new work by decade

57 Years of New Plays and Musicals

 

new plays

Plays developed at the National Playwrights Conference, listed by decade.

 

new musicals

Musicals developed at the National Music Theater Conference, listed by decade.

from script to stage

See how these notable NMTC projects went from staged readings to Broadway and beyond.

IN THE HEIGHTS

Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

NMTC '05

VIOLET

Book and Lyrics by Brian Crawley

Music by Jeanine Tesori

NMTC '94

AVENUE Q

Book by Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx, and Jeff Whitty

Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx

NMTC '03

IN TRANSIT

Book, Lyrics, and Music by Kristen Anderson-Lopez,

James-Allen Ford, Russell M. Kaplan, Sara Wordsworth

NMTC '08