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HOW TO START DOING SOMETHING YOU REALLY WANT TO DO by Lauren Marcus

A mess of ultra-blonde hair and high octane energy, Lauren Marcus is a singer-songwriter and actress living and performing in New York City. She likes to call her music indie-folk-pop-rock-with-a-touch-of-the-country, but doesn’t mind if you call it whatever you want. She’s written book and lyrics for the children’s musical The Meanest Birthday Girl (presented by […]

In Conversation with the Cast and Creators of TEETH

The In Conversation series brings together theatre artists of all disciplines together to discuss their work, their process, their passions, and their teeth. In this installment, composer Anna K. Jacobs answers questions from the cast of Teeth, an upcoming reading presented by Musical Theatre Factory at Playwrights Horizons. Adapted from the 2007 Sundance Award-winning indie […]

Inside MuseMatch with Bill Coyne

MuseMatch is billed as a Musical Theater Blind Date Collaboration: composers are paired with singers they don’t know and are asked to share their deepest personal joys and fears to make a song together, all for charity. The seventh edition, which benefits Sophia Warrior Princess, returns to Feinstein’s 54 Below on June 18th. Actorvist-producer Bill […]

Inside the MTF Tony Party

June 12th is Broadway’s biggest night and we want to celebrate with you! Remy Germinario and Amanda Savan are back to host the MTF Tony Awards Party for a second year. Read on to see what they have in store! This is your second time hosting the MTF Tony Party TOGETHER! How do you feel […]

In Conversation: Shakina Nayfack and Sukari Jones

The In Conversation series brings together theatre artists of all disciplines together to discuss their work, their process, their passions, and their favorite ice cream flavors. In this installment, lyricist Sukari Jones speaks to Factory Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack about premiering Manifest Pussy at Joe’s Pub as well as her upcoming Rebel Tour. SUKARI:Ok, I […]

Inspirations with Ben Bonnema

Whenever I get obsessed with something, I add a section to my Google News. Right now, there are sections on Nanotechnology, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Lady Stoneheart (don’t google that last one if you don’t want “Game of Thrones” spoilers). And, of course, Space. A couple years ago, my Space section featured a National Geographic documentary […]

Inspirations with Joe Iconis

Joe Iconis is a musical theatre writer, MTF Advisory Board Member, and well-known rabble rouser. His concert act, Joe Iconis and Family, plays the final show of their Feinstein’s/54 Below residency tonight at 9:30 pm. I was tasked with writing a blog for MTF about my inspirations and I am embarrassed to say that I’ve […]