**Please note that tickets for each day will be sold up until 4:00 PM. Tickets for Sunday's performance will be sold until 11:00 AM. Tickets will also be available at the door for each performance for $18.
Eighteen musicals in four and a half hours. You heard us right. The West Village Musical Theatre Festival is NYC's premiere festival for new short musicals from the best emerging professional writers, composers, directors, and actors. Descriptions and performance times of each series below. Concessions will feature our famed sangria.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE SERIES A: 5-6:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES B: 7-8:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES C: 9-10:30 pm
Thursday, June 9, 2011 PERFORMANCE SERIES B: 5-6:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES C: 7-8:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES A: 9-10:30 PM
Friday, June 10, 2011 PERFORMANCE SERIES C: 5-6:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES A: 7-8:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES B: 9-10:30
Saturday, June 11, 2011 PERFORAMNCE SERIES B: 5-6:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES A: 7-8:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES C: 9-10:30 pm
Sunday, June 12, 2011 PERFORMANCE SERIES A: 12-1:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES B: 2-3:30 pm PERFORMANCE SERIES C: 4-5:30 pm
**Below does not reflect current running order within each series.**
SERIES A "SHORTS"
Hams on the Lam "A strange, extraordinary and heartfelt true story of two English Tamworth pigs that escaped slaughter and became international media megastars." Book by Michael Ruby Lyrics & Music by Robert Rokicki Directed by Michael Ruby
Récit "All civilized families should have tea." Book & Lyrics by Liz Suggs Music by Maxwell Mamon Directed by Kathryn McConnell
Crash "A contemporary Greek tragedy about a writer who loses more than just his files when he spills coffee on his computer." Words by Christopher Staskel Music by Lisa Burns Directed by Joshua Chase Gold
Intervention! "It's 1943, and Oklahoma! is NOT O.K.!" Book, Music, & Lyrics by Jeff Ward Directed by Rachel Dart
The Looking Glass "A self-conscious comedy about changing yourself for the one you love." Book & Lyrics by Lindsay Joelle Music by Doug Silver & Daniel Israel Directed by Celine Rosenthal
Seeking Sondheim "We all admire Stephen from afar, but one longs to get up close" Book & Lyrics by Jerron Marcel Herman Music by Joseph Schermann Directed by James Fagan
The End of the Line "We all could use a Fairy Godmother once in a while." Book and lyrics by Gaby Gold Music by Paul Fujimoto Directed by Celine Rosenthal
SERIES B: "SNAPSHOTS"
The Man in the Iron Mask "Old Musketeers, New Courage." Book & Lyrics by Jared Eberlein Music by David Mallamud Directed by Gillian Riley
Wearing Black "He thinks the worst part is over." Book, Music, & Lyrics by Riley Thomas Directed by Abigail Strange
The Zegend of Lelda "A new musical presented in 8 bits." Book by Gil Varod and Robert J. Saferstein Lyrics by Gil Varod Music by Robert J. Saferstein Directed by Ron Grimshaw
Wild Women of Planet Wongo "Two stranded astronauts discover lust, love and danger in this '60's-inspired sci-fi send up" Book by Steve Mackes Lyrics by Ben Budick, Steve Mackes & Dave Ogrin Music by Dave Ogrin Directed by Robert Teague
Another Time "In the medieval world of knights and maidens, a deceptive witch offers to restore lost love with disastrous results, threatening happiness in this time and the future to come." Book by Landon Scott Heimbach Lyrics by Landon Scott Heimbach & Shannon Sheridan Music by Shannon Sheridan Directed by Alexis Hadsall
The ToyMaker "A tale of enduring passion and hope, The ToyMaker follows a young woman's quest to find a 'childless toy' and solve the mysteries of a village destroyed by war, which leads her to a destiny of fulfillment she once thought impossible." Book, Music & Lyrics by Bryan Putnam Directed by Niccolo Aeed
SERIES C: "WORKSHOPS"
Pretty Lady "Because you can be a pretty lady, too." Book by Celine Rosenthal Music & Lyrics by Russell Huiskamp Directed by Celine Rosenthal
Fashion The Musical "The rise and fall of an icon forever changes the world of fashion." Book by Marisol Tirelli Rivera Lyrics by Shayna Nickel and Patrick Michael Wickham Music by Patrick Michael Wickham Directed & Choreographed by Katrina Ylimaki
Waiting Room "Three passengers, haunted by their violent pasts, await their train at the station's bar. It is questionable whether or not they will ever reach their destination." Libretto by Patrick Michael Wickham and Gaby Gold Music by Patrick Michael Wickham Directed by Patrick Michael Wickham
Ibsen's Women "Fact, fiction, and feminism intertwine in this secret history of Suzannah, the wife of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen." Book & Lyrics by Dushinka Andresen, Mette Fjæreide, and Brendan McCall Music by William TN Hall Conceived & Directed by Brendan McCall\
Alone World "In cyberspace, no one can hear you scream." Book & Lyrics by Carl Kissin Music by Robert Baumgartner Jr. Directed by Gillian Riley
Isn't It Wonderful? "Within the pages of a 1957 Reader's Digest, three housewives spring to life, transforming from visualized ad copy into human beings." Book by Kristofer Wellman Lyrics by Teresa Ann Virginia Bayer Music by Lizzie Hagstedt Directed by Scott Ramsey
13th Street Repertory
50 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011