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2017 NYMF

2017 NYMF WEEK 2 IS HERE!

NYMF is already one week down, with three exciting weeks to go. Even more Productions, Readings, Concerts, Events are on the roll call for this week, so read on to find out what’s coming up and get booking. Some performances are already sold out!

This week we have 5 Productions, 6 Readings, 4 Concerts, and two special events to whet your musical theater appetites. With so much programming, this email is long, but please, bear with us!

There’s still time to get even closer to the Festival by purchasing a NYMF PASS to see more shows, receive discounted tickets and exclusive event invites. PASS holders at the plus and premium levels also gain access to this week’s Readings!

Voting is also now live for Show-Score Best of Fest, decided by you, our audience. Make sure to vote for your favorite musical in 2017 NYMF now!

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NYMF Passes now available

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WHAT’S COMING UP THIS WEEK!

 

Night Tide

NIGHT TIDE

Try to run! Try to hide! Someone lurks in the night tide…

While on shore leave, Sailor Johnny Drake meets the seductive and mysterious Mora, who he discovers may be a real life mermaid – and may also have lured her previous boyfriends to their watery graves…

Listen to songs from the show!

Performances: July 17 – 22

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The Cadaver Synod

THE CADAVER SYNOD

A carcass farce of most pope-y proportions

In the year 897 A.D., Pope Stephen VII dug up the rotting corpse of his predecessor, Pope Formosus, and placed it on trial…

Look at rehearsal photos from the show!

Performances: July 17 – 23

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Numbers Nerds

NUMBERS NERDS

The [almost] all-girl math challenge!

Join Numbers Nerds, the almost all-girl high school math team, as they compete in the National Math SUM-IT, to win at math…and at life!

Listen to songs form the show!

Performances: July 19 – 23

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Temple of the Souls

TEMPLE OF THE SOULS

A tale of forbidden love where nightmares and dreams come true

Two worlds collide in this mythical tale when two young lovers, Amada and Guario, meet in the magical rain forest of Puerto Rico, and to be together, run away to the Temple of the Souls.

Listen to songs from the show!

Performances: July 19 – 23

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The Fourth Messenger

THE FOURTH MESSENGER

What if Buddha were a woman, living in our times?

Mama Sid is a modern-day “awakened one” with a worldwide following. But a determined young woman seeks to unearth Mama Sid’s mysterious past, exposing secrets that could change everything.

Listen to songs from the show!

Performances: July 18 – 23

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The Body Politic

THE BODY POLITIC

One body…Two worlds…Transformed

A transgender man from Afghanistan emigrates to North Carolina at the height of the Afghan War, in this explosive musical about a collision of cultures that redefines the American family.

Listen to a song from the concert!

Performances: July 18 – 23

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Qing Cheng/Dark City

QING CHENG / DARK CITY

A tale of hope and courage

A young refugee girl arrives penniless and alone in what appears to be the most frightening place on earth, Qing Cheng – the Dark City. Follow Ahn’s journey as the harrowing becomes habitable, and hope and humanity triumph in a dangerous city.

Listen to songs from the concert!

Performances: July 20 – 22

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The Shakespearean Jazz Show

THE SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW

Shakespeare set to jazz!

Energetic and innovative, The Nine Worthies provide an unforgettable parade of Shakespearean sonnets, songs, and scenes composed to original New Orleans-style jazz.

Watch and listen to a song from the concert!

Performances: July 21 – 26

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The Light Rail

THE LIGHT RAIL

Take that first step…

Stinging from old and recent loss, childhood neighbors Sam and Lindsay reunite by chance on Seattle’s light rail. As they begin to fall in love, they slowly learn that healing can be found in the most unusual places, and in other people just as broken as themselves.

Performances: July 23 – 24

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Christmas in Hell

CHRISTMAS IN HELL

Holiday fun for the whole family, except the kids

Sweet little six-year-old Davin has missed Christmas. On Christmas Eve, he was in the same hospital as Charles Manson and was taken down to Hell by mistake. Now Christmas is over and Davin is back…fiendishly changed.

Performances: July 18, July 21

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FORA

FORA

When you fall in love, you’ll remember…

Told through the eyes of 17-year-old Gigi, the fate of a nation rests on the choice between unraveling the mysteries of the past or succumbing to the struggles of the present.

Learn more about the inspiration behind the show!

Performances: July 18, July 22

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Painting Faye Salvez

PAINTING FAYE SALVEZ

Is a picture really worth a thousand words?

A teenage girl has been missing for three years, and an artist is commissioned to paint a family portrait. But is it the responsibility of an artist to present the truth, even if it’s not what an audience wants to see?

Watch a video from rehearsals!

Performances: July 17, July 20

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2000 Nickels

2000 NICKELS: A VIETNAM LEGACY

Ill-conceived war. Who pays? For how long?

An original drama about medevac pilot Joe Rego’s quest to reconcile with the enemy he fought and the country that betrayed him.

Listen to songs from the show!

Performances: July 17, July 20

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Firefly in the Light

FIREFLY IN THE LIGHT

She ran to the light, hoping to find her heart

A young girl sets off for Hollywood, with dreams of stardom in her sights, but there are dark family secrets which are soon to be discovered…

Listen to songs from the show!

Performances: July 19

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Pedro Pan

PEDRO PAN

A young Cuban boy and his quest for the American Dream

Based on the real-life events of Operación Pedro Pan, a young boy is sent to the U.S. to escape the growing dangers of post-revolutionary Cuba.

Listen to songs from the show!

Performances: July 19

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*Gain exclusive access to Pedro Pan with a Pass Plus or Pass Premium

 

Honest Accomplice Theatre

PANEL DISCUSSION – HONEST ACCOMPLICE THEATRE

NYMF partners with Honest Accomplice Theatre to facilitate a panel exploring where past musical productions’ representations of gender and sexuality have been successful, what boundaries are still in place, and how we can continue to challenge the status quo in our storytelling.

Panelists will include casting director Rebecca Feldman, composer Brin Solomon, writer and performer EllaRose Chary, Stage & Candor founder Michelle Tse, playwright and composer Ty Defoe, and actress Aneesh Sheth.

When: July 23, 1-3pm

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Michael Cassara workshop

AUDITIONING FOR THE MUSICAL THEATER

Work out your musical theater audition material with guidance from a leading casting director! Michael Cassara will hear your best audition song and work with you from his unique vantage point “behind the table.”

When: July 23, 12-4pm

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TWO MORE THINGS…

 

NYMF's Summer of Service

NYMF’S SUMMER OF SERVICE

Who’s your neighbor?

As part of Ghostlight Summer of Service, we are thrilled to further our partnership with the vital organization, RACKET., to collect menstrual hygiene products to be donated and distributed to Covenant House New York.

The NYMF-RACKET. collection drive will run until Sunday, August 6th at each of our venues and our Ticket Services and Audience Hub, with all donations benefiting Covenant House New York, a nonprofit charity serving homeless youth (ages 16-22).

To take part, simply bring any new menstrual hygiene products you may wish to donate, and place in one of the NYMF-RACKET. bins. 

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NYMF Summer auction

NYMF’S SUMMER AUCTION

Bidding is now open!

Our 4th annual Summer auction is now live. Bid on priceless theater experiences including Opening Night tickets to SpongeBob Squarepants on Broadway, Opening Night tickets to Mean Girls in Washington DC, and preview tickets for the Broadway transfer of The Band’s Visit!

Auction is open through Monday August 7. Happy bidding!

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