Winner: NYMF 2015 Special Award for Social Relevance And Impact
Nominated for Best Musical
Shakina Nayfack - Statue of Liberty - Winner Outstanding Individual Performance
DQT Playwright Noemi de la Puente, in collaboration with composer David Davila, and the company of "Manuel versus the Statue of Liberty" have won the 2015 NYMF Special Award for Social Relevance and Impact!
The musical comedy about illegal immigration received glowing reviews, played to sold out houses, and extended at NYMF this past July. De la Puente and Davila are now in the planning phases of the next incarnation of this NYMF hit, and we'll keep you posted.
You can learn more at the show's website: www.ManuelvsTheStatueofLiberty.com, and you can trace the journey of the rehearsal process on the show's Facebook page: Facebook.com/ManuelvsStatue.
If you tweet: @ManuelvsStatue.