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The Musical Theatre Factory is dedicated to helping musical theatre artists develop and present new work in a collaborative atmosphere free from the pressures of critical or financial success.


Upcoming Events


Miles & Me

Book and Lyrics by Kendell Pinkney Music by Danny Abosch Directed by Shakina Nayfack Music Directed by James Dobinson Assistant Music Director: Chris Gurr Featuring Ben Fankhauser, Michael Mendez, Jill Abramovitz, Jenny Rose Baker, Ally Bonino, Eric Stephenson, Jessica Kahkoska, Michael Fidalgo, and Michael Lapinsky MILES AND ME is a coming-of-age comedy that follows the […]



A new Folk Opera by Andrew Lynch New York City, 1966. Paul Bradley an idealistic young writer, is cooped up in his apartment, dreaming up a new novel. When he travels to Colombia on assignment to cover a burgeoning social movement, Paul discovers an intoxicating world that is both seductive and frightening. For mobile-optimized checkout, click here.

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4×15 – Round 6

Join us for a unique opportunity to participate in making musical theatre! In our 4×15 series, we showcase four new shows by up-and-coming writers in four 15-minute staged presentations. Each creative team will have 5 hours to workshop the strongest (or most troublesome) excerpt of their piece. A cast of MTF volunteer performers will then have 15 minutes to present […]


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Factory Salon

The Factory Salon is an informal open mic night for new musical theatre songs. Writers and performers are encouraged to showcase their new works from 8:00 pm to midnight. This is a great chance to show the Factory what you’ve been working on, or just to hear brand new songs from up-and-coming writers.

Recent Posts


Guest Post by Factory Member Jahn Sood

To the supporters of the Musical Theatre Factory, This afternoon I’m writing from Caffe Trieste, an Italian espresso shop in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. Since early this morning, I have been retyping the libretto of my musical The Disappearing Man, inputting changes I made last week during the New Works Festival at […]

The Musical Theatre Factory featured on NewMusicalTheatre.com!

Thank you to Nick Luckenbaugh and the NewMusicalTheatre.com team for this amazing profile!  Check out an excerpt from the article below or read the original post HERE!  THE MUSICAL THEATRE FACTORY IS WORKING ON IT As a writer, I’m always on the lookout for development opportunities for my projects. A reading. A workshop. A residency. These […]


The Means of Production: Musical Theatre Factory Launches Monthly Sponsorship Program!

As a nonprofit, volunteer-based collective, it is the support of our community that allows Musical Theatre Factory to thrive. During these first few months of programming, we have been overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response of this community– from the artists in our studio, to the audiences at our events, to the Members whose volunteer services […]


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  • Throwback to when Alexander Sage Oyen performed at our last Factory Salon! 
We hope to see tons of new faces & returnees at our next salon this Thursday! And Shakina will be hosting! 8pm till Midnight
  • Last time at our Factory Salon Sam Salmond took to the keys with a signature song and started an improv dance session. 
What will happen at our next Factory Salon?
Find out this Thursday at 8pm.
  • Come and join us for a night of musical theater open mic night hosted by @shakeenz. This will be her first event since her surgery in Thailand! Let's give her a huge welcome back and let's hear some developing songs!
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