Amas Musical Theatre 115 MacDougal Street (Suite 2B)
New York, NY 10012-1202
Amas Musical Theatre is a New York City non-profit theatre devoted to the creation, development and professional production of new American musicals, the celebration of diversity and minority perspectives, the emergence of new artistic talent, and the training and encouragement of inner-city young people.
Founded in 1968, Amas (Latin for “you love”) has created a developmental process that has produced a string of award-winning productions. Shows emerging from Amas include “Bubbling Brown Sugar”, "SHOUT! The Mod Musical", "Stormy Weather, Imagining Lena Horne" starring Leslie Uggams, "Lone Star Love", "From My Hometown", "Latin Heat", "Zanna, Don’t!", "Langston Hughes’s Little Ham", and "4 Guys Named José… and Una Mujer Named Maria".
Amas also administers several celebrated, long-running education programs including The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy, and The Immigration Experience and Urban Mythography Artists-in-Schools Programs.
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