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The Hollywood Fringe Festival has released final numbers on its 2016 event:

  • The Festival sold over 56,000 individual tickets.
  • Ticket sales have increased more than 300% since the inaugural festival (2010).
  • The festival sold an estimated $447,000 in tickets this year.
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NYMF Is In Full Swing

By Deirdre Morales   Posted 7.13.2016   Announcements, Family, Camp, NYMF, Teen, summer
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The New York Musical Festival kicked off its 13th season this week. Included in the lineup is Stage Right's very own Camp Rolling Hills, a family-friendly musical about a group of teens who spend an unforgettable eight weeks together at summer camp.

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Charlotte Sweet is one of that increasingly rare breed: an original musical. And this “madcap musical,” as it was billed, sure is original. Lyricist/librettist Michael Colby and composer Gerald Jay Markoe delivered the unexpected with their delightfully unusual show which premiered at New York’s intimate Westside Arts Theatre on August 12, 1982 and ran for over 100 performances. JAY Records has recently brought the complete Original Cast Recording ...

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Carlyss Peer will play Rita Hanson alongside the previously announced Andy Karl. The previously announced world premiere of the Broadway-bound Groundhog Day, a new musical with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and book by Danny Rubin (who co-scripted the 1993 film of the same name with Harold Ramis), has confirmed full casting for the production, which will begin performances July 11 prior to an official opening August 16 at the Old Vic, for a run through September 17.

 

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Laura King

We are thrilled to announce that Laura King has been selected as the first recipient of the Ready to Publish Award, which will be given out annually in partnership with the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)! At this year’s convention we heard pitches from five fantastic playwrights who were selected as finalists. Laura’s play ​Independence Day at Happy Meadows​ will receive development over the next six months in preparation ...

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