The three-week festival, which kicked off Sept. 15, has added performances of Wood (Sept. 19), Bonnie & Clyde (Sept. 28), Jason and Ben (Sept. 27), Idaho! (Oct. 4) and The Jerusalem Syndrome (Oct. 5).
As previously reported, Julianne Wick Davis and Dan Collins' musical Wood sold-out its entire run before the festival began.
NYMF productions that have already sold-out single performances include Drew Fornarola and Scott Elmegreen's COLLEGE: the Musical; James Millar and Peter Rutherford's The Hatpin; Matt Prager's She Can't Believe She Said That! and Bedbugs!!! (book and lyrics by Fred Sauter; music by Paul Leschen).
Running through Oct. 5, the New York Musical Theatre Festival offers 24 fully staged productions penned by established and emerging writers. The fifth annual festival also offers original dance musicals, developmental readings, concerts and partner events across Manhattan.
Among the show folk appearing in the 2008 NYMF musicals are Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper (Caroline, or Change), Jim J. Bullock (Hairspray), Kevin Cahoon (The Wedding Singer), Donna Lynne Champlin (Sweeney Todd), Gavin Creel (Mary Poppins), Molly Ephraim (Into the Woods), Brandon Espinoza (Gypsy), Mary Faber (Avenue Q), Caroline O'Connor (Chicago), Ramona Keller (Brooklyn), Heather Laws (Company), Sally Mayes (Urban Cowboy), Billy Porter (Grease), Brooke Sunny Moriber (The Wild Party), Josh Strickland (Tarzan), Will Taylor (A Chorus Line), Aaron Tveit (Wicked) and Barbara Walsh (Company). For tickets and production details visit NYMF.