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Academia Nuts

Academia Nuts

Book and Lyrics by Becca Anderson & Dan Marshall; Music by Julian Blackmore

It’s the National High School Quizbowl Championship! Dreamy-eyed brainiac Maggie McCutter hopes to win a scholarship so she can escape her controlling mother. Maggie’s world is hilariously turned upside down when she falls for Tyler O'Neil, a…

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As We Lie Still

As We Lie Still

Book by Olivia de Guzman Emile; Music and Lyrics by Patrick Emile

AS WE LIE STILL is a new musical about Avi Leiter, a magician in New York at the turn of the 20th century who overcomes the struggles of a fledgling magic act. His assistant, Josephine, is the key to his most astonishing trick. Together, they rise to…

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Bayonets of Angst

Bayonets of Angst

Book by Rick Kunzi & Justin Zeppa; Music by Rick Kunzi & Adam Barnosky; Lyrics by Rick Kunzi

BAYONETS OF ANGST is an original musical comedy set to a bluegrass soundtrack and narrated by the last remaining veterans of the American Civil War. These old codgers detail the behind-the-battlefield exploits of President Lincoln, the madness of General…

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Clinton

Clinton

Book by Paul Hodge & Michael Hodge; Music and Lyrics by Paul Hodge

It’s hard enough being president by yourself. Bill Clinton’s problem is that there are two of him. Literally. CLINTON follows two Bill Clintons and Hillary on their quest to save their presidency, change America and prove that "politics is show business…

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Cloned!

Cloned!

Book by Jacey Powers & Dan Wolpow; Music by Adam Spiegel; Lyrics by Dan Wolpow; Additional Story by Adam Spiegel

1993—Bill Clinton is president, Jurassic Park is about the tear up the box offices, and Wally Waterman is on the verge of inventing the teleporter! But weird science gets weirder when Wally accidentally clones himself. Is NYC big enough for two giant,…

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Coming Of Age

Coming Of Age

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jon Provan

COMING OF AGE is a theatrical song cycle — a collection of short stories about growing up. Each member of the dynamic ensemble cast – Girl, Boy, Young Woman, Young Man, Woman, and Man – plays multiple roles, spanning the globe and the whole of human…

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Deployed

Deployed

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jessy Brouillard

With a soaring pop rock score and set against the epic backdrop of a military base in Baghdad, DEPLOYED follows Emily's emotional journey. Our heroine develops an unlikely friendship with her interpreter, Laila, as she trains Iraqi women. Laila teaches…

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Der Gelbe Stern (The Yellow Star)

Der Gelbe Stern (The Yellow Star)

Book by James Millar & Alexis Fishman; Music by composers of the era: Friedrich Hollander, Mischa Spoliansky, Rudolf Nelson, & more

It is 1933 in divinely decadent Berlin. Alexis Fishman (NYMF’s Next Broadway Sensation Winner 2012) is Erika Stern, darling of the crumbling Weimar Cabaret scene. Feisty, sassy, and always provocative, her show embodies the excess and daring of the time.…

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Fable

Fable

Book by Harrison Kaufman; Music and Lyrics by Christopher Anselmo

It's graduation time. When a mysterious classmate crashes their last epic night of celebration, a group of childhood friends is forced to confront the secrets they’ve been keeping from each other. Will their friendships survive the night? With an…

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Madame Infamy

Madame Infamy

Book by Jp Vigliotti; Music and Lyrics by Cardozie Jones & Sean Willis

At the turn of the 18th century, America stood firmly on the backs of its slaves while Paris burned as its poorest citizens revolted against the aristocracy. Two worlds united by one electrifying score, MADAME INFAMY is the dark and moving tale of Marie…

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Mother Jones and the Children

Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Cheryl E. Kemeny

She won't quit and she won't stay quiet! It’s the turn of the century and aging Mary Harris “Mother” Jones is on a tireless crusade for justice as she leads ragged mill children on a march to end child labor. Inspiring, heartbreaking, and hopeful, this…

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Mr. Confidential

Mr. Confidential

Book and Lyrics by Samuel Bernstein; Music by David Snyder

Before TMZ and Gawker, there was Bob Harrison’s Confidential Magazine. Its scandal and showbiz fizz went viral, fab 50s style, outselling T.V. Guide and Time Magazine. But scrape away the hype, whipped cream, and dirt, and what do you have? A mostly true…

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Oprahfication

Oprahfication

Book and Lyrics by Rachel Dunham; Music by Shanon D. Whitelock

In 2011, Oprah closed the book on 25 years of dominating global television to focus on building her new empire, the Oprah Winfrey Network. It's not been going so well. Now, OPRAHFICATION brings her back with a one-off retrospective episode to celebrate…

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Propaganda! The Musical

Propaganda! The Musical

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Taylor Ferrera & Matt Webster

Rookie doesn't know much about his family business – neither does the American Public – but covering up political scandals is in his blood. And now it's up to him to cover up the biggest scandal since Watergate! Armed with a clever idea, Rookie must fight…

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Rescue Rue

Rescue Rue

Book and Lyrics by Stacey Weingarten; Music and Lyrics by Kate Steinberg & Joshua Zecher-Ross

When a little dog named Rue wishes for a “Happily Ever After” from her Fairy Dogmother, she soon embarks on an emotional journey of self-discovery and belonging. Kicked out of her home, Rue meets new friends and enemies alike on the street and at the pound…

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Rescue Rue - Autism-Friendly Performance

Rescue Rue - Autism-Friendly Performance

Book and Lyrics by Stacey Weingarten; Music and Lyrics by Kate Steinberg & Joshua Zecher-Ross

When a little dog named Rue wishes for a “Happily Ever After” from her Fairy Dogmother, she soon embarks on an emotional journey of self-discovery and belonging. Kicked out of her home, Rue meets new friends and enemies alike on the street and at the pound…

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Searching for Romeo

Searching for Romeo

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Brian Sutton

After her high school boyfriend dumps her, modern-day Roz somehow finds herself in fair Shakespearian Verona, as Romeo's girlfriend Rosaline. She wanders into the balcony scene only to learn that she's been dumped again, before falling for another "loser"…

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Somewhere With You

Somewhere With You

Book by Peter Zinn; Music and Lyrics by JT Harding

SOMEWHERE WITH YOU is a country-rock musical with music by country song writer JT Harding and features many of his hit songs made famous by Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker, Jake Owen, and JTX (including Chesney’s number one song “Somewhere with You” and Uncle…

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The Gig

The Gig

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen

A used car salesman, a dentist, a real estate agent, a financial advisor, a deli owner and a teacher put their careers and families on hold to pursue their passion – jazz – with their first professional “gig” in the Catskills. The results are funny,…

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The Mapmaker

The Mapmaker's Opera

Book and Lyrics by Victor Kazan; Music by Kevin Purcell

Set in the Yucatán on the eve of the Mexican Revolution, THE MAPMAKER'S OPERA recounts the poignant story of Diego and Sofia – star-crossed lovers whose fate is sealed by a desperate quest to save two birds. The story takes place in and around Mérida,…

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The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Book by Kirsten Brandt & Rick Lombardo; Music by Haddon Kime; Lyrics by Kirsten Brandt, Haddon Kime, & Rick Lombardo; Additional music by Rick Lombardo

Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend Kai before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen’s palace. Dare to…

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The Snow Queen - Autism-Friendly Performance

The Snow Queen - Autism-Friendly Performance

Book by Kirsten Brandt & Rick Lombardo; Music by Haddon Kime; Lyrics by Kirsten Brandt, Haddon Kime, & Rick Lombardo; Additional music by Rick Lombardo

Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend Kai before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen’s palace. Dare to…

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The Travels

The Travels

Book and Lyrics by Aaron Ricciardi; Music by Kelly Hoppenjans

Welcome to the U.S. of A. Other countries suffer biblical consequences for their filthy ways, but the U.S. of A. is the most perfect place on Earth — at least, that’s what Mr. Travel preaches every day on the nation’s only TV show. A trippy dystopian tale…

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ValueVille

ValueVille

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Rowen Casey

Eddie awakes on his first night shift at a giant superstore where nothing is as it seems. Desperately seeking an answer as to why Corporate sent him, he learns the truth about his past through run-ins with his guarded former flame, his flighty…

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WikiMusical

WikiMusical

Book and Lyrics by Frank Ceruzzi & Blake J. Harris; Music by Trent Jeffords

WIKIMUSICAL tells the epic story of two estranged brothers who find themselves, quite literally, trapped in cyberspace. To get back home, they will need help from allies like the Cuddly Kittens (who may or may not have created the Internet) and an…

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Zombie Strippers

Zombie Strippers

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Mark LaPierre

What do you get when you mix the Undead, Strippers, a horrible boyfriend, a Banshee, and a pop/dance score? ZOMBIE STRIPPERS! Part fast-paced farce, part sweet friendship story, all sexy and hilarious, this musical takes place in one wild night in a…

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