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The NYMF Production Poster & Casting Announcement Coming Soon!

Hi Folks.  This is just a short post to let everyone know that we will be announcing our stellar cast for The Mapmaker’s Opera at the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival in the next few days, so come back soon for the big news!

Just so you know: the cast is totally awesome!

Here’s the final version of our beautiful production poster.  You can check out the names of all the creative team at the bottom.  You’ll be getting to know them quite well over the next two months!

Take care,

Kevin and Victor

 

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With Migration, Indigenous Languages Going Extinct

NBC_LogoThis is a great piece by NBC’s Carmen Sesín.  Did you know that some of the ancient Mesoamerican languages spoken by Latinos are now considered critically endangered and risk becoming extinct?  Me neither!  And one of those languages – Mam – is a Mayan language that dates back to the year 500.  Did you also know that hundreds of indigenous languages are spoken all over Latin America?  No?  Me neither!

So it is not at all disimilar to our musical, The Mapmaker’s Opera, and one of the major themes of the loss of indigenous flora and fauna – and specifically the aspect of the storyline that deals with Diego Clemente’s attempts to recover the last two passenger pigeons in captivity from Don Victor Blanco’s aviary. Continue Reading →

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Our Kickstarter Campaign for NYMF Launched

NYMF_LogoHi everyone, OK, it’s been a hectic few weeks whilst we got everything in order, but we are very pleased to announce that our Kickstarter campaign launched this morning.  We need to raise $37,700 in just 30 days in order to participate in The New York Musical Theatre Festival In July.  You can go direct to our Kickstarter page here.

Keep checking out Facebook page as well over the next few days, as we have some things going on over there that won’t be posted here. Continue Reading →

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MMO Goes To The New York Musical Theatre Festival

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WE HAVE BEEN
ACCEPTED INTO THE
2014
NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

( July 7 – 27 )

Finally, we can make the announcement that The Mapmaker’s Opera, adapted from the 2007 novel by Béa Gonzalez – published by HarperCollins (Canada) – has been selected as one of the 10 ‘Next Link’ projects into the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). Continue Reading →

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