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Benefit 2013

October 20, 2013, 8:00 - 9:00 pm

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY

Featuring songs from past Festival shows you already love and shows you are going to love, this once-in-a-quarter-century benefit concert celebrated 25 years of the NAMT Festival of New Musicals.

Directed by David Zippel, Music direction by Brad Haak

Concert Script by Brian Hargrove, Musical Staging by Lorin Latarro

Creative Producer: Branden Huldeen

Featuring Sierra Boggess, Ashley, Brown, Kerry Butler, Alison Cimmet, Susan Egan, Bjørg Gamst, Constantine Germanacos, Sydney James Harcourt, Leah Horowitz, Dee Hoty, Sean Allan Krill, Beth Leavel, Anne Letscher, Telly Leung, Amanda McBroom, Kelly McCormick,Patti Murin, Ciara Renée, Stephen Schwartz, Christopher Sieber, Maria Skuladottir, Jim Stanek, Sarah Stiles, Stephanie Umoh and Lillias White

 

"Show Off" from the Drowsy Chaperone

"As We Stumble Along"

from The Drowsy Chaperone (Festival 2004)
Performed by Beth Leavel

"Don't Wanna Be Here"

from Ordinary Days (Festival 2008)
Performed by Kerry Butler

"Same Old Music"

from Vanities (Festival 2006)
Performed by Sarah Stiles

"Mrs. Remmington"

from The Story of My Life (Festival 2007)
Performed by Jim Stanek

"What a Drag"

from Princesses (Festival 2003)
Performed by Anne Letscher, Sierra Boggess & Patti Murin

"Women of a Certain Age"

from Dodsworth (Festival 1996)
Performed by Dee Hoty

"House of Borden"

from Lizzie (Festival 2010)
Performed by Ciara Renée, Maria Skuladottir & Bjørg Gamst

"The Rose"

from Heartbeats (Festival 1992)
Performed by Amanda McBroom

"Different"

from Honk! (Festival 1999)
Performed by Telly Leung

Honorees

At Show Off, we proudly honored our founders and presidents, the people who brought us to this milestone:

Frank M. Young, Theatre Under the Stars — Founder & First President

Judith Allen, Blumenthal Performing Arts * — President
Leland Ball, Sacramento Music Circus* — Founder & President
Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater — President
John Breckenridge, Theatre Under the Stars — President
Marsha Brooks, Brooks & Distler, Attorneys at Law — Founder
Angelo Del Rossi, Paper Mill Playhouse* — Founder
Bud Franks, Hobby Center* — President
Sue Frost, Goodspeed Musicals* — President
Charles Gray, Pittsburgh CLO* — Founder
John Holly, Music Theatre of Wichita* — Founder
Michael Jenkins, Dallas Summer Musicals — President
Van Kaplan, Pittsburgh CLO — President
Chris Manos, Theater of the Stars — Founder
Michael Price, Goodspeed Musicals — Founder
Denny Reagan, The Muny — President
Marilynn Sheldon, The 5th Avenue Theatre — President
Stewart Slater, San Jose Civic Light Opera* — Founder & President
Tony Stimac, Musical Theatre Works* — Founder
Kary Walker, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire* — Founder
Marty Wiviott, Long Beach Civic Light Opera* — Founder

*organization at time of NAMT founding or presidency

NAMT’s founders and past presidents were honored at Show Off!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of the Festival of New Musicals in 2013.  Back row, L-R: Leland Ball, Rick Boynton, John Holly, John Breckenridge, Michael Jenkins, Michael Price  Front row, L-R: Marty Wiviott, Judith Allen, Marilynn Sheldon, Bud Franks, Sue Frost, Marsha Brooks
NAMT’s founders and past presidents were honored at Show Off!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of the Festival of New Musicals in 2013.
Back row, L-R: Leland Ball, Rick Boynton, John Holly, John Breckenridge, Michael Jenkins, Michael Price
Front row, L-R: Marty Wiviott, Judith Allen, Marilynn Sheldon, Bud Franks, Sue Frost, Marsha Brooks