Lucky Stiff

  Get ready to die with laughter because the new film version of Lucky Stiff is available on iTunes and On Demand July 24th – The Off-Broadway musical farce was the first collaboration between the celebrated musical team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Seussical, Once On This Island) and is based on [...]


MTI is thrilled to celebrate the continuous collaboration of theatrical authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  Winners of Broadway’s triple crown – the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award, as well as Grammy, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations, Ahrens’ and Flaherty’s longstanding partnership is a testament to their talent, creativity [...]

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We’ve seen plenty of teenagers in productions of THE BOY FRIEND, CHILDREN OF EDEN and GODSPELL. But LUCKY STIFF? Isabel Carrington, who runs the Warner Theatre Performance Lab for young performers in Torrington, Connecticut, had seen an adult cast perform the off-Broadway hit. Now she believed that her talented troupe could manage it. But doesn’t LUCKY [...]

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In continuing with a series we’ve been doing that highlights MTI shows which are based on classic literature – including novels, plays and children’s books – today we’re featuring LUCKY STIFF. LUCKY STIFF was the now famous writing team (Stephen) Flaherty and (Lynn) Ahrens' (RAGTIME, DESSA ROSE*, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND) first produced musical. This [...]

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This is the second in our Non-Profit Spotlight Series. The first, on Lincoln Center Theater, can be found here. For a lot of people, 42nd St has become synonymous with the glitz and glamour of classic Broadway, complete with big sets, big production numbers, and big money.  But walk a few blocks west, and you’ll [...]

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Exercise buddy, confidant, bodyguard, security blanket, foot-warmer, alarm clock-and best friend.  MTI recognizes those steadfast companions who fulfill all those roles and more: namely, canines. And like any proud pup parents, we’re sharing our MTI dog photos with you. With National Dog Day on August 26, there’s no better time to put on the cast [...]