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 […]
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, […]
On Sunday June 7th, theater lovers all over the world will be tuning in to watch the Tony Awards. It’s a time to route for everyone’s favorite performers/writers/directors /designers/producers, etc and to celebrate the Broadway community at large. Musical Theatre Factory will be hosting one of the hottest viewing parties in the city starting at 6:30pm […]
Elizabeth Nestlerode plays the title role of Dana in the new musical THE MEANEST BIRTHDAY GIRL. Written by Lauren Marcus & Leah Okimoto and based on Josh Schneider’s popular children’s book of the same title, THE MEANEST BIRTHDAY GIRL is premiering at The New York Children’s Theater Festival, as a co-production with Musical Theatre Factory, on […]
The Musical Theatre Factory was recently featured on Inside Philanthropy for receiving a $10,000 gift from the Elphaba Fund. Read more about it here!
The Musical Theatre Factory was featured in the February 5, 2015 edition of the New York Times! The piece spotlights our run of Boys Who Tricked Me, and our assembly line development process. Read it here!
William Squier caught up with MTF Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack in the latest issue of Musical Writerzine, a newsletter for writers of new musicals. Read the interview here!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]