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MTF Receives Landmark Funding
07.07.2020

Washington, DC— The National Endowment for the Arts announced today its guidelines to swiftly distribute funding to nonprofit arts organizations from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act […]

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Michael R. Jackson Makes Musical Theater for the Revolution
06.22.2020

For GQ’s Give It Up series, playwright and composer Michael R. Jackson talks about the importance of Musical Theatre Factory, the organization devoted to underrepresented voices that first produced his […]

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Musical Theatre Factory is Launching Digital Programming With TUNE IN TUESDAYS
04.07.2020

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) is launching online programming to continue providing the community of makers and lovers of musical theatre with spaces to gather, create, and inspire. Programming begins on […]

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MTF Announces the inaugural MAKERS Cohort
02.14.2019

Musical Theatre Factory announces the inaugural MTF MAKERS cohort: Troy Anthony, Jacob Jarrett, Kit Yan and Melissa Li, Tidtaya Sinotoke and Ty Defoe, AriDy Nox and Brandon Webster, and Jillian […]

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Musical Theatre Factory Presents Agent 355
11.10.2018

Musical Theatre Factory will present the Developmental Residency presentation of Agent 355, a new punk-rock musical with Music, Lyrics, and Book by Preston Max Allen and Book and Dramaturgy by Jessica Kahkoska. Agent 355 is directed by Estefanía Fadul and features music direction and orchestrations by Madeline Smith ,with General Management by Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals and MTF Creative Producing by Maggie Snyder. Stage Management by Joanna Pisano.

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Shakina Nayfack Collaborating With Jill Soloway on Transparent Musical
10.15.2018

The two-hour special will be part of the show’s fifth and final season. Performer and activist Shakina Nayfack (Difficult People) is collaborating with Transparent series creator Jill Soloway (and sister Faith Soloway) on […]

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#PersonOfChange: An interview with Shakina Nayfack and Mei Ann Teo
09.23.2018

You might know her as Lola from Difficult People and from her trans activism, but in 2014 Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack (She/Her/Hers), launched Musical Theatre Factory and changed the way new musicals are developed in […]

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Cheeyang Ng Opens Musical Theatre Factory’s Fifth Season
09.18.2018

Award winning singer-songwriter Cheeyang Ng will make his composer debut at Joe’s Pub on September 24 (Monday) 9:30pm, opening Musical Theatre Factory’s (MTF) fifth season with new Producing Artistic Director, […]

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Musical Theatre Factory Announces Mei Ann Teo As Producing Artistic Director
09.04.2018

Musical Theatre Factory announces Mei Ann Teo as Producing Artistic Director.

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Mei Ann Teo Named New Head of Musical Theatre Factory

Teo succeeds Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, who will remain involved as a board member.

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