2013 Events

Swiss Family Robinson

Swiss Family Robinson

Book by Patrick Kennedy; Book, Music & Lyrics by John Kennedy

The intrepid Robinson Family finds their ship caught in a monstrous typhoon and their ship’s crew nowhere in sight. Marooned on an apparently deserted island, they must rescue their hopes and dreams for a new life. Wait...do you hear drums? Jungle drums? [read more]

Full Production

That Lady from Maxim

That Lady from Maxim's

Book, Music & Lyrics by Bryan Williams

Paris, 1899. After beaucoup champagne at the notorious nightclub, Maxim's, respectable Dr. Petypon wakes to discover a mysterious near-naked woman in his bed. Desperate to conceal this indiscretion from his righteous wife and rich uncle, he finds himself… [read more]

Full Production

The Awakening of Angel DeLuna

The Awakening of Angel DeLuna

Book & Lyrics by Judylynn Schmidt, Music & Lyrics by Lee Ellis

Ollie let the love of his life slip through his fingers and has regretted it ever since. After discovering that the DeLuna Family Circus has fallen into the hands of a smarmy new owner from his past, he returns to the circus as a hobo clown, Can one clown… [read more]

Full Production

The Bootlegger & The Rabbi

The Bootlegger & The Rabbi's Daughter

Book & Lyrics by Tajlei Levis, Music by John Mercurio

It’s 1920 – New York City has gone Dry and there’s money to be made by anyone who can get hold of some hooch. When an enterprising Italian immigrant discovers a synagogue full of sacramental wine, he convinces the Rabbi to take him on as a yeshiva student.… [read more]

Free Developmental Reading

The Crack in the Ceiling

The Crack in the Ceiling

Book, Music, and Lyrics by James Harvey

Ellen, a distraught single mother, discovers a crack in her kitchen ceiling -- and no one seems to be able to repair it. As a bizarre series of handymen, plumbers, and spiritual healers try to solve the problem, Ellen finds that more than her home is at… [read more]

Free Developmental Reading

The Crazy Ones

The Crazy Ones

Book by Alexander Pototsky, Music & Lyrics by Zack Zadek

In 1982, Steve Jobs was on top of the world, and his company – Apple – was the most important in Silicon Valley. But as the war for personal computing ignites, Steve suffers a sudden fall from grace and is forced to face his wild bipolarity, his crippling… [read more]

Free Developmental Reading

The Dead Legend

The Dead Legend

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Michael Gilboe with the students of the University of Great Falls

The celebrity performances never stop at The Dead Legend, an afterlife nightclub emceed by Harry Houdini. But when a mysterious woman dangles the chance for someone to “move on,” these legends must perform like never before, in this original musical… [read more]

Limited Run

The Gingerbread Pimp

The Gingerbread Pimp

Book and Lyrics by Molly Reynolds; Music by Will Collyer

Aspiring Broadway actress Coco thinks she’s found her perfect match in romantic leading man Charlie. But when things take an unexpected turn, she descends into a very real and dangerous world of jealousy and extreme control. Can Coco reclaim her life…or is… [read more]

Free Developmental Reading

The Hills Are Alive!

The Hills Are Alive!

Book & Lyrics by Frankie Johnson, Music by Eric Thomas Johnson

A loving lampoon of one of Broadway’s Golden Age classics, this dark comedy follows a famed singing family as they cross the Alps… on foot… with seven children… and no supplies. Turns out singing can't solve every problem after all! [read more]

Limited Run

The Music Box: An Evening of Lady Composers

The Music Box: An Evening of Lady Composers

In 1920, they got to vote. In 2013, they got to write musicals. Come join us as we celebrate lady composers from all career stages in a one-night-only concert event. With contributions from Masi Asare, Lydia Benecke, Suzy Conn, Julianne Wick Davis, Carmel… [read more]

Concert

The Pirates of Finance

The Pirates of Finance

Book & Lyrics by Charles Veley, Music by Arthur Sullivan

When musical conductor Frederick Freemarket inherits his uncle's Wall Street investment company, he dreams of rescuing the world from economic doldrums. The company is worth twelve billion dollars – what could possibly go wrong? But golden dreams can hold… [read more]

Full Production

The Throwbacks

The Throwbacks

Book & Lyrics by Tom Rickman, Music by Barbara Rottman

When a cantankerous billionaire sends two greedy nephews to uncover the mystery surrounding his long-lost love, their journey takes them to a seedy pub, a “red light” district and a dilapidated Chateau. Discover what happens on the search for unfulfilled… [read more]

Staged Reading

The Water Dream

The Water Dream

Book, Music & Lyrics by Shawn Cody, Additional Book by Rob O'Hare, Additional Lyrics by Ryan Link & Emily Otto, Musical Arrangements by Bill Barclay

After being dumped by his brilliant girlfriend, struggling writer Colin (Anthony Rapp) is visited by terrifying illusions from his childhood. Can he confront tragedy, embrace imagination, and defeat the dragon who haunts his dreams -- in time to save his… [read more]

Staged Reading

Volleygirls

Volleygirls

Book by Rob Ackerman, Music by Eli Bolin, & Lyrics by Sam Forman

Years ago, world-class volleyball player Kim Brindell choked and became an Olympic joke. Now she’s been assigned to coach the Ladyhawks, a team of wide-eyed, misfit, high-school girls who can’t seem to win a game. Can Kim overcome her past (and a hardline… [read more]

Full Production

Walking in SoHo

Walking in SoHo

By Peter Yanowitz

When a long relationship ends unexpectedly, New York City artist and songwriter Peter Yanowitz finds himself catapulted back into the hunt for a mate. Detailing the sometimes funny, sometimes touching, and occasionally ugly stories of one man’s quest for… [read more]

Concert

Where She Is Now: Dawn Cantwell and Friends

Where She Is Now: Dawn Cantwell and Friends

Currently starring off-Broadway in F#%king Up Everything (NYMF ‘10), NYMF’s 2011 Next Broadway Sensation winner returns to the festival with a one-night-only concert celebrating new musical theatre composers. NYMF alums Ryan Scott Oliver, Joe Iconis, and… [read more]

Concert