NewMusicalsInc | we create new musicals

study

Study the craft of writing musical theatre online or join our Writers’ Workshop.  NMI’s Academy for New Musical Theatre has supported and trained musical theatre writers for four decades, beginning as a sister workshop to the BMI Lehman Engel workshop in New York.

develop

The Incubator at NMI is a workshop/playground for musical theatre.  Whether you’re creating a musical from scratch — or if it’s already underway — we offer a complete process for developing a  musical.

produce

We produce world premiere musicals on our own, and also partner with producers all across the country.  At the moment, our production slate is full, but stay tuned for when we open up again for new projects.

coming up next:

Join us Monday, November 25 at 7:30pm for another Monday Night Reading when our Academy Repertory Company will present a reading DANNY VS. THE DARKNESS, a new musical in development by NMI Member Chris Edgar.

Veteran '80s heavy metal rocker Danny Diamond, faced with a diagnosis of cancer, seeks to reconcile with his estranged daughter Artemis, who struggles with her own demons. Meanwhile, in the medieval fantasy realm inside Danny's body, the knights of Danny's immune system must battle the Dark Ones, the forces of illness, who seek to conquer the land.

If you are not able to attend in person, just click the headline above to watch the LIVE STREAMING version.

testimonials

jeff marx

I couldn’t be more impressed with the folks at New Musicals Inc. …The feedback they’ll offer you on your work is astonishingly insightful and detailed. … I found 90% of their feedback right on the money and incredibly helpful, and the project I was working on there grew by leaps and bounds because of their input. I highly, highly recommend getting their input on your new musical projects. Their teeth are sharp as sharks’, but they don’t bite.

Jeff Marx (co-creator of Avenue Q)

jeff marx

I couldn’t be more impressed with the folks at New Musicals Inc. …The feedback they’ll offer you on your work is astonishingly insightful and detailed. … I found 90% of their feedback right on the money and incredibly helpful, and the project I was working on there grew by leaps and bounds because of their input. I highly, highly recommend getting their input on your new musical projects. Their teeth are sharp as sharks’, but they don’t bite.

Jeff Marx (co-creator of Avenue Q)

hunter foster Thanks again for all of your help in the on going journey which is Clyde ‘N Bonnie : A Folktale. Your critiques are very detailed and you’ve presented us with lots of possibilities for rewrites that reflect a more, intellectual approach.  You provide a wonderful service to those up and coming writers of musical theater. There are very few places to go to learn how to write in this art form. And as you know….it ain’t easy.

Hunter Foster & Rick Crom (Clyde 'n Bonnie)

hunter foster

Thanks again for all of your help in the on going journey which is Clyde ‘N Bonnie : A Folktale. Your critiques are very detailed and you’ve presented us with lots of possibilities for rewrites that reflect a more, intellectual approach.  You provide a wonderful service to those up and coming writers of musical theater. There are very few places to go to learn how to write in this art form. And as you know….it ain’t easy.

Hunter Foster & Rick Crom (Clyde 'n Bonnie)

marc hollmanI recently had the pleasure of working with New Musicals Inc. on a reading of THE GROUCH’S DAUGHTER…Elise Dewsberry served as both dramaturg and director, and in our years of working on this show, no one person has been as helpful to us as she was.  Prior to the reading, we received a set of notes that were as thoughtful as they were thorough.  I’m deeply impressed with the care and intelligence of their creative input, and would not hesitate to work with NMI again.

Mark Hollmann (Urinetown)

marc hollman

I recently had the pleasure of working with New Musicals Inc. on a reading of THE GROUCH’S DAUGHTER…Elise Dewsberry served as both dramaturg and director, and in our years of working on this show, no one person has been as helpful to us as she was.  Prior to the reading, we received a set of notes that were as thoughtful as they were thorough.  I’m deeply impressed with the care and intelligence of their creative input, and would not hesitate to work with NMI again.

Mark Hollmann (Urinetown)

Steve_Cuden,_Jekyll_&_Hyde_Back_on_Broadway

 

It’s incredible what these guys can do to help a new musical.  They are nurturing and supportive, and they help writers and producers conceive, develop, write, and produce dynamic, stage-worthy new musicals.  I can’t recommend them highly enough.

Steve Cuden (co-creator, Jekyll & Hyde)

Steve_Cuden,_Jekyll_&_Hyde_Back_on_Broadway

It’s incredible what these guys can do to help a new musical.  They are nurturing and supportive, and they help writers and producers conceive, develop, write, and produce dynamic, stage-worthy new musicals.  I can’t recommend them highly enough.

Steve Cuden (co-creator, Jekyll & Hyde)