Today's beautiful weather has us wishing we could fly into that blue sky! Here's a song we love from Broadway's iconic Green witch, in celebration of Wicked becoming the 7th longest running show on Broadway. What's your favorite lyric from Wicked? Share it with us, below! Don't forget to check out our #TuesdayTunes playlist on Spotify! ⠀ http://spoti.fi/2okKbpW
Happy #FunFactFriday! Did you know NYMF has many different aspects to the festival? #NYMF features productions, readings, concerts, and special events throughout the four weeks of the festival! For more info on past events, check out: http://bit.ly/2F9corK and keep an eye on the website for updates on the 2018 festival! #musicalslivehere
To honor #GalentinesDay, we're throwing it back to our 2017 "Women of Note" Concert! This amazing celebration of female, queer, and trans artists who are changing the landscape of musical theater is a can't miss part of the festival, and truly embodies the spirit of Galentine's Day! #musicalslivehere#nymf
On Sundays we're honoring composers! In honor of Wicked becoming the 7th longest running show on Broadway, this #SingAlongSunday, we're honoring Stephen Schwartz! Stephen Schwartz has composed numerous Tony award-winning shows. In recent years Broadway has seen the revival of Godspell and Pippin, while Wicked is entering its 15th year at the Gershwin Theatre! He has also written lyrics for several Disney films such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the Prince of Egypt, and Enchanted!
On Fridays here at #NYMF, we have #FunFactFridays, to give you tidbits of information, all about NYMF! Did you know NYMF has presented over 445 musicals in the past 14 years? Over 97 of those musicals have gone on to further productions, and oftentimes develop into Off-Broadway productions, that go on to win awards! We're so happy that #musicalslivehere at #NYMF! Learn more about us at bit.ly/2EufIQb !
For today's #newmusicalmonday we're celebrating one of our 2017 Next Link productions: "The Fourth Messenger"! This interesting musical asks the question "What if Buddha were a woman, living in our times?" If you're interested, check out the link below to hear music, see photos, and much more! ⠀⠀⠀ 📸: Michael Blase 📸: Mike Padua 📸: Matt August nymf.org/about/mission/2017-events/fourth-messenger
On Wednesday's we're honoring writers! Today we celebrate the iconic songwriting duo of Pasek and Paul. Starting with Dogfight and A Christmas Story, they burst onto the musical theatre scene and have been making waves ever since! In past years they've been recognized for their work on La La Land, Dear Evan Hansen, and The Greatest Showman. Most recently they were awarded a Grammy for their work on Dear Evan Hansen, and are now one step closer to an EGOT. We can't wait to see what they do next! What's your favorite Pasek and Paul tune? #writercrushwednesday#wcw
Today's snowy and sleepy weather calls for a dash of inspiration from Broadway's favorite waitress. Here's a song we love for #Tuesdaytunes; what's one of your favorites? Want to listen to the #tuesdaytunes playlist in full? Checkout our Spotify, @newyorkmusicalfestival! There'll be a new song added every Tuesday!
Today's #tbt goes out to the 2017 Festival production: @freedomridersm ! To learn more about the show, and see pictures and videos, visit our website! ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 📸: Mia Winston ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ http://www.nymf.org/about/mission/2017-events/freedom-riders-civil-rights-musical/