JOIN US FOR OUR 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON 2018-2019!

A SERIES OF NEW MUSICALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

NOVEMBER 15–DECEMBER 7

           November 15-16            

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.

            November 19-20          

 

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. 

            November 29-30          

(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.

               December 6–7             

   Amas Workshop

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

               November 17             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

by Michael Colby

A musical revue about a singular life growing up in the Algonquin Hotel.

              December 1               

A musical tribute to Marilyn Monroe 

by Erin Sullivan and Stephanie Rosenberg. Musical Direction & Arrangements by Henry Aronson.

AMAS MAINSTAGE

           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

              April 1, 2019              

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. 

 

 

THE ROSETTA LeNOIRE MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY

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

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contact: amas@amasmusical.org • (212) 563-2565