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THE GREENWOOD TREE (Music and concept by Will Reynolds; Text by William Shakespeare) is a contemporary telling of the secret story embedded in the Sonnets; Shakespeare’s most personal work. Sparks fly when a brilliant young poet falls victim to Puck’s notorious flower. It is a story about about friends and lovers, and that line between the […]

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4×15 – Round 9

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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LYSISTRATA, The Vaudeville

LYSISTRATA, The Vaudeville-Translation by Ranjit Bolt, Adaptation by Mary Jo Dupree, Music by Jeremy Mann Advance registration is $10. Registration at door is $12. For mobile-optimized checkout, click here.

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Factory Salon with guest host Adam Gwon

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 […]


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 […]

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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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  • We are having a blast rehearsing for Anna Grace Carter's RENT A WHITE GUY, and can't wait to share 15 minutes of this play, along with 3 others, on Sunday night! #4x15 #newwork
  • "We are the Chelsea boys..." 4x15: Round 7 is in full swing! 
So far we're 4 hours into ONE NIGHT IN NEW YORK, see the final showing this Sunday!

RSVP at: http://mtf.nyc/events/4x15-round-7/
  • Andrew Lippa spreading the joy at our Factory Salon last night! #newwork #nytheatre

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