ATLANTA, GA – June 8, 2017 –The Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival is thrilled to announce the selections for the Second Annual Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival (AMTF), which will be held July 30 and 31, and August 1, 2017, at Out Front Theatre. The AMTF will be three nights of original musical theatre performances by local artists, as well as showcase performances of professional productions and educational groups. Performances will be open to the artistic community, the public, and the press. Twenty-two submissions were accepted and three shows have been selected for the second annual event. Tickets are $15-45 (not including taxes and fees), and will go on sale June 19th at www.TheAMTF.com. All three productions will be performed at Out Front Theatre, at 8pm on Sunday, July 30, Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1.
Out Front Theatre is located at 999 Brady Avenue Atlanta, GA 30318.
This year’s selections will deliver a unique experience to the festival’s patrons. They are each totally different from each other and will be a thrilling three nights of theatre. There are bylines and descriptions below.
“This year, AMTF received submissions from all over the world including Australia, New Zealand, and Russia. It was stunning!” says Founder and Executive Artistic Director, Benjamin Davis. “Our selections committee set a three-night festival, featuring three diverse and eclectic new musicals. We are very excited to see how these new musicals will impact our community, and as always, we hope this experience is beneficial to the development of these pieces.”
Tickets are on sale on the organization’s website, www.TheAMTF.com. The ticket prices range from $15 to $45, and passes for all three nights will be available, as well.
The AMTF hosted a fundraising event, “Brewsical”, at BlueTarp Brewing Company on April 3, to raise funds that will support this year’s event. There were over 100 in attendance and the event featured the announcement of the 2017 Official Selections, and performances by artists who participate in AMTF. (Tax-deductible donations are still being accepted at www.c4atlanta.org/project/amtf.)
“Our inaugural festival was a tremendous success last year. Over two days, we presented four new musicals to more than 400 patrons,” says Davis. “Year two is shaping up to be even bigger and better. “Brewsical” was a smash hit, and we’re looking forward to carrying that momentum into the summer.”