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A Hundred Years into the Heart

Along the Way

Altar Boyz

And the Earth Moved

Caligula: An Ancient Glam Epic

Captain Louie

Dreams This Way: The Best of Raw Impressions Musical Theatre

Drift – Show Cancelled

Ducks and Lovers


Enchanted Cottage

Far from the Madding Crowd

Frankenstein…do you dream

Fringical!: A Fringical!!

Gavin Creel and Alice Ripley in Concert

Get There Early: The Songs of Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen


How to Save the World and Find True Love In 90 Minutes

Joe Starts Again

Like You Like It

Lulu: a new musical

Meet John Doe

Pretty Faces

Spontaneous Broadway

The Big Voice: God or Merman

The Blue Flower

The Eyes Are The First Thing To Go

The Flute Player’s Song

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

The Happy Prince

The Man Who Would be King

The Next Big Broadway Musical!

The Nuclear Family

The Taxi Cabaret

The Woman Upstairs

Three Sistahs

Tim and Scrooge

Top Gun! The Musical


Taking place from September 13 to October 3, the New York Musical Theatre Festival – or NYMF – features new musicals by Stephen Schwartz, Avenue Q’s Marx and Lopez and Chicago’s Kander and Ebb; a movie musical screening series at AMC Times Square; a Musicals and Television series at NY’s Museum of Television and Radio; the first Midtown Cabaret Festival (an off-shoot of the Midtown International Theatre Festival) and feature such performers as Brian d’Arcy James, Mark Kudisch, Gavin Creel, Alice Ripley, Euan Morton, Tim Jerome, Christiane Noll, Christine Ebersole, Michael McCormick, Judy McLane, Craig Schulman, Jim Walton, Brooke Sunny Moriber, Alison Fraser and Patti Austin.

Dedicated to discovering new works, new artists and creating new stars, NYMF will do for musical theatre what Sundance does for independent film:
celebrate its diversity, creativity and future.

NYMF will have a series of programs, all open to the public –

THE NYMF PERFORMANCE SERIES, where 31 musicals will be premiered. This will included 15 chosen as part of the Next Link Project (selected by Broadway luminaries Gabriel Barre, Raul Esparza, Robyn Goodman, Kathleen Marshall, Jeff Marx, Bobby Lopez and Scott Schwartz) and 16 works invited into the Festival from across the globe (including works from the UK, Canada and Australia).

THE NYMF MOVIE MUSICAL SCREENING SERIES, the first event of its kind, which will showcase award-winning new musical features, shorts, dance movies, and music videos at the AMC Times Square, a premiere 25-screen movie theatre in the heart of the theatre district, September 27 – 30.

NYMF and the Museum of Radio and Television present THE MUSICALS AND TV SERIES, which will look at how musical theatre has been a part of television since in its inception, and how TV is still a home for musical theatre

THE TALKING NYMF SERIES, which will include a series of panels on such
subjects as the Changing Sound of Broadway, Non-profits and Broadway, and How to Write Shows and Influence People, allowing audiences to access current industry leaders.

THE NYMF IN CONCERT SERIES, which will include the NYC concert premiere of Stephen Schwartz’s Captain Louie, a celebrity concert series upstairs at Studio 54, the Midtown International Cabaret Festival, the MAC/ASCAP Songwriter’s Showcase, plus new musicals in concert series from the National Music Theatre Network and the Ensemble Studio Theatre, among others.

THE FREESTYLE NYMF SERIES, which will be improvised musicals from Nuclear Family, Spontaneous Broadway and The Next Big Broadway Musical.

NYMF @ The TANK, where NYMF takes over one of Manhattan’s coolest young spaces, programming a series of exciting evens and performers at THE TANK through the three weeks of the Festival.

NYMF DOWNTOWN, which will include 5horts – series of short musicals from the BMI Studio, featuring Avenue Q’s Jeff Marx and Bobby Lopez on stage, Orpheus at HERE, The A-Train Plays, vol XIV, plus a lot more.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: September 13, 2004 Final Performance: October 3, 2004