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new work by decade

59 Years of New Plays and Musicals

new plays
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new plays

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

new musicals
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  • special events
    Join us at the Monte Cristo Award, Fishers Island Golf Tournament, or Summer Gala to celebrate and support the launchpad of the American theater. > Learn More
  • annual fund
    Support the Annual Fund. Support the Launchpad of American Theater with a one-time or reocurring donation. > Learn More
  • 1964 society
    Supporters who have made provisions for the O’Neill in their estate plans are eligible to join The 1964 Society. > Learn More
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    There are many ways that corporations and private businesses can support the O'Neill while receiving increased visibility and perks for employees. > Learn more
  • support for artists
    Support for artists—scholarships, sponsorship of new work, and fellowship funds—generate a meaningful and direct impact on the O’Neill’s mission. > Learn More

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

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