Amas Musical Theater postpones “Dare To Be Different” festival in ART / New York theaters


Amas Musical Theater (Donna Trinkoff, artistic producer) announced today that due to ongoing issues with Covid, they are postponing the fourth year of “Dare To Be Different,” a festival of new musicals and special events scheduled to take place from January 27 until February 18, 2022 at ART / New York Theaters (502 West 53rd Street – 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). For more information, please visit

In a report, Donna Trinkoff, Amas Artistic Producer said: “As optimistic as we like, we cannot ignore the growing statistics that currently plague our city and our beloved industry. Above all, we want to ensure the safety and good health of our business and of our performers. We want our audience to also feel safe and happy to return to the theater and participate in Amas activities. exciting new musicals. “

Amas Musical Theater (Donna Trinkoff, artistic producer) is a non-profit, multi-ethnic theater organization founded in 1968 by Ms. Rosetta Le Noire. Amas (“you love” in Latin) is dedicated to the creation, development and professional production of new American musicals, the celebration of cultural fairness and minority perspectives, the emergence of new artistic talent , as well as the training and encouragement of young people from disadvantaged neighborhoods. people. Amas celebrates its impact as a pioneer of multi-ethnic casting in American theater and reiterates its commitment to this reflection of our diverse society. In recent years, Amas has grown into a premier nonprofit laboratory for new musicals, the most recent being Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, Broadway and the Bard, featuring Len Cariou and Red Eye of Love, which received the Joseph A. Callaway Award for Outstanding Choreography. His production of The Other Josh cohen received six 2013 Drama Desk nominations, including Outstanding Musical, a 2013 Lucille Lortel nomination for Best Musical and a 2013 Off-Broadway Alliance nomination for Best New Musical. Other shows that Amas has developed include A Taste of Chocolate, Triasic Parq, The Countess of Storyville, Distant Thunder, Marry Harry, Me and Miss Monroe, Aesop & Company, Signs of Life, Wanda’s World, Shout! The Musical Mod, Lonely star love, From my hometown, Zanna, Don’t !, 4 guys named Jose and Stormy Weather: reimagining Lena Horne. Amas education programs include the Rosetta Le Noire Musical Theater Academy, Lens on Live Theater, and in-school theater arts residences designed in partnership with elementary, middle and high schools.


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