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The Mainstreet Mission:

Mainstreet Musicals Inc, a national consortium of theater professionals, working with non-profit and educational partners, coordinates programs that encourage regional development of new musical theater works. Programs include professional script evaluation, industry competitions, and a centrally coordinated network of locally organized performance activities that introduce selected works.

Austin, TX Launches Festival at TSP and The Vortex (11/18&19) with

This Year’s MainStreet Award Winners

On January 1st, 2016 Guest Artistic Director GREGORY MOSHER announced the titles of the three Award-winning musicals that will be featured in participating MainStreet Festivals. To find out more about where and when these Festivals will be playing, click here:


by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro

Based on true events, "TILL" tells the story of Emmett Till, a young black boy growing up in Chicago who makes a fateful trip to Money, Mississippi, where he is lynched for “whistling at a white woman.” In the end, his mother Mamie’s powerful love ensures the world never forgets.

Musical Selections

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by John Carden and Nolan Doran

"Woody - A New Fairy Tale" is a new musical about a young man looking to find connection in a world that is becoming increasingly disconnected everyday.

Musical Selections

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by Joe Bravaco, Larry Rosler and Peter Link

In 1881, eight men faced off in the Gunfight at the OK Corral. Sundown is the story of one of those men, the legendary Doc Holliday, and the events that catapult him to his destiny on that fateful afternoon when he must decide between the woman he loves and his duty as a man.

Musical Selections

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Mainstreet’s 2016 Awards Finalists

Mainstreet’s 2015 Award Winners

Mainstreet’s 2014 Award Winners


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VALLEY Composer Roger Ames Reflects on Industry Cooperation and Inclusion

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MAINSTREET MUSICALS Inc. is a national cooperative of creative theater professionals promoting development opportunities for original musical theater works through script evaluation, industry competitions, and local concert-reading presentations throughout regional America. MainStreet is certified by the Internal Revenue Service as a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization.


The MainStreet Board, Team, and Community are devastated by the sudden, untimely passing on August 13th of Mainstreet Board Chair Marvin Himelfarb.

Marvin was “one of a kind” and a great friend of the arts.
He will be sorely missed.


Please Make a Tax-Deductible Contribution to Mainstreet Musicals in Memory of Marvin

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Mainstreet evaluates new musicals and each year selects three for presentation by regional MainStreet Affiliates around the country.
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The MainStreet Team

Tim Jerome, President

Bill Liberman

Barbara Bellman

Sarah Melissa Rotker

Wren Marie Harrington

Roger Ames

Nancy Robillard

Doug Barron

Manuel Zarate

Jenna Maryn

Aaron David Gleason

Main Street Musicals


(partial list)

Lynn Ahrens

Emanuael Azenberg

Gabriel Barre

Patricia Birch

Michael Cassara

Kathleen Chalfant

Graciela Daniele

Stephen Flaherty

Sutton Foster

Sheldon Harnick

George Hearn

Judy Kaye

Nina Lannan

Peter Lawrence

Hal Linden

John Lithgow

Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill

Patti Lupone

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Dina Merrill

Robert Petkoff

Harold Prince

Thomas Schumacher

Thomas Z. Shepard

Tony Walton

Lillias White

Main Street Musicals

Main Street Musicals

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