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New York Theatre Barn’s New Works Series
July 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from new musicals written by 4 musical theatre writers under 20. The 40-minute presentation will also feature the creators of the new musicals.
The new musical The Perfect Fit has book, music and lyrics by 13-year-old writer/performer Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation, The Pill). The Studio Recording EP of The Perfect Fit will be released by Broadway Records on June 26th featuring Laura Benanti, Nikki Renee Daniels, and more, and is the first-ever fully orchestrated remote musical concept EP to be completely recorded virtually. Turchin will present a song from the show performed remotely by Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). The show follows a driven child actor who is sabotaged by a vindictive stage parent who would do anything for her daughter to succeed.
Two Maiden Ladies, with book, music and lyrics by 16-year-old Abigail Greenwood, whose multiple musicals went viral on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. Two Maiden Ladies tells the untold true story of Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake, who met in 1807 and lived together for the rest of their lives as a married couple. Abigail’s first musical Antonia (The Marie Antoinette Musical) was produced when she was 15 years old. Greenwood will present a song from the show performed remotely by Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE).