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Double-Header Discount on 2-Concert Show at NYMF

July 3, 2013

Following the release of their sophomore album Kerrigan-Lowdermilk Live, Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk are going back to their roots with two live concerts on July 25 at 6 & 9pm at the New York Musical Theatre Festival where they debuted their first musical.  

The evening will be directed by David Ruttura and there will be a variety of Broadway performers in each show including Lisa Brescia (Mamma Mia, Wicked), Jennifer Cody (The Pajama Game, Urinetown), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal, The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown), Emma Hunton (Next to Normal national tour, Spring Awakening), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu), Dee Roscioli (Wicked), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Wonderland), Katie Thompson (Giant), as well as baritone Zach Altman (Gotham Chamber Opera) and singer/songwriter Jesse Ruben as well as more to be announced.

One of the most celebrated writing teams of their generation, Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk blur the line between musical theater and pop music. Their songs, including hits "Run Away with Me" and "My Party Dress,”  have found international recognition, gathering millions of views on YouTube and earning them a legion of young fans. Their critically-acclaimed debut album Our First Mistake reached #1 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart, and their musicals have been developed and produced at theaters across the country. Their latest album, Kerrigan-Lowdermilk LIVE, released in May and documents a concert tour that resulted from their breakout $35K Kickstarter campaign. www.kerrigan-lowdermilk.com.

The two concerts will be presented at 6pm and 9pm on Thursday, July 25 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center on 42nd street. Tickets for individual concerts are $25 and can be purchased by visiting http://www.nymf.org/. A $10 discount offered for fans who see both shows. For the double-header discount, visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/store/52/pk/82569 and type the promotion code 2showkl. This will take you to a new page. Purchase ONE $40 package ticket for each person who is attending. 

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) exists to revitalize musical theatre culture by discovering and promoting new musical theatre artists, producers and projects; nurturing a vibrant and innovative artistic community; and connecting one of America's greatest art forms with a diverse, contemporary audience.

Now in its tenth year, the Festival is the largest musical theatre event in America. The preeminent site for launching new musicals and discovering new talent, the Festival provides a affordable platform for artists to mount professional productions that reach their peers, industry leaders, and musical theater fans. More than 85 festival shows have gone on to productions on and off-Broadway, in 48 states, and more than 20 countries worldwide, and Festival alumni have received a wide array of awards including the Tony and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2013, NYMF received a special Drama Desk Award in recognition of its work "creating and nurturing new musical theater, ensuring the future of this essential art form." NYMF is the flagship program of National Music Theater Network, Inc., a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. NYMF 2013 is presented in association with Dunkin’ Donuts, BroadwayWorld.com, Production Resource Group, TheaterMania.com, New World Stages, Fox 5 New York, Tilson Consulting, The Out NYC, King Displays, Times Square Squared, Thomson Reuters, Nasdaq OMX, Backstage, Next Magazine, Ironpaper, BroadwayInsider.comTheMenEvent.com, and Yelp. NYMF is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. Major supporters include The ASCAP Foundation, BMI Foundation, Inc., The BWF Foundation, Con Edison, The Nathan Cummings Foundation with the support and encouragement of Jamie Mayer Phinney, The New Musical Development Foundation, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and The Theater League. NYMF Memberships, which combine charitable contributions with valuable, flexible ticket packages and perks like early seating are currently on sale. To purchase memberships or single tickets for Festival events, call (212) 352-3101 or visit www.nymf.org