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Thank You, 30!

Concerts & Special Events

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 at 7pm, 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. (Dress code: festive!)

Our Gala honorees have each made significant impacts to the musical theater landscape. Marleen & Kenny Alhadeff are dedicated and eloquent ambassadors for the musical theatre field and wonderfully generous supporters of new musical development. NAMT’s Festival of New Musicals has proudly called New World Stages home for the last 15 years and they also are the home of Tony Award-winning, Guinness World Record-setting and Pulitzer Prize-earning shows.

The Drowsy Chaperone in Concert

Concerts & Special Events

254 W 54th Street, New York, NY

It’s been 10 years since The Drowsy Chaperone (Fest ’04) concluded its successful Broadway run, and Man in Chair is back to celebrate! The Drowsy Chaperone cast and creative team reunited for a one-night-only reunion concert to benefit NAMT.

The Bubbly Black Girl… At Encores

Concerts & Special Events

Thursday, July 27

New York City Center, 131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th)

NAMT’s guests attended a special concert presentation of this 1998 Festival show, plus a pre-show reception and talk with writer Kirsten Childs.

Come From Away On Broadway

Concerts & Special Events

Special Preview Event!

March 2

Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 West 45th Street, New York, NY

Celebrate the arrival on Broadway of Come From Away (Fest ’13), by Irene Sankoff and David Hein!  Join us on Thursday, March 2 for a preview performance at the Schoenfeld Theatre, followed by a reception with members of the cast and creative team.

The 46th Minute 2016

Concerts & Special Events

Great Songs that Almost Made the Cut

October 26, 2016, 6:30 pm

New World Stages, 340 W. 50th Street, NYC

This year’s writers will share some amazing songs from their shows that will NOT be heard at the Festival.

The 46th Minute 2015

Concerts & Special Events

Great Songs that Almost Made the Cut

October 14 at 6:30 pm

New World Stages, 340 W. 50th Street, NYC

This year’s writers will share some amazing songs from their shows that will NOT be heard at the Festival.

It Shoulda Been You On Broadway

Concerts & Special Events

Special Preview Event!

Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 West 47th Street (between Broadway & 8th Ave)

Celebrate the arrival on Broadway of It Shoulda Been You (Fest ’09), with book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music by Barbara Anselmi!  Join us on Monday, April 6 for a preview performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, followed by a reception with members of the cast and creative team.

Songwriter Spotlight – March 2015

Concerts & Special Events

54 Below

Join us on March 30 as we turn the spotlight on four more of our Festival alumni: Adam Gwon, Michael Kooman & Chris Dimond, and Alan Schmuckler.

The 46th Minute 2014

Concerts & Special Events

Great Songs that Almost Made the Cut 2014

New World Stages, 340 W. 50th Street, NYC

This year’s writers shared some of the amazing songs NOT heard at the Festival.

Songwriter Spotlight – April 2014

Concerts & Special Events

54 Below

On April 28, 2014 Barbara Anselmi & Brian Hargrove (It Shoulda Been You, Fest ’09), Paul Gordon (Jane Austen’s Emma, Fest ’06; Analog and Vinyl, Fest ’13), and Ben Clark (The Circus in Winter, Fest ’12) shared songs from their NAMT Festival shows.

Show Off!

Concerts & Special Events

Benefit 2013

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.

Songwriter Spotlight – February 2013

Concerts & Special Events

54 Below

On February 11, 2013 Andrew Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family, The Wild Party, John & Jen), Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner (First Date, Secondhand Lions), and Sara Cooper & Zachary Redler (The Memory Show) shared songs from their NAMT Festival shows.

Songwriter Spotlight – 2009

Concerts & Special Events

Broadway at Birdland

On September 7th, 2009 we presented our first NAMT Songwriter Spotlight, at Jim Caruso’s Broadway at Birdland in New York City.

A Toast To 20

Concerts & Special Events

Benefit 2008

NAMT celebrated 20 years of the Festival of New Musicals on October 19, 2008 with a benefit concert in New York City.