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Celebrating The First 30 Years Of NAMT's Festival of New Musicals

October 22, 2018

Guastavino's, 409 East 59th Street, New York, NY

On the evening of Monday, October 22nd, we will kick off NAMT Fall Events week with a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival of New Musicals. We are delighted to announce that our amazing and deserving honorees will be Marleen & Kenny Alhadeff and New World Stages. Expect Broadway-caliber talent at Guastavino’s, a beautiful, uniquely New York venue, with plenty of food, drink and mingle time. You (and your friends and colleagues and vendors and…) will not want to miss this chance to spend the evening together while raising funds for NAMT. Gala proceeds will support NAMT’s granting programs, including the National Fund for New Musicals and the Innovation & Exploration Fund.

Schedule of Events:

6pm VIP Cocktail Hour

Featuring intimate performances of work by George Stiles & Anthony Drewe and Georgia Stitt.

7pm Event start

8-9pm Performance

Performers include Tamika Lawrence (Broadway: Getting The Band Back Together, Come From Away), Ahmad Maksoud (Broadway: The Band’s Visit), Krysta Rodriguez (Broadway: Spring Awakening, First Date), Nichole Turner (Broadway: The Book of Mormon), Hannah Corneau (National Tour: Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and many more. The performance will feature work by Kirsten Childs, Itamar Moses and Dick Scanlan.

(Dress code: festive!)

Get Tickets

Individual Tickets are available to purchase through the Fall events registration form. VIP Tickets include access to the pre-event cocktail party at 6pm. There are discounts for multiple attendees from the same member organization, as well as NAMT Alumni Writers and attendees under 30.

VIP Tickets: $500
NAMT Member VIP Tickets: $400
Alumni Writer & Under 30 VIP Tickets: $300

Regular Tickets: $375
NAMT Member Tickets: $275 ($250 for 2 or more)
Alumni Writer & Under 30 Tickets: $150



Sponsor Benefits

  • Complimentary event tickets plus access to the VIP cocktail hour at 6pm
  • Reserved seating at the 7pm event (Proscenium sponsor level and higher)
  • Recognition in press releases, NAMT’s monthly e-newsletters and the digital journal for the event
  • Your company logo on our website and on Gala signs and materials
  • and more!
Compare All Sponsor Levels and Benefits


Thank You, 30! Benefit Committee Members:

Above the Title
Bill Berry
Elisbeth Challener
Keith Cromwell
Bernie Griffin
Jeff Loeb
Red Mountain Theatre Company
The Shubert Organization
Marty Wiviott

The 5th Avenue Theatre
Art Lab LLC
Curt Dale Clark
Lori Fineman
The Gorrie Family/Red Mountain Theatre Company
The Hollywood Pantages
Maine State Music Theatre
Jenny Niederhoffer
ZACH Theatre

In the Round
Broadway Licensing
Goodspeed Musicals
Margot Astrachan Production
The Musical Company
Music Theatre International
R&H Theatricals
Samuel French

Black Box
Louise Beard/SwineSTARS Productions & Red Mountain Theatre Company
Marsha Brooks
Kwofe Coleman
Andrea Daly
Mindi Dickstein
Nancy Gibbs
Wendy Gillespie
Alie B. Gorrie
Dana Harrel
Timothy Huang
Van Kaplan
Michael G. Murphy
Greg Nobile
Paige Price
Pittsburgh CLO
Denny Regan
Seaview Productions
Jana Shea
She’s Performing Arts Center

Support NAMT by Joining the Thank You, 30! Gala Benefit Committee

Benefit Committee members…

  • Commit to a combined total (giving & getting) level.
    • Participation can include any combination of sponsorships, single tickets, digital advertising and contributions
  • Will be listed on the gala invitation, in the digital journal and on the NAMT website and will be acknowledged at the event.
    • Deadline for invitation listing: 08.15.18
  • Will be invited to the pre-event VIP reception
  • Will receive a digital ad at the event
    • Size determined by participation level

Interested in joining the committee? Contact Jen Whitton, Development Associate at (212) 714-6668 x16 or jen@namt.org.

Digital Journal


The Thank You, 30! Digital Journal will be shown on monitors in the venue throughout the evening and will be made available online after the Gala.

If you’d like to honor NAMT, the Festival of New Musicals or our esteemed honorees Marleen & Kenny Alhadeff and New World Stages with a tribute in the journal, ads are available at the following levels:

  • Full Page, $1,000
  • Half Page, $500
  • Quarter Page, $300

Our honorees will receive printed versions of the journal as keepsakes.

All journal ads for Thank You, 30! are tax-deductible contributions. For more information and to secure your ad today, please contact Development Associate Jen Whitton at (212) 714-6668 x16 or jen@namt.org

Full page ad specs: 16:9 ratio, 1920x1080p, full-page in landscape orientation.