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Five Points Music by Douglas Lyons & Ethan Pakchar Lyrics by Douglas Lyons Book by Harrison David Rivers 1863. Lower Manhattan. The intersection of Orange, Cross, Anthony and Little Water Streets. Five Points, a slum neighborhood, notorious for disease, crime and prostitution, serves as home to poor Irish Catholic immigrants, free blacks and white Protestants. […]



GUMBO Music by Brett Macias Book and Lyrics by Christina Quintana Facing the loss of his beloved wife, Martha, Dr. Howard Hart dives into the floodwaters amidst the City’s chaos to free her and the City from the devil, Boss, and his soul-stealing underwater club. For mobile-optimized checkout, click here.

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Q & A with THE CRAZY ONES Director Celine Rosenthal

Question: What is it like to develop a new musical at MTF? Celine Rosenthal: MTF does a great job of providing this little cocoon where you can really throw stuff against the wall and see if it sticks. I think it’s invaluable to have that phase in the life of a show. It lets you […]


The Sasquatch Project: An eco-friendly, pop-rock musical

This month, Musical Theatre Factory will be presenting three performances of a developmental residency of The Sasquatch Project, a new musical by Nichole Jackson, Brandon Michael Lowden and Scotty Arnold. As described by stage manager Lisa Graye, The Sasquatch Project is “an eco-friendly, child-friendly, Pop-Rock Musical, that will be a blast to see on its feet and in garden […]

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MTF’s Summer 2015 Season

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the leadership of founding artistic director Shakina Nayfack and managing director Danny Abosch, has announced its 2015 summer season supporting the development of 16 new shows. The season will kick off with a developmental workshop of The Sasquatch Project (book by Nichole Jackson, lyrics by Brandon Michael Lowden, music by Scotty Arnold) June 4, 14, […]


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