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Theatre MFA Alumnus Jerry James Scores A Win at New York Musical Theatre Festival

Jerry James won the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival Award for Excellence in Writing: Book, for A Letter to Harvey Milk. This was one of five awards received by the show, the most won by any production. These included Most Promising Musical, the highest award given by the NYMF awards jury. The awards were presented on Sunday, July 29, as the New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF) celebrated the completion of its season. The month-long festival, which ran July 9-29, featured 34 musical productions and special events. A link to the complete story, along with photographs including Jerry (#3 and #6) can be found at