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Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil: A NYMF 2017 Battle Royale

Watch Lesli Margherita give a Faustian twist to the New York Musical Festival. logo

If you've ever wondered, “How did Matthew McConaughey win an Academy Award?," the authors of Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil have your answer — and it's a Faustian tale of Hollywood proportions. Wayne Wilcox stars as the title movie star alongside Max Crumm, Jennifer Blood, and Lesli Margherita, who takes on the devilish persona of the mischievous Mephistopheles. Sample a few songs from the brand-new score, hitting the New York Musical Festival this month, and hear from the cast and creators who explain exactly why McConaughey's win for Dallas Buyers Club was distressing enough to inspire a mythological musical.