The 2005 New York Musical Theatre Festival Archive

NYMF 2005 (Begins September 12)


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The Banger’s Flopera
Book & Lyrics by Kirk Wood Bromley; Music by John Gideon 

But I’m A Cheerleader
Book & Lyrics by Bill Augustin; Music by Andy Abrams

Don Imbroglio
Libretto by Matt Boresi; Music by Peter Hilliard

Isabelle And The Pretty-Ugly Spell
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Steven Fisher and Joan Ross Sorkin

It Came From Beyond
Book by Cornell Christianson; Music & Lyrics by Stephen M. Schwartz and Norman Thalheimer

The Mistress Cycle
Book & Lyrics by Beth Blatt; Music by Jenny Giering

Monica! The Musical
Book & Lyrics by Daniel J. Blau & Tracie Potochnik; Music by Adam Blau

No Boundaries
Book by Liz Oliver; Music & Lyrics by Sam Bisbee, Pamela Laws, Laura Love, Marcus Miller, Speech and The Spooks. 

Orphan Train
Book by L.E. McCullough; Music by Doug Katsaros; Lyrics by Michael Barry Greer

Plane Crazy
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Suzy Conn

The Shaggs: Philosophy Of The World
Book & Lyrics by Joy Gregory; Music & Lyrics by Gunnar Madsen 

Tom Jones
Book & Lyrics by Paul Leigh; Music & Lyrics by George Stiles
With Daniel D. Barmbilla and Vera Guerin, based on a concept by John Doyle 

Uncle Jed’s Barbershop
Book & Lyrics by Kenneth Grimes; Music & Lyrics by David Wohl

The Unknown
Book & Lyrics by Janet Allard and Jean Randich; Music by Shane Rettig (Music)

Wild Women Of Planet Wongo
Book by Benn Budick; Book & Lyrics by Steve Mackes;  Music & Lyrics by Dave Ogrin

Book & Lyrics by David Zellnik; Music by Joseph Zellnik 

You Might As Well Live
Book & Music by Norman Mathews; Lyrics by Dorothy Parker

The Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde
Book & Lyrics by Michael Aman and Oscar E. Moore; Music by Dana P. Rowe

The Big Time
Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Music & Lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen 

Feeling Electric (Broadway – next to normal)
Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey; Music by Tom Kitt 

Nerds:// A Musical Software Satire
Book & Lyrics by Jordan Allen-Dutton and Erik Weiner; Music by Hal Goldberg 

People Like Us
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Todd Almond; Book & Lyrics by Gus Kaikkonen

Reluctant Pilgrim
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Richard Cory
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Ed Dixon; Adapted from the play by A.R. Gurney

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Scott Goodman; Book by Miriam Gordon

Serenade The World
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Oscar Brown, Jr. and Genovis Albright

6 Women With Brain Death (Expiring Minds Want To Know)
Book by Cheryl Benge, Christy Brandt, Rosanna E. Coppedge, Valerie Fagan, Ross Freese, Mark Houston, Sanee Johnson and Peggy Pharr Wilson; Music & Lyrics by Mark Houston

Soon Of A Mornin’
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Andrea Frierson-Toney

The View From Here
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Timothy Huang 

[title of show]
Book by Hunter Bell; Music & Lyrics by Jeff Bowen
*Encore presentation; 5 Nights Only


NYMF-UCBT Musical / Comedy Series


Project Footlight

Dance With Pitchforks
Written & Performed by John Flynn 

Listen, Kid
Book & Lyrics by Peter Gwinn; Music by Stephanie McCullough

Gutenberg! The Musical!
Written & Performed by Scott Brown and Anthony King

Baby Wants Candy 

I Eat Pandas & Friends 

The Pearl Brunswick


Seminars, Panel Discussions & Masterclasses


Pop Music And The New Musical 

Character Building: Actors As Collaborators

Musical Theatre Meets Country

BMI master Class

Inside The BMI Workshop: Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty

Beyond The Sequins: Visualizing The Musical

Pen & Swill: The Art Writing Musicals

Showcasing Your Musical


Special Events


Oh What A Lovely War
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Charles Chilton, Joan Littlewood & Theatre Workshop, Inc.

Book by Craig Pospisil; Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Schonfeld

National Musical Theatre Network 

Dorian Gray
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Barry Gordon and Andrew Steven Ross

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Julia Gregory; Additional Scenes by Renato R. Biribin, Jr. 

06880 The Musical 

Fairies (a musical screenplay)
Book by Thomas Gustafson & Cory Krueckeberg; Music by Jessica Fogle; Lyrics by William Shakespeare and Cory Krueckeberg


Concerts @ 59 E 59


BMI Songwriters Concert 

NYU Songwriters Concert

The Music Of Michael Longoria

Stephen Weiner: Songs Of Love & Aggravation

Concerts @ Makor


Guilty Pleasures 

Whiskers On Kittens

Dan Lipton & David Rossmer


Free Readings & Presentations


Liberty Smith – The American Musical
Book by Marc Madnick and Eric R. Cohen; Music by Michael Weiner; Lyrics by Adam Abraham

The Big Ending & The Big Beginning

Campaign Of The Century
Book & Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman; Music & Lyrics by Steven Lutvak

By Marc Smollin and Kelly Dupuis

Seagull: The Musical
Book & Lyrics by Nancy Weber and Vadim Zhuk; Music by Alexander Zhurbin 

Book & Lyrics by Sharleen Cooper Cohen; Music by Gary William Friedman

War Brides
Book by Ron Sproat; Music by Christopher Berg; Lyrics by Frank Evans

Bump In The Road
By Carole Lonner; Additional Music by Brenda Earle