The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) presents their Twelfth Annual Season AWARDS CEREMONY on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at New World Stages, Stage 5, 340 W. 50th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $25 and are available now at www.midtownfestival.org or by phone at 866-811-4111. The AWARDS CEREMONY will feature entertainment by some of the 2011 Season's hit shows. The Midtown International Theatre Festival, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the diversity of theatre. The MITF welcomes theatrical storytelling across a broad spectrum of genres, forms, identities, cultures, and appetites. The MITF seeks to nurture these new ideas, perspectives, and stories on its stages, with an eye set on guiding these productions toward future success and longevity. The festival, traditionally held in summer, represents a fantastic, often paradoxical, adventurous and intriguing cross-section of the forefront of the theatre world. The MITF proudly hosts production companies from across the country and around the globe, uniting talent in one of the biggest theatre capitals in the world.