ICON, the musical that I wrote the book for, with Jonathan Kaldor providing the music and lyrics, is set to make its Stateside premiere at the 2016 New York Musical Festival (NYMF).
Considered one of the most significant events of its kind, NYMF takes place over three weeks between 18th July and 7th August in Manhattan's Theater District and features about two dozen fully staged productions.
Dates and venue for ICON will be announced in May.
1928. The world is enthralled as American debutante, Constance Nielsen, marries into one of Europe’s ancient Royal Families. But when an impassioned affair with her music teacher sparks uproar, news of her tragic death turns her from living legend into timeless icon. 40 years later, a young man in search of his grandfather's past finds more than he's bargained for…
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- Arthur MacEwen
Banner image: Lewis Goody as Gus in Top Story at The Old Vic Tunnels, 2013
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