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2014 NAMT Festival of New Musicals Announces Participants

Check out the future of musical theater over two days.

Adam Gwon's musical String will take part in the 26th Annual Fesetival of New Musicals on October 23 and 24.
(© David Gordon)

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) has announced the lineup of creatives and musicals participating in the the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals on October 23 and 24 at New World Stages.

Beautiful Poison will be directed by David Armstrong, with Ian Eisendrath serving as musical director. It features music by Brendan Milburn, lyrics by Valerie Vigoda, and a book by Duane Poole.

Cubamor will be directed by Kent Nicholson, with Jerome Korman serving as musical director. The show features a book and lyrics by James D. Sasser and music and lyrics by Charles Vincent Burwell.

Great Wall will be directed by Tony Award winner Chris Gattelli. It features music and lyrics by Kevin So, a book by Kevin Merritt, and creative consulting by David Henry Hwang.

Mary Marie will be directed by Daniella Topol. The show features a book and lyrics by Chana Wise and music by Carl Johnson. A musical director for Mary Marie will be announced at a later date.

The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes will be directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price. Andy Einhorn (Broadway's Bullets Over Broadway, Cinderella) will serve as musical director. The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes has a book and lyrics by Christopher Dimond and music by Michael Kooman.

String will be directed by Marc Bruni with Matt Castle as musical director. The show features music and lyrics by Adam Gwon and a book by Sarah Hammond.

Stu for Silverton will be directed by Andrew Russell. Based on the story of Stu Rasmussen and the town of Silverton, Oregon, the musical has a book by Peter Duchan and music and lyrics by Breedlove.

How to Break will be directed by Tamilla Woodard, with a book by Aaron Jafferis, lyrics by Aaron Jafferis and Rebecca Hart, and music by Rebecca Hart and Yako 440. The musical director will be Jon Spurney.

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