JOIN US FOR OUR 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON 2018-2019!
A SERIES OF NEW MUSICALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
NOVEMBER 15–DECEMBER 7
Amas Musical Theatre Lab
book and lyrics by Cheryl L. Davis, music by Douglas J. Cohen, directed by Jeffrey Page
In 1965, a young woman boldly joins a fight for her civil rights. Decades later, another young woman faces her own battle for equality. As their stories collide across time and distance, each must come to terms with who she is in the context a changing world.
A Tale of Verona and Brooklyn
book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, directed by Justin Ross
starring Bebe Neuwirth and Mario Cantone
The age-old feud between the Capulets and the Montegues is re-imagined in 1960 in this irreverent musical comedy. Music adapted from classic Italian melodies.
(formerly “Charleston Harbor”), by Scott Winfield Sublett, directed by Christopher Scott
Back by popular demand, Stealing Freedom tells the story an unsung hero of the Civil War whose daring exploits inspired Abraham Lincoln to allow African-Americans to enlist and fight for the Union.
A Native-American Musical
book by Lynne and Shaun Taylor-Corbett music and lyrics by Chris Wiseman and Shaun Taylor-Corbett
additional music and lyrics by Robert Lindsey-Nassif directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett
A young man, half-Native, half white, returns to the Blackfeet Tribe to fulfill a promise he made to his mother on her death bed and unwitting opens a deep rift that threatens to destroy the tribal lands and their culture.
by Michael Colby
A musical revue about a singular life growing up in the Algonquin Hotel.
A musical tribute to Marilyn Monroe
by Erin Sullivan and Stephanie Rosenberg. Musical Direction & Arrangements by Henry Aronson.
May 20 – June 30
Back By Popular Demand!
STEALING FREEDOM (formerly “Charleston Harbor”) by Scott Winfield Sublett, directed by Christopher Scott.
Stealing Freedom tells the story an unsung hero of the Civil War whose daring exploits inspired Abraham Lincoln
to allow African-Americans to enlist and fight for the Union.
50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
Join us for the Amas Annual Spring Benefit Gala featuring the presentation of The “Rosie” Award and
The Rosetta LeNoire Scholarship Award, both named in honor of Amas founder, Rosetta LeNoire.
There's also a silent auction, concert performance, and reception.
Amas' flagship pre-professional training program
teaching musical theatre performance skills to under-served youth ages 12-18.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School – 120 West 46th Street
Saturdays: October 20 – April 30
Open House: January 16, 2019 – Auditorium JKO HS
End of Year Performance: May 7-16, 2019