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Todays Date: 06/25/22
Last Update: 07/05/15 10:11:13 PM
Address: 555 West 42nd Street
New York, NY    10036

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FOOLERIE: A SHAKESPEAREAN MUSICAL COMEDY  | Open: 07/22/15 Close: 07/27/15
The course of true art never did run smooth. Come be an invited guest of the Great Earl in this exclusive chance to meet Clowne, the most infamous jester of the age, and his traveling troop of fools as they employ madcap madness and musical comedy in their desire to divert you! Wits will be battled, entendres will be doubled, and art itself shall be put on trial in this wacky powerhouse of cross-dressing, mistaken identity, true love, and pure, unadulterated, foolerie. A comedic send-up of Shakespearean proportions, Foolerie is your chance to be foolish or be fooled! Limited on-stage seating available.

With book, music, and lyrics by Santino DeAngelo. Tralen Doler directs a cast of nine, including Geoff Belliston, Ryan Breslin* (Bway: Newsies, Book of Mormon), Diego Diaz, Ian Fairlee*, Ian Knauer* (Bway: Mamma Mia!, By Jeeves, State Fair), Patrick Massey, Olivia Polci, Chandler Reeves, and Patrick Richwood (Film: "Pretty Woman," "Armageddon," "Runaway Bride"). 

As We Lie Still  | Open: 07/14/14 Close: 07/27/14
A good magician always reveals his secrets. As We Lie Still is a new musical about Avi Leiter, a magician in New York at the turn of the 20th century who overcomes the struggles of a fledgling magic act. His assistant, Josephine, is the key to his most astonishing trick. Together, they rise to Vaudevillian fame – until the trick goes awry. Twenty years later, old, ruined, and alone, Avi must prepare one more illusion. As We Lie Still uses a spellbinding, contemporary score to tell a story of love and forgiveness, of life and death, of this world and the next.

A new romantic musical fantasy with book by Olivia de Guzman Emile, Music and Lyrics by Patrick EmileMichael Serrecchia directs a cast of six, including Olivia de Guzman Emile, George Michael Ferrie Jr., Clinton Greenspan, Erika Larsen, Michael A. Robinson*, and Travis Stuebing. *Member, AEA.

Propaganda! The Musical  | Open: 07/23/14 Close: 07/27/14
Ignorance may not always be bliss.  Rookie doesn't know much about his family business - neither does the American Public - but covering up political scandals is in his blood. And now it's up to him to cover up the biggest scandal since Watergate! Armed with a clever idea, Rookie must fight the evil Agent X and save the bureau from doom. With an energetic, catchy score and maybe even a tap dancing president (though you didn't hear it from us...) Propaganda! The Musical is the ultimate tribute to the power of musical theatre.

A world premiere musical with Book, Music, and Lyrics by Taylor Ferrera & Matt WebsterNathan Brewer directs a cast of 10, including MaryJoanna Grisso (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Nick Mason, Kenita Miller* (Bway:  Xanadu, The Color Purple), Kenny Morris* (Bway: Hairspray, Les Miserables), Benjiman Dallas Redding (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Shaun Repito (Nat. Tour:  West Side Story), Dale Sampson*, Beth Cheryl Tarnow*, and Jillian Wallach (Nat. Tour: Legally Blonde).

Propaganda! The Musical is presented by The New York Musical Theatre Festival along with Taylor Ferrera and Matt Webster. Director: Nathan Brewer; Musical Director: Andre Cerullo; Choreographer: Jason Sparks; Set Designer: Ryan Howell; Lighting Designer: Ethan Steimel; Costume Designer: Sky Switser; Stage Manager: Katie Kavett; General Manager:  Form Theatricals (Anthony Francavilla & Zachary Laks); Publicist: Paul Siebold/Off Off PR.  

He's Not Himself  | Open: 07/09/12 Close: 07/16/12
Ruthless criminal mastermind or hapless traffic cop? Gene is leading a double life. The trouble is nobody knows it, not even him.  On the eve of a daring jewelry heist, Gene is trapped in a whirlwind adventure that pits him against his other half: Lowlife gangster or honest citizen? A Ladies' Man or one lady's man? If only he could just stay one of his selves long enough to do the other in.  Marc Silverberg's playful new musical comedy comes to the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival full of farce, fast-paced physical action, and an exuberant musical score. A journey of self-discovery as whimsical as it is endearing, He’s Not Himself, explores the alter-egos, gangster or otherwise, that we've all secretly longed to be.

About the Company: New York Musical Theater Festival

The New York Musical Theatre Festival, now in its sixth year, has premiered more than 175 new musicals since 2004. The largest musical theatre event in America, NYMF has been hailed as "the Sundance of Musical Theatre," and is widely regarded as the key source for new material and talent discovery. NYMF is the flagship program of National Music Theater Network, Inc., a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. NYMF 2009 is presented in association with, Production Resource Group and, and is supported by Back Stage, Barnes & Noble Booksellers,,, Broadway.TV, Clear Channel Spectacolor, DFD-TV, Frank & Camille's Fine Pianos, King Displays, Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, New World Stages, NASDAQ OMX, Next Magazine, PMD Promotions,, Reuters, Sweet Caroline's, Tekserve,, The Tank, and Times Square Squared. Major supporters include The ASCAP Foundation, BMI Foundation, Inc., The Broadway League, The BWF Foundation, The Nathan Cummings Foundation with the support and encouragement of Jamie Mayer, The Charlie & Jane Fink Charitable Fund, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and The Theater League. NYMF is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. NYMF's programs are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. NYMF Memberships, which combine charitable contributions with valuable, flexible ticket packages and perks like early seating, and tickets to individual events are available for purchase at (212) 352-3101 or