Bedbugs, Max and the Truffle Pig and Play It Cool Extend NYMF Runs

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The NYMF productions of Bedbugs!!!, Max and the Truffle Pig and Play It Cool have added additional performances to their festival schedules.

Penned by Scissor Sisters arranger and pianist Paul Leschen (Twist!) and Fred Sauter, Bedbugs!!! has added additional performances on Sept. 25 at 4:30 PM and a special late night show at 11 PM on Sept. 27. Celina Carvajal and Brian Charles Rooney appear in the futuristic pop tuner about mutated Bedbugs.

Play It Cool, from Larry Dean Harris, Martin Casella, Mark Winkler and Phillip Swann, has added an additional performance on Oct. 5 at 4:30 PM. Tony nominee Sally Mayes and Josh Strickland star in the film noir-inspired musical set in a 1950's jazz club that caters to gay and lesbian clientele.

Also offering additional performances is Max and the Truffle Pig. Featuring a book by Suzanne Bradbeer, music by Bert Draesel and lyrics by Nancy Leeds, the tale of a young aspiring chef and his pet pig Suzette will play an extra performance Sept. 25 at 4:30 PM.

Popular NYMF productions that have also added performances include Bonnie & Clyde (Sept. 28), Jason and Ben (Sept. 27), Idaho! (Oct. 4) and The Jerusalem Syndrome (Oct. 5).

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; and Matt Prager's She Can't Believe She Said That!. 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.

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