Breaking the Moon to New York!


We are EXCITED to ask you to be a part of making this powerful, important, soulful production a success! 

The support we have already gotten has been AMAZING and we are filled with SO much gratitude for all the financial abundance that you offer! Everything helps!

Money we need:

$1000 - headset microphone rental for fundraising performances in Charlotte and Johnson City, TN
$3000 - travel and pay for musicians
$3000 - housing for musicians in NYC
$300 - set chairs
$2000 - publicity
$1000 - general management
$500 - website development and social media
$2500 - publishing and scoring
$1000 - recording at Sound Temple Studios
$1000 - mixing at Sound Temple Studios
$2000 - merchandise - t-shirts, cds, etc...
$5000 - to pay me for my time and efforts!

Production Dates:  May 28th - December 31st, 2016

Hard Hitting Original Rock Musical about Teen Suicide by Amy Steinberg

Sheds Light on Teen Issues Such as Drugs, Sexuality, Guns, and Bullying

Created by nationally acclaimed performing artist, Amy Steinberg, “Breaking the Moon” shines light on teen issues of today - drugs, sexuality, guns, bullying

 “Breaking the Moon,” puts the spotlight on the deep issues that lead teens to suicidal thoughts and self-destructive behavior. Every year, approximately 50,000 teens attempt suicide and around one thousand teens complete the act. The piece takes place in a treatment center where seven teenagersstruggle to explore the fear of visibility and rejection and the healing power of connection and recovery. Through song, movement, and dialogue the characters break through to an inner knowing that they are worth doing the work to survive and thrive.

Breaking the Moon cast and creators invite the audience each performance to stay after the show for an in depth Q and A with the actors. Rated PG - 13 - Kids 12 and above are welcome with an accompanying adult.

More about Amy Steinberg

Nationally touring award-winning artist, Amy Steinberg has produced 4 successful one woman shows in addition to her 9 independent music cds. Her music shows are explosive, authentic and hilarious. She is a blogger for the Huffington Post, is the creator of Magical Mondays, a weekly series of videos, and when she is not touring and performing, she teaches musical theatre at the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte.


The New York Musical Festival nurtures the creation, production, and public presentation of stylistically, thematically, and culturally diverse new musicals to ensure the future vitality of musical theater.

Now in its thirteenth year, the Festival is the premier musical theater event in the world. The preeminent site for launching new musicals and discovering new talent, the Festival provides an affordable platform for artists to mount professional productions that reach their peers, industry leaders, and musical theater fans. More than 90 Festival shows have gone on to productions on and Off-Broadway, in regional theaters in all 50 states, and in more than 24 countries worldwide. Festival alumni have received a wide array of awards including the Tony Award® and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2013, NYMF received a special Drama Desk Award in recognition of its work "creating and nurturing new musical theatre, 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 2015 is sponsored by The City of New York Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Fuzzrocket, PRG, TheaterMania, and Clear Channel Spectacolor, and is supported, in part, 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.

The NYMF PASS is a great way to experience The New York Musical Festival. With a NYMF PASS, you can get into the theater before individual ticket holders. Passes also offer the exclusive ability to book tickets before they go on sale to the public. Individual tickets are now on sale!

The 2016 New York Musical Festival will take place July 11 - August 7. For more information, please visit: for more about us!


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Amy Steinberg 
Pineville, NC
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