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October 19 - 20, 2017

New World Stages 340 W 50th Street, New York, NY

We hope you join us for the 29th Annual Festival of New Musicals presented at New World Stages in New York City on October 19 & 20!

Over the course of two days, 45 minute cuts of eight new musicals will be presented to over 600 industry professionals.  Selected from a blind review process, the Festival celebrates what’s next in musical theatre and the incredible stories and artists that are leading the way.

Festival Schedule

Thursday, October 19, 2017
9:30 - 10:00 am
Check-in/Registration
10:00 - 10:50 am
Show 1
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

11:20 am - 12:10 pm
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

12:30 - 2:00 pm
Lunch (on your own)

(don’t forget to check out the Songwriters Cabaret in the Green Room lounge during lunch both days!)

Green Room Lounge

Songwriters Cabaret
(Premiere or Select Pass required for entry)

2:00 - 3:00 pm
Track A

Songwriters Showcase

Track B
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

3:30 - 4:20 pm
Show 3
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

4:50 - 5:40 pm
Show 4
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

Friday, October 20, 2017
9:00 - 9:30 am
Check-in/Registration
9:30 - 10:20 am
Show 5
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

10:50 - 11:40 am
Show 6
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

12:00 - 1:30 pm
Lunch (on your own)

(don’t forget to check out the Songwriters Cabaret in the Green Room lounge during lunch both days!)

Green Room Lounge

Songwriters Cabaret
(Premiere or Select Pass required for entry)

1:30 - 2:20 pm
Show 7
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

2:50 - 3:40 pm
Show 8
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

4:10 - 5:20 pm
Track A
Track B

Meet the Writers Panel
(Only open to Premiere and Select Pass Holders)

Green Room Lounge
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Closing Cocktail Party

(For registered Premiere Pass holders only.)

Open bar and the ultimate networking opportunity with this year’s writers and VIPs!

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 am
Member's Post-Festival Collaboration Meeting

Location TBA

As of 11/1/16. This schedule is TENTATIVE and subject to change!

Hotels & Accommodations

Offers Available for NAMT Members

namt.org

NAMT members have access to discounted rates at multiple Midtown Manhattan hotels year-round. Visit the Discounts and Deals page and log in for details and to book one of these great hotels now!

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Washington Jefferson Hotel

318 West 51st Street
New York, NY

www.wjhotel.com

(212) 246-7550

The Washington Jefferson Hotel is located just around the corner from New World Stages and is surrounded by best restaurants and attractions of the area!

The WJ’s  guests enjoy the below amenities:

  • Free Standard Wi-Fi - Complimentary Coffee and Tea in the lobby from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, Monday- Friday
  • Complimentary copy of New York Times in the lobby- Luxury C.O. Bigelow bathroom amenities
  • Flat-screen HDTV- Frette linens and towels - Goose down comforters-iPod docking station with AM/FM radio and alarm clock
  • In-room safe-Iron and ironing board, Hairdryer, Cable television with HBO and Pay-per-View

Petite Single Bed Rooms at $195.00 + tax, per room, per night.  

Standard Queen or Full Bedded Rooms at $245.00 + tax, per room, per night.  

Deluxe King Bedded Rooms at $265.00 + tax, per room, per night. 

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Hotel Hayden

127 W 28th Street
New York, NY

hotelhaydennyc.reztrip.com

For Reservations Call: 212-973-9000

Block Code: NMT

Nightly Rate of $239.00

Follow the perfume of flowers and the unforgettable vision of high fashion to our unique boutique hotel on the cusp of two creative neighborhoods: the Hotel Hayden New York City Chelsea hotel. Artwork throughout our space represents the diversity of our neighborhood, and you’ll find the fashion-forward everywhere in our décor — even the headboards have their own style. Our hotel is designed to provide a refreshing environment, with spa-inspired bathrooms and comfortable beds. Explore fantastic shopping and art galleries just steps away, hang out in style at our rooftop bar (appropriately named The Roofbar), or grab a bite at STIX, where our dishes crafted from local ingredients attract an eclectic mix of guests and locals.

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square West

307 West 37th Street
New York, NY

www.marriott.com

(212) 912-0009

Conveniently located a short 3-block walk from Penn Station, in the heart of New York City’s Fashion District, this inviting Times Square hotel provides a contemporary retreat. Our Bistro can offer you breakfast, dinner and drink options every day of the week. You'll also enjoy inviting, flexible spaces where you can work or relax, free Wi-Fi throughout our accommodations, and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard technology. Plus, our well-equipped and very spacious Midtown Manhattan, NYC, hotel fitness center will keep you fit and energized. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, your stay at our hotel in Times Square Midtown Manhattan, NYC, is sure to be more comfortable, more productive and more enjoyable than ever before. This NYC Midtown Manhattan hotel is ideal for your trip whether on business or leisure within walking distance of Times Square, Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden,Jacob Javits Center, Fifth Avenue, and Broadway Theater District.

Nightly Rate: $299.00
Start date: 10/15/17
End date: 10/21/17
Last day to book: 9/15/17

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Dylan Hotel NYC

52 East 41st Street
New York, NY

www.dylanhotelnyc.com

(212) 338-0500

With just 107 stylish guest rooms and distinct service, the Dylan Hotel NYC is sized for relaxation and appointed for pleasure. Enjoy the intimate lobby, meet for a cocktail in the Benjamin Steakhouse's classic bar, or just be seen. After all, this magnificent 1930s Beaux Arts building was once home to Welsh writer, Dylan Thomas. 

Amenities:

  • Bathrobes
  • Hairdryer In Room
  • Luxurious Bathroom Amenities
  • Shower
  • High speed internet access
  • TV - Flat Screen

Nightly Rate: $265.00 + tax, per room, per night
Start Date: 10/15
End Date: 10/21
To book, use the link below, or enter group code "NAMT" on the booking engine.

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Registration

Registration will open in July, 2017.

Advertise

Advertise in the Festival program! Details will be available in summer, 2017. If you have questions, or to be notified as soon as we have more information, please email adsales@namt.org.