tickets / calendar
New Musicals Inc. has many different public events ranging from readings and concerts to full productions to conferences and festivals, in many venues around the Los Angeles area. Check out the upcoming events below, and also learn about all of events in the various sections on this page.
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“THE MAX FACTOR FACTOR [is] a bright and cheerful musical romp …one of the most (if not the most) original musicals ever to hit the local stage scene …
Who says they don’t make ‘em like they used to?”
readings / concerts
New Musicals Inc. is excited to produce readings and concerts of new musicals in development whenever we are able to - including our monthly MONDAY NIGHT READINGS of the newest work from our members; and our almost-annual “got musical” concert of current shows in development.
A concert reading of INVISIBLE by David Hollingsworth and David Orris,
performed at the Colony Theatre in Burbank.
The cast of GRACIE FROM ECONOMY CLASS (by Joel Adlen and David Anthony Hall) from the 15 Minute Musicals at the Met Theatre
15 minute musicals
Every year, the writers who have just spent a season in our famed collaborative curriculum write brand new 15-minute musicals from scratch - and then we produce them all in one evening at a theatre in Los Angeles.
To check out highlights from past seasons of 15 Minute Musicals, visit 15 MINUTE MUSICALS HIGHLIGHTS
The 15 Minute Musical FORK YOU! by Lucy Wang, Molly Siskin, and Shawn Ryan
“MANSON’S GIRLS is a chilling story made all too human through a fantastic production.”
The Hollywood Fringe Festival - which takes place every June - is a great place to showcase new musicals in development! New Musicals Inc. produces short and full-length shows each season - don’t miss it!
To check out highlights from past seasons at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, visit FRINGE FESTIVAL ARCHIVES
In rehearsal for HELL’S KITTY - by Nicholas Tana - at the Hollywood Fringe Festival
FRINGE FESTIVAL 2021
Stay tuned for information about the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival!
The greenscreen studio where New Musicals Inc. is shooting several different new series of short musicals for the internet featured on YouTube on CHANNEL 5678
New Musicals Inc. is actively exploring the concept of short musicals on the internet by shooting several different internet series and publishing them on YouTube through Channel 5678.
To see everything we’ve posted - make sure to SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL!
Elise Dewsberry as Ann Reeves Jarvis in the internet series THE LEARNED LADIES
How to Get NO Feedback from Elise: A video blog
The 52nd post in the video blog from NMI Artistic Director Elise Dewsberry - How to Get NO Feedback from Elise. The third in a short series of excerpts from the NMI Core Curriculum Launch Lectures for the 2021-22 season: The Craft of the Book.
“A RING IN BROOKLYN stands a good chance of a life beyond its current engagement. One thing is certain. Its book and song writers could not have found a better team to bring their vision to life than the onstage and behind-the-scenes team behind this very promising world premiere.”
An annual Chicago tradition for 15 years in Chicago, the STAGES FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS moved to Los Angeles in 2011, becoming a biennial festival.
New Musicals Inc brings together dozens of writers, directors, music directors, and actors to present concert readings of new musicals in various stages of development. These are presented over a jam-packed weekend, and/or streamed live!
To check out highlights from past STAGES Festivals, visit STAGES FESTIVAL ARCHIVES
Mark Anthony Lopez, Emerson Boatwright, and Jeff Scot Carey in the developmental production of BAGELS! the musical, with book and lyrics by Chana Wise and music by Carl Johnson,
from the 2015 STAGES Festival.
Sheldon Epps (formerly Pasadena Playhouse) discusses new musicals from the prospective of the producer, along with fellow panelists Padraic Duffy (Sacred Fools), Matt Quinn (Theatre Asylum), John Flynn (Rogue Machine) and moderator Jeff Loeb (Pantages Theatre)
“Thank you, what an honor to be part of such a wonderful and prestigious event. It is thrilling to see such dialogues happening in our community and especially to be a part of it!”
Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment
Join us every other summer for a CONFERENCE on various different aspects of writing new musicals. The Conference is a weekend packed with panels and practicums designed for the serious creators of new musicals.
To check out highlights from past conferences, visit CONFERENCE ARCHIVES
Broadway producer Ken Davenport at the 2016 BIZ Conference
WINNER! 2019 ENCORE PRODUCER’S AWARD
AN OFFICIAL 2019 COMBINED ARTFORM “PICK OF THE FRINGE” SELECTION!
NOMINATED FOR SEVEN 2019 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE AWARDS
TVOLUTION.COM GOLD MEDAL WINNER
The Bully Problem
produced by NMI at the Hollywood Fringe Festival