and creative teams of EMOJILAND, INTERSTATE, THE GUNFIGHTER MEETS HIS MATCH, SONATA 1962, WHAT'S YOUR WISH?, and PEDRO PAN for a sneak peek at these New York Musical Festival productions in the photos below!

Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMF Photo Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMF
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2018

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for EMOJILAND, an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival that was Inspired by The Unicode Standard, and takes place within the imaginary digital world inside a smartphone. Co-created by husband-and-wife-team Laura Nicole Harrison (book, music & lyrics) & Keith Harrison (book, music & lyrics), the production is directed by Thomas Caruso (named NYMF's Best Director in 2014), and will very appropriately begin performances on World Emoji Day, July 17th with a run through July 22nd in the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row.

WP Theater's PIPELINE FESTIVAL Begins, Full Casting Announced Photo WP Theater's PIPELINE FESTIVAL Begins, Full Casting Announced
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2018

Casting is announced for WP Theater's second biennial Pipeline Festival, which begins performances today, Thursday March 29. The festival, which showcases the work of the celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors and producers, runs through April 28 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway & 76th Street).

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Casting for The First Play Of The 2018 MENTOR PROJECT Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Casting for The First Play Of The 2018 MENTOR PROJECT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 2, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the first production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT now in its 20th season. Kate Cortesi's A PATRON OF THE ARTS, is being presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from March 1- 10, 2018, it has been announced by Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, Cherry Lane's Co-Artistic Directors.  Angelina Fiordellisi is Cherry Lane's Founding Artistic Director. Ms. Cortesi is mentored by Guggenheim, a Whiting, an Alpert, PEN/Laura Pels award winner Anne Washburn.

Stephen Cole and Todd Ellison's New Musical THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL to Receive Indus Photo Stephen Cole and Todd Ellison's New Musical THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL to Receive Industry Reading
by Julie Musbach - Oct 16, 2017

It's 1966. Summer in New York City. America is a country in transition. Racial tensions are coming to a head. Black Power is a new catch-phrase in all the daily papers. The country is divided. Protests and violence are everywhere. The classes are ready to clash!

Photo Flash: Lyons & Pakchar Sell Out Rockwood Music Hall Photo Photo Flash: Lyons & Pakchar Sell Out Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

On August 28th contemporary composing team Douglas Lyons & Ethan D. Pakchar sold out Rockwood Music Hall's Stage 2 in concert. Check out photos from the concert below!

Cast and Creative Announced for The Festival of New Musicals at Village Theatre Photo Cast and Creative Announced for The Festival of New Musicals at Village Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 4, 2017

With one week left until The 17th Annual Festival of New Musicals, Village Theatre is excited to announce the casting for Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat, an electronic pop musical about one of the world's greatest inventors; Hart Island, a look at social justice and the people society has forgotten; Afterwords, a tale of art and love; Howl's Moving Castle, based on the novel by Diana Wynne Jones; and ZM, a hilarious romp through a zombie-filled future by the Tony Award-winning authors of Urinetown. Taking place in Issaquah on August 11-13, 2017, The Festival of New Musicals provides an essential platform for writers to incorporate a key component of live theatre - the audience. Each new musical will be rehearsed during the week, then present to the audience in staged reading format, performed in full using scripts.

Stars of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, HAMILTON and WAITRESS to Sing Songs by Lyons & Pakchar  Photo Stars of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, HAMILTON and WAITRESS to Sing Songs by Lyons & Pakchar at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Stars of Broadway's Once on This Island, Hamilton and Waitress will join contemporary composing team Douglas Lyons & Ethan D. Pakchar in concert August 28th at Rockwood Music Hall's Stage 2.

Carmen Cusack, Linda Eder, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details!

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