Women of NYMF 2017

Throughout July and the beginning of August, we will once again feature women involved in this year’s New York Musical Festival. Featuring the women of “Painting Faye Salvez,” “The Fourth Messenger,” “Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil: An American Myth,” “The Goree All-Girls String Band,” “Play Like a Winner,” “Camp Wanatachi: In Concert,” “Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical,” “Motherfreakinghood,” and the women of the Student Leadership Program.

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An Interview with Kirsten Childs

In a few weeks, Kirsten Childs’ cult hit musical “The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin” will be revived as part of Encores! Off-Center, and earlier this summer her musical “Bella” had its NYC premiere. We recently sat down with Kirsten to discuss “Bella,” how her writing process has evolved, what it means for Bubbly Black Girl to be revived in 2017, and more.

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