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October 24 - 25, 2019

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

Save the dates for the 31st Annual Festival of New Musicals presented at New World Stages in New York City on October 24 & 25, 2019!

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

Already registered? Check out our Guide to Navigating the Festival.

Festival Schedule

Thursday, October 24, 2019
9:00 - 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
Show 2
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

12:10 - 1:50 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)

1:50 - 2:40 pm
Show 3
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

3:10 - 4:00 pm
Show 4
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

Friday, October 25, 2019
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 am - 11:40 pm
Show 6
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

11:40 am - 1:20 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)

1:20 - 2:10 pm
Show 7
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

2:40 - 3:30 pm
Show 8
Green Room Lounge

Open for coffee and networking

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Stage A

Songwriter Showcase (Only open to pre-registered Premiere, Select and Access Pass holders)

Songwriters Showcase
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 26, 2019
10:00 am
NAMT Members' Collaboration Meeting

Exact time and location TBD.

As of 6/25/19. This schedule is TENTATIVE and subject to change!

Hotels & Accommodations

Washington Jefferson Hotel

318 West 51st Street
New York, NY

www.wjhotel.com

(212) 246-7550

The W-J is offering Fall Conference and Festival of New Musical attendees rates of $169-269/night (four room types available, plus applicable taxes and fees) from October 21 through October 25, 2019. This offer expires on September 5, 2019, and is subject to room availability.

The Washington Jefferson Hotel beckons with comfortable, unpretentious accommodations, a warm staff and an exceptional, customer-oriented experience. Stay in one of our 160 rooms and suites equipped with complimentary standard wireless Internet access, Frette linens and towels, iPod docking stations, a daily copy of The New York Times, luxury bathroom amenities and flat-screen HDTVs.

Customer satisfaction is the top priority at our NYC Theater District hotel. Our professional team is on hand for any needs, and offers services like valet parking and personal laundry.

Discover a Midtown NYC hotel that is both pleasantly tucked away and yet right in the middle of the action. The WJ is one of the most conveniently located hotels near Times Square, just steps from the best of Broadway shows and musicals, as well as Restaurant Row, Central Park, Rockefeller Center and various other attractions. Whether you are here to make big business deals or gaze upon the city’s legendary sights, the WJ Hotel is here to help write your ideal New York story.  

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Towneplace Suites by Marriott

324 West 44th Street
New York, NY

www.marriott.com

(212) 265-4000

The Towneplace Times Square is offering Fall Conference and Festival of New Musicals attendees rates of $279 plus tax for Queen bed rooms and $299 plus tax for King bed rooms for the nights of October 21-25. Both rates include full American breakfast (offering a mix of: eggs, bacon, waffles, yogurt, cereal, oatmeal, pastries, fresh fruit, coffee, tea and juice) and High Speed Wi-Fi, and each guestroom is fully equipped with kitchenettes (dual stovetop, refrigerator, microwave, dish washer, coffee maker and kitchenware).

To book, click here by September 12.

Welcome to the TownePlace Suites by Marriott New York Manhattan/Times Square, NYC’s first TownePlace Suites brand extended-stay hotel. Stay in the heartbeat of NYC’s Times Square at our boutique-style hotel, which is situated in one of Manhattan’s most sought-after locations and within walking distance to Broadway, Restaurant Row, Macy’s Herald Square, Empire State Building and many other famous attractions. Be real, be you on longer stays with our neighborhood-style accommodations featuring NYC studio-style suites that include kitchenettes, free Wi-Fi and king and queen size beds. Live uninterrupted in New York with complimentary American breakfast, rooftop patio with Weber® grills and complimentary fitness center. Pet-friendly and inviting, you will feel right at home whether traveling for business or leisure

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Dream Midtown

210 West 55th Street
New York, NY

www.dreamhotels.com

(646) 625-4980

Dream Midtown is offering Fall Conference and Festival of New Musical attendees rates of $309/night (plus applicable taxes and fees) from October 21 through October 25, 2019. Rate includes complimentary wifi, access to nearby Crunch Fitness, and waived facility fees of $24.95/night. This offer expires on September 20, 2019, and is subject to room availability.

Escape the common travel experience in the heart of Manhattan. All the iconic New York City landmarks are waiting nearby: Times Square, Columbus Circle, Central Park, Broadway, Rockefeller Center and Fifth Avenue. Our close-knit neighborhood boasts corporate headquarters, theatres, high-end shopping, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and of course...Dream Midtown.

A restored 1895 Beaux-Arts flatiron building with newly redesigned interiors, Dream Midtown includes 221 luxurious accommodations and surrealistic on-site dining. Add best-in-class service from a staff that favors the term host over hotel, and top it all off with trendy built-in nightlife by world-renowned designers.

To Book
Call (646) 625-4980, and reference National Alliance for Musical Theatre, or click here.

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Courtyard by Marriott Times Square West

307 West 37th Street
New York, NY

www.marriott.com

(212) 912-0009

The Courtyard Marriott Times Square West is offering Fall Conference and Festival of New Musical attendees rates of $315/night (plus applicable taxes and fees) from October 21 through October 25, 2019. This offer expires on September 21, 2019, and is subject to room availability.

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.

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Novotel New York Times Square

226 West 52nd Street
New York, NY

(212) 315-0100

The Novotel is offering Fall Conference and Festival of New Musicals attendees rates of $339 per night (plus taxes and fees) for the nights of October 21-25. To book, click here, or call (212) 315-0100 and use code NAT1021 by September 21.

With a premium central Manhattan location and iconic sweeping views of Times Square, the Novotel New York Times Square hotel is situated in close proximity to the Broadway Theater district, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, World-class shopping, and 'Must-See' Landmarks. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience in 4-star contemporary comfort, whether your stay is for business or leisure.

The Novotel New York Times Square, in the heart of Midtown New York, is ideally situated in the Theatre District. New York's top attractions, such as Times Square, Broadway, Central Park, museums and luxury shops are just minutes away. Broadway, Central Park, museums and luxury shops are just minutes away. The restaurant Supernova offers a fine dining experience with spectacular views of Broadway and Times Square. Have a cocktail on our 7th Floor Terrace or enjoy an outdoor dining.

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Offers Available for NAMT Members

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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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Registration

Registration will open in July, 2019. Save the dates!

Guidelines

Participation Guidelines

NAMT is committed to recognizing and celebrating the diversity of experiences, talents, skills, cultures and opinions that our members bring to our community, and specifically to our events. We invite you to participate in the Fall Conference and Festival of New Musicals in a spirit of open-mindedness, curiosity and respect.

We want every NAMT event to be a safe, inclusive and productive environment for all participants. In that spirit, we ask you to…

  • Be inclusive, actively seeking and inviting diverse perspectives
  • Listen to understand
  • Participate in an active and direct way, with professionalism and respect for others
  • Be considerate, kind, constructive and helpful in your language and actions
  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory or harassing behavior and language
  • Respect confidentiality requests by speakers and other attendees

NAMT staff and Board may take action (up to and including expulsion with no refund and exclusion from future events) to redress disruptive, disrespectful or offensive behavior or any other actions deemed in conflict with the above guidelines.

Thank you to every NAMT community member for helping to make all of our events informative, inclusive and respectful.