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Select Credits: Shrek- the Musical, Joseph...Dreamcoat (The Grand Theatre/London), Anne & Gilbert (The Guild/Charlottetown), Legally Blonde (Theatre Aquarius & Drayton Entertainment), Elf: the Musical, Sweeney Todd, La Cage aux Folles, The Producers (Neptune/Halifax), The 25th Annual...Spelling ... (read complete bio)
 

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Select Credits: Shrek- the Musical, Joseph...Dreamcoat (The Grand Theatre/London), Anne & Gilbert (The Guild/Charlottetown), Legally Blonde (Theatre Aquarius & Drayton Entertainment), Elf: the Musical, Sweeney Todd, La Cage aux Folles, The Producers (Neptune/Halifax), The 25th Annual...Spelling ... (read complete bio)
Applications Now Being Accepted for BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Photo Applications Now Being Accepted for BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning workshop is a free weekly program where lyricists and composers collaborate with peers to develop and cultivate their skills under the guidance of experienced instructors and veteran guest lecturers.

The BMI Lehman Engel Librettist Workshop Is Now Accepting Applications Photo The BMI Lehman Engel Librettist Workshop Is Now Accepting Applications
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2021

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 season of the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Librettist Workshop. This prestigious program is part of the Tony-honored BMI Workshop which has been developing professional musical theatre writers through education, peer critique and networking for more than four decades.

BWW CD Review: Lauren Turner Releases PLAY ON - An EP That Music Lovers Will Play And Photo BWW CD Review: Lauren Turner Releases PLAY ON - An EP That Music Lovers Will Play And Play Over And Over
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 19, 2020

Versatile singing actress Lauren Turner releases an EP on Broadway Records and a music video on Youtube and gives all the monies earned to charity. Yes Ma'am.

On Site Opera to Stream Operas and Provide Virtual Resources Photo On Site Opera to Stream Operas and Provide Virtual Resources
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 19, 2020

On Site Opera, New York's pioneer opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, will host a series of online performance live streams and events to remote patrons and audiences as social distancing becomes a necessary norm all over the world.

Photo Coverage: The 2020 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre is Given Photo Photo Coverage: The 2020 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre is Given
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 4, 2020

The 30th Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre reception was held on Monday, February 3.

Photo Flash: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES At Union Theatre Photo Photo Flash: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES At Union Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2019

At the Union Theatre, Abigayle Honeywill stars as Lorelei and Eleanor Lakin as Dorothy, with Freddie King, George Lennan and Aaron Bannister-Davies as would-be suitors as well as Maria Mosquera, Tom Murphy, Virge Gilchrist, Ashlee Young, Arran Bell, Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Florence Beaumont, Jasmine Davis, Jo Bird, Lewis Rimmer, Liam Dean, Patrick Cook and Stephen Loriot.

Photo Flash: First Look At THE 39 STEPS At The Sauk Photo Photo Flash: First Look At THE 39 STEPS At The Sauk
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2019

Deadline Approaches For The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Photo Deadline Approaches For The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2019

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is still accepting applications for its annual  BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop for the first-year composer and lyricist classes.

BMI Foundation Presents 2019 Musical Theatre Awards Photo BMI Foundation Presents 2019 Musical Theatre Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2019

The BMI Foundation has announced seven members of the Tony-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop as the winners of its annual Musical Theatre Awards, encompassing the Jerry Harrington Awards For Outstanding Creative Achievement in Musical Theatre, the Jean Banks Award, and the Ellen Schwartz Award for Outstanding Literary Merit in Lyric Writing. The awards were presented by BMI Director of Musical Theatre and BMI Foundation Board Member Patrick Cook during a ceremony held on June 17 at Broadcast Music, Inc.'s headquarters in New York City.

BMI Lehman Engel Workshop 2019 Application Deadline Announced Photo BMI Lehman Engel Workshop 2019 Application Deadline Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) would like to announce that the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is accepting applications for its first-year composer and lyricist class. The application deadline is end of day on Thursday, August 1st. This prestigious workshop begins in September 2019 and will conclude in June 2020.

BMI Announces Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase Photo BMI Announces Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2019

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its top works at this year's showcase on Monday, April 1st at 3 PM and 6 PM. The shows will be held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City (10 West 64th Street) and will premiere performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony honored workshop.   

BWW Review: TL/JA: DANCE COLLECTIVES: COLLECTIVESDRIFT - MIXIN' IT UP - A New Breed O Photo BWW Review: TL/JA: DANCE COLLECTIVES: COLLECTIVESDRIFT - MIXIN' IT UP - A New Breed Of Dance Presenters - at The Odyssey Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Feb 5, 2019

It is obvious that the dancers in each company, The JA Collective, and The TL Collective are well trained and full of creativity. It takes countless hours of rehearsal to be that tight & in sync.

Photo Coverage: Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Honored With 2019 Kleb Photo Photo Coverage: Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Honored With 2019 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 5, 2019

The annual KLEBAN PRIZE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE presentation took place Monday, February 4 at ASCAP, 250 W. 57th Street. Broadway's legendary musical theater creators and up-and-comers alike, came out to honor this year's three prize winners, perform some of their material, and present the prizes at a reception hosted by ASCAP and BMI.

NYCB's Emma Portner Premiere Rescheduled
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2018

New York City Ballet announced today that a new work by choreographer Emma Portner, previously scheduled to premiere on Thursday, January 31 as part of the Company's annual New Combinations evening, will now premiere at NYCB's 2019 Spring Gala performance on Thursday, May 2.

BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert Today Photo BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a longstanding program for aspiring jazz music composers, will present the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created during the past year at the 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece modern repertory ensemble made up of leading New York musicians, will be featured at the event held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater (10 West 64th Street) today, June 14th at 7:30 PM.

BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert 6/14 Photo BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert 6/14
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 5, 2018

The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a longstanding program for aspiring jazz music composers, will present the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created during the past year at the 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece modern repertory ensemble made up of leading New York musicians, will be featured at the event held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater (10 West 64th Street) on Thursday, June 14th at 7:30 PM.

BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert In NYC Photo BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert In NYC
by Julie Musbach - May 24, 2018

The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a longstanding program for aspiring jazz music composers, will present the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created during the past year at the 30th Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece modern repertory ensemble made up of leading New York musicians, will be featured at the event held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater (10 West 64th Street) onThursday, June 14th at 7:30 PM. The show is FREE and open to the public with seating first come, first serve. Doors will be at 7 PM.  

Photo Flash: First Look At The Sauk's MARVIN'S ROOM Photo Photo Flash: First Look At The Sauk's MARVIN'S ROOM
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2018

The Sauk presents Scott McPherson's award-winning MARVIN'S ROOM for four performances this weekend. Performances are at 8 p.m.April 5-7 and at 3 p.m. on April 8. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.thesauk.org. 

BMI Announces Winter 'Smoker' Event Photo BMI Announces Winter 'Smoker' Event
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2018

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its winter "Smoker" on Thursday, March 8th¬†2018 at 5:00 PM EST. The event, held at BMI's headquarters in New York City (7 World Trade Center,¬†250 Greenwich St. 30th Floor), will showcase new works written and performed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony¬ģ Award-winning workshop.¬†

Photo Coverage: Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz, and Christian Duhamel Awarded 2018 Photo Photo Coverage: Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz, and Christian Duhamel Awarded 2018 Kleban Prize
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 6, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. 

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