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Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presented the sixth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Douglas J. Cohen on November 29. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, was presented by David Thompson (The Scottsboro Boys). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you photo coverage below.

On hand to celebrate were Rob Ashford, Brent Barrett, Heidi Blickenstaff, Harry Bouvy, Colman Domingo, Debbie Gravitte, Michael McCormick, Debra Monk, Noah Racey, Emily Skinner, Billy Stritch, Tom Viola and more.

The Fred Ebb Award recognizes excellence in musical theatre songwriting, by a lyricist, composer, or songwriting team that has not yet achieved significant commercial success. The award is meant to encourage and support aspiring songwriters to create new works for the musical theatre. The prize includes a $50,000 award. The Fred Ebb Foundation is funded by royalties from Mr. Ebb's vast catalogue of work. Past winners include John Bucchino (2005), Steve Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman (2006), Peter Mills (2007), Adam Gwon (2008), and Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich (2009). The selection panel is comprised of: Foundation Trustee Mitchell S. Bernard; lyricist, writer and composer Sheldon Harnick; Music Director David Loud; Actress Rebecca Luker; actor, lyricist and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda; Playwright/producer Tim Pinckney; Theatre producer Arthur Whitelaw.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Fred Ebb Foundation Award

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen and Cathy Kiliper

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen and his son Jeremy Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen and his father Hirsch Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen, Cathy Kiliper and Jeremy Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen, Cathy Kiliper, Jeremy Cohen and Hirsch Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Billy Stritch

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Billy Stritch

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Debbie Gravitte and Douglas J. Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Andy Sandberg and Douglas J. Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen and Kurt Peterson

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
John Bucchino and Douglas J. Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Barbara Siegel, Debbie Gravitte and Scott Siegel

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Sheldon Harnick and Douglas J. Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas Carter Beane

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Heidi Blickenstaff

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Sheldon Harnick and Judy Kaye

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
John Kander

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen and John Kander

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Karen Ziemba and Bill Tatum

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Noah Racey and Scott Siegel

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Dan Whittman, Larry Cook and Tom Viola

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
John Kander, Larry Cook and Dan Whittman

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
John Bucchino and Karen Ziemba

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Sharon Washington and Colman Domingo

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
John Kander and Colman Domingo

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Mitchell Bernard

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
David Thompson

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
David Thompson and Douglas J. Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Douglas J. Cohen

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Michael McCormick, Steve Routman, Herndon Lackey, William Parry, James Judy and Jordan Leeds

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Heidi Blickenstaff

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Heidi Blickenstaff

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Cheryl Stern, Bradley Dean, Adam Heller and Karen Ziemba

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Cheryl Stern, Bradley Dean, Adam Heller and Karen Ziemba

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award
Michael McCormick, Richard Roland, Noah Racey and Danny Gardner

Photo Coverage: Stars Honor Douglas J. Cohen with Fred Ebb Foundation Award


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