Amas Musical Theatre is devoted to the creation, development and professional production of new American musicals through the celebration of diversity and minority perspectives, the emergence of new artistic talent, and the training and encouragement of under-served young people in New York.
Since 1968 Amas (Latin for "you love") has championed multiculturalism in the arts. In the last 10 years Amas has helped develop over 75 new musicals embracing our vision of inclusion and empathy, while employing 1900+ in programs for 2,500+ children and 75,000+ members of the public. Recent shows include "The Countess of Storyville", "The Other Josh Cohen" (6 2013 Drama Desk Nominations), "TRIASSIC PARQ", "Signs of Life", "Wanda's World", "Stormy Weather", "From My Hometown", "Zanna, Don't!", "Little Ham", and "4 Guys Named José".
Amas also provides NY youth with meaningful artistic experience through programs promoting literacy, empathy, and theatre arts skills.