A FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
JANUARY 27 — FEBRUARY 18

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3 New Musicals! 
IN DEVELOPMENT 

   Thursday, January 27 @ 3pm & 7pm • Friday, January 28 @ 7pm 

TICKETS: $15/$25

SETTLE DOWN

book and lyrics by Gabe Caruso
music by Sangwoo Lee
directed by Christopher Scott

Mark, a 17 year old product of the darker side of the foster system, moves in with his best friend, Lily, and her father, John. A hip-hop rom-com, Settle Down explores the concept of family and the hidden secrets that separate and bind them.

WINNER! 2021 Eric H. Weinberger Emerging Librettist Award

Sponsored by Ben Gadon, Marvin Kahan, and Steve Sagman

   Thrusday, February 10 @ 3pm & 7pm • Friday, Februry 11 @ 7pm

TICKETS: $15/$25

 

MÁYÁ

book and lyrics by Eric Sorrels
book and Music by Cheeyang Ng
music director Nate Hopkins
directed by Arpita Mukherjee

Set in the twilight of the British Raj, Māyā tells the story of a young poet finding her purpose within Gandhi’s non-violent Indian Independence movement. 

Winner of the 2020 Eric H. Weinberger Emerging Librettist Award

Sponsored by Kermitt Brooks, and Steve Sagman, The Dramatists Guild and Frank Young Fund for New Musicals

   Thursday, February 17 @ 3pm & 7PM •  Friday, February 18 @ 7pm 

 

TICKETS: $15/$25

 

LIVING IT:

The Music and Lyrics of Julie Mandel

music and  lyrics by: Julie Mandel 

conceived and music directed by: Denise Puricelli 

directed by: Jennifer Delac

A tribute to nonagenarian Julie Mandel: a wonderful, high-spirited woman who left her childhood home in 1947 to come to New York City and pursue her dream of becoming a composer and lyricist. For over 75 years, she has created a wealth of beautiful music from classical to jazz to musical theatre and is still going strong as she approaches her 100th Birthday.

Sponsored by Eric Krebs

Special Events!

Amas Benefit Performance

  MONDAY, JANUARY 31 @ 7pm

TICKETS: $75/$100

Wine/Dessert Reception to follow

 

4 GUYS NAMED JOSÉ

...and Una Mujer Named María

THE MARÍA REMIX CONCERT

book by Dolores Prida and David Coffman

additional rap lyrics by Audry Funk

original musical arrangements Oscar Hernandez

music directions and additional arrangements Jaime Lozano

directed and choreographed by María Torres

A remix concert of the 2000 Off-Broadway hit, the 4 Guys return to help present day rapper and songwriter María to find her Latin identity and the true meaning of home.

Sponsored by Wilette Klausner, Neal Rubinstein, Jeffrey Schor and Alexandra Trinkoff

 

   CABARET EVENTS • Saturday, February 5 @ 8pm • Sunday, February 6 @ 3pm

TICKETS: $20/$35

 

DANCING WITH DICTATORS

 

written by and starring Luis Santeiro

percussion Rex Benincasa  

music director Paul Greenwood

directed by Ron Torres

Luis Santeiro expands on his one-man show Found in Translation and returns to his roots to explore the loss of home. Forced to leave Cuba at age 12, he was determined to become all-American and put his Latin past behind. Using song and stories from his memoir Dancing with Dictators, Luis celebrates the added richness in being a blend of two cultures.

Sponsored by Francine Gordon

 

  Saturday, February 12 @ 8pm

TICKETS: $20/$35

 

I WANNA BE EVIL

The Eartha Kitt Story

written by JR Lynn

starring Jennelle Randell

Orson Welles called her “the most exciting woman in the world”. But in 1968, she was blacklisted after “making the First Lady cry.” I Wanna Be Evil chronicles the iconic Eartha Kitt from a destitute childhood to a storied career in the theatre and Hollywood.

Sponsored by Sharleen Cooper Cohen

All Shows Presented at the Beautiful

A.R.T./New York Theatres

Mezzanine Theatre

502 West 53rd Street (10th Ave & 53rd St)  

phone orders:  (212) 563-2565

BOX OFFICE: 1 Hour Before Curtain

For information on the A.R.T./New York Theatres including directions

and accessibility information, please CLICK HERE

Amas gratefully acknowledges the performance space for these productions was subsidized by the A.R.T./New York Theatres Rental Subsidy Fund, a program of the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York).