NAMT in the News

16 Musicals That Got Their Start at NAMT

This morning, Playbill published an article highlighting the impact of the NAMT Festival over the past 30 years, featuring excerpts of an interview with NAMT executive director Betsy King Militello. The article includes a brief overview of what the Festival does for our members, and the industry at large, along with a list of musicals that got their start at the Festival.

“The goal is to enrich the field and enrich our members’ opportunity for new work,” says executive director Betsy [King] Militello. Industry leaders gather at New World Stages to watch 45-minute cuts of eight musicals, chosen by a committee of approximately 15, over a two-day watchfest event. 

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