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NEW MUSICALS ONLINE

This page features videos from New Musicals Inc. including readings, workshops, interviews, concerts, and musicals created for the internet. Check back often for new content - or SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL!

Interviews

This playlist contains interviews with industry professionals from across the globe: directors, producers, theatre owners, writers, etc. Hear what these folks have to say about the state of the musical theatre artform!

NMI at Fringe

This playlist contains videos from productions NMI has mounted at the Hollywood Fringe Festival (including shorts and full-lengths).

Concerts and Readings

This playlist contains videos from readings and concerts of new musicals in development.

Internet Musicals from Channel 5678!

This playlist contains musicals that have been filmed specifically to be seen on the internet! Many of these have been shot at NMI, using greenscreen technology. Come see what we’re up to as we experiment with this artform!

Check back often - we’ll be adding new videos every week! (Or go to YouTube and SUBSCRIBE!)


Tales from a Darkening Wood – The Ogre & the Toad
Length: 8:13 
This week’s Featured Video is The Ogre & the Toad from the musical series Tales from a Darkening Wood. Somewhere out of time, there is a woodland grove where strange creatures converge to tell musical stories old and new. This week’s story is a strange fable about what it takes to stop an unstoppable threat. Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

15-Minute Musical: “Fears Anonymous”
Length: 15:47 
Welcome to “Fears Anonymous,” a support group to help creatures of every shape and size come to terms with their fears! This hilarious 15 Minute Musical was presented at Hollywood Fringe 2018 as part of NMI’s Core Curriculum! Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!
 

Tales from a Darkening Wood – The Bad Old Woman in Black
Length: 6:19 
This week’s Featured Video is The Bad Old Woman in Black from the musical series Tales from a Darkening Wood. Somewhere out of time, there is a woodland grove where strange creatures converge to tell musical stories old and new. This week, a strange old woman terrorizes a town–whether she means to or not! Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

Second Verses: The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Length: 2:53 
Channel 5678 brings back Edna Fervor, a true patriot who knows the obscure Second Verses to some of the U.S.A.’s most popular patriotic songs! This week, she sings The Battle Hymn of the Republic! Second verse, same as the first? Not even close! Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!
 

Tales from a Darkening Wood – The Holy Deacon
Length: 1:51 
This week’s Featured Video is The Holy Deacon from the musical series Tales from a Darkening Wood. Somewhere out of time, there is a woodland grove where strange creatures converge to tell musical stories old and new. This week’s story is a pithy little chestnut about religion. Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

Ghosts of Stowell Hill – Petra Dunlop
Length: 3:00 
This week’s Featured Video is Petra Dunlop from the musical series Ghosts of Stowell Hill. Petra Dunlop is a ghost from a century ago in Stowell Hill, Illinois, telling us of her motto for happiness, “Let it pass.”  Featuring music by Charles Ives, and text by E.L. Noyes. Petra Dunlop is part of a multi-episode series called The Ghosts of Stowell Hill, in which ghosts share their secrets, confessions and stories with us (in the hope that we won’t make the same mistakes they did!). Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!
 

A Special Earth Day Message from Mother Nature!
Length: 2:36 
Mother Nature has something to say this Earth Day! Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

Ghosts of Stowell Hill – Mary Coltron Bishop
Length: 3:59 
This week’s Featured Video is Mary Coltron Bishop from the musical series Ghosts of Stowell Hill. Mary Coltron Bishop is a ghost from a century ago in Stowell Hill, Illinois, telling us the tragic story of her unborn child and its uncaring father.  Featuring music by Charles Ives, and text by E.L. Noyes. Mary Coltron Bishop is part of a multi-episode series called The Ghosts of Stowell Hill, in which ghosts share their secrets, confessions and stories with us (in the hope that we won’t make the same mistakes they did!). Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!
 

15-Minute Musical: “The Split”
Length: 15:53 
What’s the very best ice cream flavor? When rival ice creams collide, how will they find cone-sensus? We dairy you not to laugh at this hilarious and thought-provoking musical short. It’s 15 Minute Musical, filmed live at Hollywood Fringe 2018. Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

Second Verses: Yankee Doodle
Length: 4:44 
Channel 5678 brings back Edna Fervor, a true patriot who knows the obscure Second Verses to some of the U.S.A.’s most popular patriotic songs! This week, she sings Yankee Doodle! Second verse, same as the first? Not even close! Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!
 

Channel 5678 presents a message from their sponsor – Khassandra the Psychic
Length: 2:23 
Channel 5678 interrupts its regular programming with a message from their sponsor, Khassandra the Psychic! In a world of charlatans and hucksters, it’s so refreshing to hear from someone honest. Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

Ghosts of Stowell Hill – Barrister Colney
Length: 5:35 
This week’s Featured Video is Barrister Colney from the musical series Ghosts of Stowell Hill. Barrister Colney is a ghost from a century ago in Stowell Hill, Illinois, letting us in on his life–and his afterlife–as a very successful attorney.  Featuring music by Charles Ives, and text by E.L. Noyes. Barrister Colney is part of a multi-episode series called The Ghosts of Stowell Hill, in which ghosts share their secrets, confessions and stories with us (in the hope that we won’t make the same mistakes they did!). Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!
 

15-Minute Musical: “Against the Grrrain”
Length: 16:05 
You’ve heard “I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way,” but what if the difference between who you are and how you’re drawn is much deeper than that? Watch a beloved corporate spokes-toon struggle and overcome in a 15 Minute Musical, staged at Hollywood Fringe 2018. Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

Second Verses: The Star-Spangled Banner
Length: 3:38 
In honor of Presidents Day, Channel 5678 is proud to introduce Edna Fervor, a true patriot who knows the obscure Second Verses to some of the U.S.A.’s most popular patriotic songs! Edna’s starting off with a bang this week singing the second verse of The Star-Spangled Banner! Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!
 

The Legend of the Brothers Legrand
Length: 15:20:08 
This week’s Featured Video is The Legend of the Brothers Legrand on Channel 5678! It’s wild little Western with a score to match! A band of outlaws stuck in the hoosegow tries to decide who among them will go free. Book by Rhonda Lageyre, Music by Eliza-Jane Morris, and Lyrics by Leslie Sloan. Directed by John Coppola with piano by Ron Barnett. Featuring: Bob Moran, Ben William N. Fisher, Rachael McLachlan, and Mindy Montavon. Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!

Ghosts of Stowell Hill – Jessy Sims
Length: 2:54 
This week’s Featured Video is Jessy Sims from the musical series Ghosts of Stowell Hill. Jessy Sims is a ghost from a century ago in Stowell Hill, Illinois, sharing his secret to happiness.  Featuring J.R. Mangels as Jessy Sims, with music by Charles Ives, and text by E.L. Noyes; directed by Alison Kalmus.  Jessy Sims is part of a multi-episode series called The Ghosts of Stowell Hill, in which ghosts share their secrets, confessions and stories with us (in the hope that we won’t make the same mistakes they did!). Produced by New Musicals, Inc (http://nmi.org), this short film appears as part of our new initiative, Channel 5678, where we explore the emerging art form of web-based musical shorts! To see a new video EACH WEEK, SUBSCRIBE today!