News & Updates
PARANORMATIVE featured in "songs by us" concert at Joe's Pub
An evening of work written and performed by women and trans musical theatre artists
Starting in 2016, MTF launched a new lineup of Representation Roundtables. Facilitated by Andi Lee Carter, this Roundtable provides a forum for female, trans*, and gender queer musical theatre creators in which they can present their work for feedback as well as discuss issues facing representation within the musical theatre community.
Date: April 30
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broadway Shockers 2017: Afterglow Becomes Sleeper Hit of the Off-Broadway Season
THEATERMANIA | December 2017 | by ZACHARY STEWART
Who would have thought that a little gay drama that opened at the height of Pride season would still be around come New Year? But three extensions later, that is undeniably the case for S. Asher Gelman’s Afterglow, off-Broadway’s sleeper hit about sleeping around.
Dimitri Moise, Matt McLean, and More Star in World Premiere Reading Of 'PARANORMATIVE' At The Kraine Theater
BROADWAY WORLD | Oct 2017 | by BWW Desk
WARNING: This comedy horror musical contains strong language, adult themes, ghostly copulation, Kathy Lee Gifford, loose limbs, body fluids and a participatory drinking game (not mutually exclusive... wink).
PARANORMATIVE the musical will have its' public reading performance debut on the eve of Halloween. Book & Lyrics by Nina Kauffman, Music by Thomas Jacobsen, Directed by Nick Corely, and Music Directed by Gillian Berkowitz.
Photo Flash: AFTERGLOW Celebrates 100 Performances Off-Broadway
BROADWAY WORLD | Sept 2017 | by BWW Desk
The Off-Broadway hit, AFTERGLOW...
...written and directed by S. Asher Gelman, celebrated its 100th performance over the weekend. AFTERGLOW has enjoyed two extensions and recently opened-up a new block of tickets through November 19, 2017 at The Loft at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45 St). BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!
OFF-BROADWAY'S 'AFTERGLOW' IS A STEAMY, STRIPPED DOWN LOOK AT GAY INTIMACY
HUFFINGTON POST | August 2017 | by CURTIS M. WONG
From the second the curtain drops to reveal three completely naked men onstage, it’s clear “Afterglow” will be a must-see among New York theatergoers who appreciate the male form.
“I think we got to the theater a lot of the time to escape our reality and be transported somewhere else for a couple of hours, and then we leave the theater and maybe we’ve had a great experience, but ultimately it doesn’t affect us,” he said. “I want to continue to create art that makes us think, puts us in uncomfortable situations and forces us to have a difficult conversation, whatever that may be.”