Murder Musical The Screams of Kitty Genovese Makes NYC Premiere at NYMF

NY Musical Theatre Fest   Murder Musical The Screams of Kitty Genovese Makes NYC Premiere at NYMF The Screams of Kitty Genovese, a musical inspired by the murder that shocked the nation, will receive its NYC premiere as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival.

Performances will take place Sept 26-Oct 1 at the Theatre at St. Clement’s (423 West 46th St).

According to press notes, “Kitty Genovese fights for her life in the dark of the street while thirty-eight neighbors watch from their windows - silent, afraid, paralyzed. Why do decent people look away?”

The cast includes Cheryl Alexander (Frannie), Brendan Byrnes (Vinny), Elizabeth DeRosa (Cathy), Shawna M. Hamic (Betty), Amy Justman (Martha), Kevin Kern (Jimmy), Arthur W. Marks (Winston Moseley) Michael 'Tuba' McKinsey (Marty), Jody Reynard (Baby), Russell H. Saylor III (Mac), Melanie Vaughan (Mommy), and Sheri Sanders as Kitty Genovese.

The creative team includes Will Todd (music), David Simpatico (book and lyrics), David Edwards (director), Gail Cooper-Hecht (costumes), Kevin Greene (lighting), Don Jacobs (sound), and Robert Westley (fight choreography).

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For more information and to buy tickets, visit the
2006 New York Musical Theatre Festival website