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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Lynn Nottage on the Music and Images of Writing “Sweat”

We asked Lynn Nottage to share with us the playlist she made while writing the “Sweat” and the visual images she took on trips to Reading. We discuss how she used the music and images as part of her writing process, her opinions on the differences between journalism and playwriting, and how the creative process can get lost in the conversations surrounding political plays.

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Women of NYMF 2016

Throughout July we’ll be featuring women involved in this year’s New York Musical Festival. We visited them at rehearsal studios throughout Manhattan to find out about their shows and their thoughts on the theatre. Featuring “Remission,” “Molly Murphy & Neil deGrasse Tyson…,” “A Lasting Impression,” “Normatively,” “Eh Dah? – Questions for My Father,” ” One Child Born,” “Tink!” “Forest Boy,” and “Dust Can’t Kill Me.”

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