New Composers Added to NYMF "Meeting Our Heroes" Event Lineup July 7

The New York Musical Theatre Festival’s “Meeting Our Heroes: The Composers Who Inspire Us” launch event has added Bryce Ryness, Janet Krupin, Jeremiah Ginn and Charlotte Maltby to its lineup for July 7 at 7 PM.

Ryness, Krupin, Ginn and Maltby will join famed composers and lyricists John Bucchino, Stephen Flaherty, Charles Strouse and Michael John LaChiusa, who will be honored by award-winning emerging writers Alexander Sage Oyen, Danny Abosch, Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair and Madeline Myers.

The evening is part of the launch for the 2014 NYMF season and is hosted by Jennifer Ashley Tepper at the Laurie Beechman Theater at the West Bank Café (407 W. 42nd Street).

Press notes state that, “special awards will be presented to the established composers for their contributions to the musical theater community and for their nurturing of emerging writers.”

Read the first article on “Meeting Our Heroes” here.

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