NYMF Kicks Off Today


The New York Musical Festival, previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, kicks off its 13th year July 11. The event, which showcases new musical theatre works, artists and ideas, runs through August 7 at locations around midtown Manhattan.

The Festival launches with its developmental reading series. The series includes Jill Abramovitz and Brad Alexander's Bread and Roses, based on the award-winning film of the same name; and Blair Ross’ Touché, with music by Randy Redd. A complete line-up of readings can be viewed here.

Productions, concerts, panel discussions and workshops will begin July 18.