The MainStreet Team
Board Co-Chair (pro-temp)
Board Chair (LOA)
T Cat Ford
Associate Executive Director
Wren Marie Harrington
Sarah Melissa Rotker
Board Treasurer / Business Mgr
Evaluations Program Director
Campus Musicals Director
Campus Musicals Assoc. Director
Campus Musicals Team
National Press Coordinator
Assistant to the President
Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Thomas Z. Shepard
MainStreet is proud to partner with HumanStage.
HAVE YOU WRITTEN A MUSICAL?
Take advantage of our
Ben Nordstrom, St. Louis Affiliate and Mainstreet Pioneer, reports HERE.
Do you have a FESTIVAL in your town?
Here They Are!
The three 2015 MainStreet Award-Winners!
MICHAEL MAYER, MainStreet's 2015 Guest Artistic Director, selected these three NEW MUSICALS for presentation in all participating MainStreet Festivals. "I'd like to congratulate this year's winners of The MainStreet Awards. These three stand out from the pack, and it's exciting to see such a variety of passionate, committed writers for Musical Theater." - Michael Mayer
If you’d like to have a FESTIVAL near you, give us a call.
Inclusion and collaboration are two big buzzwords in industry, community, and politics these days. I strongly believe when we apply these concepts to the arts - when we deeply include and we truly collaborate, what we’ve lost in terms of audience, community support, and financial risk over the past two decades will come back to us full force. Read full essay >>
Regional MainStreet-affiliated Festivals are independent local enterprises networked with other Festivals through MainStreet, which provides shows and other useful services. MainStreet Affiliates, professional actors in communities and colleges around the country, organize annual live-performance Festivals featuring the MainStreet Award Winners.
Enjoy This Video By Our St. Louis Affilates
Cleveland, NOLA/Gretna, Denver, and Sarasota Festivals - to Premiere This Fall!
Annually, MAINSTREET AFFILIATES in cities around the country present nationally coordinated MAINSTREET FESTIVALS featuring the year's three
Our Second Festival Year
In the planning stages for several years, and in our dreams for decades, Mainstreet Affiliates in as many as 10 cities will present the second annual, nationally coordinated, three-show festival
MainStreet’s program - to evaluate, identify and regularly introduce brand new, highly regarded musicals into communities that present them live in concert - is unique.
MAINSTREET MUSICALS Inc. is a national consortium of theater professionals and their partners. Utilizing an in-house program of professional script evaluation and a coordinated network of local theater festivals, MainStreet aims to expand regional exposure of new theatrical musicals, thereby stimulating development and production opportunities.
SUBMISSIONS: Submit a completed draft of your musical or opera to MainStreet Evaluations and receive two comprehensive, constructive Reports prepared by professional Directors, Music Directors and Choreographers; and to enter your show as a contestant in The MainStreet Awards competition.
You may pay by check made out to MainStreet Musicals and mailed to our office. Be sure to write the name of your show on your check.