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Listen to Jeremy O. Harris, André Holland, Corey Stoll, Estelle Parsons & More in TH Photo Listen to Jeremy O. Harris, André Holland, Corey Stoll, Estelle Parsons & More in THE MS PHOENIX RISING Podcast Mini-Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Playwrights Horizons is presenting The MS Phoenix Rising, a serial dark comedy fiction podcast created by writer Trish Harnetiaux (Tin Cat Shoes, How to Get into Buildings) and director Katie Brook (Dr. Ride’s American Beach House, How to Get Into Buildings), launching today (March 16).

Yaya Kids Theater and Ting Wang's THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL NY Premiere Extends Photo Yaya Kids Theater and Ting Wang's THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL NY Premiere Extends
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2020

YAYA KIDS THEATER and TING WANG have announced the New York Premiere production of the musical THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL

THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL Will Make its Off-Broadway Premiere Photo THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL Will Make its Off-Broadway Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020

YAYA KIDS THEATER and TING WANG have announced New York Premiere production of the musical THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL, directed and choreographed by the award-winning Greg Ganakas. Based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson, with book by Oxygen Media, lyrics and additional book by Jeff Edmond and music and musical direction by Alastair William King, THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL will play a two-week limited engagement at Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street, NYC). Performances begin Thursday, February 13 and continue through Sunday, February 23. Opening Night is Saturday, February 15 (2 p.m.). Tickets are $29.50-$59.50 and available at telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

New York Musical Festival (NYMF) Announces Awards For Excellence; LEAVING EDEN Wins B Photo New York Musical Festival (NYMF) Announces Awards For Excellence; LEAVING EDEN Wins Big
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today the winners of the 2019 NYMF Awards for Excellence, which were awarded on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Sony Hall

Dark Prophet Productions and the New York Musical Festival Proudly Present MY REAL MO Photo Dark Prophet Productions and the New York Musical Festival Proudly Present MY REAL MOTHER
by Rebecca Russo - Jun 27, 2019

Dark Prophet Productions in association with the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) are ecstatic to present the world premiere of My Real Mother, a new musical with bookmusiclyrics by Riley Thomas based on the book "Open: An Adoption Story in Three Voices" by Alaina O'Connell, Alex Porter and Sara O'Connell. My Real Motherwill play Tuesday, July 30th at 8pm; Thursday, August 1st at 5pm and 9pm; Friday, August 2nd at 1pm; and Sunday, August 4th at 6pm; at the Alice Griffin Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd St.) Tickets begin at $31.50 and are available at www.nymf.org or by calling 212-352-3101.

New York Musical Festival Announces First Ever NYMF Artist Fellowship Photo New York Musical Festival Announces First Ever NYMF Artist Fellowship
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced the first ever NYMF Artist Fellowship, a two-year program that will be awarded annually to an exceptional artist of note who is changing the landscape of musical theater. The fellowship involves the presentation of a reading or concert in the first year of the fellowship and a full production in the second year.

Joe Iconis Named 2019 New York Musical Festival Honorary Chair Photo Joe Iconis Named 2019 New York Musical Festival Honorary Chair
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced that in recognition of his 2019 Tony Award nomination and his history as a NYMF Alum, Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter) will be the 2019 NYMF Honorary Chair.

New Trish Harnetiaux Play Set for Run At The Lee Strasberg Institute Photo New Trish Harnetiaux Play Set for Run At The Lee Strasberg Institute
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019

A new dark comedy by Trish Harnetiaux (Tin Cat Shoes, How to Get into Buildings) and directed by Olivia Songer (SEEDS Resident Director, Rough Magic Theatre Company) will play The Imra Sandrey Theatre at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute (115 East 15th Street) on Thursday May 9, Friday May 10, & Saturday May 11. Harnetiaux is the recipient of The Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission, an annual playwriting commission designed to serve large ensembles of emerging actors.

New York Musical Festival Announces Further Selections For 2019 Festival Photo New York Musical Festival Announces Further Selections For 2019 Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) is proud to announce further selections for 2019 NYMF, which will take place from July 8 - August 4, 2019 at venues in midtown Manhattan in New York City. Scott Pyne serves as Executive Director and West Hyler serves as Producing Artistic Director. 

They're In the Band! Casting Announced for SCHOOL OF ROCK Melbourne Photo They're In the Band! Casting Announced for SCHOOL OF ROCK Melbourne
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 24, 2018

The coveted role of Dewey and an amazing cast of 36 children were today announced for the Australian premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway and West End smash hit rock musical, School of Rock - playing at Her Majesty's, Melbourne from 31 October 2018

WE SO HAPA Rises Up For BC/EFA With SONGS OF OTHERNESS 4/26 Photo WE SO HAPA Rises Up For BC/EFA With SONGS OF OTHERNESS 4/26
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2018

Following hot on the success of its previous five installments, the non-profit group founded to showcase multi-ethnic talent in an industry starved for diversity will come together once more to represent and raise their unique voices.

New York Musical Festival (NYMF) Announces Final Production, Readings And Concerts Fo Photo New York Musical Festival (NYMF) Announces Final Production, Readings And Concerts For 2018 Festival
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2018

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today further selections for 2018 NYMF. The final invited production as well as a series of developmental readings and concerts will join the initially announced Next Link Projects. Now in its fifteenth year, the 2018 Festival will take place July 9th through August 5th at locations on West 42nd St. in New York City. Dan Markley serves as NYMF Executive Director and Rachel Sussman serves as Producing Artistic Director.

Kalie Shorr Gives Country Music A Wake-Up Call With New EP, 'Awake' Photo Kalie Shorr Gives Country Music A Wake-Up Call With New EP, 'Awake'
by Danielle Kfare - Jan 26, 2018

Country rockstress Kalie Shorr released Awake last night to an at-capacity crowd of fans, music industry and friends in Nashville.

VIDEO: Joanna Carpenter Presents Untitled Short Film About Sexual Harassment Photo VIDEO: Joanna Carpenter Presents Untitled Short Film About Sexual Harassment
by Stage Tube - Jan 10, 2018

Joanna Carpenter presents a new untitled raw, unfiltered film aimed at furthering the discussion around harassment and assault in today's climate, now available online. Watch below.

Royal Family Productions and We So Hapa Join Forces for SONGS OF OTHERNESS Photo Royal Family Productions and We So Hapa Join Forces for SONGS OF OTHERNESS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is partnering with We So Hapa, a non-profit group founded to showcase multi-ethnic talent, for this diversity-centric, one-night-only cabaret event entitled Songs of Otherness on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor).

Riley Thomas's CONVICTED to Make World Premiere at 2017 Broadway Bound Theatre Festiv Photo Riley Thomas's CONVICTED to Make World Premiere at 2017 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Dark Prophet Productions in association with Broadway Bound Theatre Festival have announced the world premiere of CONVICTED, written and directed by Riley Thomas (Stuck, Wearing Black).

BWW Interview: Riley Thomas Talks World Premiere of CONVICTED
by David Clarke - Jul 31, 2017

Riley Thomas' new drama, CONVICTED, is having its World Premiere at the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival. To get the inside scoop on the new play, we sat down with Thomas and chatted about this exciting new work.

Photo Flash: First Look at Riley Thomas' CONVICTED in Rehearsals
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 21, 2017

Dark Prophet Productions in association with Broadway Bound Theatre Festival are pleased to share some exclusive rehearsal photos of the world premiere of CONVICTED, written and directed by Riley Thomas. CONVICTED will play Fri, Aug 4th at 12:30pm, Fri, Aug 11th at 7:30pm, and Mon, Aug 14th at 4:00pm, at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003). Tickets are $25 ($30 at the door) and are available at www.broadwayboundfestival.com or by calling 646-395-4310.

Riley Thomas's CONVICTED to Make World Premiere at 2017 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Dark Prophet Productions in association with Broadway Bound Theatre Festival have announced the world premiere of CONVICTED, written and directed by Riley Thomas (Stuck, Wearing Black).

Broadway Bound Theatre Festival Announces Participants in Inaugural Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 18, 2017

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