Sunday, July 11, 2010


John Chatterton presents

The Eleventh Annual

Midtown International Theatre Festival

Emileena Pedigo, managing producer

Midtown International Theatre Festival's
Eleventh Annual Season


The complete MITF Festival includes:



The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) announces eight selected readings. The festival will run from July 12 - August 1, 2010. Tickets to the readings are FREE.


The June Havoc Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor, NYC

Becoming Kinky, by Ted Swindley, directed by Jamibeth Margolis, produced by Ted Swindley Productions Inc.

July 26 at 2pm & July 27 at 1pm

The world according to Kinky Friedman.

Blacks and Whites, written and directed by Phillip W. Weiss, produced by Phil's Literary Works LLC

July 20 at 3:30pm & July 28 at 3:30pm

One Nation- Really United.

For the Duration, by Ross Berger, produced by Amy Fogelman

July 20 at 1pm

An American intelligence officer comes home to find that his newborn son and wife, while suffering a tragedy at home, are complete strangers to him now.

Hadleyburg, lyrics by Mae Richards, music by John Cliffon, book by Bob Griffiths, directed by Gerald vanHeerden, produced by VMHF Theatricals

July 12 at 2pm & July 14 at 3:30pm

A rollicking musical about human nature, hypocrisy, and the joys of come-uppance.

Miss Pell is Missing, by Leonard Gershe, directed by Daniel Haley, produced by Wildcat Theatricals

July 29 at 12:30pm & July 30 at 3:30pm

New York premiere of the sparkling comic puzzler by Oscar nominee Leonard Greene.

Rising, by Carolyn Nur Wistrand, directed by Marie McKinney, produced by Negro Ensemble Company

July 27 at 3:45pm & July 28 at 12:30pm

The true story of the beginning of African American education on the Sea Islands of South Carolina.

Safari's Song, written and directed by Catherine Owens-Herrmann, produced by Owens-Herrmann LLC

July 29 at 3pm

Director Antonio Fargas states "This could be the next Lion King!"

Soleda Red and Yellow, by Raymond Jones, directed by Charles Weldon, produced by Negro Ensemble Company

July 22 at 1pm & July 30 at 12:30pm

Soleda Red and Yellow is a fiery fusion of murder mayhem and unthinkable love...or is it?

The MITF's 2010 Season runs from July 12 - August 1, 2010 at the Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, 410 W. 42nd Street, NYC; the June Havoc Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor; the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor; the Main Stage Theater, 312 W. 36th Street, 4th floor; and the Jewel Box Theater, 312 W. 36th Street, 4th floor.

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