The production of Swiss Family Robinson I wrote about here a few weeks ago is set to open July 9th at the Pershing Square Signature Center. At last update they were beside themselves with glee talking about the enormous amount of talent coming in to audition. Part of what is exciting about the New York Musical Theater Festival is that once these up and comers are chosen, there's a race to complete the show in time for opening night. For the audience it means getting a behind the scenes look at the creative process and enormous amount of collaboration and hard work that goes into a production such as this.
What it means for the talented and enthusiastic creators is that they need not only to get the thing done and get it done well, but they also need to generate an enormous amount of support in a very short period of time. So check it out, send them a contribution or just like them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.
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