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JUNK: A Rock Opera

JUNK: A Rock Opera-Music and Lyrics by Brainpool; Book and Additional Lyrics by Shakina Junk takes place in a near-future urban wasteland run by Junk Incorporated. Anna, a Junk employee, dreams of starting a revolution with her all-girl rock band, the MetroJets. Her ambitions are thwarted when she finds herself caught in a dangerous triangle […]


Fifth Republic

Music & Lyrics by Dana Levinson Book by Stacey Weingarten Additional Story/Direction by Donna Drake Fifth republic is an epic romance between an Algerian refugee named Layla Bouazid, and a Pied Noir soldier named René Deschamps, set in 1959 in Paris against the backdrop of the fall of the French Fourth Republic, Charles de Gaulle’s return the […]


Factory Salon with guest host Joel Waggoner

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. Hosted by […]


4×15 – Round 10

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 […]



ECHO- Music, Lyrics, and Book by Anna K. Jacobs Three Echoes seek to become something more than just a reflection in this three-woman song drama that weaves a reimagining of the Echo and Narcissus myth with a colorful theater-pop score. Advance registration is $10. Registration at door is $12.   For mobile-optimized checkout, click here.

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Musical Theatre Factory announces 2015 Winter/Spring season featuring BOYS WHO TRICKED ME, NIKOLA TESLA DROPS THE BEAT, Factory Salons with Andrew Lippa, Adam Gwon, and more!

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the leadership of founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack and Managing Director Danny Abosch, announces its 2015 Winter/Spring season supporting the development of 25 new shows! The 4-month season features Musial Theatre Factory’s first showcase production, BOYS WHO TRICKED ME, a song-cycle, party-game, sleepover-style musical written by Ben Bonnema and workshopped […]


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So far we're 4 hours into ONE NIGHT IN NEW YORK, see the final showing this Sunday!

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