The fifth-annual New York Musical Theatre Festival has announced the 12 musicals selected for its Next Link Project.
The three-week festival – running Sept. 15–Oct. 5 – features musicals from around the world, culled from invitations and an open-submission process.
The works accepted for the Next Link Project benefit from the Next Link dramaturg team, as well as writer support resources, including industry networking and producer “matchmaking” events, and financial assistance through discounted technical support and waiving of production deposits.
And that winning bedbugged musical?
Bedbugs!!! The Musical
Book and lyrics by Fred Sauter, music by Paul Leschen
“A hell-bent exterminator must save New York City from the mutant bedbugs she accidentally creates in this 80’s inspired rock musical fantasy.”
Come September, it may be time for the first-ever Bedbugger cultural excursion.
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